Archive for August, 2011

Panel says state budget fix may require cuts and taxes

Without taking definitive action, Colorado in 12 years will generate only enough sales, income and other general-purpose tax revenue to pay for the three largest programs in the general fund: public schools, health care and prisons, according to a new report by the University of Denver’s Center for Colorado’s Economic […]

New parking permits should be displayed Sept. 1

Starting on Sept. 1, DU staff, students and employees must display new parking permits for the 2011-12 year.  Permits purchased online were mailed to each permit holder’s home beginning in mid-August. The sticker should be displayed on the lower left-hand corner of the windshield in a manner that does not interfere […]

DU center helps connect Western Union and the United Nations

Western Union — the company that can send money to virtually any country — has plenty of reasons to partner with a United Nations agency that helps people without a country. But the company’s chairman has an even bigger reason. The University of Denver’s Ved Nanda Center for International and […]

Sculptor captures the art of sports (and other things)

Sculptor captures the art of sports (and other things)

This year, sculptor Gail Folwell spent six months in France — looking at art, sketching and thinking — along with her architect husband and 12- and 14-year old children. It’s a trip she’s always dreamed about taking with her family, and Bill Rey of the Claggett/Ray Gallery in Vail, Colo., […]

Research focuses on psychology of Burning Man attendees

Kateri McRae, a DU assistant professor of psychology, is known as Variance when she attends Burning Man festivals in Nevada. She’s been attending the festival since 2006 to study the people who attend. Her research shows that attendees use healthier strategies to change their emotions than when they’re at home. […]

Research focuses on psychology of Burning Man attendees

Research focuses on psychology of Burning Man attendees

Kateri McRae, a DU assistant professor of psychology, is known as Variance when she attends Burning Man festivals in Nevada. She’s been attending the festival since 2006 to study the people who attend. Her research shows that attendees use healthier strategies to change their emotions than when they’re at home. […]

Hebrew lecturer engages students with language and culture

Hebrew lecturer engages students with language and culture

Sari Havis, a DU lecturer of Hebrew, doesn’t want her students to just learn Hebrew — she wants them to experience the language. It’s the reason she makes sure her students interact with Hebrew and the Israeli culture in memorable ways outside the classroom. During winter quarter, Havis took her […]

Ban Ki-moon tells Korbel Dinner that DU students are “shaping our world”

Ban Ki-moon tells Korbel Dinner that DU students are “shaping our world”

In one of his first major U.S. trips since his re-appointment as United Nations secretary-general in June, Ban Ki-moon told an audience of about 700 at the 14th annual Korbel Dinner that a revolution in thinking and in action is needed in sustainable development and “now is the time to […]

Pioneer Golf gets permanent home at Highlands Ranch Golf Club

Pioneer Golf gets permanent home at Highlands Ranch Golf Club

There’s no place like home — especially one that plays to a par of 72. The University of Denver announced today that the Highlands Ranch Golf Club will be the official home course for Pioneers golf teams. DU men and women golfers will practice and play at Highlands Ranch beginning […]

DU Advancement office announces new leadership

DU Advancement office announces new leadership

The University of Denver’s Office of University Advancement is pleased to announce several recent senior leadership appointments.