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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 […]

In Gateway to Business, a Daniels core class for first-year students, fundamentals of business are taught as students go through the process of designing, testing and marketing a mobile phone or tablet application. Photo: Daniel Go

Daniels’ app challenge promotes entrepreneurial ecosystem

The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver is giving first-year students a crash course in entrepreneurship, requiring them to split into teams to design a mobile app — and then giving them the chance to present their final product to a panel of potential investors. In Gateway […]

DU scientists contributed to Orion space project

DU scientists contributed to Orion space project

Teddy Long (MS ’13) says the rocket was about three miles away as he sat with his wife in the Kennedy Space Center in December to watch the first test launch of the Orion space capsule — NASA’s effort to put humans on Mars. “We were sitting next to coworkers […]