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Senior theater major says ‘yes’ to career in performing arts

Nicole Campbell, a senior graduating with a double major in theater and gender and women’s studies, credits her career success to her willingness to pursue and say “yes” to opportunities outside of her comfort zone. Campbell’s tenacity and openness to trying out new ventures has enabled her to maintain continuous […]

DU names first vice chancellor for Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence

University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp announced today that Dr. Liliana Rodriguez will become the University’s first vice chancellor for Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence, effective July 1, 2015. Rodriguez currently serves as associate dean of diversity, inclusion and community development at Swarthmore College in Philadelphia, where she manages residential […]

Men’s lacrosse beats Maryland to win first ever national championship

Men’s lacrosse beats Maryland to win first ever national championship

Denver won its first NCAA men’s lacrosse championship Monday, beating Maryland 10-5  behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg. Berg was chosen as the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. He ended the season with a team-record 58 goals. The victory gives coach Bill Tierney his record seventh title. He won six […]

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 […]