Articles written by: Greg Glasgow

Alums’ granola success lands them on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Alums’ granola success lands them on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

The pair’s Love Grown Foods granola is on the shelves at more than 1,300 Kroger and Vitamin Cottage locations around the country, with the promise of more stores to come. In November 2009, foodie website Chowhound.com named Love Grown’s Sweet Cranberry Pecan flavor No. 1 in a granola taste test that included well-known brands such as Udi’s, Back to Nature and Bear Naked. Love Grown’s Apple Walnut Delight came in at No. 6.

Alumnus Andrew Rosenthal pens New York Times editorial on gun violence

Alumnus Andrew Rosenthal pens New York Times editorial on gun violence

As editorial page editor of the New York Times, University of Denver alumnus Andrew Rosenthal (BA ’78) was instrumental in the newspaper’s controversial decision to run a front-page editorial on the topic of gun violence — the first time an editorial has appeared on the New York Times’ front page […]

Biomechanic Lab works to improve treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Biomechanic Lab works to improve treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Ali Azadani, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, has spent the last two years building one of the most state-of-the-art labs in the country to improve the understanding, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Azadani is head of DU’s Cardiac Biomechanic Lab, which is working to […]

DU to launch interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship and innovation

DU to launch interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship and innovation

Dubbed Project X-ITE, the initiative looks to position DU as a global leader in entrepreneurship-related higher education, and to increase the University’s visibility in Denver’s startup scene. The University-wide initiative will be kicked off in December by the Daniels College of Business, the Sturm College of Law and the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science; eventually it will grow to include expertise and contributions from across campus.

Letter to students

The University of Missouri has been making headlines this week, raising important questions and concerns about racial tension on college campuses. Over the last 48 hours, in the wake of the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe, multiple occurrences of racially-charged hatred — including significant and serious threats […]

Senior lacrosse player honored for academic success

Senior lacrosse player honored for academic success

Senior lacrosse midfielder Jack Pruitt is finding success both on and off the lacrosse field. A business information and analytics major with minors in mechanical engineering, medical physics and mathematics, Pruitt has a full workload. But even with his busy schedule, he has maintained a 3.946 GPA—a major factor in […]

Alumna receives $30,000 creative writing award

Alumna receives $30,000 creative writing award

When Amanda Rea came to the University of Denver as a freshman, it was only the second time she had ever seen a city. “I came to Denver once, when I was 14, for the state spelling bee,” she says. “My English teacher brought me, and that was the first […]

Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

Class matches hospitality students with refugees for a lesson in managing human capital

The award-winning class was born in 2012, when Cheri Young, an associate professor in the Knoebel School, established a relationship with Denver’s African Community Center (ACC). The ACC helps refugees who have fled to America after suffering persecution in their home countries. The Knoebel students work directly with refugees through ACC’s Commercial Food Safety and Service Training Program, a 90-hour course that provides hands-on education about food service sanitation, customer service and American work culture.

Electrical engineering major expands his horizons with fellowship in Brazil

Electrical engineering major expands his horizons with fellowship in Brazil

Arriving in Brazil in July as a Global Fellow with education-based nonprofit US-Brazil Connect, University of Denver junior Jake Sigmond was faced with a huge challenge. He was in the country to teach English to a group of public high school students, none of whom spoke a word of English. […]

Excellence, innovation saluted at faculty and staff awards ceremony

Excellence, innovation saluted at faculty and staff awards ceremony

The Oct. 28 Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon (RSVP) pays tribute to research that benefits the public good, teaching that transforms the lives of students, and an engaged, dedicated staff that supports the institution’s efforts to excel. This year’s crop of awardees includes faculty members from all over campus — […]