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University of Denver student Cameron Hickert named 2015 Truman Scholar

University of Denver junior Cameron Hickert has been named a 2015 Truman Scholar. Hickert is one of 58 students selected from nearly 700 nominees across the nation and the only student from a Colorado university to receive the award. Hickert is majoring in physics and international studies, with experience in […]

Emergent Digital Practices degree sets the stage for alum’s creative innovations

Emergent Digital Practices degree sets the stage for alum’s creative innovations

Justin Gitlin is all about community. As one of seven founders of Denver-based social-media network Ello, Gitlin and his company — creative computation studio Mode Set — are making headlines as the team behind the latest and greatest online community. The site’s claim to fame is that it’s ad-free and […]

Men’s hockey announces 2015–16 schedule

Men’s hockey announces 2015–16 schedule

The University of Denver men’s hockey team has announced its 2015–16 regular season schedule, a 34-game slate featuring 24 NCHC games and 10 nonconference matches. Denver will open its 67th campaign of NCAA Division I play with a home-ice exhibition match against the Calgary Dinos on Oct. 4, prior to […]

Sie fellowship allows Korbel student to pursue passion for international security

After leaving St. John’s, Briese became interested in conflict and post-conflict societies. He completed an internship with the United Nations Development Programme in Bosnia-Herzegovina and volunteered for 10 months with the Benedictine Volunteer Corps in Israel. “In Israel,” Briese explains, “I lived and worked with a group of Benedictine monks on a grass-roots peace-building program which brought together Israelis and Palestinians to work through a process of dialogue and mutual understanding.”

Anderson Academic Commons celebrates LEED Silver certification

The Anderson Academic Commons (AAC) building on the University of Denver campus has received the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification. The major renovation of Penrose Library into the Anderson Academic Commons was completed in 2013. Chancellor Rebecca Chopp will join Nancy Allen, dean and director of […]

EMBA students venture to Africa for business insights

Each year, executive MBA students from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business travel overseas to experience business opportunities unlike any they have seen in the U.S. This international education adventure pushes students to interact intimately with an emerging economy. Because sub-Saharan Africa harbors six of the world’s 10 […]

Quick questions: the Korbel School’s Heather Roff Perkins on lethal autonomous weapons systems

Heather Roff Perkins, a visiting professor
 at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, in April to attend the United Nations meeting of member states under the Convention on Conventional Weapons. There, she will speak as an invited expert on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWs). […]

Faculty member developing advanced imaging techniques to study viruses at molecular level

“My research focus has always been to do things that nobody else can do, see things that nobody else can see. I like to pick really challenging topics and push the limits,” says Schuyler van Engelenburg, an assistant professor in the University of Denver’s Department of Biological Sciences since fall […]

Hospitality grad’s gift carries a challenge for other young alums

To begin building a lifelong relationship with their alma mater, young alumni should get involved within the first five years after graduation, says Nick Phelps (BSBA ’09). His commitment to the idea runs so deeply that he made a gift to the University of Denver that could help spur others’ […]

DU ranks No. 1 for Peace Corps service

For the second year in a row, the University of Denver is ranked No. 1 on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the graduate school category, with 18 students currently volunteering worldwide. The ranking is due in large part to the Josef Korbel School of […]