Archive for October, 2010

Girls freed from sex trafficking speak to Korbel students

More than 130 people crowded into the Cyber Café in DU’s Cherrington Hall to hear two young women share their stories of being rescued from the sex trade in Cambodia. Srey Neth was 14 years old when her mother sold her to a neighbor. She said she thought she was […]

Marsico Institute dedicated; new lecture series begins

Marsico Institute dedicated; new lecture series begins

DU’s Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy officially was dedicated at a private luncheon on Oct. 28. The institute, which is part of the Morgridge College of Education, is a research and social policy entity dedicated to improving learning environments and outcomes for children, birth to age 8. The […]

Theater professor gives spooky first-year seminar

Take this course if you dare: DU offers a spine-chilling class some students really can sink their fangs into. Theater Professor Kim Axline teaches a first-year seminar course — called Things That Go Bump in the Night: the Supernatural and the Popular Imagination — that introduces students to critical thinking […]

Daniels student group focuses on advocacy, community engagement

Stefan Burris believes that volunteering and community involvement should be a part of every person’s life. The Daniels College of Business International MBA student is the co-president of Out for Business, a graduate student business group. The club is an educational and professional forum designed to further the interests of […]

Shop for Cause to benefit communities around the world

Supporting economic opportunities for women, families and communities around the world is the focus of the third annual “Shop for a Cause” Holiday Gift Market Oct. 29–30 at University Park United Methodist Church, 2180 S. University Blvd. In addition to creating a socially conscious shopping alternative for the community, organizer […]

Denver historian retells DU ghost stories in latest book

Denver historian retells DU ghost stories in latest book

You might not want Phil Goodstein (MA history ’75) to learn too much about your life. He just may find all the skeletons. Goodstein uncovered plenty of bones in his latest book, The Ghosts of University Park, Platt Park and Beyond (New Social Publications, 2010), in which he examines historic […]

DU launches iPhone app

DU launches iPhone app

Don’t have DU on your iPhone? There’s an app for that. The University of Denver officially has launched its first iPhone application. It’s compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The app gives users access to the latest campus news and an events calendar. It also allows users to […]

University of Denver chancellor announces Ascend: The Campaign for the University of Denver

University of Denver Chancellor Robert Coombe publicly announces a multi-year campaign to position the University for the 21st century.

Campus prepares for flu season

With flu season here and thousands of students back on campus, campus health experts want to raise awareness of flu symptoms and prevention methods. Fever, chills, sore throat, cough, runny nose, vomiting and diarrhea, body or muscle aches, headaches, and fatigue are all flu symptoms, according to Sam Alexander, executive […]

DU launches public phase of capital campaign

DU launches public phase of capital campaign

During Convocation remarks to more than 650 faculty and staff members today, University of Denver Chancellor Robert Coombe publicly announced a multi-year campaign to position the University for the 21st century. Ascend: The Campaign for the University of Denver will culminate in 2014 when the University celebrates its sesquicentennial. “Today, […]