Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

Chancellor Emeritus Dan Ritchie leads the crop of 2015 Founders Day honorees

Chancellor Emeritus Dan Ritchie leads the crop of 2015 Founders Day honorees

The 2015 Founders Day Gala in March celebrated the accomplishments of notable alumni, donors, faculty, staff and students. The John Evans Award — the University’s highest honor — this year went to Chancellor Emeritus Dan Ritchie, who transformed the University during his time at the helm. DU was struggling financially […]

Newman Center Presents announces 2015–16 season

Newman Center Presents announces 2015–16 season

Further cementing its reputation as Denver’s primary presenter of modern dance, the Newman Center Presents series welcomes four dance companies to campus in its 2015–16 season, which includes the world premiere of a new dance co-commissioned from Paul Taylor. The season also features musicians ranging in style from classical and […]

Lamont alumna advances to Metropolitan Opera semifinal auditions

Lamont alumna advances to Metropolitan Opera semifinal auditions

For an aspiring opera singer, it’s the ultimate showcase: a chance to sing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York and get noticed by the industry’s best. Sarah Cambidge, a graduate of the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, was part of a select group of […]

For junior Brian Ketterman, to serve is to lead

For junior Brian Ketterman, to serve is to lead

Brian Ketterman got an early introduction to the spirit of community service that is so important at the University of Denver. A member of the University’s Pioneer Leadership Program (PLP), Ketterman spent his first year on campus immersed in the idea that “to serve is to lead.” The program requires […]

Computer science professor finishes BFA after 14 years

Computer science professor finishes BFA after 14 years

Every year, the School of Art and Art History’s annual BFA show spotlights the work of graduating seniors who have spent the past three to five years working on their craft. This year’s BFA exhibit — “Threshold,” running May 14–June 6 — also features work by an artist who has […]

Soprano’s turn in Lamont role results in a role with Opera Colorado

Soprano’s turn in Lamont role results in a role with Opera Colorado

It was a quirk of timing that landed Camille Jasensky an audition with Denver-based professional opera company Opera Colorado. In 2014, as a senior voice major at DU’s Lamont School of Music, Jasensky (BA ’14) was one of two students cast in the role of Zerlina in the Lamont Opera […]

Alumnus Gen. George Casey Jr. shares experience and savvy with graduate students

Alumnus Gen. George Casey Jr. shares experience and savvy with graduate students

In what has become a springtime tradition at DU, retired Army Gen. George Casey Jr. returned to campus in March and April to teach a two-week class at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Casey, who received his master’s from the Korbel School (then the Graduate School of International […]

University community exceeds service goals in sesquicentennial challenge

The University of Denver’s 1864 Service Challenge came to a close in March 2015 with nearly 400,000 hours of community service from the DU community — more than double the original goal. One of many facets of the University’s 150th anniversary celebration throughout 2014, the initiative urged students, alumni, faculty […]

Alumni come together for inaugural Day of Service

Alumni come together for inaugural Day of Service

More than 125 University of Denver alumni in chapters around the country came together in spirit in January, volunteering their time as part of the inaugural DU Chapter National Day of Service organized by Alumni Relations. The new tradition is slated to continue in January 2016. Planned to coincide with […]

Newman Center Presents announces 2015-16 season

Newman Center Presents announces 2015-16 season

Further cementing its reputation as Denver’s primary presenter of modern dance, the Newman Center Presents series welcomes four dance companies to campus in its 2015–16 season, including the world premiere of a new dance co-commissioned from Paul Taylor. The season also features musicians ranging in style from classical and jazz […]