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McCall to take the helm of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

On May 5, Chancellor Robert Coombe announced that Anne McCall was appointed dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. McCall has been at Tulane University for 16 years; she has served as associate dean since 2005. While at Tulane, she also served as director of the women’s studies program from 1999–2004 […]

New deans appointed at DU’s two largest academic divisions

The University of Denver’s nationally ranked Daniels College of Business and division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) will have new leadership beginning this summer. Chancellor Robert Coombe announced May 5 thatChristine Riordan has been hired to lead Daniels and Anne McCall will lead Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Riordan […]

Trial nears for women who stood up by sitting-in

Tears fill Sheila Schroeder’s eyes as she recalls being arrested last September. On that day in 2007, she and Kate Burns, her same-sex partner of six years, applied for a marriage license from the city of Denver, but they were refused because Colorado does not allow same-sex marriages. The couple […]

Lessons on the links: Sherlock says golf mirrors life

Stephanie Sherlock says she’s learned a lot about life on the links. “Golf has taught me everything from honesty to respect to patience,” says Sherlock, a sophomore business major and a standout on the Pioneers women’s golf team. “I think golf is kind of like life: There are many ups […]

Ricks Center students raise awareness and funds for nonprofits

Students at the Ricks Center for Gifted Children staffed booths in the center’s lobby representing nine nonprofit agencies from Roots and Shoots to the Wildlife Adoption Center April 28 and 29. “The ice is melting a lot,” says Eytan Michaelson, a kindergartner. “What we want most of all is to adopt […]

‘Daily Show’ to tape at DU during DNC

Hard news isn’t the only kind of coverage the Democratic National Convention will get in Denver. “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” will be broadcasting from DU’s Newman Center during the DNC, Comedy Central announced today. The news satire television program will tape in Byron Theatre Tuesday, Aug. 26, through […]

Men and women’s tennis selected for NCAA championships

The University of Denver men and women’s teams will compete in the 2008 Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, the NCAA has announced. The No. 28 DU women will make their second NCAA championship appearance after earning the Sun Belt Conference’s automatic berth, while the No. 44 DU men make their […]

Erik Johnson named head coach of women’s b-ball

Boston College assistant coach Erik Johnson has been named the 10th head coach of the University of Denver women’s basketball program, athletics Vice Chancellor Peg Bradley-Doppes announced April 30. “Erik comes highly regarded to DU and is a student of the game,” Bradley-Doppes said. He’s a strong recruiter and has a […]

Six faculty members receive top University honors

The Office of the Provost has announced the 2007–08 faculty award winners, who will be recognized at the University’s fall Convocation ceremony. Michelle Meyer, an adjunct professor in the Daniels College of Business marketing program, has received the Ruth Murray Underhill Teaching Award in recognition of excellence in teaching by an […]

Students host Iraq-focused tent city teach-in

Junior international studies and Russian major John McMahon was the driving force behind last week’s “Change the Status Quo” event intended to foster dialogue about Iraq. Held April 24–25, the event featured a “tent city teach-in.” Thirteen tents were set up in front of Sturm Hall on the Driscoll lawn […]