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Denver sweeps Summit League Golf Championships

The Denver men’s and women’s golf squads swept the Summit League Championships Wednesday at the Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club in Keller, Texas. On the men’s side, Denver overcame an eight-stroke deficit entering the final round to defeat IUPUI by five strokes. South Dakota State finished in third place, moving […]

Hockey team announces full 2014-15 schedule

Defending National Collegiate Hockey Conference Frozen Faceoff champion the University Denver will play a total of 34 games — including 18 regular-season home contests at Magness Arena — in its 2014-15  schedule. The 18-game home slate is highlighted by a nonconference visit from Boston College over homecoming weekend (Oct. 31-Nov. 1), as […]

Earth Day Summit to feature speakers, tree planting

The DU Environmental Team, in partnership with the Undergraduate Student Government Sustainability Committee and the Sturm College of Law Natural Resources and Environmental Law Society will hold its fifth annual Earth Day Summit April 25 in the Ricketson Law Building. Keynote speaker Travis Smith (MBA ’13), owner and head chef […]

DU at 150: University celebrated first Earth Day in 1970

It looked like a spaceship moving down University Boulevard, students said. The floating contraption – carried five blocks by 17 students – was a geodesic dome 30 feet in diameter and 17 feet high made in celebration of the first Earth Day at DU.

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 […]