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Campus summit explores the challenges of affordable housing

The University of Denver and the city of Denver always have had a deep connection. Through the last 151 years, since the University’s founding, resilience and vision have propelled both institutions through many challenges. One of the city’s and the University’s greatest shared challenges is affordable housing throughout Denver, and […]

DU-affiliated authors behind a crop of new titles

DU-affiliated authors behind a crop of new titles

In a host of books just off the press, members of the University of Denver community share their research passions, storytelling skills and memories. Here’s a roundup of several new titles well worth reading. “Ugo Foscolo’s Tragic Vision in Italy and England” (University of Toronto Press, October 2014), by Rachel […]

Education program helps principal become a ‘turnaround leader’

Education program helps principal become a ‘turnaround leader’

A longtime teacher and principal and central office administrator in Colorado’s Brighton school district, Doris Candelarie was looking for a way to make even more of an impact on education when she entered the PhD program in educational leadership at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education nine years […]

Award-winning program trains leaders for education’s challenges

The principal preparation program that Doris Candelarie went through 14 years ago was an early iteration of a program in the Morgridge College of Education known today as the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) Program. The program features two cohort options for principal preparation: the Ritchie Program for School […]

Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative

Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative

The world is a far different place than it was even 10 years ago, and nowhere is that more clear than in the area of social work, where practitioners now find themselves regularly working with clients impacted by climate change, natural disasters, disease epidemics and political unrest. Helping students at […]

New Korbel center dedicated to public opinion research

For diplomats seeking to make sense of events in their host country, for public officials attempting to make policy and for anyone needing data to inform business decisions, understanding the public’s mindset is essential. That’s the thinking behind the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, a new institute at the […]

University community wins two major awards for community service

The University of Denver has been recognized twice in the past month for its dedication to community service. DU is one of 63 private universities nationwide selected in 2015 for the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, and the University also was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education […]

Alum supports musicians by crowdsourcing fan support

Alum supports musicians by crowdsourcing fan support

Crowd-funding site Kickstarter has been a boon to movie stars like Zach Braff and Kristen Bell, who famously used the site to solicit money directly from fans for their films “Wish I Was Here” and “Veronica Mars,” respectively. University of Denver alumnus Michael Penfield (BSBA ’83) is hoping his new […]

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

In the years to come, says Frank Tuitt, the University of Denver’s associate provost for inclusive excellence and associate professor of higher education, “everybody will need to navigate and be successful in a diverse society.” After all, the composition of society is changing dramatically. Consider: The U.S. Bureau of the […]

Alumna pursues passion for food justice with Denver nonprofit

Alumna pursues passion for food justice with Denver nonprofit

During her sophomore year at the University of Denver, alumna Nyabweza Itaagi embarked on a lifestyle experiment that would launch her on a soul-sustaining, nutrient-dense journey. “I decided to become vegan — just to see the health effects, if I would feel better, more energized,” says Itaagi, who double majored […]