Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

University of Denver Magazine publishes fall 2015 issue

University of Denver Magazine publishes fall 2015 issue

Due in mailboxes in early September, the University of Denver Magazine fall 2015 issue is available online now. Read stories about the men’s lacrosse NCAA victory, DU’s new Knoebel Center for the Study of Aging, Chancellor Chopp’s inauguration focus on access and impact, new engineering school dean JB Holston and […]

Fans cheered on the men’s lacrosse teams at watch parties around the DU neighborhood, including one at the Crimson and Gold Tavern. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

The Pioneers make men’s lacrosse history with first-ever NCAA championship

For coach Bill Tierney, the secret to getting his University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to stay focused and relaxed before the program’s first national championship game was to do nothing at all. On May 25, Tierney’s Pioneers faced off against the University of Maryland Terrapins at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial […]

Passion for public policy guides student VP’s DU experience

Passion for public policy guides student VP’s DU experience

No one is as surprised as Jessica Davidson that she ended up not only a political science major, but vice president of DU’s Undergraduate Student Government as well. “When I was a kid, my parents’ friends — as everybody tells children — would say, ‘One day you’ll be president of […]

Business student’s summer internship pays off with a job after graduation

Business student’s summer internship pays off with a job after graduation

University of Denver undergraduates know that internships pay off in ways large and small — gaining skills, building a network, getting real-world experience — but every once in a while an internship pays off in a really big way: with a job offer after graduation. Recent graduate Carly Westerfield, who […]

University College alumna honored as ‘unsung heroine’ of Denver Latino community

University College alumna honored as ‘unsung heroine’ of Denver Latino community

Olga Garcia has found a second home at Museo de las Americas, the Denver-based museum and community center dedicated to Latino art and culture. Sitting in the museum’s gallery, surrounded by the colorful, geometrically precise paintings of Mexican artist Gunther Gerzso, she talks about the importance of the museum to […]

Daniels alums take their favorite Denver restaurant home to Kuwait

Daniels alums take their favorite Denver restaurant home to Kuwait

Two University of Denver graduates have taken Park Burger to the Middle East. The Denver burger chain opened its first franchise in Kuwait in April, and the restaurant’s success could lead to more locations outside Colorado. The 1,400-square-foot store cost about $500,000 to open, according to co-owner Abdullah Alghanem (BSBA […]

Communications students provide PR guidance for Denver nonprofit

For 10 weeks this spring, the head PR office for local nonprofit Slow Food Denver (SFD) was located in a classroom in DU’s Media, Film and Journalism Studies Building. As part of a spring quarter seminar, undergraduate and graduate students in the strategic communications program partnered with the nonprofit organization, […]

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 […]

Summer internship leads to business student’s dream job

Summer internship leads to business student’s dream job

University of Denver undergraduates know that internships pay off in ways large and small — gaining skills, building a network, getting real-world experience — but every once in a while an internship pays off in a really big way: with a job offer after graduation. Recent graduate Carly Westerfield, who […]

Profile of photography prof Roddy MacInnes among student documentaries screening Thursday

Profile of photography prof Roddy MacInnes among student documentaries screening Thursday

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Documentary Film and Video Production II class in the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies have spent the spring quarter conceiving, pitching, filming and editing short documentaries on a variety of topics. The teams present their final products Thursday, June 4, in Davis […]