Archive for April, 2011

Women’s golf team selected for NCAA regionals

The University of Denver women’s golf team will take part in the NCAA west regional in Auburn, Wash., from May 5­–7. “We are extremely excited to be chosen to take part in the west regional because it is a great field with very competitive teams,” says head coach Sammie Chergo. […]

South University coffee shop looking for new jolt

University Groundz, an out-of-the-way coffee shop south of campus, has closed its doors after 15 months, an apparent victim of the bumps and grinds of grounds. Still, the shop on South University Boulevard may not have served up its last cup of joe just yet. Negotiations are under way to […]

Flamenco group to visit Newman Center

Flamenco group to visit Newman Center

Just as hip-hop has multiple elements (up to nine, depending on whom you ask), flamenco is about more than fiery guitar playing or dramatic dance moves. The centuries-old art form is about the blend of singing, dance and guitar — components that come together live on stage during a Noche […]

DU claims Sun Belt men’s golf championship, qualifies for NCAAs

DU claims Sun Belt men’s golf championship, qualifies for NCAAs

The University of Denver men’s golf team won the 2011 Club Glove Sun Belt Conference men’s golf championship, held at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals in Muscle Shoals, Ala., after the third round was canceled due to severe weather that prevented it from beginning. The winner […]

Alumna catalogs history of Fort Lauderdale

Alumna catalogs history of Fort Lauderdale

The 1960 movie Where the Boys Are changed the city of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., forever. Starring icons of the time such time George Hamilton, Paula Prentiss and Connie Francis, the beach-set comedy — filmed in Fort Lauderdale — turned the town into a spring break destination at a time when […]

Real estate grad Zak Kadison follows his passion for film

Real estate grad Zak Kadison follows his passion for film

Most college graduates count themselves lucky if they land a job in their major field. Few find their dream job right out of college. Not so with Zak Kadison, BA real estate and finance ’03, who is living his dream as a producer for Gold Circle Films. “I enjoy going […]

Diversity Summit will be May 6

The University of Denver’s 10th annual Diversity Summit on Inclusive Excellence is just around the corner on May 6, and so is the deadline to register to attend the event. Online registration will close April 30. The event theme is “Inclusive Excellence in Practice.” The day-long summit emphasizes better understanding […]

Dine out for life on April 28

Denverites can dine out at more than 300 Denver-area restaurants to help people with life-threatening illnesses on April 28. Project Angel Heart is hosting its 17th annual Dining Out for Life event, when participating restaurants will donate 25 percent of food sales to Project Angel Heart. The nonprofit, which delivers […]

Construction underway for Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site

Construction underway for Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site

Construction is underway on DU’s Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site. The site, located between Penrose Library and the Margery Reed Building, is expected to be complete in early May. “This project is less about a new space than it is about the things that take place on our campus in […]

Wear denim on April 27 to support Sexual Assault Awareness Month

On an ordinary Wednesday, DU faculty and staff members wouldn’t typically wear jeans to work. However, the entire University of Denver community is encouraged to wear jeans on April 27. “Denim Day” is part of a public campaign to raise awareness about rape and sexual assault for Sexual Assault Awareness […]