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2017
November
20,
2017
DU experts were in the news this week discussing sexual misconduct in politics, Denver's bid for Amazon HQ2 and the intricacies of treating a gambling addiction. Read on for more from Nancy Wadsworth, Kathleen Novak and J. Michael Faragher. Nancy ...
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November
16,
2017
  Dear Colleagues: With great sadness, I write to inform you of the passing of professor Sheila K. Hyatt, who died on November 8 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Our thoughts are with Sheila’s husband, Bob, and her children, Danny an...
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November
15,
2017
DU staff and faculty were in the media this week discussing a life-saving bone marrow donation, support for a new paid family leave act and President Trump's relationship with China's President Xi Jinping. Read more from Doug Booth, Jennifer C. Green...
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November
14,
2017
Colleagues, You may have heard or read about the latest tax reform proposals by both the House and Senate and their potential implications for higher education and its students. Over the past week there have been several iterations and adjustments...
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November
14,
2017
Congratulations to the project team for the construction of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science for their Award of Merit from the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Regional Best Projects Awards competition. The ENR awards ...
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November
09,
2017
Congratulations to the following DU employees who were elected to city councils this week: Crystal Murillo, Pioneer Prep program coordinator, elected to the Aurora City Council           Ken Murphy, HVAC Foreman, elected ...
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November
09,
2017
Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues:  Nationwide, universities are being called to resolve gaps in support services given the spike in mental and emotional health crises. Research suggests that when students are healthy-- mentally, physically, and e...
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November
07,
2017
Celebrate Military Appreciation Week with the DU community. Attend the events listed below: Veterans Open Forum Monday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Subway in Driscoll  Student Veteran Affairs (SVA) welcomes the opportunity to answer ques...
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November
07,
2017
Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members who received grants or contract awards during September 2017. Yolanda Anyon, assistant professor at the Graduate School of Social Work Grant from Denver Public Schools for "DU-DPS Res...
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November
06,
2017
Interested in learning about psychopaths in the business world, community outreach through the Bridge Project or a city-owned internet infrastrucutre? Learn more from Leanne ten Brinke, Jesse Burne and Ron Rizzuto. In this article, the BBC reports...
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November
06,
2017
Michael Brent has designed and taught several DU philosophy courses at beginner and advanced levels covering a wide range of topics. His classes include first-year students to graduating seniors. Now with a grant from the DU Center for Community ...
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November
02,
2017
Hear from our DU experts on the effect of Airbnb on housing prices, the challenges in archiving dance and the charges against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates. Read on for more from David Corsun, Katherine Crowe and John Holcomb. KMGH reported on a ne...
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November
02,
2017
The Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise at the University of Denver announced today that Dr. Lydia Prado will be joining the Institute on January 1, 2018 as Director of Community Partnerships. Dr. Prado, a psychologist who earn...
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October
31,
2017
On Monday, Oct. 30, the University of Denver hosted its annual Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon at Magness Arena. The ceremony honored nine faculty and staff members and one department for their contributions to the University, the community and...
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October
31,
2017
Dear friends, I am pleased to announce that after conducting a national search with a diverse pool of candidates, I have appointed Todd Rinehart as DU’s next vice chancellor for Enrollment Management. Todd has served as interim vice chancellor sin...
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October
26,
2017
Colleagues, By now you may have seen an article, The Finger-Pointing at the Finance Firm TIAA, that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times questioning the operations of the retirement investment firm, TIAA. You may have also seen the response letter ...
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October
24,
2017
Learn from our DU experts about the way pregnancy changes the brain, the effects of natural disasters on the construction industry and awareness after death. NBC News reported on the results of a research study conducted by Pilyoung Kim, associate...
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October
18,
2017
The University is continuously exploring ways to improve prevention and response efforts related to gender-based violence within the campus community. Understanding student perceptions and experiences is essential to that effort. The Health and Couns...
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October
16,
2017
After many weeks of discussion and consultation, we are moving forward with a reorganization of the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. With the departure of the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and the Associate Provost for Te...
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October
16,
2017
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion would like to announce and welcome our new ODI Faculty Fellows: Judy Kiyama, associate professor at the Morgridge College of Education Aaron Schneider, associate professor and Leo Block Chair at theKorbel S...
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October
16,
2017
Learn more about a lawsuit after the Las Vegas shooting, citizenship by investment programs and the population-related issues facing Coloradans, thanks to DU experts Tom Russell, George DeMartino and Sara Chatfield. In an interview with NPR, Tom R...
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October
12,
2017
Nancy Cochran, director of the University of Denver’s nationally-recognized Lamont School of Music, announced her retirement in a recent faculty meeting. Beginning in September 2018, Cochran will fulfill her wish to spend more time with her three...
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October
10,
2017
Dr. Pardis Mahdavi will become acting dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies starting Jan. 1, 2018. She took some time recently to answer questions about academic freedom, diversity, interdisciplinarity and the strategic direction o...
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October
09,
2017
The IT Information Security team is actively tracking an email-based spear-phishing attack with the subject line of "Important message from faculty admin.” Please be advised that this is an attempt to gain unauthorized access to your personal informa...
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October
09,
2017
DU faculty were in the media this week discussing tamarisk plants, a common thread in mass shootings and how we classify domestic terrorism. Read on for more from Anna Sher, Nancy Leong and Nader Hashemi. In an interview for CPR’s Colorado Matters...
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October
05,
2017
Congratulations to the following faculty members who received grants or contract awards during the month of August 2017. Inna Altschul, associate professor at the Graduate School of Social Work Grant from the National Institutes of Health f...
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October
03,
2017
University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp announced today that the dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Ambassador Christopher R. Hill, will assume a new role with the University as Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global ...
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October
02,
2017
DU faculty were in the media this week discussing President Trump's new tax plan, John Evans' involvement in the Sand Creek Massacre and the political ideology of the Supreme Court. Read more from Mac Clouse, Billy J. Stratton and Alan Chen. Mac C...
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September
27,
2017
Not many people can say they’ve worked at the same job for over 50 years, or that they’ve made an indelible mark on their chosen field and inspired many. But Ved Nanda, Evans University Professor and Thompson G. Marsh Professor of Law at the Stur...
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September
26,
2017
Read the letter from Rebecca Chopp and Gregg Kvistad about a strategic positioning study focused on undergraduate enrollment. ...
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