Newsroom University of Denver (Morgridge)

2018
January
17,
2018
Judy Marquez Kiyama, a professor in the Morgridge College of Education, was a first-generation college student whose introductory exposure to her alma mater, the University of Arizona, was through a six-week summer bridge program for first-generation...
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2017
December
21,
2017
Most of us would say that we live pretty busy lives. Between work, family, friends and other activities, there is rarely extra time in a day. Saying that Molly Smith has a busy schedule might be a big understatement. She works with adjunct facult...
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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
01,
2017
Theologian and philosopher Albert Schweitzer said, “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” For Nickolas Dawkins (EDD ’10), happiness comes in educating others...
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September
14,
2017
The University’s Morgridge College of Education received an Honorary Mention in the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award program. The awards are presented by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publ...
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July
11,
2017
The Colorado Consortium of Residency Educators (CO-CORE), a unique group of partners across higher education and non-profit organizations in Colorado, has received a $400,000 federal grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to study what ...
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July
06,
2017
Morgridge College of Education alumna Kendra Carpenter (ELPS ’16) has been selected by the Colorado Association of Elementary School Principals (CAESP) and the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) to be the 2017 recipient of the Reba Ferg...
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June
05,
2017
On Saturday, June 10, friends and family of Alex Teves will honor him and others who were killed or wounded during the Aurora Theater Shooting. The sixth annual “A Night to Remember” beer festival is organized by Copper Kettle Brewing Co., where Teve...
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June
02,
2017
As students across the country prepare for commencement, many will be faced with the important question of “now what?” Whether it’s continuing with their education, entertaining job offers or taking time to see the world, many are relying on a firm p...
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March
02,
2017
The Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy in the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education was recently awarded the Central Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) along with four other partners, led by Marzano Research Labo...
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February
10,
2017
Ill-equipped teachers, a failure to recognize history and the inability to understand students are some of the issues affecting America’s lack of progression within black education. That’s according to a panel of educators who recently took part ...
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2016
November
21,
2016
Jennie Schmaltz, a 2009 graduate of the Morgridge College of Education, was awarded the prestigious Milken Educator Award. The honor recognizes her commitment to her students, their families, her co-workers and the community. The award, which include...
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November
07,
2016
Meseret Hailu (BS ’11), a third-year doctoral student in the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education, has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education. This ...
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November
04,
2016
The University of Denver has finalized an agreement with Colorado Mountain College (CMC) to forge a partnership that will assist CMC faculty and administrators who want to pursue a doctor of education degree (an Ed.D.) from DU’s Morgridge College of ...
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October
27,
2016
The University of Denver will host its annual Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Magness Arena. This year’s luncheon will honor nine faculty and staff members and one department. The honorees incl...
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October
24,
2016
The University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education has been selected to participate in a national effort to improve principal preparation programs. The Wallace Foundation selected seven universities to redesign their programs. Each of those...
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September
30,
2016
“How you go to college is more important than where you go to launch into the job market,” says Jeff Selingo, a New York Times best-selling author and Washington Post columnist. Selingo is coming to the University of Denver on Tuesday, Oct 4, ...
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September
16,
2016
More than 700 people helped celebrate on Thursday night the 19th annual Korbel Dinner. The event, hosted by the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, benefits the school’s programs, scholarships and centers, which are d...
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August
10,
2016
Starting today, August 10, tickets are available to the general public for the 19th annual Korbel Dinner. Individual tickets or tables can be purchased. The Korbel Dinner, presented by the Morgridge Family Foundation, benefits the programs, scholarsh...
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August
09,
2016
As the United States continues to struggle with issues of race and diversity, DU professor Frank Tuitt has released a new book designed to help faculty better connect with the changing demographics of higher education. Tuitt serves as senior advi...
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July
13,
2016
We are days away from another tragic anniversary. It’s been nearly four years since the shooting at the Century 16 Theater in Aurora. Twelve people were killed and another 70 injured on the night of July 20, 2012. Among those killed that night was 24...
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July
05,
2016
Carrie and John Morgridge, along with Kent Thiry of DaVita, will be honored at the University of Denver’s Korbel Dinner. The 19th annual dinner will take place on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Ritchie Center on the DU campus. Carrie and John Morgridg...
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