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Senior Samantha Corea leaves as DU’s most decorated swimmer

Senior Samantha Corea leaves as DU’s most decorated swimmer

Some exceptional athletes have the talent and skill simply to show up and upstage the opposition, but University of Denver swimmer Samantha Corea’s progression is a model that can be beneficial to all. Her accomplishments, in and out of the pool, are the product of an age-old recipe for success: […]

In Gateway to Business, a Daniels core class for first-year students, fundamentals of business are taught as students go through the process of designing, testing and marketing a mobile phone or tablet application. Photo: Daniel Go

A challenge at the Daniels College of Business gives students a crash course in entrepreneurship

The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver is giving first-year students a crash course in entrepreneurship, requiring them to split into teams to design a mobile app — and then giving them the chance to present their final product to a panel of potential investors. In Gateway […]

The University envisions its future with a new planning initiative

From inclusive excellence to the student experience, sustainability to local engagement, Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and Provost Gregg Kvistad are asking the DU community to help plan the future of the University. Via an initiative called Imagine DU, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students are being asked to contribute to the […]

Alumnus demonstrates passion for STEM through scholarship gift

Alumnus demonstrates passion for STEM through scholarship gift

The University of Denver’s intensified focus on science and technology makes perfect sense to Robby Robb, a DU alumnus and former engineer who was the founding chairman of the board of the Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST). Robb (BS ’60, MBA ’61) knew all about the importance of […]

Founders Day: James Griesemer honored for service to the University

Founders Day: James Griesemer 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 […]

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.

Founders Day: Law school grad Jason Crow honored for achievements in career, service

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 […]

Founders Day: Bill Stolfus receives Randolph P. McDonough Award for Service to Alumni

Founders Day: Bill Stolfus receives Randolph P. McDonough Award for Service to Alumni

Bill Stolfus (BSBA ’56, MBA ’64) credits his wife, Ann Richardson Stolfus (BA ’56), for reconnecting him with the University of Denver. And he credits the University of Denver for reconnecting him with Ann. It was at his 40th reunion in 1996 that he bumped into Ann Richardson, whom he […]

Founders Day: Toyota CEO James Lentz receives Professional Achievement Award

Founders Day: Toyota CEO James Lentz receives Professional Achievement Award

For James Lentz (BA ’77, MBA ’78), success and core values go hand in hand. It’s a lesson he’s been learning — and following — from his childhood to his years at the University of Denver to his corporate career at Toyota North America. “The structure of my values started […]

Founders Day: Community Service Award goes to Barbara Barnes Grogan

Founders Day: Community Service Award goes to Barbara Barnes Grogan

At an early age, Barbara Barnes Grogan learned the importance of giving back. “My first role model was my dad. He was a CEO in St. Louis, and he was deeply involved in his church and in his community,” she recalls. “He served on several corporate boards. He was a […]

Founders Day: Leslie Rossman receives inaugural Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Founders Day: Leslie Rossman receives inaugural Outstanding Graduate Student Award

With two degrees, a host of activities and some corporate experience under her belt, Leslie Rossman (’15) had decided she was going to focus solely on her studies when she enrolled at the University of Denver. “I was very, very hesitant, when I came to DU, to get involved,” says […]