Archive for November, 2013

Masters student Kyleanne Hunter was one of the Marine Corps' first female attack pilots and later served as the corps’ liaison officer to the U.S. House of Representatives. Photo courtesy of Kyleanne Hunter

Sié Fellow brings military and volunteer experiences to her research on women and revolutions

Kyleanne Hunter embodies the spirit and global perspective of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. As a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps, she was one of the first female attack pilots and later served as the corps’ liaison officer to the U.S. House of Representatives. Today, she’s […]

Disaster psychology students help healing efforts after Colorado floods

The image of flood waters washing away highways, homes and businesses this fall is seared into the memories of many in Colorado. The state has suffered its share of disasters over the last couple of years – fires and floods chief among them. Yet renewal blooms. Within weeks of the […]

Students unite to help Colorado flood victims

On Oct. 20, just a few weeks before fall finals, 10 DU undergraduate students volunteered their time to help victims of the September floods that devastated many areas in northern Colorado. Partnered with the nonprofit organization All Hands Volunteers,  the students helped in Greeley and Kersey, Colo. Representatives from the […]

DU’s Strategic Issues Program tackles campaign finance reform

A University of Denver panel recognizes that money will always find a way to flow into campaigns, and rather than do so in the dark, the panel recommends embracing unlimited contributions while adopting greater transparency. Removing limits on political contributions to candidates and political parties is one of 14 recommendations […]

Senior forward Zach Bolden Thursday was named Summit League Offensive Player of the Year. Photo: DU Athletics

Soccer team claims Summit League’s top awards, goes to semifinals this weekend

The University of Denver men’s soccer team and its head coach, Bobby Muss, took home top honors at the Summit League’s annual awards ceremony Thursday in Elmhurt, Ill. Senior forward Zach Bolden was named Summit League Offensive Player of the Year, senior Theodor Remman took Defensive Player of the Year, […]

Colorado Women’s College: Gala focuses on legacy and future

Since its founding in 1888, Colorado Women’s College has continued to make an enormous impact on its students, many of whom, as alumnae, are leaders in the communities in which they live, work and engage. On Nov. 15, Colorado Women’s College will celebrate its legacy with its 12th Anniversary Gala. […]

Arts performances and sports events fill DU’s holiday calendar

Arts performances and sports events fill DU’s holiday calendar

Though students leave for winter break in late November, the University of Denver remains abuzz with holiday activities and Pioneer athletics events between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Ten local and national groups will perform holiday shows at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts throughout November and December, and four varsity […]

Men’s basketball plays first home game Sunday

Men’s basketball plays first home game Sunday

Head coach Joe Scott’s team earned a share of the WAC regular season crown last year after posting an overall record of 22–10 and going 16-2 in conference play. The team went on to earn a spot in the National Invitation Tournament, the Pioneers’ first post-season selection since 2005. As […]

Women’s soccer opens NCAA Tournament at home this weekend

Women’s soccer opens NCAA Tournament at home this weekend

The University of Denver women’s soccer team will make its second straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Pioneers will host their in-state rival University of Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 16, at CIBER Field. This is the second consecutive year Denver has hosted a first-round game of the tournament. “I […]

Lowenstein artworks on display at DU’s Academic Commons

Lowenstein artworks on display at DU’s Academic Commons

For Denver art lovers, history buffs and theater aficionados, a new exhibit at the University of Denver’s Anderson Academic Commons offers an embarrassment of riches. The exhibit — on display Nov. 15 through March 16 — provides visitors a rare glimpse at a number of paintings by the late Maria […]