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Allergist writes puns, prescriptions

Coughing, sneezing and watery eyes are annoying symptoms of common allergies, but Dr. Robert Boxer (BA chemistry ’53), an allergist, believes laughter may provide some relief. Nearly 20 years ago Boxer sat in a cafeteria surrounded by other doctors and discovered his ability to evoke a hearty laugh from them […]

New symposium offers ‘lifelong learning’ opportunities for alumni

In an effort to engage alumni in lifelong academic exploration, the University is hosting its first-ever alumni symposium Oct. 5–6. Symposium participants will be able to choose from more than 20 faculty presentations offered in three sessions. Topics range from the global financial system, biological terrorism and the conservative-liberal ideological […]

Women’s golf captures Topy Cup title

The 18th-ranked Pioneers women’s golf team shot a final round 5-over par 293 on Sept. 5 and wrapped up a 10-shot victory at the Topy Cup tournament, an annual event that pits some of the top collegiate teams in Japan against U.S. counterparts.  The Pioneers, who entered the final round […]

DU launches new emergency notification system

The University of Denver has activated a new voice, e-mail and text message system designed to alert students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency on campus. The Critical Incident Notification System (CINS) was launched on Sept. 5, five days before the beginning of the fall quarter. DU […]

Alumnus gets dream job in Hollywood

Alumnus gets dream job in Hollywood

Jim Gray is living a story straight out of Hollywood. Actually, straight into Hollywood. The University of Denver graduate has parlayed good luck, hard work and perseverance into what legions of star-struck writers only dream of: a full-time writing position for a network show that’s earning critical acclaim. “This just […]

Bank reduces light pollution at neighbor’s behest

Sometimes shedding a little darkness can show you’ve seen the light. Just ask Lamont Associate Professor Antonia Banducci. Her backyard is dark again and she’s beaming. And Artem Guralev, the 2003 Daniels College finance graduate who made it happen, is feeling especially bright. For months, Banducci had been hoping to […]

Panel will take in-depth look at constitution

The 2007 University of Denver Strategic Issues Panel kicked off its study of the Colorado Constitution Sept. 5 by listening to the insights of a national expert on state constitutions. He advised them to take a “hard-nosed, in the trenches” look at how the state’s constitution impacts the everyday lives of […]

Students work to restore historic mural

Students work to restore historic mural

Perched on a second-hand construction scaffold 20 feet above the stage in the Little Theatre in Margery Reed Hall are two DU seniors having the time of their lives. One sits on a thick pillow, legs dangling. Both are hunched over, staring intently at the proscenium arch, a brick and […]

Einstein, scientists’ lives examined in new book

Einstein, scientists’ lives examined in new book

Albert Einstein spent much of the winter of 1943–44 at his Princeton, N.J., home among friends— philosopher Bertrand Russell, logician Kurt Gödel and Wolfgang Pauli, one of the founders quantum mechanics — while discussing their respective work and the urgency of the scientific world developing around them.  In 112 Mercer Street […]

Pardons for criminals common during Buchtel era

On Dec. 24, 1908, Gov. Henry Buchtel issued a “full, free and unconditional” pardon to Mile Mandarich, a man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a saloon keeper. Mandarich was released on Christmas Day to create “a wholesome effect upon the prisoners now in the penitentiary at […]