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2018
July
17,
2018
Seven faculty members have been chosen as recipients of DU’s faculty awards, including the new Distinguished University Professor Award. Faculty were selected based on their impressive work and the recommendations of colleagues and students. The foll...
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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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DU
June
25,
2018
The University of Denver today announced that it will lease space in the new Catalyst Healthcare Technology Initiative (Catalyst HTI) located in Denver’s RiNo district. A cross-disciplinary consortium of five DU schools will use the space: the Daniel...
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June
21,
2018
All eyes in Colorado’s political sphere gazed upon the University of Denver this week, as the institution’s Center on American Politics hosted Republicans and Democrats vying to become the state’s next governor. On June 18, Democrats Mike John...
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May
16,
2018
The question came to JB Holston early in the day, at an event to create safe, sustainable and accessible campuses and cities: “If you build it, will they come?” Students, faculty and major players in the community and tech industry leaned in to he...
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April
19,
2018
“Nothing else is quite like marijuana,” says Sam Kamin, Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. “We have this multibillion-dollar industry that’s really built on quicksand, and i...
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April
18,
2018
At the University of Denver’s International House, members of the community filed in, ready to begin a two-hour dive into Swedish language and music. The course was free and open to the public, with only one prerequisite. “You will have to ...
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April
16,
2018
In the Driscoll Underground, students and faculty huddled around notebooks. At a community gathering space in downtown Denver, a cohort of strangers met over coffee. In a café across town, members of the community sipped wine. On April 11, as ...
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April
09,
2018
When asked to explain how higher education will stay strong, University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp insists that no one leader can go it alone. A flourishing future will require cooperation and partnership. Chopp shared that insight wit...
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March
28,
2018
The University of Denver is situated on the traditional homelands of Cheyenne and Arapaho peoples. As a result of the Sand Creek massacre and other events, these communities were driven from Colorado and forced to resettle on reservations in Wyom...
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February
06,
2018
Building tomorrow’s university for tomorrow’s world. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp during this year’s State of the University address. Nearly 800 faculty and staff listened to Chopp’s remarks inside Hamilton Gymnasium ...
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February
01,
2018
Building tomorrow’s university for tomorrow’s world. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp during this year’s State of the University address. Nearly 800 faculty and staff listened to Chopp’s remarks inside Hamilton Gymnasium ...
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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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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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September
18,
2017
The Enrichment Program connects the intellectually curious adult to DU's outstanding faculty, facilities and programming, and Denver's rich cultural community through non−credit classes. Here is a selection of classes coming up in September and early...
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July
14,
2017
University of Denver alumna Amanda Mountain (MPS ’15) has been quite busy since graduating. Not only did she become a first-time mom, but she has risen to the top of the corporate world by becoming president and CEO of Rocky Mountain PBS. If a...
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May
24,
2017
The impact of One Day for DU goes well beyond the numbers. The 24-hour crowdfunding initiative — taking place today — is an opportunity for students, faculty, alumni, parents and other supporters of DU to make contributions to various projects. ...
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March
31,
2017
Have you ever wondered how Anderson Academic Commons continually updates its collection of books, scores, films and other research materials? The answer lies with a group of volunteers — initially women — who have been supporting the University Libra...
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January
18,
2017
More than 95 percent of the world’s population lives outside of the United States. According to the Business Roundtable, an association made up of CEOs from leading U.S. companies, international trade supports nearly 40 million U.S. jobs, and cus...
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2016
August
25,
2016
Students returning to the University of Denver this fall will soon notice the addition of dining and housing options, as well as a few renovations within some student residences. Lynn Marie Apartments, which was formerly a mixed-use building h...
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August
22,
2016
When most of us think about getting away for vacation, it usually involves traveling for a week or two, going somewhere warm, visiting family, or checking out a little history. For Jessica Elliott, vacation and travel have taken on a whole new meanin...
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July
25,
2016
How’s this for an awesome opportunity? Spending two years abroad in Sweden while earning a bachelor’s degree from DU and a master’s degree from Lund University (LU). Last week, the University of Denver entered into a new partnership with LU. It w...
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July
22,
2016
In the late ’70s and early ’80s, Peter Warren — then dean of DU’s University College — had a vision for global education. The idea, which he called “Understanding America,” would be an outreach of the University to other countries. Today, that vi...
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June
01,
2016
In Professor Barbekka Hurtt's anatomy classroom, two students don glasses and sit in front of a computer monitor. Pointing a stylus at the screen, one student rotates a 3D image of a human eye that appears to float a few inches before her own eye...
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May
31,
2016
They are some of the most popular exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. “People love mummies. The Egyptian mummies are a really exciting part of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science,” says University of Denver alumna Michele Koon...
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