Archive for June, 2010

For the bookshelf: Fighting for your marriage

For the bookshelf: Seaborn

Pioneers Top 10 July 2010

Pioneers Top 10 July 2010

DU poet wins Colorado Book Award

DU English Professor Bin Ramke has received a Colorado Book Award for his recent offering, Theory of Mind: New & Selected Poems (Omnidawn, 2009). The awards, given out by Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book, were announced June 25 in Aspen, Colo. The awards recognize outstanding contributions by Colorado […]

New Women’s Business Leadership and Entrepreneurship Center to Launch at The Women’s College in 2011

The Women’s College (TWC) of the University of Denver has named Jeanne Callahan director of its new Center for the Advancement of Business Leadership and Entrepreneurship for Women (ABLE).

Maempel named academic All-America

Maempel named academic All-America

Pioneer skier Antje Maempel was named to the ESPN The Magazine academic All -America women’s first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Maempel has a 3.74 GPA in finance. In 2010, she became the second woman in NCAA history to sweep the individual NCAA titles […]

University of Denver Carillonneur holds summer concerts

University of Denver (DU) Carillonneur Carol Jickling Lens will host four summer concerts.

DU professor excavates Internment Camp in Granada, Colo.

Bonnie Clark, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Denver, will lead a field school June 21 to July 19 at Amache, the World War II U.S. Japanese American internment camp in Granada, Colo.

University agrees to public design forum on Boettcher’s future

University agrees to public design forum on Boettcher’s future

A confrontation before the Denver City Council over a bid to designate DU’s Boettcher complex as a historic landmark was averted last week when officials of the University and Historic Denver agreed on a process for ironing out differences.  City officials hailed the agreement as a “positive outcome” and agreed to let […]

Law school alum teaches Berklee students the business of music

Law school alum teaches Berklee students the business of music

Music and business have long been intertwined for Don Gorder (JD ’80). Trained as a trumpet player, he got a bachelor’s degree in performance and was working on his master’s degree in jazz pedagogy when a class at the University of Miami turned him on to music’s business side.  He […]

DU Carillonneur holds summer concerts

 Carillonneur Carol Jickling Lens will host four concerts at DU’s Williams Carillon this summer. “I am quite excited about hosting the first summer carillon recital series at DU,” says Jickling Lens. “I hope this will be a popular event so that we can have an annual summer recital series.” The […]

English prof up for Colorado Book Award

English prof up for Colorado Book Award

Recently, DU English professor Bin Ramke attended a reading for finalists for the 2010 Colorado Book Awards — a group of which he is a member due to his latest book of poetry, Theory of Mind. Before reading some of his choice poems — “The Magician,” “Something to Say,” “Work […]

Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre announces summer season

Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre announces summer season

The Newman Center for the Performing Arts is swarming with kids who will put on six performances in the next eight weeks. The Rocky Mountain Conservatory Theatre is hosting its summer camps for children ages 6–17. The children have been practicing since June 7 and stage their first performances on […]

Students get training and hands-on experience with collections

Students get training and hands-on experience with collections

The University of Denver Museum of Anthropology received a $6,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to organize some of its collections from the Franktown and Kenton Caves. Along the way, DU students will learn about museum curatorship.  “We are a teaching museum and research institution,” says Brooke […]

Alums’ nonprofit provides free baby gear to needy families

Alums’ nonprofit provides free baby gear to needy families

As new moms, Sunny Heydorn (JD ’02) and Jayme (Ship) Ritchie (JD ’04, LLM ’04) found out firsthand just how expensive baby gear — strollers, cribs, car seats — really is. And they realized just how quickly kids grow out of things, often leaving perfectly good items behind. So, inspired […]