Archive for December, 2004

Theater grad Ally Haynes leading a productive life

Before graduation, Ally Haynes, BA theater ’96, had an interview with the DU theater faculty. They told her she was well suited to pursue a career in the business side of the theater industry, but that was not what she wanted to hear. Her response was, “That’s not really what […]

Retired staffer Rosy Griffiths helps seniors see the world

Boxes of slides, thousands of photographs, more airline miles than anyone can count and precious memories are the rewards of being a world traveler for nearly 50 years. And they all belong to retired DU staffer Rosy Griffiths, BSBA ’78 and MA ’87, who’s passing her traveling joys on to […]

For Kids’ Sake

For Kids’ Sake

DU’s Cathy Potter is investigating the best ways to treat Colorado’s youth offenders.

Chancellor Emeritus Chester Alter left legacy on campus

Chancellor Emeritus Chester Alter left legacy on campus

For more than 50 years, Chancellor Emeritus Chester Alter has cast a light on the University that is still shining bright.

Meet the class of ’08

Meet the class of ’08

DU’s Class of 2008 — the first class assembled through the Hyde interview — promises to be one of the strongest ever.

Zen and the art of Zamantakis

Zen and the art of Zamantakis

Master potter Mark Zamantakis has spent a lifetime in pursuit of the ultimate form.

DU’s graduate programs and research strengthen the University

DU’s graduate programs and research strengthen the University

The University of Denver is at the top of its game. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us 90th among national doctoral institutions, and our Daniels College of Business was recognized by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world’s top five schools for producing graduates with high […]

Tibetan monks create mandala at DU as part of week of peace and healing

Tibetan monks create mandala at DU as part of week of peace and healing

The audience gathered close, watching in rapt silence as robed monks hunched over a large table, gently tapping metal funnels to place jewel-hued sand in a pattern. Grain by grain, images began to emerge—stylized icons symbolizing the nature of the world and the energy of the universe. Grain by grain, […]

In adopting a troubled older child, alumna Karen Argust has found immeasurable rewards

In adopting a troubled older child, alumna Karen Argust has found immeasurable rewards

Karen Argust is the first to admit that her daughter is “difficult.” Her adopted child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, reactive attachment disorder, oppositional defiant disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. The 17-year-old, who acts more like a 13-year-old, also is showing signs of personality disorders. But for […]

Junior swimmer and straight-A student Brian Flaherty keeps success in perspective

Junior swimmer and straight-A student Brian Flaherty keeps success in perspective

How’s this for a typical day: Up by 5:30 a.m. In the cold pool by 6 a.m. Chomp down an egg sandwich while scooting across campus for an 8 a.m. class. Finish classes at 1 p.m.—do homework ’til 2:45 p.m. Then back to the pool for practice from 3 to […]