Archive for November, 2010

Bike sharing program announces winter closure

While many people receive bikes during the holidays as gifts, some folks at DU are getting their wheels taken away. The red bikes seen around campus over the past 18 months, which are part of a bike-share program overseen by B-cycle and the city of Denver, will be taken out […]

DePrince receives honor for scholarship and teaching

DePrince receives honor for scholarship and teaching

Anne DePrince, a DU associate professor of psychology, just completed a three-year research project that studied victims of intimate partner abuse with the Denver Police Department and the Denver District Attorney’s office. DePrince wanted to learn more about women’s lives in the year after incidents of intimate partner abuse and […]

Law professor builds classrooms a world away

As a war crimes tribunal prosecutor for the United Nations in Rwanda, Sturm College of Law visiting professor David Akerson saw firsthand the ravages of war and the price of ignorance. So he went a step further than prosecuting those who committed crimes in the past. Working with a team […]

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Math plus fiction equals DU freshmen seminar

‘Once upon a time’ is not a phrase most students think of when signing up for a math course.  But DU mathematics Professor Allegra Reiber’s first-year seminar, Mathematics through Fiction, offered more than just numbers and calculations. It focused on the creative aspects of math by introducing students to mathematical […]

TEDxDU 2011 “call for nominations” deadline Dec. 1

The TEDxDU organizing committee is welcoming speaker nominations from the community to recommend local, national or international nominees who are “DUing” something to improve the world.

Alumni take home energy award

Alumni take home energy award

Barbara Walz (MS ’94) and Lee Boughey (MS ’04) have a fair amount in common: they both work at Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a nonprofit wholesale electricity supplier in Westminster; they’re both enamored by the energy industry; and they both hold master’s degrees in environmental policy and management from […]

Thanksgiving Day marks 50 years since last Pioneers football game

Thanksgiving Day marks 50 years since last Pioneers football game

The DU Bookstore sells a shirt that says, “University of Denver Football — Undefeated Since 1961.” It was 50 years ago this month — on Thanksgiving Day 1960 — that the University of Denver played its last football game. At the time, no one knew it was the last game, […]

Gorgens’ message about brain injury prevention goes global

Gorgens’ message about brain injury prevention goes global

When head injuries sidelined NFL stars Ben Roethlisberger and Kurt Warner in 2009, Kim Gorgens saw a surge of interest in concussion-related work. The assistant clinical professor in DU’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology says there are many issues at play, including the cumulative effects of multiple brain injuries and […]

University collects items for overseas military

Throughout November, DU will be collecting “everyday items” to send to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Lainey Hamrick, founder of Colorado Supporting Our Troops, says many troops overseas receive little or no mail throughout the year and appreciate any item that reminds them of home. “We are able to send […]