Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

DU’s Sistah Network empowers black women to negotiate graduate programs

When Nicole Joseph read an article describing some of the factors that negatively influence black women pursuing graduate degrees on predominately white campuses, she immediately knew she wanted to do what she could to help prevent the problem at the University of Denver. Joseph, an assistant professor at DU’s Morgridge […]

Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement

Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement

On Feb. 22, the same night the civil rights-themed “Selma” vies for best picture at the Academy Awards, the Spirituals Project Choir – part of the nonprofit Spirituals Project organization based at the University of Denver — will be paying tribute to the era in its own way. In the […]

Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

One of the most meaningful relationships of University of Denver senior Emily Proctor’s college career was not with a professor or fellow student, but with an African refugee named Jeanine whom she mentored in winter 2014 as part of the Managing Human Capital in Hospitality course at DU’s Fritz Knoebel […]

Chancellor Emeritus Daniel Ritchie will receive the John Evans Award at the 2015 Founders Day Gala in March.

University honors outstanding contributions at Founders Day

The University of Denver has announced the recipients of the 2015 Founders Day Awards, which for the first time will recognize an outstanding graduate student and an outstanding undergraduate student, in addition to celebrating the accomplishments of notable alumni, donors, faculty and staff. The 2015 awards will be handed out […]

Campus summit explores the challenges of affordable housing

The University of Denver and the city of Denver always have had a deep connection. Through the last 151 years, since the University’s founding, resilience and vision have propelled both institutions through many challenges. One of the city’s and the University’s greatest shared challenges is affordable housing throughout Denver, and […]

Education program helps principal become a ‘turnaround leader’

Education program helps principal become a ‘turnaround leader’

A longtime teacher and principal and central office administrator in Colorado’s Brighton school district, Doris Candelarie was looking for a way to make even more of an impact on education when she entered the PhD program in educational leadership at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education nine years […]

Award-winning program trains leaders for education’s challenges

The principal preparation program that Doris Candelarie went through 14 years ago was an early iteration of a program in the Morgridge College of Education known today as the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) Program. The program features two cohort options for principal preparation: the Ritchie Program for School […]

Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative

Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative

The world is a far different place than it was even 10 years ago, and nowhere is that more clear than in the area of social work, where practitioners now find themselves regularly working with clients impacted by climate change, natural disasters, disease epidemics and political unrest. Helping students at […]

New Korbel center dedicated to public opinion research

For diplomats seeking to make sense of events in their host country, for public officials attempting to make policy and for anyone needing data to inform business decisions, understanding the public’s mindset is essential. That’s the thinking behind the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, a new institute at the […]

Alumna promotes peace through education in Pakistan

Alumna promotes peace through education in Pakistan

While she was a graduate student at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Jodi Fischer traveled to Bolivia, where she combined her previous experience in education and her interest in global health by working for three months on a child-labor reduction process. Today, Fischer’s passion for […]