Newsroom University of Denver (Nancy)

2018
June
28,
2018
The University of Denver is welcoming three new members to its Board of Trustees, as a new chair begins her term July 1. Ryan Heckman, Nancy Phillips and Dan Caruso have been elected to four-year terms, as Denise O’Leary ascends to the Board’s lea...
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June
07,
2018
For most people, college graduation is a fleeting experience. Years of work build into one day, and all at once, it’s over. But, work your way into the position of chief marshal, and the excitement can be yours three times every year. That’s the c...
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April
30,
2018
On Friday, April 20, as part of the HerDU 2018 Conference, six members of the DU community were honored for their roles in promoting and enhancing the University community by addressing the concerns of women, and going beyond their job responsibiliti...
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April
16,
2018
Dear Friends, I am very pleased to welcome Nancy Nicely to the University of Denver community in the role of Chief of Staff and Vice Chancellor, effective August 1. Nancy comes to DU from Swarthmore College and brings over two decades’ experience ...
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February
07,
2018
As a global university committed to inclusive excellence, DU has taken several steps to accommodate undergraduate and graduate students of many faiths. In an article for U.S. News & World Report, University Chaplain Gary Brower talked about the effor...
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January
08,
2018
Two inaugural DU Grand Challenges Scholars Grants have been awarded to faculty for community-engaged scholarship that will tackle issues that impact daily living in our communities. These grant awards are provided through DU Grand Challenges, a campu...
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2017
November
20,
2017
DU experts were in the news this week discussing sexual misconduct in politics, Denver's bid for Amazon HQ2 and the intricacies of treating a gambling addiction. Read on for more from Nancy Wadsworth, Kathleen Novak and J. Michael Faragher. Nancy ...
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November
17,
2017
Nancy Wadsworth is an associate professor in the department of political science. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2004. Wadsworth's primary areas of research focus on race, religion, political thought, American political culture and ...
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October
31,
2017
On Monday, Oct. 30, the University of Denver hosted its annual Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon at Magness Arena. The ceremony honored nine faculty and staff members and one department for their contributions to the University, the community and...
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October
12,
2017
Nancy Cochran, director of the University of Denver’s nationally-recognized Lamont School of Music, announced her retirement in a recent faculty meeting. Beginning in September 2018, Cochran will fulfill her wish to spend more time with her three...
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October
09,
2017
DU faculty were in the media this week discussing tamarisk plants, a common thread in mass shootings and how we classify domestic terrorism. Read on for more from Anna Sher, Nancy Leong and Nader Hashemi. In an interview for CPR’s Colorado Matters...
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August
09,
2017
Nancy Leong is a professor in the Sturm College of Law. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2011. Leong is the author of over 30 law review articles. Her research interests include constitutional rights and remedies, criminal procedure, ...
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June
23,
2017
Next week, 16 high school students from Denver and Aurora will arrive at on campus for a week-long immersion into health-related professions. They will meet with faculty, students and professionals, visit a local hospital, undertake short research pr...
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June
20,
2017
Nancy Wadsworth is an associate professor in the department of political science. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2004. Wadsworth's primary areas of research focus on race, religion, political thought, American political culture and ...
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April
26,
2017
“I’ve always been fascinated with the mechanics of the body — how your muscles and bones move together to allow you to be active,” says Yashar Behnam, a student in DU’s professional science master’s (PSM) degree program in biomedicine. Behnam,...
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NSM
January
24,
2017
More than 200 schoolchildren and their families from Denver Public Schools convened at the University of Denver’s Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness on Jan 21 for the district’s annual Science Fair. They displayed projects on everything from ba...
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DPS
2016
October
28,
2016
Sarah Cambidge Chastain, a graduate of the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, has been awarded one of the highest and most prestigious appointments in opera. Chastain has been named a 2017 Adler Fellow at the San Francisco Opera, one ...
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September
09,
2016
Walking down a crowded street in Denver, it's hard to know how many people may face obstacles in receiving health care and what sort of social determinants are at play. Nancy Lorenzon, director of DU's Pre-Professional/Allied Health Advising C...
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August
19,
2016
Businesses across the country find that diversifying the workforce is one of the biggest challenges they face. But addressing it successfully is crucial to expanding innovation. This week, the University of Denver’s Project X-ITE explored this challe...
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July
11,
2016
Millennials have finally caught up to baby boomers for the largest share of the voting population. The Pew Research Center estimates that 69.2 million millennials are of voting age, nearly equal to the 69.7 million baby boomers who can vote. Both...
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June
14,
2016
William Cross, Morgridge College of Education: Named the 2015–16 University Lecturer. Based solely upon creative contributions and scholarly work, this is one of the University’s most distinguished honors. ...
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