Newsroom University of Denver (In The World)

2018
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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2017
December
20,
2017
Moderation and frugality are two words we don’t typically associate with the holidays. With parties to attend, gifts to buy and cookies to bake, we have the tendency to go a bit overboard this time of year, especially when it comes to our spendin...
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December
18,
2017
When Dayna Reggero was younger, she was a talker. The University of Denver alumna took every opportunity to put her face on TV or get her name in the newspaper as she fought to protect the environment. Now, at age 37, she’s figured out it’s eve...
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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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