Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

Land-use group makes recommendations for future of DU neighborhood

Land-use group makes recommendations for future of DU neighborhood

Like it or not, 20 years from now, the streets and neighborhoods in and around the University of Denver are going to look dramatically different. In hopes of fostering changes for the better, the University commissioned the Washington-based Urban Land Institute to help determine how to best improve its physical […]

A strong start to 2016 for Pioneers athletic teams

A strong start to 2016 for Pioneers athletic teams

2016 is off to a great start for University of Denver athletics. In winter and spring alone, the Pioneers played in the Frozen Four for the first time in 11 years, captured their first-ever individual NCAA gymnastics title, won their NCAA-record 23rd national skiing championship and hired new men’s basketball […]

Engineering grad gets up to speed with Arrow’s SAM car

Engineering grad gets up to speed with Arrow’s SAM car

He didn’t know it at the time, but as an engineering student at DU, Will Pickard was putting together the perfect resumé for the job he has now — part of the elite SAM Project team at Denver-based Arrow Electronics. The company took on the engineering challenge in 2013 to […]

Commencement speaker reminds graduate students to take note of the mile markers on the way to the milestones

Commencement speaker reminds graduate students to take note of the mile markers on the way to the milestones

In her speech at the University of Denver’s graduate Commencement on June 3, DU alumna Susana Cordova encouraged departing graduate students to celebrate not only the milestones in their lives, but also the mile markers, which she described as “the signs that tell us where we are in the journey […]

"The mental health needs of individuals in developing countries are not being met," says Mingwei Song. "International work is my passion. I care about people’s mental health through a global lens." Photo courtesy of Mingwei Song

Countdown to Commencement: Graduate student aims to pursue her passion for international work

A native of China, Mingwei (Ophelia) Song came to DU’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) after earning a BA in psychology from Juniata College in Pennsylvania. She will receive an MA in international disaster psychology from GSPP at Commencement ceremonies in June.   Q: Why did you choose to come to DU? A: I […]

Countdown to Commencement: Ecology degree provides the antidote to a desk job

Countdown to Commencement: Ecology degree provides the antidote to a desk job

A fan of all things outdoors, Angus Kitchell came to DU from his hometown of Seattle. He received a BS in ecology and biodiversity through the Department of Biological Sciences, where he was a lab assistant for assistant professor Robin Tinghitella. His minors are geography and Spanish. In addition to his […]

Countdown to Commencement: Beijing the next step for Colorado’s only Schwarzman Scholar

Countdown to Commencement: Beijing the next step for Colorado’s only Schwarzman Scholar

In January, senior Cameron Hickert, a double major in physics and international studies, was named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. Hickert, who also served as president of DU’s Undergraduate Student Government, was one of 111 recipients selected from a pool of 3,000 applicants worldwide and the only student […]

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a long and storied history at the University of Denver. The school, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, is named for Czech-American diplomat Josef Korbel — father of former U.S. Secretary of State (and 2016 undergraduate Commencement speaker) Madeleine Albright — […]

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

DU hockey player Gabe Levin, who grew up in Marina del Rey, Calif., helped the Pioneers advance to the Frozen Four this year for the first time since 2005. At the tournament’s award ceremony, Levin won the Elite 90 Award, given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating […]

Jazzman Steve Wiest leads a learning revolution at the Lamont School of Music

Jazzman Steve Wiest leads a learning revolution at the Lamont School of Music

Two years ago, multiple Grammy-nominated jazz composer and trombonist Steve Wiest did something completely unexpected. He left one of the world’s best large jazz ensembles — located at the University of North Texas — to teach at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. Why Lamont? With its world-class […]