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Jason Crow was named one of Denver’s 40 Under Forty by the Denver Business Journal in 2013 and a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013 and 2014.

DU Law alum continues quest for learning

Even after graduating from DU’s Sturm College of Law in 2009, Jason Crow has not stopped his quest for learning. “I think education is not a short period of time where you graduate and leave and do other things. Education is something that lasts a lifetime,” says the recipient of […]

Alumni Clayton and Christine Powers give students opportunities through scholarship

Alumni Clayton and Christine Powers give students opportunities through scholarship

For Clayton and Christine Powers, setting up a scholarship at the University of Denver was really about paying it forward. “I got some support from the state of Michigan. Without that money I could not have attended private school,” says Christine (MSW ’72), who received her undergraduate degree at Hope […]

Men’s lacrosse re-fuels roster with 15 newcomers in 2016

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team has added 14 freshmen and one transfer to its 2016 roster, head coach Bill Tierney announced on Wednesday. In Denver’s 2016 class, 11 of the 15 are from California or Colorado, with the other four hailing from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Connecticut. The […]

A new DU center takes a multifaceted approach to the study of aging

A new DU center takes a multifaceted approach to the study of aging

A new center at the University of Denver is encouraging faculty and students from across campus to come together to study an issue that will directly affect millions of Americans over the coming decades. Funded in part by a $10 million naming gift from Betty Knoebel, widow of Denver food-service […]

Chancellor Rebecca Chopp to spotlight educational access at September inauguration

Chancellor Rebecca Chopp to spotlight educational access at September inauguration

Chopp and Miriam Tapia Salinas (MA ’12), DU’s executive director for diversity enrollment and community partnerships, sat down with the University of Denver Magazine to discuss that issue, reflect on their own experiences as first-generation college students, and examine the role of higher education in our rapidly changing economy.

DU research examines the effects of stress during pregnancy

DU research examines the effects of stress during pregnancy

This article first appeared in the Newsweek Special Edition “Your Baby’s Brain: How New Science is Unlocking the Secrets of the Infant Mind.” Don’t eat sushi. Don’t drink alcohol. Ditto for coffee. Steer clear of hot tubs. Your hormones may make you feel like you’re on a metaphorical roller coaster, […]

Individually and together, Pioneers student-athletes dominate in 2014–15

Individually and together, Pioneers student-athletes dominate in 2014–15

The past year was a big one for University of Denver athletics. In addition to capturing its first-ever NCAA men’s lacrosse championship, Denver once again claimed the Learfield Sports DI-AAA Directors’ Cup, finishing ahead of all non-football schools. It was the seventh time in eight years that DU has brought […]

Emergent Digital Practices degree sets the stage for Ello co-founder’s creative success

Emergent Digital Practices degree sets the stage for Ello co-founder’s creative success

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 […]

Livng and Learning Community fuels undergrad’s passion for social justice

Kristen Powell knows firsthand the lasting impact that leadership and community involvement can have on one’s worldview. It was through her various leadership activities and participation in the DU community that the junior sociology major discovered her passion for social justice. “Leadership is important because it demands individuals to look […]

Creative writing professor garners global acclaim for most recent novel

Creative writing professor garners global acclaim for most recent novel

For more than 20 years, University of Denver English professor and award-winning author Laird Hunt has shared his short stories, mock parables and historical narratives with audiences in Europe, Asia and the United States. He has explored varied themes and important issues through his many contributions to the postmodern literary […]