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Denver hockey announces 2014–15 conference schedule

The University of Denver hockey team has announced its 2014–15 schedule in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). The Pioneers will open conference play on Oct. 24 at Minnesota Duluth and will play a total of 24 league games. The Pioneers will open the home portion of the conference slate […]

Student group aids a mobile medical clinic in Nicaragua

Student group aids a mobile medical clinic in Nicaragua

Forty-seven students in the University of Denver’s Global Medical Brigades program traveled to Nicaragua March 17–23 to help operate a mobile medical and dental clinic in the town of Estelí. The student group is a chapter of Global Brigades, the world’s largest student-led global health and development organization. Because of […]

Men’s lacrosse punches ticket to Big East tourney with win over St. John’s

Led by hat tricks from freshman Tyler Pace, junior Erik Adamson and sophomore Jack Bobzien, the No. 5 University of Denver men’s lacrosse team defeated St. John’s 16-9 Saturday in front of a sold-out crowd at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Denver improves to 10-2, (4-0 Big East), while St. John’s […]

Two Pioneers named Summit League Swimmers of the Year

In the Pioneers’ inaugural season in the league, University of Denver student-athletes Samantha Corea and Dylan Bunch were named Summit League Swimmers of the Year, conference officials announced today. “Both honors are well deserved,” head swim coach Brian Schrader said. “They have both been high performers all season long — […]

Senior gymnast Moriah Martin punches third straight ticket to Nationals

After earning a 39.225 in the all-around at the 2014 Regional Championships in Seattle, senior Pioneers gymnast Moriah Martin earned her third-consecutive trip to the NCAA National competition slated for April 18–20 in Birmingham, Ala. Martin is the 16th individual Pioneer to advance to Nationals. The No. 20 University of […]

Dancers perform at a previous year's Festival of Nations. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

April 12 Festival of Nations celebrates DU’s international flavor

The University of Denver’s 31st annual Festival of Nations, taking place April 12 in the Ritchie Center, is a unique opportunity for the DU community to learn about the diverse international presence on campus. The afternoon will be filled with food, dancing and even a fashion show. “I’m looking forward […]

Finance major’s nonprofit donates school supplies to kids in need

Finance major’s nonprofit donates school supplies to kids in need

Alex Olmanson, a senior finance major at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business, has set out to help alleviate nationwide school supply shortages with his business, Working on Our Future (WOOF).

Geography students use unmanned aerial vehicle to explore development in Nicaragua

Associate geography Professor Matthew Taylor, who began taking students to Nicaragua in 2005 to study issues related to development, made his latest trip there in December. Taylor and his students brought along a new teaching tool: an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), this one a quadcopter whose four propellers are controlled […]

Hockey team exits NCAA championships after first round

The University of Denver hockey team allowed three goals in the first period and was never able to recover as it dropped a 6-2 decision against No. 1 seed Boston College in the NCAA Northeast Regional Semifinals on Saturday afternoon at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. Denver closes out […]

Hockey team wins NCHC championship, starts NCAA championship play Saturday

Hockey team wins NCHC championship, starts NCAA championship play Saturday

Junior Zac Larraza and freshman Emil Romig each scored third-period goals to break open a 2-2 deadlock and lift the University of Denver hockey team to a 4-3 victory over Miami in the 2014 National Collegiate Hockey Conference Championship Game Saturday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis. With the […]