Newsroom University of Denver (In The World)

2018
April
25,
2018
For the first time in a long while, Beverly Gooden has donned rose-colored glasses. “Me being optimistic is new, because I haven’t been in years. But #MeToo did something for me,” she said, citing a hashtag created in fall 2017 to show just ho...
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April
24,
2018
The setting: a modest gym. Concrete walls and a boxing ring emerge from dim lighting. Weight machines loom on the horizon. The protagonist: a petite, but powerful dynamo, her feet bouncing off the mat as if it were a trampoline. She beats up o...
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April
19,
2018
Easter Sunday at Carnegie Hall was something of a family reunion for three alumni from DU’s Lamont School of Music. Composer Kevin Padworski’s “Reflections on a Mexican Garden,” a piece for choir and orchestra, received its world premiere at the famo...
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April
19,
2018
On April 13, education professionals interested in study abroad and academic programs serving international constituencies gathered at the University of Denver’s fifth annual Internationalization Summit for a full day of programming. The day’s events...
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April
18,
2018
At the University of Denver’s International House, members of the community filed in, ready to begin a two-hour dive into Swedish language and music. The course was free and open to the public, with only one prerequisite. “You will have to ...
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April
16,
2018
In the Driscoll Underground, students and faculty huddled around notebooks. At a community gathering space in downtown Denver, a cohort of strangers met over coffee. In a café across town, members of the community sipped wine. On April 11, as ...
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April
11,
2018
One day into college, and Tyler Michael could already tell. He didn’t like Tommy Crosby. He was smug, always wearing sunglasses. Confident. Cool. “You know we didn’t hit it off great at first,” Michael says with a laugh. “I think because I ...
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April
10,
2018
In the shadows of the Sturm College of Law building sits a small two-story house whose occupants are working to bring big changes to the American legal system. “We are a think tank dedicated to improving the American legal system,” says Rebecc...
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April
02,
2018
In early 2017, Morehshin Allahyari had been living and working as a permanent resident in the United States when she found herself trapped in Germany after the Trump administration issued an executive order banning entry for citizens from seven Musli...
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March
29,
2018
A few days before Christmas we reached out to Robin Colombin over a Facebook messenger phone call. Colombin, who graduated in 2016 with a degree in international business and a minor in fine art, is stationed with the Peace Corps in rural Benin and t...
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March
22,
2018
Four graduate schools at the University of Denver are ranked among the top 100 in the nation. U.S. News & World Report released today its 2019 Best Graduate School Rankings. The Daniels College of Business, Sturm College of Law, Graduate School o...
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March
12,
2018
Getting ahead in life meant getting out of the community. At least that’s what everyone told Susana Cordova when they urged her to leave her Latino Denver neighborhood behind. An education was her chance to rise up, they said. To be more than ...
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March
07,
2018
The University of Denver has named Professor Marty Katz, who serves on the chancellor’s senior staff as senior advisor for academic innovation and design, as the new executive director for Project X-ITE — DU’s innovation, technology and entrepreneurs...
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March
05,
2018
With every mass shooting in the U.S., the gun control debate takes center stage. Gun control groups talk about the type of violence — from school shootings to urban crime — while gun rights organizations focus on guns as self-protection and a constit...
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March
01,
2018
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies and World Denver, two leading Denver-based international affairs institutions, hosted a large group of State Department sponsored visitors for a lunch event on February 23rd. Participants at the ev...
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February
26,
2018
Haugen won his third-match-up as well with a 19.62, but it was the only point picked-up for Norway, who fell to silver-medalists Austria in the semifinals, 3-1. The former Pioneer once again led his team in the medal round, clocking in at 19.69 in th...
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February
23,
2018
Last October, DU announced the launch of the University’s Grand Challenges Initiative, a family of programs that bring together university and community change-makers to address the most difficult and far-reaching issues facing our society today. Gui...
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February
22,
2018
The University of Denver is being recognized as one of the top volunteer-producing universities by the Peace Corps. Since its inception in 1961, the volunteer program run by the United States government has had nearly 220,000 volunteers serve in ...
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February
21,
2018
Interterm courses are shorter, intensive experiences offered between each quarter. Registration for Spring interterm is now open. You can find more information, see a list of courses or register here. ...
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February
12,
2018
When the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history needs help understanding health care, Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), 83, turns to a fresh-faced kid from St. Louis, who is young enough to be his grandson. Stuart Portman (BA ’13), at just 27 ...
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February
08,
2018
Nearly 3,000 athletes representing 92 countries are descending upon Pyeongchang, South Korea, to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. While the athletes will be wearing the colors of their home countries, five also will be representing the crimso...
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February
06,
2018
Playing an Electone is like playing four instruments at once. Each hand dances across its own electronic keyboard, digitally programmed to mimic horns and strings and woodwinds. Below, one foot taps out a bass line on the pedalboard, while the other ...
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February
05,
2018
Beginning in the fall of 2018, the University of Denver will launch its new Pathways Scholarship program, awarding up to $7,500 in additional need-meeting financial aid grants to eligible students transferring from the Community College of Aurora or ...
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February
05,
2018
So much can go wrong in a game of golf. The sand traps, the water hazards, a gust of wind. The slightest, most subtle flaw in technique can send that little dimpled ball astray. The thing plaguing Stephanie Zavilla’s game was impossible to see...
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January
31,
2018
The University of Denver has a commitment to graduating global leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset and the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science is helping lead the charge. The Ritchie School is one of the latest partners in the ...
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January
24,
2018
It’s 5:45 p.m. on a Thursday and Charlee Borg doesn’t have time to talk. She types out a quick email to reschedule a phone interview and turns her attention to the crisis unfolding in front of her. Plans change frequently for Borg (MA ‘16), the fi...
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January
22,
2018
As an artist, Deborah Howard has exhibited all over the world. Themes of Jewish history and identity are central to her work. Last summer, Howard completed the most ambitious project of her career with a solo exhibition, “Migration and Memory,” at th...
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January
18,
2018
Not many people can say they have achieved their life’s dream by the time they are in their mid-20s. Typically it takes years of hard work, and even then, the dream might not be achievable. DU alumnus George Arvidson says realizing his dream came wit...
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January
08,
2018
Most seventh-graders haven’t even begun to think about college, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to plant the seed. Geri Schlecht (BA ’82) is doing just that, and he’s making sure that the University of Denver is one of the first schools his ...
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January
03,
2018
For Troy Terry, 2017 was a remarkable year. Last January, the junior DU hockey player helped lead the Americans to a gold medal in the World Junior Championships. Three months later he was on the ice in Chicago, as the Pioneers celebrated a natio...
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