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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 […]

Soprano’s turn in Lamont role results in a role with Opera Colorado

Soprano’s turn in Lamont role results in a role with Opera Colorado

It was a quirk of timing that landed Camille Jasensky an audition with Denver-based professional opera company Opera Colorado. In 2014, as a senior voice major at DU’s Lamont School of Music, Jasensky (BA ’14) was one of two students cast in the role of Zerlina in the Lamont Opera […]

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 […]

Gymnast triumphs over injury for all-around success

Gymnast triumphs over injury for all-around success

Gymnasts are known for bouncing around, but one Pioneer is proving she can bounce back. In October 2012, first-year student Nina McGee was twisting and spinning in the air after springing off the vault during practice. When she landed, she couldn’t move for several seconds. Eventually she crawled off the […]

University of Denver student Cameron Hickert named 2015 Truman Scholar

University of Denver junior Cameron Hickert has been named a 2015 Truman Scholar. Hickert is one of 58 students selected from nearly 700 nominees across the nation and the only student from a Colorado university to receive the award. Hickert is majoring in physics and international studies, with experience in […]

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 […]

Emergent Digital Practices degree sets the stage for alum’s creative innovations

Emergent Digital Practices degree sets the stage for alum’s creative innovations

Justin Gitlin is all about community. As one of seven founders of Denver-based social-media network Ello, Gitlin and his company — creative computation studio Mode Set — are making headlines as the team behind the latest and greatest online community. The site’s claim to fame is that it’s ad-free and […]