Academics & Research

Islander’s diverse experiences fuel interest in business degree

From volcanoes to the Rockies, surfing to skiing, beaches to blizzards, there aren’t many places in the United States that are more different from Colorado than Hawaii. These are just some of the changes that first-year student Bram Paikuli can expect as he makes the move from his home on […]

Sturm College of Law adds master of legal studies program

The University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law has added another degree to its curricular roster. The Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program, which can completed in as little as one year, is designed for graduate students and professionals whose careers would be enriched by the study of law, the […]

First-year student shows entrepreneurial spirit

While the use of tablets and smartphones has become commonplace in the world of academia and business, first-year University of Denver student Zach Burmeister found a way to take things one step further. For the last year, Burmeister has been developing and testing his own set of iPad applications called […]

Korbel Professor Haider Khan to receive University’s highest award at Convocation

Korbel Professor Haider Khan to receive University’s highest award at Convocation

Although he has made his name and reputation in what wags call the “dismal science,” Professor Haider Khan of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is downright exuberant about human potential.

Convocation awards will recognize faculty excellence

The University of Denver prizes research that benefits the public good and teaching that transforms the lives of students. Purposeful research and inspired teaching are celebrated each year with an awards presentation at the fall Convocation ceremony, scheduled this year for Thursday, Oct. 2, in Magness Arena. In addition to […]

Junior public policy major back from Fulbright institute in Scotland

Junior public policy major back from Fulbright institute in Scotland

Ryan Carson, a junior majoring in public policy and international studies, recently joined nine other American students for the five-week Fulbright Scotland Summer Institute, hosted by Dundee and Strathclyde universities. A 2012 Boettcher Scholar, Carson is campaign coordinator for DU’s chapter of GlobeMed and a member of the Pioneer Leadership […]

University College’s Joseph Hutchison named Colorado’s new poet laureate

University College’s Joseph Hutchison named Colorado’s new poet laureate

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper today introduced Joseph Hutchison of Indian Hills, Colo., as the state’s eighth poet laureate. Hutchison is faculty and interim director for arts and culture and global affairs at University College at the University of Denver. “This feels fantastic,” Hutchison said. “I grew up in Colorado, and […]

U.S. News ranks DU among country’s top 100 colleges

The University of Denver has maintained its strong ranking as one of the top 100 national universities included on the U.S. News and World Report list of “Best Colleges 2015.”  The University is ranked 88th on the list of national universities, up from 91st last year. “The rise in the […]

Skiing accident becomes formative moment for ACT Award winner

Skiing accident becomes formative moment for ACT Award winner

Incoming first-year student Alisa Braun seemingly had high school on lock as a member of the National Honor Society, student council and Bozeman High marching band, but after a skiing accident nearly took it all away, she was left with a new outlook on life. Braun was cross-country skiing in […]

Quick Questions: Biology Professor Phillip Danielson on Ebola

Editor’s note: As part of the University of Denver’s focus on serving the public good, faculty members from across the disciplines routinely share their expertise with the community. They answer questions from reporters, host lectures on trending topics and write op-ed columns for local, national and international publications. They also […]