As a result of conversations with the University community and alumni about the growing need for scholarship funding, Chancellor Rebecca Chopp launched the Momentum Scholarship Challenge earlier this year. The scholarship matching program will endow $45 million in new scholarship funding by 2018 in an effort to eliminate the need gap for undergraduate students — the average of $6,500 a student is unable to pay even after receiving aid.
Luc Beaudoin, associate provost at the Office of Internationalization at the University of Denver, said Saturday that DU has confirmed the safety of its study-abroad students in France and elsewhere in Europe. “Our hearts go out to all in Paris who have suffered from the tragedy that unfolded yesterday. DU […]
Luc Beaudoin, associate provost at the Office of Internationalization at the University of Denver, said Friday night that DU is working to confirm the status of study-abroad students in light of today’s attacks in Paris. “We know of at least six students who are studying abroad in Paris, and more […]
The University of Missouri has been making headlines this week, raising important questions and concerns about racial tension on college campuses. At the University of Denver, student leaders and administrators alike say they realize there is a lot of work to do surrounding issues of inclusivity and diversity on campus. […]
Over the next year, the University will be undertaking a major review of the supports we offer and the education we provide. We will continue to take steps toward becoming the inclusive community we strive to be. We will listen to the experiences of our community members with compassion and empathy. And most importantly, we will challenge ourselves to unpack our biases.
Neela Eyunni (’08), author, news anchor and television host, is an international triple threat. As a journalism studies major at DU, she gained critical experience in preparation for her career today. Eyunni’s first journalism class at DU, news writing and reporting, sparked her interest in writing. Her role as news […]
Pianist Steven Mayer, an associate professor at the Lamont School of Music, was smitten at the tender age of 3. “My first loves,” he says, “were Broadway musicals and Stravinski.” The son of composer William Mayer, Steven grew up listening to classical, jazz, opera and pop music. After studying at […]
Jessica Acosta graduated from the University of Denver in 2003 with a BA in communications. Today, she is CEO of Environmental Consulting Services, an environmental construction consulting firm in the Denver area. Acosta says she was able to break into the construction industry with help from the University Career Center. […]
The 300th meeting between the DU Pioneers and the Colorado College Tigers proved to be a victorious affair for the visitors, as the Crimson & Gold skated into Broadmoor World Arena Saturday night and earned a 3-1 win at the expense of their hosts. By virtue of Friday’s home win, […]
At the University of Denver, even the archives have impact. That’s particularly true of a set of photographs by Edward Curtis, the 19th-century artist and ethnographer known as the “Shadow Catcher,” a moniker he was given by the Native Americans whose visages and culture he captured in his internationally […]