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Professor draws on literature, gender and performance studies for classes that challenge

Professor draws on literature, gender and performance studies for classes that challenge

Few English professors weave dance and other performance arts into a course syllabus, but Tayana Hardin enjoys integrating American literature with performance studies in her classes and scholarly work. Hardin specializes in 19th- and 20th-century African-American literature, gender studies and performance studies. In spring 2015, she taught an advanced seminar […]

Alumna Jenna Bainbridge returns to campus in Phamaly production of  ‘Evita’

Alumna Jenna Bainbridge returns to campus in Phamaly production of ‘Evita’

It’s been two years since Jenna Bainbridge (BA ’14) graduated from DU and ventured into the world to fulfill her dream of acting and singing on stage. For her, it was more than just being underneath the bright lights in front of big crowds — it was about her passion for […]

Exchange program gives Korbel students better understanding of Japan

In March, 23 graduate and undergraduate students from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies had the opportunity to visit Japan as participants in the Kakehashi Project. Sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the fully-funded student exchange program between Japan and the U.S. aims to promote deeper mutual understanding […]

Professor examines human behavior through visual perception

Human perception is keen. We can appraise an individual in the blink of an eye and discern details about a group or a crowd at a glance. Our visual perception often guides our behavior, whether we know it or not. Timothy Sweeny, assistant professor of psychology at DU, studies visual […]

Library science student serves Denver’s literary community with bookmobile

Library science student serves Denver’s literary community with bookmobile

Anna Kongs, a first-year library and information science graduate student at the Morgridge College of Education, has transformed an old ambulance into “Mavis the Magical Bookmobile” — a mobile library and bookstore to serve the greater Denver community. “My goal is to further the literary community in and around Denver,” […]

As roommates in the ’70s, four alums forged a friendship that has lasted a lifetime

As roommates in the ’70s, four alums forged a friendship that has lasted a lifetime

It all began on 942 Pontiac St. near Lowry Air Force Base, an address etched in the brains of the four DU alums who lived together during the 1970-71 school year. Mike Burg and Bruce Nathanson had known each other since high school, while Scott Feldman and Eddie Silberman met […]

DU again named top NCAA Division I non-football school

The University of Denver has again claimed the top spot among NCAA Division I non-football schools, earning its eighth Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup over the last nine years. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) awards Directors’ Cups each year to the top schools in NCAA Divisions I–III […]

Startup from Daniels grads now 84th fastest-growing private company in the U.S.

Startup from Daniels grads now 84th fastest-growing private company in the U.S.

As fraternity brothers and students at the Daniels College of Business, LED Supply Co. founders Brian Stern (BSBA ’07) and Webb Lawrence (BSBA ’07) already knew they would make great business partners one day. All they needed to do was find the right opportunity at the right time. “We actually […]

DU crowdfunding effort leads to additional summer internship grant

Incoming junior Darby Pappas was studying for finals at the Anderson Academic Commons when she saw a missed call and voice mail from a campus extension. On the other end, career advisor Rebecca Damas had left Pappas a message offering her an internship award that had just been funded through One […]

Summer events on campus: music, theater and more

Though there will be fewer students on campus and fewer classes in session this summer, the University of Denver will present a number of events open to students, staff, faculty and the general public. The Newman Center for the Performing Arts hosts performances from local organizations throughout the summer, including […]