Articles written by: Tamara Chapman

DU reduces carbon footprint by 27 percent

Thanks to a number of sustainability efforts, the University of Denver has reached the first of its carbon-reduction milestones six years ahead of schedule. Along the way, it has shaved more than $850,000 from annual operating expenses, says Chad King, the University’s sustainability coordinator. Since 2006, King says, DU has […]

Alumna’s poem inspires spirituals-focused stage show

Alumna’s poem inspires spirituals-focused stage show

“You’re still famous in New Jersey.” That unexpected news popped up in her email inbox one day last summer. So naturally, University of Denver alumna Dee Galloway clicked on the message. A professional poet, an enthusiastic songstress and the program administrator at the DU-based Spirituals Project, Galloway (BA ’04) was […]

Gates Foundation grant supports innovations in childhood learning

Preschoolers may not be able to calculate the circumference of a circle or ponder the delights of pi, but they’re more than ready to enjoy a standing play date with patterns, shapes and numbers. In fact, says Professor Douglas Clements of the Morgridge College of Education and the Marsico Institute […]

DU-affiliated authors behind a crop of new titles

DU-affiliated authors behind a crop of new titles

In a host of books just off the press, members of the University of Denver community share their research passions, storytelling skills and memories. Here’s a roundup of several new titles well worth reading. “Ugo Foscolo’s Tragic Vision in Italy and England” (University of Toronto Press, October 2014), by Rachel […]

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

In the years to come, says Frank Tuitt, the University of Denver’s associate provost for inclusive excellence and associate professor of higher education, “everybody will need to navigate and be successful in a diverse society.” After all, the composition of society is changing dramatically. Consider: The U.S. Bureau of the […]

The Korbel School’s Haider Khan is thinking about how to make the world a better place

The Korbel School’s Haider Khan is thinking about how to make the world a better place

Although he has made his name and reputation in what wags call the “dismal science,” Professor Haider Khan, of the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, is downright exuberant about human potential. “I am, on the whole, a very optimistic person. Realistic, but also optimistic,” he explains. […]

University welcomes diverse, high-achieving Class of 2018

University welcomes diverse, high-achieving Class of 2018

With the start of fall quarter in early September, the University of Denver welcomed the 1,436-member Class of 2018 to campus. “This is one of the most diverse classes we’ve had, so we’re pretty excited about it,” says Tom Willoughby, vice chancellor for enrollment. Twenty percent of first-year students identify […]

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

In the years to come, says Frank Tuitt, the University of Denver’s associate provost for inclusive excellence and associate professor of higher education, “everybody will need to navigate and be successful in a diverse society.” After all, the composition of society is changing dramatically. Consider: The U.S. Bureau of the […]

Jonathan Seals

Jonathan Seals

HOMETOWN: Aurora, Colo. FIELD OF STUDY: Senior double-majoring in political science and religious studies and minoring in French ACTIVITIES: Chair, Colorado Black Student Leadership Conference; Excelling Leaders Institute; past president, Black Student Alliance; intern, Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation   Why did you choose to pursue religious studies? I […]

Leslie Rossman

Leslie Rossman

HOMETOWN: Northbrook, Ill. FIELD OF STUDY: PhD candidate in communication studies ACTIVITIES: President and executive board member, Graduate Student Government   What are you studying? What type of career do you hope to have? I am very interested in exploring how work experiences impact society, and my dissertation builds on […]