Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

An alum-founded nonprofit envisions a healthier future for Denver’s Westwood neighborhood

An alum-founded nonprofit envisions a healthier future for Denver’s Westwood neighborhood

When the pair discovered that limited access to fresh, healthy food was one of the area’s biggest problems, they developed their signature Re:Farm program, which works with Westwood residents to build backyard gardens and community urban farms.

New headquarters for engineering school puts emphasis on collaboration

New headquarters for engineering school puts emphasis on collaboration

The five-floor, 130,000-square-foot facility is modeled in part after modern coworking spaces that foster chance meetings between entrepreneurs in related fields. The building, which features $1 million in new equipment, is a cornerstone of a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiative at the University to prepare graduates for business and entrepreneurship.

Alumni help DU professor coordinate groundbreaking exhibition on female artists

Alumni help DU professor coordinate groundbreaking exhibition on female artists

Gwen Chanzit, director of the museum-studies program in DU’s School of Art and Art History and curator of modern and contemporary art at the Denver Art Museum, made history in June with “Women of Abstract Expressionism,” the first museum exhibit to focus on the female artists of the postwar art movement.

Summer research grants let undergrads pursue their passions

Summer research grants let undergrads pursue their passions

DU’s Undergraduate Research Center awards the summer grants every year — up to $3,500 each for students seeking to complete independent projects in collaboration with their peers and University faculty.

Land-use group makes recommendations for DU campus and neighborhood

Land-use group makes recommendations for DU campus and neighborhood

The University has commissioned the Washington-based Urban Land Institute to explore ways DU can improve its physical space and better engage with the Denver community.

Journalism grad turns to documentary film to help whale sharks

Journalism grad turns to documentary film to help whale sharks

Neela Eyunni’s “On the Brink: Uncharted Waters” takes an in-depth look at the booming whale shark tourism industry in the Philippines and its potential threat to marine life.

Alumnus and Google employee shares his experience with other Pioneers

Alumnus and Google employee shares his experience with other Pioneers

Sam Estenson started in December 2015 as an operations coordinator on a global team that manages Google’s hiring systems and processes.

Summer 2016

Summer 2016

Special issue on DU IMPACT 2025 strategic plan

Winter 2016

Winter 2016

How DU is reinventing the student experience; Living and Learning Communities; meet the alums who founded Denver Startup Week

Fall 2015

Fall 2015

Lacrosse wins NCAA Championship; new center for the study of aging; the true importance of higher education