Campus & Community

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a long and storied history at the University of Denver. The school, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, is named for Czech-American diplomat Josef Korbel — father of former U.S. Secretary of State (and 2016 undergraduate Commencement speaker) Madeleine Albright — […]

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

DU hockey player Gabe Levin, who grew up in Marina del Rey, Calif., helped the Pioneers advance to the Frozen Four this year for the first time since 2005. At the tournament’s award ceremony, c Levin, who also was named the 2016 NCHC Scholar-Athlete of the Year, has registered a […]

Student art show features work from across campus

Student art show features work from across campus

The Vicki Myhren Gallery on campus is hosting a campus-wide Student Art Show through May 27. University of Denver students were encouraged to submit work, regardless of major, and the exhibit features pieces from a wide range of students. “The goal of our end-of-the-year show was to reach students beyond […]

Countdown to Commencement: Brooklyn Batey created new campus event for young black women

After four years at the University of Denver, senior Brooklyn Batey is graduating in June with degrees in psychology and sociolegal studies. Batey, a defender on the DU women’s lacrosse team, has had many triumphs both on and off the field. On Feb. 12, 2016, Brooklyn organized and ran a […]

Students drive political engagement through DU chapter of the Roosevelt Institute

Students drive political engagement through DU chapter of the Roosevelt Institute

Instead of waiting to find a place at the University of Denver, Morgan Smith quickly created his own. Smith, now a sophomore majoring in public policy and economics, began to form DU’s chapter of the Roosevelt Institute — a New York-based nonpartisan political think tank — the summer after his […]

Report reveals DU’s nearly $1 billion annual impact on Denver

All along the Front Range, the University of Denver is known for its great minds, rigorous academic programs, stunning campus and nationally competitive sports teams. But that’s just part of what DU brings to the city it calls home. A recently released Development Research Partners study finds that DU also […]

SmarTech conference spotlights ‘internet of things’

Imagine a day when you’re driving down Broadway, hitting nothing but green lights en route to a Starbucks drive-through. Imagine a day when your refrigerator indicates that you’re low on milk, while a grocery list auto-populates on your phone and the backyard sprinklers turn off automatically as it begins to […]

Provost’s conference highlights intersection of sustainability and social justice

Julian Agyeman, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, opened his keynote address at the April 25 DU Provost’s Conference with a challenge to attendees: “I want you to think about the often forgotten or implicit part of sustainability — its social justice aspect,” he said. […]

Chemistry Professor Donald Stedman dies of lung cancer

Professor Emeritus Donald Stedman — known worldwide for developing trail-blazing technology to gauge vehicle emissions — died of lung cancer in Oregon on April 16. Stedman taught in DU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for more than three decades, and his work earned him a range of honors. In 1995 […]

DU’s own Daniel Ritchie to receive Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Chancellor Emeritus Daniel Ritchie is one of more than 90 American citizens who will be honored May 7 with the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations’ Ellis Island Medals of Honor. According to the organization, the awards are “presented each year on historic Ellis Island to a select group of individuals […]