Archive for November, 2012

Korbel professor honored for book on civil resistance

Korbel professor honored for book on civil resistance

The American Political Science Association has selected Erica Chenoweth, a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and her co-author, Maria Stephan of the U.S. State Department, as the recipients of the 2012 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for their book Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of […]

University of Denver professor wins prestigious prize for improving world order

Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan have won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order

Eleven Pioneers teams move to the Summit League

Eleven Pioneers teams move to the Summit League

The University of Denver has accepted an invitation to join the Summit League and will move all athletics programs currently participating in the Western Athletic Conference after completion of the 2012–13 season. The invitation to join the Summit League came shortly after conference officials visited the Denver campus. “Just as […]

DU ranks among top 10 in nation for study abroad

The University of Denver ranks sixth in the nation among doctoral and research institutions in percentage of undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs, according to the 2012 Open Doors report. Released Nov. 12 by the Institute of International Education, the report shows that DU sent 64.3 percent of its undergraduates […]

eScience Labs filling a niche in online education world

eScience Labs filling a niche in online education world

Online education is allowing thousands of people across the country to earn or finish degrees, but there are still bugs to work out. It’s easy enough for the English major to read a poem online, but what about the chemistry student who still has to find a way to do […]

DU Law sues to block holiday evictions

Dozens of young families and senior citizens living in a Fort Morgan mobile home park face eviction just days before the holidays. University of Denver Sturm College of Law student lawyers today filed court documents seeking to block the proposed mobile home park closure and force park operators to provide […]

Student Lawyers Seek Justice for Tenants; Holiday Evictions Loom

Dozens of young families and senior citizens living in a mobile home park face eviction–Denver Law students aim to block park closure

University of Denver among the top universities for sending highest percentage of undergraduates abroad

DU ranks sixth in the nation in percentage of undergraduate students participating in study abroad programs

Art professor explores digital technology in new exhibit

Art professor explores digital technology in new exhibit

Digital technology touches many aspects of our everyday lives, and it is now impacting the contemporary art world as well. One University of Denver professor is showing off his creative digital art experiences in conjunction with classic literature in a new exhibit on campus. Conor McGarrigle, a digital artist and […]

University steps into spotlight at first presidential debate

University steps into spotlight at first presidential debate

The presidential debate at the University of Denver is now in the history books. Here’s a look at how it all went down.

Editor’s note

University makes ‘Up-and-Comers’ list in U.S. News’ best colleges issue

When asked to name the institutions that “have recently made the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, student life, campus or facilities,” college administrators around the country consistently included the University of Denver on their short lists, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual […]

Korbel professor honored for book on civil resistance

Editor’s note: In November, Chenoweth and Stephan won the 2013 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. The two will share the $100,000 prize. The American Political Science Association has selected Erica Chenoweth, a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and her co-author, Maria […]

Geography students travel to Guatemala to collect tree-ring data in the wild

Geography students travel to Guatemala to collect tree-ring data in the wild

The things a tree can tell you can change the fate of a civilization. That’s why since 2007, Associate Professor Matthew Taylor of the geography department has been taking University of Denver graduate and undergraduate students to Guatemala to study tree-ring data. The light and dark bands of wood, he […]

Alumni couple take an around-the-world adventure

Alumni couple take an around-the-world adventure

In November 2011, one year and four months after their wedding, Michael (BSBA ’08) and Amy Chamberlain-Torres (BS ’09, MBA ’09) took the plunge they’d talked about for years. They quit their jobs, put their possessions in storage and set off to travel around the world. The couple — who […]