An alum-founded nonprofit envisions a healthier future for Denver’s Westwood neighborhood An alum-founded nonprofit envisions a healthier future for Denver’s Westwood neighborhood
Annual simulation gives students hands-on experience leading humanitarian efforts Annual simulation gives students hands-on experience leading humanitarian efforts
Students and faculty find innovative ways to combat homelessness Students and faculty find innovative ways to combat homelessness
Alumni help DU professor coordinate groundbreaking exhibition on female artists Alumni help DU professor coordinate groundbreaking exhibition on female artists

Fall 2016 issue

New headquarters for engineering school puts emphasis on collaboration

New headquarters for engineering school puts emphasis on collaboration

The five-floor, 130,000-square-foot facility is modeled in part after modern coworking spaces that foster chance meetings between entrepreneurs in related fields. The building, which features $1 million in new equipment, is a cornerstone of a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiative at the University to prepare graduates for business and entrepreneurship.

Summer research grants let undergrads pursue their passions

Summer research grants let undergrads pursue their passions

DU’s Undergraduate Research Center awards the summer grants every year — up to $3,500 each for students seeking to complete independent projects in collaboration with their peers and University faculty.

"Most people do not know, nor do they care, who the athletics director is," says Peg Bradley-Doppes. "All that matters is that I do my job." Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Q&A with DU Athletics Director Peg Bradley-Doppes on the Pioneers’ ongoing success

Bradley-Doppes guided the Pioneers to their fourth-straight Learfield Sports DI-AAA Directors’ Cup in July 2016. The award is given each year to the top NCAA Division I non-football school.

University extends welcome mat for military veterans

University extends welcome mat for military veterans

Three programs were added last year: the Veterans Advocacy Program at the Sturm College of Law, and a mental health clinic and military psychology specialty at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology.

DU Archives home to a rare set of 19th-century Native American prints

DU Archives home to a rare set of 19th-century Native American prints

The archives are home to a rare set of photographs by Edward Curtis, the 19th-century artist and ethnographer known as the “Shadow Catcher,” a moniker he was given by the Native Americans whose visages and culture he captured in his internationally celebrated works.

Land-use group makes recommendations for DU campus and neighborhood

Land-use group makes recommendations for DU campus and neighborhood

The University has commissioned the Washington-based Urban Land Institute to explore ways DU can improve its physical space and better engage with the Denver community.

Journalism grad turns to documentary film to help whale sharks

Journalism grad turns to documentary film to help whale sharks

Neela Eyunni’s “On the Brink: Uncharted Waters” takes an in-depth look at the booming whale shark tourism industry in the Philippines and its potential threat to marine life.

Alumnus and Google employee shares his experience with other Pioneers

Alumnus and Google employee shares his experience with other Pioneers

Sam Estenson started in December 2015 as an operations coordinator on a global team that manages Google’s hiring systems and processes.