Newsroom University of Denver (Daniels)

2018
August
13,
2018
Like most good ideas, this one came out of nowhere. When Grant Gravitt (BSBA '18) was 14 and riding in a car with his dad in his hometown of Las Vegas, he spotted a car wrapped with a company logo. “I thought it looked cool, and I asked my dad...
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July
23,
2018
It was raining. It took until October, but finally, it was raining. Chris Klein (MBA ’08) could exhale as he walked his dog that morning. As far as the weather was concerned, 2012 had been a nightmare to date. A parching winter had rolled i...
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July
16,
2018
Students living or studying in China this summer will have a new opportunity to shadow alumni through an expansion of an already-successful Daniels College of Business program. In its inaugural year, the Global Job Shadow Program has matched a...
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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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June
06,
2018
The other night, Jon Schlegel had two students over for dinner at his home. He had to kick them out when it got too late so he could get some rest before class the next day. Back in November, Jon took two students to Piedmont, Italy, on a wine-ta...
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May
18,
2018
The University of Denver and Chancellor Rebecca Chopp today announced the establishment of The Saunders Leadership Academy. Former University of Denver Trustee and Former Chairman and CEO of Visa Inc., Joseph (Hon. Ph.D. ’09, MBA ’68, BSBA ’67) and h...
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May
15,
2018
It’s 4:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. You’re stuck in traffic on I-25. Traffic for days. There are hundreds — nay, thousands — of cars between you and that cold glass of I-made-it-through-another-day-of-work Pinot Grigio. You look over to the driver in th...
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March
29,
2018
A few days before Christmas we reached out to Robin Colombin over a Facebook messenger phone call. Colombin, who graduated in 2016 with a degree in international business and a minor in fine art, is stationed with the Peace Corps in rural Benin and t...
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March
22,
2018
Four graduate schools at the University of Denver are ranked among the top 100 in the nation. U.S. News & World Report released today its 2019 Best Graduate School Rankings. The Daniels College of Business, Sturm College of Law, Graduate School o...
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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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February
26,
2018
Haugen won his third-match-up as well with a 19.62, but it was the only point picked-up for Norway, who fell to silver-medalists Austria in the semifinals, 3-1. The former Pioneer once again led his team in the medal round, clocking in at 19.69 in th...
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February
15,
2018
Paul Seaborn is an assistant professor in the Daniels College of Business. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2011. Seaborn's current research deals with Colorado's emerging marijuana industry, and his other expertise includes industry r...
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2017
December
21,
2017
Richard Leaman is a professor of accountancy for the Daniels College of Business. He has taught at the University of Denver since 1991. After receiving a JD from the University of Chicago in 1979, Leaman was admitted to the Colorado Bar and served as...
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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
20,
2017
Moderation and frugality are two words we don’t typically associate with the holidays. With parties to attend, gifts to buy and cookies to bake, we have the tendency to go a bit overboard this time of year, especially when it comes to our spendin...
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December
05,
2017
The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business is ranked No. 52 in the nation for best undergraduate business schools in 2017 by Poets & Quants. The online graduate and undergraduate business education news publication announced its 2017 rank...
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November
22,
2017
Lowell Valencia-Miller is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Management at the Daniels College of Business. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2016. Valencia-Miller spent over 30 years in business in a variety of leaders...
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November
09,
2017
Capt. Avery (Denney) Crisp (BSBA ’12) always dreamed of flying planes, but she never imagined DU would put her on a path to making that dream a reality. She was raised in western Colorado, where she skied with her family and played volleyball, ba...
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October
17,
2017
There were times they doubted the design. There were times they doubted they would meet deadlines. There were times they doubted whether they would ever complete construction. However, after more than two years, the hard work and perseverance by stud...
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October
13,
2017
The international solar decathlon competition is not only a learning experience for the 11 student-teams who spent more than two years building the homes; the 10-day competition has also been an opportunity for middle school students from around the ...
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October
10,
2017
“Being able to interact with this many people in one festival is something you can’t find anywhere else.” This is why the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is an important event for Wyatt Patterson (MBA ’13) and more than 800 of his fellow craft...
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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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October
05,
2017
Countertops made from recycled materials; a water system that recycles shower water; fiber optic cable that helps with interior lighting. After two years of planning, designing and building, a collaborative effort between the University of California...
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September
14,
2017
“This is something that started as a dream and now it has become a reality, and I wanted to make sure it was permanent.” That dream and that reality belongs to John J. Sié, a former DU trustee and the founder of Starz Encore Group. He’s the vision...
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September
13,
2017
You could say things have come full circle for Eric Holt. In 2011, as a PhD candidate in the construction management program at Purdue, he was part of the student team that participated in the international Solar Decathlon competition. Fast forwa...
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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
08,
2017
Monday, Sept. 11, marks 16 years since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center buildings and the Pentagon. University of Denver professor Philip Beaver was in the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Last year, on the 15th anniversary of the tragi...
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August
29,
2017
The latest Colorado Marijuana Market Report finds the total number of active Colorado marijuana business licenses is at a record high of 3,038. The quarterly Market Report is produced by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business Assistan...
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August
14,
2017
The engineering community is beginning to take note of the University of Denver in ways that were hard to imagine just five years ago. Nowhere was this more evident than at the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit, sponsored by the U.S. National A...
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July
20,
2017
While students from the University of Denver and University of California at Berkeley are working through 90-degree heat to build a house, you can track their progress from the comfort of your air-conditioned home or office. Last week, with the he...
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