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Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award goes to founder of Africa’s International Peace Initiatives

Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award goes to founder of Africa’s International Peace Initiatives

Even before she claimed her PhD in human communication studies in 2007, Karambu Ringera began using her University of Denver education to help the people of her native village, Meru, and her home country, Kenya, contend with the challenges arising from the HIV/AIDS epidemic. While still a doctoral student, Ringera […]

Summer events on campus: music, dance, film and more

Summer events on campus: music, dance, film and more

Though there will be fewer students on campus and fewer classes in session this summer, the University of Denver will present a number of events open to students, staff, faculty and the general public. The Newman Center for the Performing Arts hosts events and performances from local organizations throughout the […]

Program sends DU students into Denver high schools to develop community organizing skills

Today’s high school students know they face a world challenged by daunting problems. What they don’t always know is that they have the power to address — perhaps even solve — some of these problems. That’s where the University of Denver’s Public Achievement team comes in. Throughout the academic year, […]

Summer internship leads to business student’s dream job

Summer internship leads to business student’s dream job

University of Denver undergraduates know that internships pay off in ways large and small — gaining skills, building a network, getting real-world experience — but every once in a while an internship pays off in a really big way: with a job offer after graduation. Recent graduate Carly Westerfield, who […]

Sand Creek Massacre Symposium explores possibilities for reconciliation

With the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre successfully concluded, it’s time to focus on how best to reconcile past injustices. That was the consensus at the May 22 Sand Creek Massacre Symposium, hosted on campus by the University of Denver’s Conflict Resolution Institute in partnership with the […]

Senior lacrosse player shines in academics as well as athletics

Senior lacrosse player shines in academics as well as athletics

As the University of Denver community descends from its post-lacrosse-championship bliss, the reality for most students is final papers and exams. Things are no different for senior Erik Adamson, midfielder for the Pioneers’ 2015 NCAA Championship men’s lacrosse team, who boasts impressive numbers both on and off the field. Adamson […]

New initiatives for veterans announced at Buchtel Tower rededication

New initiatives for veterans announced at Buchtel Tower rededication

The University of Denver’s Buchtel Memorial Tower was rededicated May 28 in honor of the nearly 500 military veterans now part of the student body. Located on the south side of campus, Buchtel Memorial Tower is all that remains of the Memorial Chapel building, which was destroyed by fire in […]

Profile of photography prof Roddy MacInnes among student documentaries screening Thursday

Profile of photography prof Roddy MacInnes among student documentaries screening Thursday

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Documentary Film and Video Production II class in the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies have spent the spring quarter conceiving, pitching, filming and editing short documentaries on a variety of topics. The teams present their final products Thursday, June 4, in Davis […]

An interdisciplinary faculty-student-robot research team based out of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science is conducting a pilot study exploring whether humanoid robots like NAO can improve social and communication skills in children with autism spectrum disorders. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Tech-savvy research team aims to help kids with autism disorders

NAO is the remote-controlled star of an interdisciplinary faculty-student-robot research team based out of the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science. Led by Mohammad Mahoor, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, the team is conducting a pilot study exploring whether humanoid robots like NAO can improve social and communication skills in children with ASD.

Morgridge College of Education researchers receive $3.5 million to study learning trajectories in mathematics

Doug Clements and Julie Sarama, Kennedy Endowed Chairs at the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education (MCE), have been awarded a $3.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. The grant allows the University of Denver, in partnership with Denver’s Cherry Creek School District […]