Alumni

Museum studies director curates groundbreaking female abstract expressionists show at the DAM

Museum studies director curates groundbreaking female abstract expressionists show at the DAM

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) made history in June when it opened “Women of Abstract Expressionism,” the first museum exhibit to focus on the female artists of the postwar art movement. Curated by Gwen Chanzit, the DAM’s curator of modern and contemporary art and director of the museum studies master’s […]

As roommates in the ’70s, four alums forged a friendship that has lasted a lifetime

As roommates in the ’70s, four alums forged a friendship that has lasted a lifetime

It all began on 942 Pontiac St. near Lowry Air Force Base, an address etched in the brains of the four DU alums who lived together during the 1970-71 school year. Mike Burg and Bruce Nathanson had known each other since high school, while Scott Feldman and Eddie Silberman met […]

Startup from Daniels grads now 84th fastest-growing private company in the U.S.

Startup from Daniels grads now 84th fastest-growing private company in the U.S.

As fraternity brothers and students at the Daniels College of Business, LED Supply Co. founders Brian Stern (BSBA ’07) and Webb Lawrence (BSBA ’07) already knew they would make great business partners one day. All they needed to do was find the right opportunity at the right time. “We actually […]

Engineering grad gets up to speed with Arrow’s SAM car

Engineering grad gets up to speed with Arrow’s SAM car

He didn’t know it at the time, but as an engineering student at DU, Will Pickard was putting together the perfect resumé for the job he has now — part of the elite SAM Project team at Denver-based Arrow Electronics. The company took on the engineering challenge in 2013 to […]

Alumni couple finds success in the breakfast biz

Alumni couple finds success in the breakfast biz

Denver-based Love Grown is revolutionizing the most important meal of the day, and it all started with a family granola recipe. Founders Alex Hasulak (BSBA ’08) and Maddy (D’Amato) Hasulak (BA ’08) met during their junior year at DU. It was 2007, and Alex, a business major with a dream […]

Atlanta alumni chapter’s bocce team finds a new way to show DU pride

Atlanta alumni chapter’s bocce team finds a new way to show DU pride

We train hard (as in, we show up a few minutes early to warm up)! We stick to a strict team diet (beer — or, in one team member’s case, Moscow Mules). And, of course, we keep ourselves hydrated during competition (again, beer). Yes, bocce isn’t the most physically demanding […]

Political science major lands job with Bernie Sanders campaign

Political science major lands job with Bernie Sanders campaign

Now a state director for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, alumna Dulce Saenz (BA ’11) first discovered her voice in a public policy class taught by former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm, director of DU’s Institute for Public Policy Studies. The class was talking about immigration, and Saenz found many of the […]

Alumni around the country gathered to watch hockey team’s Final Four game

Alumni around the country gathered to watch hockey team’s Final Four game

While the University of Denver men’s hockey team celebrated its victory against Ferris State to qualify for the NCAA Frozen Four for the first time since 2005, it was all hands on deck for DU’s regional chapters and the Advancement team to organize semifinals watch parties across the country. On […]

Sculptor and alumna Gail Folwell goes pro

Sculptor and alumna Gail Folwell goes pro

For six months, renowned artist Gail Folwell (BFA ’83) worked tirelessly on her newest project: a 7-foot-tall sculpture for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s parade route in downtown Canton, Ohio. On Aug 7, 2015, the city of Canton, in conjunction with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, unveiled “The […]

Alumna brings her talents and skills to prominent foundation

Alumna brings her talents and skills to prominent foundation

Katy Anderson Craig has had a long, fruitful relationship with the University of Denver, first as an undergraduate student (BA ’99, French, creative writing and communications), and then as a graduate student (MA ’04, literary criticism) and assistant director of the DU Honors Program (2000–05). All of these experiences have […]