Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

Lamont professor mixes worlds of jazz, technology, art

Lamont professor mixes worlds of jazz, technology, art

Mixing the worlds of technology, music and education has been a way of life for Marc Sabatella since the early 1990s, when he published the first downloadable jazz instruction book to an online network that predated the World Wide Web. “Newsgroups were the thing then — that was the forum,” […]

Alumna chronicles her year of eating unprocessed food

Alumna chronicles her year of eating unprocessed food

“My first foray into unprocessed food occurred in the aisles of Trader Joe’s,” Megan Kimble writes on her blog. “It was a Wednesday afternoon, and I had an hour before I needed to be somewhere — plenty of time, I thought. I grabbed a cart, walked in the door, and […]

Newman Center Presents announces 2014-15 season

Newman Center Presents announces 2014-15 season

The Newman Center Presents series, which brings artists from around the world to the University of Denver campus, has announced its 2014–15 season. The lineup features a healthy dose of music — classical, jazz, Americana and more — plus theater and dance. The season kicks off Sept. 23 with mandolinist […]

DU at 150: Art Professor Maynard Tischler left his mark on the University

DU at 150: Art Professor Maynard Tischler left his mark on the University

Brewster Hanson (BFA ’74) recalls one night in the early 1970s when DU ceramics Professor Maynard Tischler and his students stayed up all night firing pieces in a wood kiln. When Tischler took his piece—a large platter—out of the fire, he set it on the ground right in front of […]

1864 Challenge shoots for 186,400 community service hours

At the University of Denver, community service is a way of life that starts with the University’s vision — to be a great private university dedicated to the public good — and continues through the lives of students, alumni, faculty and staff. “Universities have choices about how they are going […]

The Global Game Jam challenged teams to create a video game in 48 hours. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Video game makers assemble at DU for global jam

It’s not often you see students giving up a weekend in the pursuit of art. But such was the case in late January, when approximately 50 University of Denver students joined other members of the city’s game-making community for the 2014 Global Game Jam, a worldwide event that challenges teams […]

Matt Damon and George Clooney in "Monuments Men."

History professor tells the real story behind Clooney’s ‘Monuments Men’

Based on Robert Edsel’s book of the same title, George Clooney’s latest film, “The Monuments Men,” tells the true story of American and European art experts who recovered several million cultural objects from Nazi art repositories at the end of World War II. Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt, an associate professor of history […]

Alumnus Ed Estlow recognized as an honorary life trustee

When Ed Estlow came to the University of Denver in 1939, it was the beginning of a relationship that would last more than 75 years. A standout athlete and scholar during his time at DU, and later chair of the Board of Trustees and founder of the University’s Edward W. […]

Through the Nathan Yip Foundation, Jimmy and Linda Yip have raised more than $2.5 million to help some 6,000 underprivileged children around the world. Photo courtesy of the Nathan Yip Foundation

Alumnus heads foundation that helps kids around the world

When Jimmy and Linda Yip lost their 19-year-old son, Nathan, to an automobile accident in 2001, they carried on his dream of helping underprivileged youth by forming a foundation in his name. “I had just named [the Yips] the godparents to my son six months prior, so I went through […]

"The Country Church," by painter William Sanderson, is among donations by alumna Helen Driscoll on display in the "Gifts and Discoveries" exhibit.

New Myhren Gallery exhibit showcases rediscovered and donated treasures

Artistic treasures from the University of Denver’s collection are on display at DU’s Victoria H. Myhren Gallery in “A Decade of Gifts and Discoveries” — an exhibition featuring artworks rediscovered or donated to the University in the past 10 years. Featured artists include Andy Warhol, a leading figure in the […]