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Alumna Helen Driscoll dies at age 90

University of Denver alumna Helen Driscoll died on April 15. She was 90 years old. Helen was the wife of DU professor Bill Driscoll, namesake of the Driscoll Student Center. Helen was born in 1924 in Denver. After graduating from East High School, she enrolled at DU in 1944. She […]

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 […]

Ed Estlow was named honorary life trustee on Jan. 16.

Honorary Life Trustee Ed Estlow dies at age 95

Ed Estlow — a 1942 graduate of the University of Denver who was recognized by the institution as an honorary life trustee in 2014 — has died at age 95. A standout athlete and scholar during his time at DU, Estlow went on to a long and successful career in […]

Men’s lacrosse beats Brown, advances to play Ohio State May 16 at Mile High

Men’s lacrosse beats Brown, advances to play Ohio State May 16 at Mile High

Sophomore Connor Cannizzaro scored five goals to lead the No. 4 seed University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to a 15-9 win over Brown in the NCAA Tournament First Round on Sunday afternoon at a sold-out Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on the DU campus. Denver advances to play Ohio State […]

Professor’s work sheds light on Islam, past and present

While most Americans catch news updates of crisis in the Middle East sporadically, Andrea Stanton has her finger on the pulse of the region. The assistant professor of Islamic studies regularly has a browser page opened to Al Jazeera’s live stream. Her interest in the region runs from its history […]

Working for justice: Denver Law students assist with asylum cases on the border

Students at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law have stepped forward to assist Central American women and children who have fled devastating violence in their home countries to seek asylum in the United States. In late 2014, Sturm students Sean Ays and Jessica Rehms put their legal education […]

Men’s hockey to battle Colorado College at Coors Field in 2016

Men’s hockey to battle Colorado College at Coors Field in 2016

The University of Denver Athletics Department, Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, Colorado College Athletics Department and National Collegiate Hockey Conference have announced that next season’s DU Pioneers-CC Tigers hockey game, scheduled for Feb. 20, 2016, will be staged at Coors Field in downtown Denver. Dubbed the “Battle on Blake,” this will […]

Men’s lacrosse to host Brown in first round of NCAA Tournament

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse program will host Brown at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on campus in the NCAA Tournament First Round at 1 p.m. Sunday. The winner of the first-round game at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium will take on the winner of Duke vs. Ohio State in the […]

Fulbright scholar heads to Turkey to teach English

Tanner Mastaw hopes to expand his understanding of international development, and receiving a Fulbright Scholarship is helping to pave the way. Mastaw, a senior in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, will leave for Turkey this fall and spend nine months in the country teaching English as part of […]

Denver advances to BIG EAST final with win over Villanova

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team used a 9-2 run in the middle-two quarters to down fourth-seeded Villanova, 16-9 in the BIG EAST Semifinals Thursday night at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pa. “Unfortunately, but fortunately I guess, we fell behind early a couple weeks ago against Providence, but I […]