Archive for April, 2013

Lacrosse team takes ECAC season title; playoffs begin Thursday

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team clinched the Eastern College Athletic Conference regular season title and the top seed in the conference tournament with a 12-4 victory over Michigan Saturday afternoon at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium in front of 1,909 fans. With the win, the Pioneers close their regular […]

Women’s Bean Project founder shares life lessons at Masters Program

Women’s Bean Project founder shares life lessons at Masters Program

Josepha “Jossy” Eyre, founder of the Women’s Bean Project, came to campus April 23 to talk to students about her path to social work and the importance of following your passion. Eyre (MSW ’86) was on campus as part of the Masters Program, which invites successful alumni back to campus […]

Spirituals conference kicks off a summer of programs and special events at DU

Spirituals conference kicks off a summer of programs and special events at DU

Fifteen years later, Art Jones is realizing the true vision of the Spirituals Project, the nonprofit he founded in 1998 to preserve and revitalize the religious folk songs created by enslaved African-Americans. “The mission is not only to have people hear the music, but to learn the history behind it […]

Diversity Summit expands to three days in 2013

The University of Denver’s annual Diversity Summit on Inclusive Excellence is expanding from one day to three in 2013, allowing even more time for participants to learn about “Championing Equity to Inspire Change.” Running May 9–11 on campus, the 12th annual event features workshops, speakers and discussion, as well as […]

Alum’s feature film opens weeklong engagement in Denver

Bobby Deline (BA ’07) was able to put his University of Denver education to good use while making his debut feature film, “The Aviation Cocktail.” Deline, a filmmaking major with a business minor, served as producer on the film, meaning he got to combine his creative and financial sides. “I […]

Gene Tang builds 1515 Restaurant on a lifetime of experience

Gene Tang builds 1515 Restaurant on a lifetime of experience

This profile could have ended up very differently. It could have been about a guy who was so successful early in his career that he just spent his days in the mountains doing what he loved: fly fishing. But it was not to be. Gene Tang (BSBA ’71, MBA ’75) […]

Jim Montgomery is the new Pioneers hockey coach.

Jim Montgomery named new Pioneers hockey coach

Former Dubuque Fighting Saints head coach and general manager Jim Montgomery has been named head coach of the University of Denver men’s ice hockey team, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and Recreation Peg Bradley-Doppes announced today. Montgomery becomes the eighth head coach in DU ice hockey history — a program that began […]

Lamont Opera goes contemporary with ‘Susannah’

Lamont Opera goes contemporary with ‘Susannah’

For its annual spring production, Lamont Opera Theatre is moving away from the classics it has performed in recent seasons — “Faust,” “The Marriage of Figaro,” “Gianni Schicchi” — and veering to the contemporary with a staging of “Susannah,” a 1955 opera by American composer Carlisle Floyd. Running April 18–21 […]

Pioneers to celebrate 2012-13 season at men’s basketball banquet

The University of Denver men’s basketball program will host its annual end of the year banquet on Thursday, April 25,  in the Gottesfeld Room on the fourth floor of the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a program to […]

First-year student dedicated to community service

First-year student dedicated to community service

First-year student Paige Jones has a passion for helping others. Through her humanitarian work, Jones is a leader making a positive impact in the University community and around the globe. A Broomfield, Colo., native, Jones was drawn to the University because of its small size and academic programs. The deciding […]