Archive for September, 2004

A Force for Change

A Force for Change

Young voters long have been underrepresented at the polls. But with millions of college-age voters up for grabs, the youth vote could turn the tide in the 2004 presidential election.

Mastering the written word

Mastering the written word

A new campaign aims to boost students’ writing skills throughout the disciplines.

For art’s sake

For art’s sake

A new partnership is giving DU students access to a world-class collection of contemporary art.

Food for thought

Nutritious food offerings abound on campus, but DU students typically choose quick over healthy.

Adam Spivak’s wild ride

Adam Spivak’s wild ride

Late one muggy August night in 2001, four grown men boarded a New Jersey roller coaster called the Dragon Wagon and buckled up for the ride. There was only one problem: The Dragon Wagon is a kiddie coaster and couldn’t pull the weight. So, two men got out and pushed. […]

The fix-it squad

The fix-it squad

Behind the scenes, a winning sports medicine team helps the Pioneers shine.

New HRTM building will give hospitality students hands-on experience

New HRTM building will give hospitality students hands-on experience

Imagine you want to arrange a meeting in Denver. You are looking for a beautiful facility, managed by knowledgeable staff, with well-appointed conference rooms, good food and professional service. Soon, you will find that facility on the University of Denver campus. In August, DU’s School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism […]

Letters

Thank you so very much for arranging for me to get 30 copies of your wonderful issue [summer 2004] of the University of Denver Magazine. The cover, the graphic of the map of Africa [“Seeds of Change”], the heart-wrenching story of Mutuma and Beatrice [“Hope in the Heart of Africa”], […]

Merle Catherine Chambers: Building a dream

It’s said that great minds think alike, so it’s clear that Colorado’s women and girls have a couple of great minds working on their behalf. At the same time that Dean Michele “Mike” Bloom was dreaming of a grander home for DU’s Women’s College, Merle Catherine Chambers, LLM ’84, was […]

A Place to Learn, A Place to Grow

After more than a century of change and construction of a new building, the University of Denver’s Women’s College has found its niche.