Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

Good old days: Alumni remember their time at the University of Denver

Good old days: Alumni remember their time at the University of Denver

What does the University of Denver mean to you? We asked that question of our readers as part of our 150th anniversary celebration, and we got a wide range of responses. To novelist Sandra Dallas (BA ’60), the University of Denver was a place to hone her writing skills as […]

New York Times editor Andy Rosenthal will talk business at 2014 Pioneer Symposium

New York Times editor Andy Rosenthal will talk business at 2014 Pioneer Symposium

For the 2014 Homecoming & Family Weekend, the traditional Alumni Symposium has expanded its reach. Now called Pioneer Symposium, the two-day event features interactive class sessions led by accomplished alumni and distinguished professors. Andy Rosenthal (BA ’78), editorial page editor of the New York Times, will take part in a […]

Lamont Opera looks for another hit with fall show ‘South Pacific’

Lamont Opera looks for another hit with fall show ‘South Pacific’

Ticket sales at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music increased 123 percent between 2012–13 and 2013–14, largely due to the huge success of the Lamont Opera Theatre’s first-ever fall musical, “Oklahoma!,” which sold out three of its four performances last October. Lamont Opera director Kenneth Cox is hoping […]

Alumni couple crafts brewery with a social mission

Alumni couple crafts brewery with a social mission

What’s the story behind the name of Two22 Brew? It’s not the address of the brewery in Centennial, Colo. — nor does it have anything to do with the alcohol content of any of Two22’s offerings. Here’s the story: The brewery’s owners — University of Denver grads Paige Schuster (BS […]

Alumnus turns his lens on sexual slavery in award-winning documentary

Alumnus turns his lens on sexual slavery in award-winning documentary

Grant Knisely fell in love with Nepal in 2001, when he traveled there as part of a service-learning project at the University of Denver. It was during that trip that Knisely made his first documentary film, “Project Nepal: A Time to Learn,” which was about the DU students on the […]

Graduates urged to make a difference—small or large—at summer Commencement ceremony

Graduates urged to make a difference—small or large—at summer Commencement ceremony

Michael Keables, interim dean of the University of Denver’s Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, shared his top 10 tips for success as the featured speaker at the Summer 2014 Commencement ceremony Aug. 15 on Graduation Green in front of Margery Reed Hall. “My two favorite times of […]

Alumnus turns his lens on sexual slavery in award-winning documentary

Alumnus turns his lens on sexual slavery in award-winning documentary

Grant Knisely fell in love with Nepal in 2001, when he traveled there as part of a service learning project at the University of Denver. It was during that trip that Knisely made his first documentary film, “Project Nepal: A Time to Learn,” which was about the DU students on […]

DU at 150: Evans Chapel celebrates 54 years on campus

DU at 150: Evans Chapel celebrates 54 years on campus

The chapel—completed in 1878 in downtown Denver—was the initiative of DU founder John Evans in honor of his daughter, Josephine, who had died a decade earlier. DU bought the historic building in 1958 as part of a land purchase.

New admissions strategy results in strong first-year class for fall 2014

In a time when higher-education institutions across the country are experiencing myriad challenges, the University of Denver is set to admit one of the most geographically and ethnically diverse first-year classes in recent history this fall, says Tom Willoughby, vice chancellor for enrollment. The University had nearly 19,000 applications for […]

Undergraduate Commencement speaker offers job-hunting advice to new graduates

Undergraduate Commencement speaker offers job-hunting advice to new graduates

Linda Childears, president and CEO of the Daniels Fund, gave new University of Denver graduates a dose of reality at the spring undergraduate Commencement ceremony on June 7 at Magness Arena. Childears said that because recently graduated recipients of Daniels Fund scholarships were having trouble finding jobs, the organization met […]