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Men’s basketball falls to North Dakota State in Summit League Semifinals

The University of Denver men’s basketball team fell 83-48 to No. 1 seed North Dakota State in The Summit League Championship Semifinal at Sioux Falls Arena on Monday night. Senior Chris Udofia had 12 points and six rebounds for the Pioneers, ending his career with 1,501 points, 603 rebounds, 349 […]

Milberg and Corea make DU swimming history with conference three-peat

University of Denver student-athletes Kyle Milberg and Samantha Corea became the first NCAA Division I swimmers to be named Swimmers of the Year in three different conferences after picking up their third straight conference honors at The Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships on Feb. 22. “Both of these athletes […]

Men’s basketball advances to Summit League Semifinals

University of Denver junior Brett Olson led the Pioneers to a 71-55 win over South Dakota in The Summit League Championship Quarterfinals Sunday night at Sioux Falls Arena. The Pioneers finished the game on a 21-10 run to advance to the Summit League Championship Semifinals on at 5 p.m. MDT […]

Denver Skiing Wins 22nd NCAA Championship

University of Denver junior Espen Lysdahl won his second NCAA individual championship in slalom, helping the Pioneers secure their 22nd skiing national title last week in Park City, Utah. This marks the eighth championship since 2000 and fourth title for the Pioneers in the past seven years. “We didn’t miss […]

DU sophomore places sixth in 2014 Sochi Paralympics

University of Denver sophomore Jamie Stanton earned the highest finish for an American in the men’s Super G at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics on Sunday. Stanton began the day with a bib number of 37 and finished 3.74 seconds behind Austria’s Markus Salcher. “It is an unbelievable feeling to be […]

Hockey team opens postseason play Thursday in Omaha

Hockey team opens postseason play Thursday in Omaha

After losing to the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks in their regular-season finale Saturday night at Magness Arena, the University of Denver Pioneers will open the 2014 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) playoffs Thursday night at No. 3 seed Omaha in the opening game of the best-of-three series at CenturyLink Arena. Puck […]

Public Policy alum leads the way in education

Dan Schaller (MPP ’10) started the master’s program at the University of Denver’s Institute for Public Policy Studies as a high school teacher interested in exploring ways he could engage in and influence the larger education debate. Now he is leading the way as director of advocacy with the Colorado […]

DU at 150: Art Professor Maynard Tischler left his mark on the University

DU at 150: Art Professor Maynard Tischler left his mark on the University

Brewster Hanson (BFA ’74) recalls one night in the early 1970s when DU ceramics Professor Maynard Tischler and his students stayed up all night firing pieces in a wood kiln. When Tischler took his piece—a large platter—out of the fire, he set it on the ground right in front of […]

DU athletes headed to Sochi for Paralympics

DU athletes headed to Sochi for Paralympics

Closely following the Winter Olympics, the 2014 Paralympic Games begin Friday, also in Sochi, Russia, and just like at the Olympics, the University of Denver will be well represented. Two alpine skiers, alumna Allison Jones (BSME ’07) and current student Jamie Stanton, are among the 80-person American team that comprises […]

"Hopefully we’ll see people get health care, and get healthier, and see health care costs go down — that’s my motivation for of all this,” says Melanie Hererra Bortz. Photo courtesy of Melanie Hererra Bortz

Alumna helps spread the word about Obamacare

It hasn’t been an easy path for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). October’s launch of the exchanges — the online marketplaces where Americans shop and sign up for health plans under the law — was rocky, at best. Sign-ups have been lower than expected, and as the March 31 deadline […]