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Men’s soccer team adopts young team member

Men’s soccer team adopts young team member

While winning on the field may be a priority for the defending Summit League champions, the University of Denver men’s soccer team also has taken on a different kind of opponent this season: cancer. Last summer, head coach Bobby Muuss and the rest of the team adopted 13-year-old Ben Brewer […]

Sesquicentennial homecoming celebration features expanded list of activities

Sesquicentennial homecoming celebration features expanded list of activities

The yearlong 150th anniversary celebration at the University of Denver has its final major event at the end of October: the annual Homecoming & Family Weekend, a celebration that takes on extra significance this year both because of the University’s sesquicentennial anniversary and because of the arrival of new Chancellor […]

Former Pioneer Angelo Ricci helping to shape hockey’s future

Former Pioneer Angelo Ricci helping to shape hockey’s future

“We always talk about all the different things that go into it, but the greatest thing is that it’s hockey, no matter what level,” says Angelo Ricci (BSBA ’95), founder of Ricci Hockey Consulting. “It’s getting on the pond, playing with the puck and having some fun with your buddies.” […]

Islander’s diverse experiences fuel interest in business degree

From volcanoes to the Rockies, surfing to skiing, beaches to blizzards, there aren’t many places in the United States that are more different from Colorado than Hawaii. These are just some of the changes that first-year student Bram Paikuli can expect as he makes the move from his home on […]

First-year business major Bryan Yoshida has international aspirations

First-year business major Bryan Yoshida has international aspirations

The first year of college is inevitably different for every student. While some arrive on campus unsure of what the next four years has in store for them, others, like Bryan Yoshida, have a very clear picture of what they want to get out of their college experience. “I want […]

Sturm College of Law adds master of legal studies program

The University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law has added another degree to its curricular roster. The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program, which can completed in as little as one year, is designed for graduate students and professionals whose careers would be enriched by the study of law, the […]

Alumnus celebrates 50th birthday with 50 marathons

Alumnus celebrates 50th birthday with 50 marathons

For some people, a 50th birthday might involve some anxiety, a midlife crisis or maybe a fabulous vacation. But David Knapp (PhD ’96) has other plans for his 50th, which falls on Oct. 16: his 46th marathon of the year. The avid runner and Denver-based consultant has been celebrating the […]

First-year student shows entrepreneurial spirit

While the use of tablets and smartphones has become commonplace in the world of academia and business, first-year University of Denver student Zach Burmeister found a way to take things one step further. For the last year, Burmeister has been developing and testing his own set of iPad applications called […]

Sturm College of Law’s Randy Wagner will be honored for volunteer activities at DU

Sturm College of Law’s Randy Wagner will be honored for volunteer activities at DU

“People at the University of Denver like to say that we’re siloed,” says Randy Wagner, administrative director of strategic initiatives at the Sturm College of Law. “People are working so hard that they don’t get around campus to see what’s going on, but you can do it, and lots of […]

Convocation awards will recognize faculty excellence

The University of Denver prizes research that benefits the public good and teaching that transforms the lives of students. Purposeful research and inspired teaching are celebrated each year with an awards presentation at the fall Convocation ceremony, scheduled this year for Thursday, Oct. 2, in Magness Arena. In addition to […]