Before graduation, Ally Haynes, BA theater ’96, had an interview with the DU theater faculty. They told her she was well suited to pursue a career in the business side of the theater industry, but that was not what she wanted to hear. Her response was, “That’s not really what [...]
Archive for December, 2004
Boxes of slides, thousands of photographs, more airline miles than anyone can count and precious memories are the rewards of being a world traveler for nearly 50 years. And they all belong to retired DU staffer Rosy Griffiths, BSBA ’78 and MA ’87, who’s passing her traveling joys on to [...]
DU’s Cathy Potter is investigating the best ways to treat Colorado’s youth offenders.
For more than 50 years, Chancellor Emeritus Chester Alter has cast a light on the University that is still shining bright.
DU’s Class of 2008 — the first class assembled through the Hyde interview — promises to be one of the strongest ever.
Master potter Mark Zamantakis has spent a lifetime in pursuit of the ultimate form.
The University of Denver is at the top of its game. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us 90th among national doctoral institutions, and our Daniels College of Business was recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world’s top five schools for producing graduates with high [...]
The audience gathered close, watching in rapt silence as robed monks hunched over a large table, gently tapping metal funnels to place jewel-hued sand in a pattern. Grain by grain, images began to emerge—stylized icons symbolizing the nature of the world and the energy of the universe. Grain by grain, [...]
Karen Argust is the first to admit that her daughter is “difficult.” Her adopted child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, reactive attachment disorder, oppositional defiant disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. The 17-year-old, who acts more like a 13-year-old, also is showing signs of personality disorders. But for [...]
How’s this for a typical day: Up by 5:30 a.m. In the cold pool by 6 a.m. Chomp down an egg sandwich while scooting across campus for an 8 a.m. class. Finish classes at 1 p.m.—do homework ’til 2:45 p.m. Then back to the pool for practice from 3 to [...]