Archive for November, 2011

Newman Center transforms into holiday showcase of dance and music

Newman Center transforms into holiday showcase of dance and music

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the University of Denver’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts, where 10 different local and national performers and performing arts groups will perform holiday shows throughout the month. Here’s a look at what’s on tap. Tickets for all concerts are available […]

Sporting Event of the Week: DU vs. Texas Southern in men’s basketball

Sporting Event of the Week: DU vs. Texas Southern in men’s basketball

Following a road game at Utah State on Wednesday night, the University of Denver men’s basketball team returns to Magness Arena to take on Texas Southern at 4 p.m. on Dec. 3. This marks the first-ever meeting between the Pioneers and Eagles, who won the Southwestern Athletic Conference regular season […]

DU ranks third in nation for study abroad

DU is third in the nation in the percentage of undergraduate students who study abroad from U.S. higher education institutions, according to the 2011 Open Doors report, which was released Nov. 14 by the Institute of International Education. According to the report, 824 DU undergraduate students — 69.7 percent of […]

Three Questions: Seth Masket on DU’s 2012 presidential debate

Three Questions: Seth Masket on DU’s 2012 presidential debate

Seth Masket, an associate professor in DU’s Department of Political Science, teaches classes on local, regional and national American political issues, including election campaigns and parties. Masket has been with the University of Denver since 2004. He is the author of No Middle Ground: How Informal Party Organizations Control Nominations […]

Sporting Event of the Week: DU vs. Miami in hockey

Sporting Event of the Week: DU vs. Miami in hockey

The University of Denver men’s ice hockey team faces off against the Miami University RedHawks at 7:07 p.m. Nov. 26 at DU’s Magness Arena in the second day of the Denver Cup Classic. DU Head Coach George Gwozdecky is coaching his 1,000th career game as a collegiate coach. Gwozdecky served […]

Lamont Featured Performance: 13th Annual Holiday Carillon Concert

Lamont Featured Performance: 13th Annual Holiday Carillon Concert

Nothing brings in the holiday spirit like the ringing of bells. “The holidays and bells just seem to be made for each other,” says DU Carillonneur Carol Jickling Lens. At DU’s annual holiday carillon concert this year, Lens will perform carols from around the world as well as familiar tunes […]

Kuwata Resigns as Head Volleyball Coach

16-year veteran reassigned in DU Division of Athletics

Professor opens door to mathematics

Professor opens door to mathematics

University of Denver mathematics Professor Alvaro Arias admits the theoretical, complex world of pure mathematics is dark, foreboding and foreign to many. That’s why he’s opening doors. Arias was named this year’s Faculty Service Award winner at DU’s Convocation on Oct. 5 in recognition of his involvement in outreach projects […]

Kingsley jumps to the head of conference volleyball stars

Kingsley jumps to the head of conference volleyball stars

Back in New York, Faimie Kingsley wasn’t happy with the academics at her local high school. So the Pioneers volleyball phenom talked her parents into letting her attend boarding school, even going so far as to fill out the financial aid applications on her own. She landed at The Hotchkiss […]

Epstein remembered for literary contributions

Seymour Epstein, critically acclaimed author of more than a dozen novels, passed away Nov. 5 at the age of 93. Epstein taught in the University of Denver’s English department from 1968–84 and is remembered as a prolific writer, a passionate champion of literature and a loyal, witty friend. Epstein’s novels […]