Dubbed Project X-ITE, the initiative looks to position DU as a global leader in entrepreneurship-related higher education, and to increase the University’s visibility in Denver’s startup scene. The University-wide initiative will be kicked off in December by the Daniels College of Business, the Sturm College of Law and the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science; eventually it will grow to include expertise and contributions from across campus.
Articles written by: Greg Glasgow
The University of Missouri has been making headlines this week, raising important questions and concerns about racial tension on college campuses. Over the last 48 hours, in the wake of the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe, multiple occurrences of racially-charged hatred — including significant and serious threats […]
Senior lacrosse midfielder Jack Pruitt is finding success both on and off the lacrosse field. A business information and analytics major with minors in mechanical engineering, medical physics and mathematics, Pruitt has a full workload. But even with his busy schedule, he has maintained a 3.946 GPA—a major factor in […]
When Amanda Rea came to the University of Denver as a freshman, it was only the second time she had ever seen a city. “I came to Denver once, when I was 14, for the state spelling bee,” she says. “My English teacher brought me, and that was the first […]
The award-winning class was born in 2012, when Cheri Young, an associate professor in the Knoebel School, established a relationship with Denver’s African Community Center (ACC). The ACC helps refugees who have fled to America after suffering persecution in their home countries. The Knoebel students work directly with refugees through ACC’s Commercial Food Safety and Service Training Program, a 90-hour course that provides hands-on education about food service sanitation, customer service and American work culture.
Arriving in Brazil in July as a Global Fellow with education-based nonprofit US-Brazil Connect, University of Denver junior Jake Sigmond was faced with a huge challenge. He was in the country to teach English to a group of public high school students, none of whom spoke a word of English. […]
The Oct. 28 Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon (RSVP) pays tribute to research that benefits the public good, teaching that transforms the lives of students, and an engaged, dedicated staff that supports the institution’s efforts to excel. This year’s crop of awardees includes faculty members from all over campus — […]
Nocturne, open since March in the River North neighborhood near Coors Field, was a dream that took many years to come to fruition, Mattson says. She first had the idea when she was a DU undergraduate studying hospitality at Daniels. She would spend evenings watching her boyfriend (now husband), jazz drummer Scott Mattson, perform at various clubs around Denver.
Alumni and faculty writers — including historical novelist Sandra Dallas and Kristen Iversen, author of the Colorado Book Award-winning “Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats” — will take part in “Book Chat at the Book Stack,” one of several new additions to this year’s […]
The 2015 Denver Startup Week (DSW), the nation’s largest gathering of business and tech entrepreneurs, featured a stronghold of successful alumni from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. The event ran from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 in various venues downtown and in Denver’s RiNo district. Erik Mitisek […]