Retooling school: DU revamps the student experience to reflect a diverse and fast-changing world Retooling school: DU revamps the student experience to reflect a diverse and fast-changing world
Sculptor and alumna Gail Folwell goes pro Sculptor and alumna Gail Folwell goes pro
Alumna brings her talents and skills to prominent foundation Alumna brings her talents and skills to prominent foundation
Business professor’s research backs full-strength beer in grocery stores Business professor’s research backs full-strength beer in grocery stores

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Retooling school: DU revamps the student experience to reflect a diverse and fast-changing world

Retooling school: DU revamps the student experience to reflect a diverse and fast-changing world

The past five years have seen a tremendous amount of change in higher education, and the next 10 years promise to bring even more. By the year 2025, college students will be just as likely to be first-generation college students as not, and chances are, they’ll need skills for jobs that haven’t even been invented yet.

Founders Day expanded to two-day celebration of all things DU

It is a year of transformation at the University of Denver. Chancellor Rebecca Chopp’s new strategic plan, DU IMPACT 2025, lays out a bold vision for the future of the institution, and Founders Day, traditionally a one-night celebration honoring the University’s founding in 1864, has been transformed into a two-day […]

DU celebrates Black History Month with a slate of activities

To celebrate Black History Month, the DU chapter of the Black Student Alliance (BSA) has organized a variety of programs throughout February. The theme for the programming is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African-American Memories,” which, says DU BSA president Rory Moore, complements programming across the nation that will honor the […]

DU offers first-generation student a path to success

Private colleges may seem like daunting institutions with unattainable standards and a price tag that is too large to even consider for most students. But, according to research done by the Council of Independent Colleges, a higher proportion of first-generation and low-income students enroll at private colleges than at public […]

Senior plans event to inspire young black women in Denver

Senior plans event to inspire young black women in Denver

Senior Brooklyn Batey, a defender on the University of Denver women’s lacrosse team, is more than just a Division I athlete. Over the last year, Batey has been working hard to organize a new summit at DU for young African-American women in Denver. The summit, Black Women Lead, Empower, Aspire […]

$2 million gift endows international professorship at Daniels College of Business

In recognition of Ron Rizzuto’s 40 years of teaching and research at Daniels College of Business, the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation today provided a $2 million gift to establish an endowed chair in his name. The Ron Rizzuto Chair for Excellence in International Executive Education will support Rizzuto’s […]

Sculptor and alumna Gail Folwell goes pro

Sculptor and alumna Gail Folwell goes pro

For six months, renowned artist Gail Folwell (BFA ’83) worked tirelessly on her newest project: a 7-foot-tall sculpture for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s parade route in downtown Canton, Ohio. On Aug 7, 2015, the city of Canton, in conjunction with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, unveiled “The […]

Alumna brings her talents and skills to prominent foundation

Alumna brings her talents and skills to prominent foundation

Katy Anderson Craig has had a long, fruitful relationship with the University of Denver, first as an undergraduate student (BA ’09, French, creative writing and communications), and then as a graduate student (MA ’04, literary criticism) and assistant director of the DU Honors Program (2000–05). All of these experiences have […]

Business professor’s research backs full-strength beer in grocery stores

Business professor’s research backs full-strength beer in grocery stores

According to Jack Strauss, Miller Chair of Applied Economics at the Daniels College of Business, allowing Colorado grocery and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer and wine would create 22,000 jobs and save the average household $750 on beer and wine costs over three years. Under current state law, large […]

Social work grads help change lives through horsemanship

Social work grads help change lives through horsemanship

Those who grew up with horses know the therapeutic benefits the animals can provide. They teach us to communicate without words. They react to our body language and our demeanor in ways that force us into heightened self-awareness. At Aspen Hollow Young Ranchers near Morrison, Colo., at-risk and troubled youth […]