DU experience takes alumnus to Oxford for debate, master’s degree DU experience takes alumnus to Oxford for debate, master’s degree
Professor draws on literature, gender and performance studies for classes that challenge Professor draws on literature, gender and performance studies for classes that challenge
Alumna Jenna Bainbridge returns to campus in Phamaly production of ‘Evita’ Alumna Jenna Bainbridge returns to campus in Phamaly production of  ‘Evita’
Museum studies director curates groundbreaking female abstract expressionists show at the DAM Museum studies director curates groundbreaking female abstract expressionists show at the DAM

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Daniels MBA student turns improv comedy into a business

Daniels MBA student turns improv comedy into a business

When Bruce Montgomery (EMBA ’13) was looking for a change in his current job, he wasn’t expecting to launch his own business. At the time, he was director of IT for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), and he wanted to advance in his career. Moving up in […]

Emergent Digital Practices student uses art to explore her MS diagnosis

In April 2009, Denver native Sarah Richter’s world was turned upside down. After experiencing bouts of severe vertigo, triple vision and fatigue for months, Richter was finally diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). “Getting MS was a catalyst,” says Richter, a graduate student in DU’s emergent digital practices (EDP) program, a […]

Social sciences background enhances alumna’s career in geophysics

Tiffany Tchakirides (MA ’02) digs deeply into her work. Literally, and digitally. She works as an exploration and geophysics workflow advisor at Shell, one of the world’s leading oil and gas companies. Previously, she was a seismic processing geophysicist for Shell’s deepwater exploration imaging team in the Gulf of Mexico […]

DU experience takes alumnus to Oxford for debate, master’s degree

DU experience takes alumnus to Oxford for debate, master’s degree

After graduating in 2014 with dual degrees in philosophy and religious studies, Gabe Rusk returned to the University of Oxford — where he had studied abroad during his time at DU — to pursue a master’s degree in religious studies. In May, Rusk, who had been a member of the […]

Professor draws on literature, gender and performance studies for classes that challenge

Professor draws on literature, gender and performance studies for classes that challenge

Few English professors weave dance and other performance arts into a course syllabus, but Tayana Hardin enjoys integrating American literature with performance studies in her classes and scholarly work. Hardin specializes in 19th- and 20th-century African-American literature, gender studies and performance studies. In spring 2015, she taught an advanced seminar […]

Alumna Jenna Bainbridge returns to campus in Phamaly production of  ‘Evita’

Alumna Jenna Bainbridge returns to campus in Phamaly production of ‘Evita’

It’s been two years since Jenna Bainbridge (BA ’14) graduated from DU and ventured into the world to fulfill her dream of acting and singing on stage. For her, it was more than just being underneath the bright lights in front of big crowds — it was about her passion for […]

Flawed power grid inspires Ugandan student to pursue degree in electrical engineering

Flawed power grid inspires Ugandan student to pursue degree in electrical engineering

For Shem Kikamaze, the light bulb clicked on when the electricity went off. As a high school student in his hometown of Kampala, Uganda, where outages are a recurring problem, Kikamaze came to value every jolt of power. “It is always going on and off,” he says of the electricity. […]

Exchange program gives Korbel students better understanding of Japan

In March, 23 graduate and undergraduate students from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies had the opportunity to visit Japan as participants in the Kakehashi Project. Sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the fully-funded student exchange program between Japan and the U.S. aims to promote deeper mutual understanding […]

Professor examines human behavior through visual perception

Human perception is keen. We can appraise an individual in the blink of an eye and discern details about a group or a crowd at a glance. Our visual perception often guides our behavior, whether we know it or not. Timothy Sweeny, assistant professor of psychology at DU, studies visual […]

Museum studies director curates groundbreaking female abstract expressionists show at the DAM

Museum studies director curates groundbreaking female abstract expressionists show at the DAM

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) made history in June when it opened “Women of Abstract Expressionism,” the first museum exhibit to focus on the female artists of the postwar art movement. Curated by Gwen Chanzit, the DAM’s curator of modern and contemporary art and director of the museum studies master’s […]