Archive for October, 2011

University of Denver To Host First 2012 Presidential Debate

The University of Denver announced today that the Commission on Presidential Debates has selected the University as the host site for the very first 2012 Presidential debate.

University of Denver to host first 2012 presidential debate

The University of Denver learned today it has been selected by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) to host the first of three 2012 presidential debates. The University will host a news conference today outside the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness, where the debate will be held. […]

DU to host Colorado’s first-ever presidential debate

DU to host Colorado’s first-ever presidential debate

The University of Denver announced today that the Commission on Presidential Debates has selected the University as the host site for a 2012 U.S. presidential debate. The debate will be held on Oct. 3 in Magness Arena at DU’s Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness. “The University of Denver is […]

Three Questions: Paul Sutton on the world population reaching 7 billion

Paul Sutton, a DU associate professor of geography and director of the geography department’s graduate studies program, has been with the University of Denver since 1999. He teaches population geography, ecological economics and geographical statistics. The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion. Why should this be of interest […]

Lamont students to stage Faust

Lamont students to stage Faust

In some ways it’s a shame that Lamont Opera’s production of Faust — the first fall opera in the school’s history — didn’t open a week earlier. With its themes of murder, betrayal and deals with the Devil, it would have been perfect for Halloween. “The theme of this opera […]

Lamont Featured Performance: MIJI Percussion Duo

Lamont Featured Performance: MIJI Percussion Duo

The MIJI Percussion Duo is sure to drum up a lot of great music during its stop at DU. The duo, which consists of Ji Hye Jung and Michael Zell, will play a wide variety of music, ranging from arrangements of Franz Schubert to Thierry De Mey as well as […]

Social Work students work to save pandas

Social Work students work to save pandas

The giant panda — beloved emblem of China, celebrity-in-residence at a handful of zoos worldwide and cuddly poster child of the endangered species list — has never lacked for friends, fans and advocates. What it really needs is a reversal of fortune. Enter DU’s Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW). […]

UTS offers tips for Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and University Technology Services’ Information Security Department is teaching the campus community to stay safe online. “Keeping the DU network and computing resources safe is not accomplished solely by the work of any single department, but rather it is the result of a collective […]

Grabel to deliver University Lecture

Grabel to deliver University Lecture

If you meet Professor Ilene Grabel and ask about her work, she’ll tell you she’s an economist on faculty at DU’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. She’ll also tell you that her research focuses primarily on issues of global financial architecture and specifically on financial policy in developing countries. […]

Three Questions: Nader Hashemi on Libya

Three Questions: Nader Hashemi on Libya

DU faculty experts weigh in on the issues of the day in a short, three-question format.