Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

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 […]

Quick Questions: PhD candidate Arturo Lopez-Levy on Obama’s historic visit to Cuba

Quick Questions: PhD candidate Arturo Lopez-Levy on Obama’s historic visit to Cuba

Arturo Lopez-Levy is a PhD candidate at DU’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and a lecturer at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. A Cuban émigré who came to the United States in 2001, he has served as a consultant and analyst for organizations concerned about U.S. policies toward […]

Newman Center Presents announces 2016-17 season

Newman Center Presents announces 2016-17 season

The Newman Center Presents series, which brings performing artists from around the world to the University of Denver campus, has announced its 2016–17 season. The season kicks off Sept. 29 and 30 when modern dance phenomenon MOMIX brings its trademark blend of dance, circus arts and multimedia visual spectacle to […]

Film project unites alumni, current students

Film project unites alumni, current students

Sheila Schroeder knew there were alumni of the DU film program working in Denver who were not always creatively inspired by their work. And she knew those alumni would make great mentors for current film students working toward careers of their own. So, armed with a CAMF (creative arts and […]

Founders Gala caps two-day celebration with presentation of awards

A two-day celebration of the University of Denver’s founding in 1864 came to a close Thursday night with the Founders Formal — a student dance on campus — and the Founders Gala, a festive event at the Sheraton Denver Downtown that honored longtime DU supporters Robert and Judi Newman, Donald […]