Archive for August, 2007

Building Tomorrow student chapter to benefit Uganda’s children

Laura Mann (BA ’07) isn’t an architect, a real estate developer or even a carpenter — but she plans to build a school in Africa over the next two years. How? By starting a University of Denver chapter of Building Tomorrow (BT), a non-profit organization that gives college students resources […]

Korbel Dinner sparks protest

Current chair and former Newmont Mining CEO Wayne Murdy received a coveted DU award at Thursday’s Korbel Dinner for all he’s done to promote social responsibility in the gold mining industry and his own company. Outside the Marriott City Center in downtown Denver, nearly 100 people waved signs and shouted […]

Albright calls education the key to world peace

Albright calls education the key to world peace

Former U.S. secretary of state Madeleine Albright joined the University of Denver community for the Korbel Dinner Aug. 30, lauding the nation’s pursuit of corporate responsibility and promoting education as the path to world peace. Albright spoke before about 900 guests at the annual dinner held in honor of her […]

Chan follows in hero’s footsteps

Chan follows in hero’s footsteps

When Paul Chan was asked to consider running for president of the Denver Bar Association, he knew it wasn’t really a choice. After all, he could never turn down the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of one of his heroes — early civil rights champion and former Colorado Gov. Ralph […]

Deadline for service-learning grants is Sept. 4

University of Denver faculty members who incorporate community-based service learning into their classrooms have an opportunity to receive funding through the Service-Learning Faculty Scholars and Faculty Fellows programs. The programs are administered by the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL) and are funded by a $50,000 gift from DU […]

Korbel Dinner honors humanitarian ideals

The University of Denver will recognize an industry leader and two prominent Denver philanthropists Aug. 30 at the 10th annual Korbel Dinner.  The event pays tribute to the humanitarian and scholarly ideals of DU’s Graduate School of International Studies(GSIS) and Josef Korbel, the Czech diplomat who founded the school in the 1960s. […]

Top cop looking out for her own neighborhood

It never hurts to have a cop as a neighbor.  DU-area residents have one in Tracie Keesee, the Denver Police Department District 3 commander. She grew up on Evans just minutes from the campus, so she knows the University area as well as she knows her badge number. And what’s […]

Merritt’s blog covers crime and justice

Merritt’s blog covers crime and justice

Jeralyn Merritt’s entire career has focused on defending the rights of the criminally accused. Whether it’s writing multiple times a day on her popular blog, Talkleft.com, serving on Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh’s defense team or appearing as a legal analyst on MSNBC and Fox News, Merritt has always had the […]

Baby expert says take or leave advice

Baby expert says take or leave advice

As editor of Denver.babyzone.com, Tiffani (Meiners) Frost has a tremendous knowledge of all-things-baby, but her greatest piece of parenting advice may surprise you: “Don’t feel obligated to take advice.” Frost (BA journalism ’99) says that when she was expecting her first child, well-intentioned mothers piled on mounds of unsolicited advice. […]

Marketing professor authors book for nonprofits

Marketing professor authors book for nonprofits

Any marketing student knows about the “Four Ps.” Those are the essential elements that must be considered when designing a campaign: Price, Product, Promotion and Place. But few recognize that marketing a service provided by a nonprofit organization is very different than marketing a product, such as a pair of […]