Newsroom University of Denver (Student Life)

2018
April
20,
2018
“I just got my first smart phone a couple of months ago,” says University of Denver senior Aristotle Johns. “It’s way too much for me.” Come again? It’s hard to imagine that anything could be too much for a student who answers to Aristotle,...
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April
20,
2018
What is it like to teach Generation Z to use a disposable camera? With a smile, Vanessa Molina, a Community-Engaged Fellow, will tell you that it’s enough to make you feel old. You might be curious about what the modern function of a disposable camer...
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April
13,
2018
He can tell you about the hybridization of chemical bond structures. Or explain the stability of aromatic compounds. But for Charlie Wallace, ordering coffee in Perugia, Italy, made him feel like an idiot. His notoriously brutal organic chemist...
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April
09,
2018
Ask 27-year-old Chinese violinist Quanshuai Li whose career he would most like to emulate, and he answers not with the name of a rock musician or a classical phenom, but with that of Ivry Gitlis, a 95-year-old Israeli virtuoso violinist who has perfo...
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April
04,
2018
The University of Denver gymnastics team, ranked 13th in the country, is prepared to make another run to the NCAA National Championships this weekend. The team will be in Minneapolis competing at NCAA Regionals, to which it has advanced for the 2...
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March
30,
2018
For Nikole Addison, gymnastics is more than just a sport. It has been more than just a passion for the last 15 years. It has served as more than just a way of life. For Nikole Addison, gymnastics has created a path that otherwise might not have been ...
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March
28,
2018
The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation’s Pioneer Health and Performance has opened a brand new nutrition station in the Pat Bowlen Training Center inside the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness, Associate Athletic ...
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March
26,
2018
The defending national champion University of Denver hockey team fell short of a chance to repeat, losing to Ohio State University Sunday. The Buckeyes topped the Pioneers 5-1 to advance to the Frozen Four, ending DU’s season. “I thought we...
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March
23,
2018
This was not what Julia Farrell had envisioned for the summer before senior year. She was supposed to be spending those few months nurturing and accelerating her startup, not stuck in an office. But when her business partner left suddenly for ...
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March
22,
2018
The road to repeating as national champions started in the fall, but now the University of Denver hockey program is four wins away from making it a reality. It’s been a season full of ups and downs as the Pioneers have struggled with consistency, but...
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March
21,
2018
When you set foot inside the Gates Fieldhouse, it’s hard not to sense the confidence and determination that exists within the gym. With that also comes a feeling of lack of respect. “We definitely do have a chip on our shoulder,” says Maddie Karr,...
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March
19,
2018
The University of Denver is playing its best hockey when it matters most. The Pioneers put together their longest winning streak of the season on the way to claiming the 2018 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Frozen Faceoff championshi...
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March
19,
2018
“It was almost surreal. That’s the moment you realize this is it, I’m here.” That moment for Tyler Dabrowski was when he walked out with Team USA for the opening ceremony of the 2018 winter Olympic Games with more than 28 million American hous...
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March
16,
2018
In the interests of preparing students to be impactful leaders in their workplaces and communities, the University of Denver has made it a goal to transform the student experience by providing high-impact experiential learning and focused small class...
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March
14,
2018
When the slight, baby-faced girl in class stood up to present her idea, Audrey Legate didn’t think too much of it. Maybe she just looked young for her age in the freshman-level Gateway to Business course. She clearly had the brains to pitch an...
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March
12,
2018
It took three games, but after a dominating performance on Sunday night, the DU men’s hockey team is advancing to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff next weekend in Saint Paul, Minn. The Pioneers were home this weekend for the first-round series against ...
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March
11,
2018
For the 24th time in program history, the University of Denver ski team has captured the NCAA National Championship. Denver has now won at least one national championship in each of the last five athletic seasons, joining only Stanford to accompl...
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March
05,
2018
Update: The Boobi Butter/Norma team placed third in the Global Startup Weekend Women Big Final in Paris. Twenty-two teams from 15 countries competed. ...
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February
09,
2018
It will likely feel different from the typical academic discussion or debate, Saxon says. There are no “winners.” Nor is the goal to convince anyone of anything or bring them to a particular side of an issue. Scott Romano, the once-uncomfortable s...
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February
07,
2018
When time ran out on the 2015 lacrosse season, the University of Denver was the last team standing. They were crowned national champions for the first time in program history. Fast forward three years and only a small group of seniors remain from ...
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January
12,
2018
Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the annual Marade in downtown Denver, the University of Denver Newsroom is profiling students who are “achieving the dream.” This is the theme for the DU students, faculty and staff marching behind the Universi...
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2017
December
04,
2017
As a first-generation college student, Sherlock Crockett was uneasy about higher education and the related costs. Now into his third year at DU, and after receiving several scholarships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) for outstanding a...
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November
13,
2017
For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Denver ranks in the top five in the country for undergraduate participation in a study abroad program. According to Open Doors and based on the 2015–16 academic year, DU ranks fourth in the nation...
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November
10,
2017
As a former Marine, Daniel Janosko is a firm believer in the power of teamwork. That’s why the senior geography major was glad to find a work-study position as equipment manager for the DU men’s hockey team. “Being in a team atmosphere is really b...
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November
08,
2017
Back-to-back seasons with 16 wins is not good enough. Just ask head coach Rodney Billups, now in his second year with the Denver men’s basketball team. “For us to expect the crowds that hockey gets, we have to win,” he says. “We struggled with acc...
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November
07,
2017
When you are coming off a season with only six wins, it’s easy for expectations for the upcoming season to be low. However, that’s not the case for the University of Denver women’s basketball team and new head coach Jim Turgeon. “We are going to c...
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November
02,
2017
Jaime Guzmán has seen the effects of gentrification first-hand. The 4th year PhD student in communication studies is examining the impact of gentrification on lower-income communities of color, starting with his hometown of East Los Angeles, a Latinx...
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October
30,
2017
The University of Denver’s Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence is partnering with the office of Housing and Residential Education to host an off-campus housing fair. The event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Dris...
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October
16,
2017
University of Denver alumna Ashlyn Stewart (BA ’17) has been named one of four national winners of the 2017 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Portz Scholars Thesis Contest. Stewart, who graduated in June and majored in English and history...
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October
09,
2017
It’s not every day that the work of college students catches the attention of our elected leaders. However, after more than two years of hard work, they’re paying attention now. Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competitio...
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