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2017
September
12,
2017
The University of Denver has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top 100 institutions of higher education. The publication ranks DU 87th in its list of national universities. In determining its rankings,...
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August
11,
2017
The 1970 Beatles love song “The Long and Winding Road” speaks of just that — a twisting, sometimes arduous journey that seems to have no end. But for Josh Burg, a love affair with people and helping them with life’s problems has at long last brou...
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August
08,
2017
“Working together to serve Colorado veterans.” That was the message last Friday on the University of Denver campus as it played host to the seventh annual Veterans in Higher Education Summit. The event was organized by the Colorado Advisory Council o...
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May
12,
2017
After spending 12 years in the U.S. Army, Josh Francis decided he was ready for a change. His responsibilities during his military career were diverse. He had studied at an Arabic language-immersion school, written policy papers for senior military a...
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May
11,
2017
The University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology received its largest-ever gift, a $1.5 million bequest from an anonymous donor to support the Center for Oncology Psychology Excellence (COPE). COPE is the first psychology program...
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April
04,
2017
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death among college students, and the stigma associated with mental health concerns is one reason many don’t get the help they need. The University of Denver is committed to raising awareness around mental ...
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2016
December
20,
2016
The University of Denver’s much-renowned Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) first opened its doors in September 1976, only the third program of its kind in the country. In summer 2016, the GSPP celebrated its 40th anniversary with an e...
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December
16,
2016
“Find what moves you.” That’s Brian Gearity’s message to anyone trying to build a fitness routine. On Thursday morning Gearity, who also goes by Coach G, hosted a pre-holiday workout in DU’s Pat Bowlen Training Center at Magness Arena. More than t...
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December
12,
2016
Want to see how your workout stacks up against Chancellor Rebecca Chopp’s fitness routine? How about learning some new moves to improve your core? Thursday, Dec. 15, offers a chance to do both. “I don’t want to be known as the coach who took d...
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November
28,
2016
The University of Denver is launching several new crowdfunding projects to coincide with Giving Tuesday. Entering its fifth year, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. It’s the unofficial kickoff o...
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November
15,
2016
On the same day the nation paused to honor veterans of the armed forces, the University of Denver announced plans to increase its financial commitment to those who have served the country through the Yellow Ribbon Program. “We need our veteran...
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November
11,
2016
After Joshua Oakley finished his service as a captain in the U.S. Army in 2015, he headed straight for the University of Denver. “I grew up in the area and always knew DU was a premier school,” says Oakley, who served three tours of duty in Ir...
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October
28,
2016
Many DU students use summer break as an opportunity to travel the world, but most of them visit countries and continents for their own enjoyment as tourists. That’s not the case for students in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology’s Interna...
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October
13,
2016
“Falls are a huge public health crisis and one of the leading causes of injuries among aging adults,” says Kim Gorgens, a clinical associate professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver. “The more we can do ...
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October
05,
2016
Chancellor Rebecca Chopp’s message to the DU community during this year’s State of the University address was simple: Through ethical leadership we all can build a community where people thrive. Chopp addressed over 700 faculty and staff inside Ha...
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September
21,
2016
Health and aging: It’s a topic that impacts all of us, whether it’s yourself, a family member or a friend. The University of Denver led conversation around this issue at last week’s Pioneer Symposium — an opportunity for the DU community to learn abo...
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September
14,
2016
Diane Simard was honored this month as a 2016 Outstanding Woman in Business by the Denver Business Journal. Simard is the founder of the Center of Oncology Psychology Excellence (COPE), a new specialty at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of...
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September
13,
2016
The University of Denver has once again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 100 institutions of higher education in the country. The University is ranked 86 on the magazine’s list of national universities. The rankings are...
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September
09,
2016
When it came time to end her marriage, Amy D. wanted to work with — not against — her husband of 18 years. Their day-to-day relationship was characterized by plenty of conflict, she recalls, so for the sake of their three children, then ages 1...
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July
19,
2016
The thrill of competing in the Olympics. Athletes will train their entire life for an event that may last only a few minutes. It’s almost impossible to imagine the pressure or the mindset required for an athlete to perform at peak on the world’s ...
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June
20,
2016
A week ago, the U.S. suffered the worst mass shooting in modern history. 49 people died and more than 50 were hurt when a gunman opened fire inside Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. This tragedy is part of an upsurge in the frequency of mass s...
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