Editor’s note: Read profiles of the other faculty honorees at Convocation here. Although he has made his name and reputation in what wags call the “dismal science,” Professor Haider Khan of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is downright exuberant about human potential. “I am, on the whole, […]
Full of vivid colors, geometric whimsy, classic American iconography and often nearly indecipherable lettering, the San Francisco rock posters of the 1960s were the visual equivalent of the exploratory sounds of bands like the Grateful Dead, Santana, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Big Brother and the Holding Company. “Visual Trips: The […]Read more...
More than 125 Colorado breweries are taking part in the 2014 Great American Beer Festival, running Oct. 2–4 at the Colorado Convention Center. Among them is Centennial-based Two22 Brew, owned by University of Denver alumni Paige Schuster (BS ’08) and her husband, Marcus Christianson (BS ’08). The couple — former […]Read more...
A passionate advocate of equity and inclusion, Debbie Mixon Mitchell is a constant example of what it means to be caring, responsive, courteous and accountable to others. Mitchell currently serves as director of diversity recruiting in the Center for Multicultural Excellence, where her work encouraging transparent and inclusive hiring practices […]Read more...
The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies began a new era Tuesday with the ceremonial groundbreaking on the Anna and John J. Sie International Relations Complex — a new campus building made possible by a $17 million donation from the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation. “We […]Read more...
The University of Denver prizes research that benefits the public good and teaching that transforms the lives of students. Purposeful research and inspired teaching are celebrated each year with an awards presentation at the fall Convocation ceremony, scheduled this year for Thursday, Oct. 2, in Magness Arena. In addition to […]
University Advancement celebrated the successful close of ASCEND: the Campaign for the University of Denver in June. The eight-year fundraising effort generated nearly $490 million in gifts from more than 48,000 members of the University of Denver community (including more than 26,000 donors who had never before given to DU). […]
In 1964, scholar and diplomat Josef Korbel founded the school that would become the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Monday night, the school’s extended community gathered at the Sheraton Denver Downtown to celebrate the school’s golden anniversary and to honor three individuals who embody the school’s […]
Rube Goldberg construction competitions, human-powered snow cone and pancake machines, and demonstrations of underwater robotics all are part of the fun at STEMosphere, a free hands-on science and technology expo open to students, families and the community. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Daniel […]
With the start of fall quarter in early September, the University of Denver welcomed the 1,436-member Class of 2018 to campus. “This is one of the most diverse classes we’ve had, so we’re pretty excited about it,” says Tom Willoughby, vice chancellor for enrollment. Twenty percent of first-year students identify […]
Former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice (BA ’74, PhD ’81) will take part Tuesday in a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new building for the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. The ceremony begins at 8 a.m. on the new building site behind Cherrington Hall. Denver philanthropists Anna and John J. Sie […]
After an intense four years at the University of Denver earning a degree in international business while playing men’s lacrosse, Christian Anderson (BSBA ’05) chose to travel instead of jumping into a job. He visited Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand before returning to Denver, where he landed a job at Beverage […]
Ryan Carson, a junior majoring in public policy and international studies, recently joined nine other American students for the five-week Fulbright Scotland Summer Institute, hosted by Dundee and Strathclyde universities. A 2012 Boettcher Scholar, Carson is campaign coordinator for DU’s chapter of GlobeMed and a member of the Pioneer Leadership […]
On Sept. 11, 2001, DU lost three of its own in the deadliest terrorist attack ever on American soil: Kathryn (LaBorie) Yancey-Salazar (attd. ’77) was a flight attendant on United Flight 175, which hit the south tower of the World Trade Center; Robert Ploger III (BA ’65) and Mari-Rae Sopper (JD ’96) were passengers on American Airlines Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon.