Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

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 […]

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, is part of a select group of […]

Dan Ritchie urges DU community to reimagine its future

Dan Ritchie urges DU community to reimagine its future

As the University of Denver begins to imagine its near future via a strategic planning process named Imagine DU, Chancellor Emeritus Dan Ritchie stood on stage at this year’s Founders Day gala and looked back at another period of reinvention. During a “fireside chat” with Chancellor Rebecca Chopp at the […]

Land Use Institute continues conversation on affordable housing

When Denver Mayor Michael Hancock hosted a Feb. 6 summit on the University of Denver campus to discuss affordable housing in Denver, he was joining a campus conversation that has been ongoing since 1991. “Our population is growing throughout the region,” Hancock said in his opening remarks at the summit. […]

Alumnus and CNN staffer finds his DU community in Atlanta

Alumnus and CNN staffer finds his DU community in Atlanta

University of Denver alumnus Jason Evans originally planned on being a diplomat, so he wasn’t sure how his dual degrees in international studies and Spanish would help him when he instead landed a job as a writer and production assistant at KTVK-TV in Phoenix, Ariz. But Evans (BA ’98) joined […]

DU’s Sistah Network empowers black women to negotiate graduate programs

When Nicole Joseph read an article describing some of the factors that negatively influence black women pursuing graduate degrees on predominately white campuses, she immediately knew she wanted to do what she could to help prevent the problem at the University of Denver. Joseph, an assistant professor at DU’s Morgridge […]

Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement

Spirituals Project concert brings music back to the protest movement

On Feb. 22, the same night the civil rights-themed “Selma” vies for best picture at the Academy Awards, the Spirituals Project Choir – part of the nonprofit Spirituals Project organization based at the University of Denver — will be paying tribute to the era in its own way. In the […]