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Head of Denver Foundation to start new institute for philanthropy at University of Denver

Head of Denver Foundation to start new institute for philanthropy at University of Denver

After 19 years as president and CEO of the Denver Foundation, David Miller has announced he will depart his position at the end of 2015 to start the new Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise, which is scheduled to open at the University of Denver in 2016. Miller will leave […]

DU law school ranks in country’s top 75

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law ranks 67th on the U.S. News & World Report annual list of law schools and programs, with six of the school’s specialized programs ranked among the top 25 in the nation. The publication’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranking lists the Sturm College […]

Biology alum seeks to continue high-caliber research

The University of Denver’s biology department is home to state-of-the-art labs filled with graduate and undergraduate students who join their professors in performing high-caliber research. Biology is the largest undergraduate major at the University — 518 students as of fall 2014 — and every biology major has the opportunity to […]

Lamont alumna advances to Metropolitan Opera semifinal auditions

Lamont alumna advances to Metropolitan Opera semifinal auditions

For an aspiring opera singer it’s the ultimate showcase: a chance to sing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York and get noticed by the industry’s best. Sarah Cambidge, a graduate of the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music, is part of a select group of […]

Dan Ritchie urges DU community to reimagine its future

Dan Ritchie urges DU community to reimagine its future

As the University of Denver begins to imagine its near future via a strategic planning process named Imagine DU, Chancellor Emeritus Dan Ritchie stood on stage at this year’s Founders Day gala and looked back at another period of reinvention. During a “fireside chat” with Chancellor Rebecca Chopp at the […]

Land Use Institute continues conversation on affordable housing

When Denver Mayor Michael Hancock hosted a Feb. 6 summit on the University of Denver campus to discuss affordable housing in Denver, he was joining a campus conversation that has been ongoing since 1991. “Our population is growing throughout the region,” Hancock said in his opening remarks at the summit. […]

Men’s lacrosse beats Notre Dame 11-10 at home in overtime

Men’s lacrosse beats Notre Dame 11-10 at home in overtime

Sophomore Zach Miller scored the game-tying goal with 1:19 in regulation — followed by the game-winner with 3:18 to go in overtime — to send the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to an 11-10 win over Notre Dame at a sold-out Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Miller […]

Alumnus and CNN staffer finds his DU community in Atlanta

Alumnus and CNN staffer finds his DU community in Atlanta

University of Denver alumnus Jason Evans originally planned on being a diplomat, so he wasn’t sure how his dual degrees in international studies and Spanish would help him when he instead landed a job as a writer and production assistant at KTVK-TV in Phoenix, Ariz. But Evans (BA ’98) joined […]

Atlanta’s ‘Peach Pioneers’ celebrate their alma mater’s lacrosse successes

A surreal scene, to say the least. For 11 years I had lived in Atlanta, convinced I was the only DU alum here. It was like I was trapped on a red clay dirt and kudzu island, surrounded by a sea of sweet tea (or maybe it’s Coca Cola?). Well, […]

Journalism professor to speak on the portrayal of women in post-communist countries

Nadia Kaneva, associate professor in the University of Denver’s Media, Film and Journalism Studies program, studies the ways in which communication media act as collective storytellers and influence the cultures and societies we live in, including how media in post-communist countries portray women. “This is an important area to study […]