Archive for September, 2008

Solar home tour counting on sunny skies

Energy-efficient homes powered by the sun will be shining brightly this weekend as part of the annual Solar Home Tour of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES). Two tours are being offered, one self-conducted and the other a formal guided bus tour of metro-area solar homes, including the carriage house […]

Alumnus’ old energy technology is new again

On Parkway Drive in the Englewood, Colo., neighborhood of Cherry Hills, a piece of history is for sale. Years ago, however, the technology which makes this item distinct was of little interest or value to anyone other than its owner. That’s because the heating system employed in the house on […]

‘Clark Kent’ alum honored by law school

Craig Joyce (JD ’80), the 2008 Law Star Outstanding Alumni award recipient, donates much of his time toSturm College of Law while heading up a 16-member litigation team at Fairfield and Woods. If that’s not enough, the family man can name the members of nearly every band, he plays on […]

Group harvests cabbage to benefit local food shelters

More than 70,000 people across Colorado will be enjoying fresh produce this week thanks in part to volunteers from the University of Denver. Seven undergraduate and graduate students, led by University Chaplain Gary Brower, spent Saturday at Petrocco Farms in Brighton, Colo., cutting and boxing cabbage in a gleaning project for […]

Convocation address ushers in University’s 145th year

In his Sept. 26 Convocation address, Chancellor Robert Coombe reflected on the successes of the past year and looked forward, sharing his vision for graduate studies and scholarship at the University. “The year we just completed was in many ways the best in our history,” he said, highlighting fundraising, athletics […]

Boutique owner aims to put Denver on the ‘fashion map’

Some women are born with the fashion gene, while others have to work at being stylish. No matter where the women of Denver fall in this spectrum, Lauren (Hachmeister) Metz (BSBA’02) says her new boutique, Delish Demure, has something for everyone. As a DU marketing student, she traveled to London, where […]

Eating disorder risk tied to female athletes

Female athletes and exercisers tend to exhibit more eating disorder symptoms and behaviors than those who do not exercise as regularly, researchers have found. Lead study author Jill Holm-Denoma, clinical associate and lecturer in DU’s department of psychology, worked with three researchers from other universities. They surveyed 274 female college undergraduates […]

DU hosts record number of Boettcher Scholars

The Boettcher Foundation has picked this year’s crop of homegrown scholars — superior young people from Colorado high schools selected to receive the prestigious Boettcher Scholarships. Among the 40 Boettcher scholars chosen from more than 1,100 applicants are 13 high school students who chose to enroll at the University of Denver […]

Artists mix variety of expressions in Newman Center performance

Universes, a New York based ensemble of multidisciplinary artists, will visit the Newman Center Oct. 2 to perform their unique theater piece,Slanguage. In Slanguage, Universes distills various forms of artistic expression — including slam-poetry, storytelling, rap, gospel, blues, jazz and Spanish boleros — to create a unique brand of theater. Like several […]

Choreographer explains how his art promotes civic dialogue

Award-winning choreographer Robert Moses will talk with DU students about performing arts and social issues Sept. 27 at 10:30 a.m. outside Margery Reed Hall. Moses frequently speaks about race, class, culture, gender and the environment. His talk Saturday morning will be held near Buchtel Tower, the proposed site for the […]