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2017
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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July
18,
2017
The University of Denver today announced a new center that will help fulfill the University’s strategic goals as outlined in DU IMPACT 2025. The American political system has long been studied and dissected – and American politics is quite possibly m...
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July
12,
2017
Preventing and treating global health problems. Addressing social issues to improve people’s lives. Advancing efforts around creating environmentally sustainable cities. These are all challenges facing our local and global communities. Kicking...
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July
05,
2017
As the lyrics in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s "OKLAHOMA!" say, “He’s gone about as fur as he c’n go.” Lamont 2014 vocal performance graduate George Arvidson starred as Curly in the 2014 Lamont Opera Theatre production of "OKLAHOMA!". This summer, a ...
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June
19,
2017
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne today announced the launch of the Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (CEAL), an innovative government-research partnership that will be housed at the Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterpr...
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DU
June
19,
2017
For about two dozen students in DU’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management, the summer will be spent directly applying what they have learned in the classroom in an unusual way. They will endure the hot weather as they c...
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June
16,
2017
“DU is very special to me, because it’s the best thing I ever did in my life.” That’s truly saying something for a man who won two NCAA championships, two Stanley Cups and two Olympic medals. However, Craig Patrick (BSBA ’69) nearly did not com...
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June
05,
2017
The University of Denver has signed a commitment to the international community to endorse actions being taken at local and state levels to address climate change in support of the Paris Agreement. The open letter — titled “We Are Still In” — call...
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April
24,
2017
The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) honored El Pomar Foundation and its executives, William J. Hybl and Kyle H. Hybl, with the 2017 Rebuilding Justice Award. The presentation was made last week during the instit...
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April
21,
2017
This week, Time magazine unveiled its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People. The list includes a wide range of people from politicians to celebrities and CEOs of companies. Making the list even more intriguing, the 100 are described not ...
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April
20,
2017
The University of Denver today announced a partnership with 2U Inc. to launch two online degree programs and thus extend access to the University’s high-quality offerings beyond the immediate Denver market. The new MBA@Denver will offer an onl...
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April
19,
2017
“I have the best job ever. Every day I get to see that we are changing people’s lives and not everybody gets a job where that’s what they feel every day.” Changing lives is not something Chanda Hinton Leichtle might be doing today had her own life...
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April
18,
2017
MBA students in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, find that the skills they learn have uses outside the classroom. In fact, they’re equipped with the tools and knowledge they need to make an impact in communities around...
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April
11,
2017
Portland, Ore., has long been renowned for having a great music scene. But on Saturday night a "new" song could be heard coming out of The Fields Bar and Grill near the Willamette River: “Denver, our Denver, we sing to thee.” After time expired...
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April
06,
2017
Hunger, poverty, crumbling infrastructure and inadequate clean water and sanitation are all serious issues facing millions of people around the world. In 2015, the United Nations established 17 goals — known as the sustainable development goals —...
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March
30,
2017
Their love for skiing, snowboarding and their entrepreneurial spirit are driving three University of Denver alumni to take their education and skills to new heights. Peter Burwell (BSBA ’11), Kyle Granowski (BSBA ’10, MS ’10) and Fred Klaas (BSBA ’11...
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March
27,
2017
In 2015, the United Nations set 17 goals — known as the sustainable development goals (SDG) — for ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for everyone. The challenge now is to implement them within 15 years. With that in mind...
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March
23,
2017
Next week, DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp will conclude her national Leadership Insights Tour, on which she and other members of the DU community are connecting with alumni on current issues facing our country. The final stop is on Wednesday, March 29, ...
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March
15,
2017
Some 8,000 miles away from the University of Denver campus, Ugandans are receiving the training they need to enter the workforce and improve their quality of life. The initiative — known as the Hospitality In-Service Training Program — is a partn...
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March
08,
2017
If the size of the competition wasn’t impressive enough, the lineup of business schools participating in the 2017 Race & Case competition certainly heralded the growing significance of the event. Fourteen universities from three countries — the Unite...
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March
07,
2017
As DU alumnus Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick readily admits, his new book was born in a brothel. In “What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do” (Columbia University Press, 2017), Choi-Fitzpatrick draws on extensive f...
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March
06,
2017
About 500 people packed the Cable Center last Saturday night. Some were lawyers, some were students, many were University of Denver Sturm College of Law alumni. The crowd was made up of people from all over the world. For all their diverse background...
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February
24,
2017
One uncharacteristically foggy evening in Santa Fe, N.M., as Ved Nanda walked along near the plaza laughing with friends, he heard a voice call out from deep inside the thick fog: “Professor Nanda? Is that you?” The inquiry came from a former stu...
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February
14,
2017
The Daniels College of Business is known for its culture of innovation. Whether it’s designing a new program, teaching in different styles or bringing a face-lift to an event, faculty and staff are always up for the challenge of improvement. T...
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February
10,
2017
For 1,291 international students at the University of Denver, the travel ban executive order signed by President Donald Trump has some of them worried about their future. Of those students, 3 percent are from countries directly impacted by the ban — ...
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