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Engineering lecturer honored for work with Native American students

In the 1980s, when Bob Whitman was pursuing his master’s degree in engineering at Colorado State University, he was one of only two Native American students in the entire school. “I decided I needed to do something about this and try to influence young Native Americans to pursue science and […]

Chancellor Chopp brings educator’s voice to Aspen Ideas Festival

University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp attended the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival as one of 28 emerging leaders selected by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations as their 2015 Arthur Vining Davis Aspen Fellows. Chopp joined other fellows at the annual conference, which ran June 25 through July 4 in Aspen, […]

DU athletics takes top spot among all non-football schools

The University of Denver Athletics Department has claimed the Learfield Sports DI-AAA Directors’ Cup for the seventh time in eight years, finishing ahead of all non-football schools in the 2014-15 standings. Denver finished 49th in the overall standings with 508.75 points, marking the second straight year in which the Pioneers […]

University College student prepares to compete in National Senior Games

University College student prepares to compete in National Senior Games

University College master’s student Richard “Dick” Stewart can’t recall a time when he wasn’t getting around by bicycle. “Ever since I can remember I’ve had a bicycle,” says Stewart, 63. “I can picture the day my mother took the training wheels off my bike and cut me loose.. And I […]

DU Bridge Community Garden finds new home, welcomes bees

The University of Denver Bridge Community Garden has a new home on campus, on the corner of Race Street and Iliff Avenue. The goal for the new garden is to become an experiential learning where faculty, staff and students can come to engage with one another and with DU neighbors. […]

Former Daniels College dean honored for service to the University

Former Daniels College dean honored for service to the University

James Griesemer remembers a much different University of Denver than the one we know today. “I came to DU when the University was struggling, quite seriously, with financial problems and other issues,” says the professor and dean emeritus, whose first post at DU was chief financial officer under Chancellor Dan […]

Former Denver Mayor Federico Pena among new Board of Trustees members

As the University of Denver begins to envision its long-term future by embarking on an in-depth strategic planning process, the University’s Board of Trustees has elected three new trustees who will spotlight the University’s many connections with the city of Denver and its commitment to the future of higher education […]

Summer events on campus: music, dance, film and more

Summer events on campus: music, dance, film 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 events and performances from local organizations throughout the […]

Sand Creek Massacre Symposium explores possibilities for reconciliation

With the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre successfully concluded, it’s time to focus on how best to reconcile past injustices. That was the consensus at the May 22 Sand Creek Massacre Symposium, hosted on campus by the University of Denver’s Conflict Resolution Institute in partnership with the […]

Senior lacrosse player shines in academics as well as athletics

Senior lacrosse player shines in academics as well as athletics

As the University of Denver community descends from its post-lacrosse-championship bliss, the reality for most students is final papers and exams. Things are no different for senior Erik Adamson, midfielder for the Pioneers’ 2015 NCAA Championship men’s lacrosse team, who boasts impressive numbers both on and off the field. Adamson […]