Brewster Hanson (BFA ’74) recalls one night in the early 1970s when DU ceramics Professor Maynard Tischler and his students stayed up all night firing pieces in a wood kiln. When Tischler took his piece—a large platter—out of the fire, he set it on the ground right in front of […]
Closely following the Winter Olympics, the 2014 Paralympic Games begin Friday, also in Sochi, Russia, and just like at the Olympics, the University of Denver will be well represented. Two alpine skiers, alumna Allison Jones (BSME ’07) and current student Jamie Stanton, are among the 80-person American team that comprises […]Read more...
Researchers from the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering in the University of Denver’s Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science have been spending a lot of their time in the Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness lately, helping DU swimmers avoid injury and improve performance. Recognizing that […]Read more...
Winter Carnival, a University of Denver student tradition for 53 years, carved new ground this year, opening its gates to faculty, staff, alumni and their guests. “We’ve had opportunities for the faculty and staff to register before, but officially, this was the first year,” says Jill Duffy, assistant director of […]Read more...
Editor’s Note: For those who missed the February broadcast of Rocky Mountain PBS’ “Colorado Experience: University of Denver,” the episode is posted below. In addition, Chancellor Robert Coombe sat down with RMPBS CEO Doug Price to discuss his pending retirement and years as the institution’s chief executive on the Feb. […]Read more...
It hasn’t been an easy path for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). October’s launch of the exchanges — the online marketplaces where Americans shop and sign up for health plans under the law — was rocky, at best. Sign-ups have been lower than expected, and as the March 31 deadline […]
The University of Denver enters as the sixth seed in this year’s Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship. The tournament begins Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D., where one of seven teams will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Denver will play third seed Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) […]
At the University of Denver, community service is a way of life that starts with the University’s vision — to be a great private university dedicated to the public good — and continues through the lives of students, alumni, faculty and staff. “Universities have choices about how they are going […]
The Games of the XXII Winter Olympiad in Sochi, Russia, have come to a close, and once again, the University of Denver was well-represented. Performing to the greatest level of achievement for the Pioneers was Kevin Dineen, head coach of the Canadian women’s hockey team. Dineen (attd. 1981–83), a former […]
Every March the University of Denver celebrates its legacy with Founders Day, a celebration of the people that have helped shape the school. This year, in honor of DU’s 150th anniversary, the Founders Day celebration will last all week. Dubbed 1864 Week, the week of Feb. 28 through March 7 […]
The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies is the No. 1 Peace Corps volunteer-producing graduate school in the U.S., with 23 students currently serving abroad. Most of the Korbel students are enrolled in the school’s Peace Corps Master’s International Program. Students enrolled in the program typically spend […]
The University of Denver swimming and diving teams claimed 10 event wins to clinch the Summit League Championship title in the final day of competition at IUPUI in Indianapolis on Saturday. DU’s men won the title with 1018.5 points, while the women claimed the title with 1017.5 points. This is […]
More than 200 students, faculty and community members came to the University of Denver’s Anderson Academic Commons on Tuesday to sit in on a historic conversation between Mohammad Javad Zarif, minister of foreign affairs for the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Christopher Hill, former U.S. ambassador and current dean of […]
As the University’s associate provost for internationalization, Luc Beaudoin oversees the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), the English Language Center (ELC) and the Office of International Education, which administers study abroad programs. Beaudoin sat down with the University of Denver Magazine to discuss DU’s internationalization efforts. This […]