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2017
December
14,
2017
It’s not an easy undertaking, bringing the androids from the Star Wars movies to life. However, for DU alumna Darby Vernon, it’s difficult for her to imagine doing anything else. It’s her job to make sure the droids your kids want this holiday season...
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December
11,
2017
When Keegan Kienzle learned he was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Berlin, Germany, he had one month to pack his bags and part with family and friends before moving to a country where he’d never been, communicating in a language he’d ha...
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December
07,
2017
The University of Denver is being recognized by Military Advanced Education and Transition magazine (MAE&T) as a top college and university for 2018. MAE&T was the first publication to launch a reference tool specifically for service members, vete...
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December
05,
2017
The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business is ranked No. 52 in the nation for best undergraduate business schools in 2017 by Poets & Quants. The online graduate and undergraduate business education news publication announced its 2017 rank...
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December
05,
2017
The University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education has received two significant accreditations for programs operated by the school. The Teacher Education Program (TEP) has been accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Pre...
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November
30,
2017
A new interdisciplinary initiative at the University of Denver is tackling an issue that is impacting cities, states and countries all over the world, including Colorado. The Colorado Resilience Collaborative (CRC), which began as a concept in...
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November
22,
2017
Lowell Valencia-Miller is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Management at the Daniels College of Business. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2016. Valencia-Miller spent over 30 years in business in a variety of leaders...
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November
21,
2017
Three years after launching the Denver Cat Company, Sana Hamelin (JD ’12) still has all nine of her “crazy cat lady” lives. That’s no small feat. After all, opening the Mile High City’s first and only cat café — where customers can nab a java ...
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November
15,
2017
Considered among the most influential writers in South Africa, University of Denver alumnus Njabulo S. Ndebele has used literature as a tool for social change while leading, through higher education, in the recovery of South Africa. Ndebele (P...
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November
14,
2017
JB Holston, dean of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, participated last month in a weeklong trade mission to India led by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper. In addition to encouraging Indian companies to invest in...
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November
09,
2017
Capt. Avery (Denney) Crisp (BSBA ’12) always dreamed of flying planes, but she never imagined DU would put her on a path to making that dream a reality. She was raised in western Colorado, where she skied with her family and played volleyball, ba...
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October
25,
2017
Several faculty members and students from the University of Denver’s Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics were among those who took part in the American Physical Society’s (APS) Oct. 19 dedicatio...
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October
23,
2017
The University of Denver today announced the establishment of the innovative and transformational Joseph and Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology, made possible through a $20 million gift from Dr. Dennis Law and his mother, Loretta Law. This ...
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October
19,
2017
Insects — whether it's crickets, locusts or ants — can be quite the pest. But for University of Denver alumna Wendy Lu McGill (MA ’12), they present an opportunity to cater to adventurous eaters looking to shake up their palette with an unusual b...
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October
17,
2017
There were times they doubted the design. There were times they doubted they would meet deadlines. There were times they doubted whether they would ever complete construction. However, after more than two years, the hard work and perseverance by stud...
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October
10,
2017
“Being able to interact with this many people in one festival is something you can’t find anywhere else.” This is why the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is an important event for Wyatt Patterson (MBA ’13) and more than 800 of his fellow craft...
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October
04,
2017
Open since 2014 in Broomfield, Colo., 4 Noses Brewing won big at last year’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF), taking home a gold medal for its Pump Action imperial pumpkin ale. That’s quite an accomplishment at a festival that draws nearly 800 br...
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October
03,
2017
The Health Services and Resources Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) a $1.9 million grant to train social workers to meet the behavioral ...
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September
29,
2017
A longtime Colorado homebrewer and avid beer fan, Douglas Garrison (MA ’12) has attended the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) many times in the past. And though he won’t be at this year’s event — which runs Oct. 5–7 at the Colorado Conventi...
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September
28,
2017
The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking ranks the University of Denver as a top 100 school that focuses on student success and learning. DU claimed the 96 spot, beating out Colorado College, CU Boulder, Colorado State Unive...
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September
15,
2017
It’s been more than 100 years since approximately two dozen miners, including women and children, were killed in what is known as the Ludlow Massacre (or the Colorado Coal Field War). The tent colony in Ludlow, Colo., was inhabited by some 1,200 ...
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September
14,
2017
“This is something that started as a dream and now it has become a reality, and I wanted to make sure it was permanent.” That dream and that reality belongs to John J. Sié, a former DU trustee and the founder of Starz Encore Group. He’s the vision...
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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
21,
2017
Today, all eyes will be on the skies for a rare experience that few have ever witnessed. “Solar and lunar eclipses happen about every six months somewhere on earth, but they are more rare where we happen to live,” says Robert Stencel, the Will...
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NSM
August
14,
2017
The engineering community is beginning to take note of the University of Denver in ways that were hard to imagine just five years ago. Nowhere was this more evident than at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit, sponsored by the U.S. National A...
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August
07,
2017
If you’ve been to Nashville recently, you know the city has a lot to offer, including a booming nightlife and restaurant scene that has managed to stay modern while adapting to the tastes of its residents and visitors. Part of that change can ...
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August
02,
2017
The University of Denver received high marks from The Princeton Review in its annual Best 382 Colleges list. For the guide’s 2018 edition, DU improved its ranking in two categories where it placed among the country’s top universities. Once aga...
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July
27,
2017
The University of Denver Board of Trustees has endorsed a resolution encouraging new actions and backing continued efforts at embracing sustainability and addressing climate change on campus. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of...
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July
25,
2017
The Denver Hospice plans to recognize Peter Van Arsdale for his work as its co-founder and for his efforts to raise funds for its partner hospice in Arusha, Tanzania. Van Arsdale is director of DU’s African Initiatives project and an adjunct profe...
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July
24,
2017
“Star Trek” had Kirk, Picard and Spock. Now, NASA has Robb Kulin (BS ’04), a University of Denver alumnus who is one of 12 out of more than 18,000 applicants to be selected for the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Program. While his future missions ma...
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