At the University of Denver’s Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (ERI), founded in 1961 to conduct pioneering biomedical and genetic research, undergraduate and graduate students partner with world-renowned scholars in a quest to unravel the mysteries of disease. For Nathan Duval, a PhD candidate in biological sciences, that quest has personal significance. [...]
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Dan Lair’s interest in communication and work-related issues came about through his first “real” job as a marketing representative for a managed care corporation. Although he had no interest in marketing or managed care, he threw himself into the higher paying job by working extra hours without being asked and [...]
The science laboratories in the former Boettcher East building are gone now, but the site of the building demolished last year will still host several experiments over the coming years. Working in collaboration, DU’s facilities management, the office of the University architect and the University arborist will be working with [...]
Audrey Horning, an archaeology professor, or “reader” as they’re known across the pond, at England’s University of Leicester, will give two talks April 4–5. Horning — the Western Cultural Resource Management Inc. Distinguished Scholar in Historical Archaeology and Marsico Visiting Scholar — will give her first talk at noon on [...]
The University of Denver is offering three ways to watch TEDxDU. This year, participants can attend the live TEDxDU program or the TEDxDU Active watch party on campus. Participants also can watch a live stream of the event online at www.tedxdu.com. TEDxDU Active — the live simulcast — will be [...]
It’s one of those double-take moments: “Did I just see a dog walk across the stage?” Well, if you’ve attended a DU Commencement at the Graduate School of Social Work, the answer is yes, you likely did see a dog walk across the stage. It’s part of a special program [...]
Palestinian women are fighting for independence and equality. PhD candidate Rebecca Otis is documenting their struggle.
Ask DU statistics Professor Robert Hannum how invigorating he finds the study of probability, data collection and quantitative analysis, and he can’t bluff. “I freely admit there are many areas of statistics that I find dry and boring,” he says. “That’s part of the reason I ended up doing statistics [...]
The University of Denver Center for Colorado’s Economic Future finds that recent state budget shortfalls are not just a short-term problem caused by a global economic downturn. In a Feb. 25 briefing to the state Legislature in advance of a preliminary report on Colorado state finances, the center reported that [...]