Articles written by: Will Jones

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 […]

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. […]

University of Denver Climbs in Forbes Magazine’s College Rankings

In the 2013 Forbes Magazine’s annual ranking of the top 650 colleges and universities in America, the University of Denver placed fourth amongst institutions of higher education in Colorado and #103 nationally.

NPR Commentator Adam Davidson to Give Free Lecture at the University of Denver on Thursday, July 25

As part of the University of Denver Speaker Series, the Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences presents a free lecture by Adam Davidson, NPR commentator and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life.

Disaster Drill to Test and Train Emergency Responders

Members of the Colorado National Guard will take part in “Vigilant Guard,” a mock disaster exercise on Wednesday, July 24 between 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the University of Denver. The exercise, which will span from Colorado Springs to northern Denver between July 22 and 26, will test the preparedness and response capabilities of local, regional and federal agencies in the event of a real crisis.

University of Denver Launches New 6-Year BA/BS/JD Joint Degree Program

With an increasing focus on the cost of higher education and reducing the amount of money and time individuals spend on their formal education, the University of Denver now offers a joint degree program in which students can earn a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in six years instead of the typical seven.

The University of Denver Partners with the University of Alberta in Groundbreaking Research to Tackle Lung Disease

In order to study the effects of altitude on the delivery of asthma medications, the University of Denver’s High Altitude Research Station near Echo Lake (elevation 10,600 feet) and Meyer-Womble Observatory atop Mount Evans (elevation 14,148 feet) will be utilized by researchers from the University of Alberta’s Aerosol Research Laboratory of Alberta (ARLA, http://www.mece.ualberta.ca/arla/) during the month of July 2013.