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Hospitality grad’s gift carries a challenge for other young alums

To begin building a lifelong relationship with their alma mater, young alumni should get involved within the first five years after graduation, says Nick Phelps (BSBA ’09). His commitment to the idea runs so deeply that he made a gift to the University of Denver that could help spur others’ […]

DU ranks No. 1 for Peace Corps service

For the second year in a row, the University of Denver is ranked No. 1 on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the graduate school category, with 18 students currently volunteering worldwide. The ranking is due in large part to the Josef Korbel School of […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month at DU focuses on education, support and prevention

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is nationally recognized in the U.S. Every April, college campuses across the country host events with the goal of educating university communities about sexual violence and how to prevent it. DU’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month programming is presented by the Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment […]

Men’s hockey to vie for Frozen Four starting Saturday

The University of Denver Pioneers enter the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship as a No. 2 seed in the East Regional portion of the tournament. Denver will face Boston College on Saturday, March 28, at 1 p.m. MDT in regional semifinal action. The winning team will advance […]

Doctoral chemistry dissertation earns prestigious prize

Doctoral chemistry dissertation earns prestigious prize

When Joshua Biller, then a clinical chemist at the Mayo Clinic, was deciding where to pursue his doctorate in chemistry, he was intrigued by the biomedical imaging research of Sandra and Gareth Eaton, professors in the University of Denver’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Biller’s research on electron paramagnetic […]

Men’s hockey player Joey LaLeggia a finalist for Hobey Baker Award

Senior University of Denver defenseman Joey LaLeggia has been named a top 10 finalist for the 2015 Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the top men’s college hockey player in the United States. The Hobey Hat Trick (top three finalists) will be announced on April 2, and the winner will […]

Men’s hockey sweeps Minnesota-Duluth, advances to Frozen Faceoff

Backstopped by a 36-save shutout performance from sophomore goaltender Evan Cowley, the University of Denver Pioneers skated to a convincing 4-0 win over the UMD Bulldogs at Magness Arena on Saturday night, completing an opening round playoff sweep of their NCHC rivals and punching their ticket to next weekend’s Frozen […]

Head of Denver Foundation to start new institute for philanthropy at University of Denver

Head of Denver Foundation to start new institute for philanthropy at University of Denver

After 19 years as president and CEO of the Denver Foundation, David Miller has announced he will depart his position at the end of 2015 to start the new Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise, which is scheduled to open at the University of Denver in 2016. Miller will leave […]

Biology alum seeks to continue high-caliber research

The University of Denver’s biology department is home to state-of-the-art labs filled with graduate and undergraduate students who join their professors in performing high-caliber research. Biology is the largest undergraduate major at the University — 518 students as of fall 2014 — and every biology major has the opportunity to […]

Men’s lacrosse beats Notre Dame 11-10 at home in overtime

Men’s lacrosse beats Notre Dame 11-10 at home in overtime

Sophomore Zach Miller scored the game-tying goal with 1:19 in regulation — followed by the game-winner with 3:18 to go in overtime — to send the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to an 11-10 win over Notre Dame at a sold-out Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Miller […]