Campus & Community

Founders Day: Leslie Rossman receives inaugural Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Founders Day: Leslie Rossman receives inaugural Outstanding Graduate Student Award

With two degrees, a host of activities and some corporate experience under her belt, Leslie Rossman (’15) had decided she was going to focus solely on her studies when she enrolled at the University of Denver. “I was very, very hesitant, when I came to DU, to get involved,” says […]

Founders Day: Senior Richard Maez honored as outstanding undergraduate

Founders Day: Senior Richard Maez honored as outstanding undergraduate

Richard Maez (’15) was determined to go down a different path when he arrived at the University of Denver. “In high school I wasn’t super involved, and I didn’t want to do the same thing coming into DU,” he explains. Maez, who is the first person in his family to […]

Computer science professor finishes BFA after 14 years

Computer science professor finishes BFA after 14 years

Every year, the School of Art and Art History’s annual BFA show spotlights the work of graduating seniors who have spent the past three to five years working on their craft. This year’s BFA exhibit — “Threshold,” running May 14–June 6 — also features work by an artist who has […]

University of Denver to partner with Quarterly Forum

The University of Denver and Quarterly Forum, a nonpartisan, not-for-profit leadership organization of 100 of the Rocky Mountain region’s most influential business and community leaders, have announced that the University will serve as the organization’s exclusive academic partner. Founded in 1999, Quarterly Forum is a community of leaders that comes […]

Student co-chair helps Sustainability Council work toward a greener DU

Student co-chair helps Sustainability Council work toward a greener DU

Mollie Doerner’s interest in green issues was first stoked when, as a first-year student, she joined the University’s Environmental Sustainability Living and Learning Community (ESLLC). That meant she shared living space with other students who were passionate about sustainability and joined them in a weekly class dedicated to local and […]

University community exceeds service goals in sesquicentennial challenge

The University of Denver’s 1864 Service Challenge came to a close in March 2015 with nearly 400,000 hours of community service from the DU community — more than double the original goal. One of many facets of the University’s 150th anniversary celebration throughout 2014, the initiative urged students, alumni, faculty […]

Anderson Academic Commons celebrates LEED Silver certification

The Anderson Academic Commons (AAC) building on the University of Denver campus has received the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification. The major renovation of Penrose Library into the Anderson Academic Commons was completed in 2013. Chancellor Rebecca Chopp will join Nancy Allen, dean and director of […]

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 […]

Newman Center Presents announces 2015-16 season

Newman Center Presents announces 2015-16 season

Further cementing its reputation as Denver’s primary presenter of modern dance, the Newman Center Presents series welcomes four dance companies to campus in its 2015–16 season, including the world premiere of a new dance co-commissioned from Paul Taylor. The season also features musicians ranging in style from classical and jazz […]