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Men’s lacrosse falls to Duke in NCAA semifinals

The No. 5 seed University of Denver men’s lacrosse team made a second-half push, but came up on the short end of a 15-12 result against No. 1 seed and defending national champion Duke on Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse National Semifinals at M&T Bank Stadium […]

Donne and Sue Fisher make $5 million gift to University of Denver

Donne and Sue Fisher are investing $5 million in the future of early childhood education through a gift to the University of Denver. Longtime supporters of the University whose generosity named the Fisher Early Learning Center at its inception, the Fishers demonstrate their ongoing commitment to young children through their […]

“[DU is] a place where I could do everything from test new stuff to see old friends," says Rob Gleeson, left. "It’s an incredible ally to have a university on your side.” Photo courtesy of Showtime

Business-school grad Rob Gleeson does a stint in Showtime’s ‘House of Lies’

Rob Gleeson (BSBA ’10) isn’t just a business-school grad in real life — he also plays one on TV. Gleeson, 26, played Jeffrey, a quiet, intense “numbers guy,” on season three of Showtime’s comedy series “House of Lies,” which stars former Denverite Don Cheadle as a ruthless management consultant. The […]

Alumnus Ed Estlow recognized as an honorary life trustee

When Ed Estlow came to the University of Denver in 1939, it was the beginning of a relationship that would last more than 75 years. A standout athlete and scholar during his time at DU, and later chair of the Board of Trustees and founder of the University’s Edward W. […]

Women’s soccer opens NCAA Tournament at home this weekend

Women’s soccer opens NCAA Tournament at home this weekend

The University of Denver women’s soccer team will make its second straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Pioneers will host their in-state rival University of Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 16, at CIBER Field. This is the second consecutive year Denver has hosted a first-round game of the tournament. “I […]

Men’s lacrosse player cycles across the country for charity

Rather than relaxing on the couch, University of Denver sophomore men’s lacrosse player Colin Woolford is spending his summer cycling across the country. Woolford is part of a six-person group cycling from San Jose, Calif., to New York as part of Bicycles Against Poverty’s Pedal for a Purpose tour. Bicycles […]

MBA student on his way to Tour de France

MBA student on his way to Tour de France

As he has nearly every summer since the late 1990s, Jonathan Vaughters is traveling to Europe this week for the Tour de France. This year, however, the former pro cyclist and current team manager will have to return to Denver halfway through the race — to deliver a class project […]

2013 Colorado Book Awards recognize three DU authors

Carolyn Mears, an adjunct faculty member at DU’s Morgridge College of Education, has won a 2013 Colorado Book Award for “Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma: Advice Based on Experiences” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), an anthology designed to guide educators through the process of moving on, emotionally and academically, in […]

DU ranks second in the U.S. for graduate school Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Denver took the No. 2 spot on the 2013 list of top Peace Corps volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the graduate school category, and No. 18 in the undergraduate medium school category. The annual list recognizes the highest volunteer-producing colleges and universities for small, medium, large and […]

Undergraduate students work to design permanent prosthesis

Undergraduate students work to design permanent prosthesis

Senior engineering majors Patrick Parkinson, James Hills and Kathryn Van Lieshout are working on a potentially life-changing design for amputees. Their concept is to create a post that could be implanted in the bone and attach to a prosthesis—a design that would allow amputees to get rid of the popularly […]