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"We have a deep commitment to making sure educated women understand that it’s not just that they receive the education, it’s what they do with it," says Lynn Gangone, dean of Colorado Women's College. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Interview: Lynn Gangone, dean of Colorado Women’s College

Colorado Women’s College of the University of Denver celebrated its 125th anniversary in November, months after reclaiming its historic name (for many years it was known simply as the Women’s College). We talked with Dean Lynn Gangone about where the CWC stands now — and where it’s headed.   Q: […]

eScience Labs filling a niche in online education world

eScience Labs filling a niche in online education world

Online education is allowing thousands of people across the country to earn or finish degrees, but there are still bugs to work out. It’s easy enough for the English major to read a poem online, but what about the chemistry student who still has to find a way to do […]

Editor’s note

University makes ‘Up-and-Comers’ list in U.S. News’ best colleges issue

When asked to name the institutions that “have recently made the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, student life, campus or facilities,” college administrators around the country consistently included the University of Denver on their short lists, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual […]

Korbel professor honored for book on civil resistance

Editor’s note: In November, Chenoweth and Stephan won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. The two will share the $100,000 prize. The American Political Science Association has selected Erica Chenoweth, a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and her co-author, Maria […]

Geography students travel to Guatemala to collect tree-ring data in the wild

Geography students travel to Guatemala to collect tree-ring data in the wild

The things a tree can tell you can change the fate of a civilization. That’s why since 2007, Associate Professor Matthew Taylor of the geography department has been taking University of Denver graduate and undergraduate students to Guatemala to study tree-ring data. The light and dark bands of wood, he […]

Alumni couple take an around-the-world adventure

Alumni couple take an around-the-world adventure

In November 2011, one year and four months after their wedding, Michael (BSBA ’08) and Amy Chamberlain-Torres (BS ’09, MBA ’09) took the plunge they’d talked about for years. They quit their jobs, put their possessions in storage and set off to travel around the world. The couple — who […]

Interview: Provost Gregg Kvistad on Renew DU

Interview: Provost Gregg Kvistad on Renew DU

In 2011, Provost Gregg Kvistad charged a task force of faculty members and administrators with creating — and testing — new ways to improve learning at every level of the University. The initiative is called Renew DU.   Q: What is driving Renew DU? A: There are a few drivers […]

Alumna helps prison lifers brighten their space with an organic garden

Alumna helps prison lifers brighten their space with an organic garden

Drabness inspired Terry Meyer in late summer 2010. As a volunteer Pilates instructor in one of the women’s prisons of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, she would walk by the women’s minimum facility, where prisoners soon to be released were jabbing at trash with spiked sticks. Meyer (BA ’75), […]

TV experience informs alum’s debut crime novel

TV experience informs alum’s debut crime novel

James Conway (BA ’71) has worked in film and television for more than 30 years, so it’s only fitting that he set his debut novel, the mystery thriller Dead and Not So Buried, in the world of show business. Inspired by legendary mystery writers such as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond […]