Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

Countdown to Commencement: Beijing the next step for Colorado’s only Schwarzman Scholar

Countdown to Commencement: Beijing the next step for Colorado’s only Schwarzman Scholar

In January, senior Cameron Hickert, a double major in physics and international studies, was named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. Hickert, who also served as president of DU’s Undergraduate Student Government, was one of 111 recipients selected from a pool of 3,000 applicants worldwide and the only student […]

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a long and storied history at the University of Denver. The school, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, is named for Czech-American diplomat Josef Korbel — father of former U.S. Secretary of State (and 2016 undergraduate Commencement speaker) Madeleine Albright — […]

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

DU hockey player Gabe Levin, who grew up in Marina del Rey, Calif., helped the Pioneers advance to the Frozen Four this year for the first time since 2005. At the tournament’s award ceremony, c Levin, who also was named the 2016 NCHC Scholar-Athlete of the Year, has registered a […]

Jazzman Steve Wiest leads a learning revolution at the Lamont School of Music

Jazzman Steve Wiest leads a learning revolution at the Lamont School of Music

Two years ago, multiple Grammy-nominated jazz composer and trombonist Steve Wiest did something completely unexpected. He left one of the world’s best large jazz ensembles — located at the University of North Texas — to teach at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. Why Lamont? With its world-class […]

Social work professor helps implement restorative justice in Denver public schools

Social work professor helps implement restorative justice in Denver public schools

Intentionally or not, public school disciplinary systems tend to unfairly target students of color, says Yolanda Anyon, assistant professor at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work. According to civil rights data, more than half of students involved in school-related arrests are Latino and African-American. “Once someone is […]

University of Denver recognized for sustainability efforts

The University of Denver has been awarded a silver rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (AASHE STARS). AASHE STARS is a comprehensive, transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. “It is evident in […]

DU well-represented in Westword’s Best of Denver

Underscoring the University of Denver’s impact on the Mile High City, Westword’s 2016 Best of Denver Awards, which were announced Wednesday, boast multiple DU connections. The Enrichment Program at University College was named “best intellectual exercise,” praised for its varied offerings that “range from art- and music-appreciation courses to writing […]

Law school professor featured in article about Supreme Court split decision

Tuesday’s 4-4 split decision by the U.S. Supreme Court — on a case involving fees collected by labor unions from workers who choose not to join unions — is the second such split decision in the past month, due in part to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The vote […]

Engineering school dean wants DU to become the ‘Stanford of Denver’

Engineering school dean wants DU to become the ‘Stanford of Denver’

JB Holston, a longtime Denver entrepreneur who became dean of the University’s Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science on July 1, wants to turn DU into “the Stanford of Denver” — bringing a new entrepreneurial focus to the University and connecting DU to local businesses and the […]

Internationalization Summit will explore ‘uncommon intersections’ between people, cultures

Internationalization Summit will explore ‘uncommon intersections’ between people, cultures

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, South America correspondent for National Public Radio, will deliver the lunchtime keynote address, “Parallel Lives: Stories From An Interconnected World,” at the University of Denver’s third annual Internationalization Summit on April 15. The daylong event will feature faculty, staff and student speakers on topics including Islamophobia, increasing environmental […]