Alumna’s poem inspires spirituals-focused stage show Alumna’s poem inspires spirituals-focused stage show
Coaches Bill Tierney and Liza Kelly are turning the Pioneers lacrosse program into one of the best in the country Coaches Bill Tierney and Liza Kelly are turning the Pioneers lacrosse program into one of the best in the country
Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement
Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

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DU’s Sistah Network empowers black women to negotiate graduate programs

When Nicole Joseph read an article describing some of the factors that negatively influence black women pursuing graduate degrees on predominately white campuses, she immediately knew she wanted to do what she could to help prevent the problem at the University of Denver. Joseph, an assistant professor at DU’s Morgridge […]

University names speakers for spring Commencement ceremonies

The University of Denver has announced speakers for the spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies in May and June. Michael Bennet, United States senator for Colorado, will deliver the spring undergraduate Commencement address on Saturday, June 6, and Carol Geary Schneider, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, will deliver […]

DU reduces carbon footprint by 27 percent

Thanks to a number of sustainability efforts, the University of Denver has reached the first of its carbon-reduction milestones six years ahead of schedule. Along the way, it has shaved more than $850,000 from annual operating expenses, says Chad King, the University’s sustainability coordinator. Since 2006, King says, DU has […]

Alumna’s poem inspires spirituals-focused stage show

Alumna’s poem inspires spirituals-focused stage show

“You’re still famous in New Jersey.” That unexpected news popped up in her email inbox one day last summer. So naturally, University of Denver alumna Dee Galloway clicked on the message. A professional poet, an enthusiastic songstress and the program administrator at the DU-based Spirituals Project, Galloway (BA ’04) was […]

Coaches Bill Tierney and Liza Kelly are turning the Pioneers lacrosse program into one of the best in the country

Coaches Bill Tierney and Liza Kelly are turning the Pioneers lacrosse program into one of the best in the country

“It’s too quiet out here! Let’s go!” University of Denver men’s lacrosse coach Bill Tierney stands in the middle of the field at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on campus. It’s a beautiful late summer afternoon, the first day of practice for the 2015 season, and Tierney’s 47 players are quietly […]

Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement

Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement

On Feb. 22, the same night the civil rights-themed “Selma” vies for best picture at the Academy Awards, the Spirituals Project Choir – part of the nonprofit Spirituals Project organization based at the University of Denver — will be paying tribute to the era in its own way. In the […]

Gates Foundation grant supports innovations in childhood learning

Preschoolers may not be able to calculate the circumference of a circle or ponder the delights of pi, but they’re more than ready to enjoy a standing play date with patterns, shapes and numbers. In fact, says Professor Douglas Clements of the Morgridge College of Education and the Marsico Institute […]

Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

One of the most meaningful relationships of University of Denver senior Emily Proctor’s college career was not with a professor or fellow student, but with an African refugee named Jeanine whom she mentored in winter 2014 as part of the Managing Human Capital in Hospitality course at DU’s Fritz Knoebel […]

Chancellor Emeritus Daniel Ritchie will receive the John Evans Award at the 2015 Founders Day Gala in March.

University honors outstanding contributions at Founders Day

The University of Denver has announced the recipients of the 2015 Founders Day Awards, which for the first time will recognize an outstanding graduate student and an outstanding undergraduate student, in addition to celebrating the accomplishments of notable alumni, donors, faculty and staff. The 2015 awards will be handed out […]

Campus summit explores the challenges of affordable housing

The University of Denver and the city of Denver always have had a deep connection. Through the last 151 years, since the University’s founding, resilience and vision have propelled both institutions through many challenges. One of the city’s and the University’s greatest shared challenges is affordable housing throughout Denver, and […]