Archive for August, 2012

Skiier Jamie Stanton latest recipient of Willy Schaeffler Scholarship

When Jamie Stanton learned he’d won the University of Denver’s Willy Schaeffler Scholarship, he was on his way to do something you might not expect a young man with just one leg to do. “I was in my car picking up a friend to go wakeboarding,” says Stanton. Actually, Stanton […]

University of Denver dedicates John Moye Hall, new home of legal institute

The University of Denver celebrated a longtime collaboration with Denver attorney John Moye on Aug. 23, naming the new campus home of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System in his honor. The newly dedicated John Moye Hall sits along DU’s Driscoll Green, adjacent to the Sturm […]

The University has played host to presidents and candidates alike

The University has played host to presidents and candidates alike

While Oct. 3 marks the first time that the University of Denver—or, indeed, Colorado—has hosted a presidential debate, it is hardly the University’s first encounter with the nation’s highest elected office. Over the years, the University has been visited a number of times by sitting, future and former U.S. presidents. […]

First-year seminar lets students design campaign video games

First-year seminar lets students design campaign video games

To teach first-year students about the machinations of campaign politics this fall, computer science Professor Scott Leutenegger intends to speak to the freshmen in a language he knows they will understand. He’s having them create their own video games. “You have this medium that kids want to engage with—they’re all […]

Mehran takes on science, politics and religion in new museum exhibit

Mehran takes on science, politics and religion in new museum exhibit

Standing inside the giant cube that’s at the heart of Laleh Mehran’s temporary, site-specific installation at the Denver Art Museum, you may feel like a ruler looking down on his subjects, or like a character in AMC’s zombie show “The Walking Dead,” about to be devoured. With its motion-sensitive video […]

Hockey: Goaltenders jockey for position

The Pioneers will lack some of the firepower they boasted last year, as the team’s top two scorers, Drew Shore and Jason Zucker, opted to forgo their college eligibility to sign pro contracts. However, the cupboard is hardly bare for coach George Gwozdecky’s crew. Junior Nick Shore emerged as a […]

Men’s basketball: WAC is a welcome challenge

The bad news for head coach Joe Scott is that the Pioneers will have to make up for the graduation of Brian Stafford, who started all 124 games during his career (a school record) before finishing fourth on the program’s all-time scoring list. The good news? DU returns three starters […]

Women’s basketball: New coach brings new style of play

Curious though she was, new head coach Kerry Cremeans didn’t immediately review video of her new team and players in action from last season. Cremeans wanted a fresh, untainted perspective once she finally got the Pioneers into the gym. And what has she learned about her DU squad? Although the […]

Volleyball: Playing at a quicker pace

Coach Jesse Mahoney has hit the ground running since he was hired in January, and he hopes that theme remains in effect during his inaugural season with the Pioneers. Mahoney, who helped lead Colorado State University to the NCAA Tournament during each of his seven seasons as an assistant with […]

Men’s soccer: Offense on the attack

The Pioneers will look to press the reset button after a discouraging 2011–12 season. A year of high expectations spiraled into a 5–11–3 disappointment that included losses in five of the Pioneers’ final six games. DU scored only 26 goals all season, and head coach Bobby Muuss has spent much […]