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2017
September
15,
2017
It’s been more than 100 years since approximately two dozen miners, including women and children, were killed in what is known as the Ludlow Massacre (or the Colorado Coal Field War). The tent colony in Ludlow, Colo., was inhabited by some 1,200 ...
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September
12,
2017
The University of Denver has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top 100 institutions of higher education. The publication ranks DU 87th in its list of national universities. In determining its rankings,...
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September
11,
2017
DU faculty and staff were in the media this week discussing North Korea, "neuromyths," America's values today and basic financial principles. Read on for more from Christopher R. Hill, Lauren McGrath, Don C. Smith, Jr. and Molly Robertson. Christo...
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August
28,
2017
For a lot of us, summer is synonymous with relaxation and leisure. But for most students at the Sturm College of Law, summer provides an opportunity for valuable work experience through a legal externship. Joaquin Gallegos, an incoming second-year at...
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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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July
03,
2017
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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June
26,
2017
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández is an assistant professor in the Sturm College of Law. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2013. César's academic interests center on crimmigration law, including teaching a seminar on the topic and havin...
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June
15,
2017
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández is an assistant professor in the Sturm College of Law. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2013. César's academic interests center on crimmigration law, including teaching a seminar on the topic and havin...
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May
30,
2017
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández and Robin Walker Sterling, both professors at the Sturm College of Law, have received Fulbright Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year. “For roughly 70 years, the Fulbright Scholarship Program has recognized truly ou...
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May
23,
2017
“Each of us has a role to play to promote and protect the positive relationship between justice and law.” That was the message to the 2017 graduates of the Sturm College of Law by Commencement speaker Brenda J. Hollis. On Saturday, May 20, approxi...
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May
18,
2017
Robert Hardaway is a professor in the Sturm College of Law. After serving four years on the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, Hardaway joined a Denver law firm where he practiced civil litigation. He later served as a Deputy District attorney for Arapahoe County ...
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May
12,
2017
After spending 12 years in the U.S. Army, Josh Francis decided he was ready for a change. His responsibilities during his military career were diverse. He had studied at an Arabic language-immersion school, written policy papers for senior military a...
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May
09,
2017
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the DU community has stepped up to help survivors of domestic abuse. During the month of April, more than a dozen collection bins were set up across campus to collect items for Mother’s Day baskets. Some of the items co...
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May
03,
2017
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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April
24,
2017
“From the moment that I set foot on the University of Denver campus, I never felt that I was someone who shouldn’t be there. I always felt like someone who belonged.” Since coming to the United States as an 11-year-old, Edgar Barraza has faced cou...
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April
18,
2017
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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April
07,
2017
Katie Steefel has had a busy and fulfilling three years as a student at the Sturm College of Law. She’s led the Denver Law Review’s annual symposium, developed The Pledge for Public Good with her fellow students and established a new student collecti...
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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
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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2016
December
05,
2016
For now, work has been halted on the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revealed it would not approve an easement that would allow the proposed pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The announcement wa...
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November
29,
2016
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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November
11,
2016
After Joshua Oakley finished his service as a captain in the U.S. Army in 2015, he headed straight for the University of Denver. “I grew up in the area and always knew DU was a premier school,” says Oakley, who served three tours of duty in Ir...
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October
31,
2016
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a term that’s been volleyed between the presidential candidates frequently in the last several weeks. Healthcare will certainly be on Colorado voters’ minds as they consider Amendment 69, which would create a single-p...
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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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September
23,
2016
Martin J. Katz has been awarded the 2016 Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Award. Katz served as dean of the Sturm College of Law from 2009 to 2016 and currently is a professor in the college teaching constitutional law, and employment and labor law. ...
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September
13,
2016
The University of Denver has once again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 100 institutions of higher education in the country. The University is ranked 86 on the magazine’s list of national universities. The rankings are...
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September
12,
2016
For the past several weeks, members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe have been joined by hundreds of others to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Along with two of her students, Sturm College of Law Professor Kris McDaniel-Mic...
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September
09,
2016
As many as 15,000 participants representing small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs will gather Sept. 12–16 for Denver Startup Week, an annual summit of entrepreneurial energy, innovation and connection. Now in its fifth year, the event was ...
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September
08,
2016
The Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation is honoring two University of Denver alums at its annual Raising the Bar Awards gala on Thursday, Sept 8. The non-profit organization honors women in the legal field who are doing outstanding work i...
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