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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 […]

University Advancement to receive 2014 Quality Department Award

University Advancement celebrated the successful close of ASCEND: the Campaign for the University of Denver in June. The eight-year fundraising effort generated nearly $490 million in gifts from more than 48,000 members of the University of Denver community (including more than 26,000 donors who had never before given to DU). […]

CME’s Debbie Mixon Mitchell to receive Outstanding Service Award at Convocation

CME’s Debbie Mixon Mitchell to receive Outstanding Service Award at Convocation

A passionate advocate of equity and inclusion, Debbie Mixon Mitchell is a constant example of what it means to be caring, responsive, courteous and accountable to others. Mitchell currently serves as director of diversity recruiting in the Center for Multicultural Excellence, where her work encouraging transparent and inclusive hiring practices […]