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Countdown to Commencement: Brooklyn Batey created new campus event for young black women

After four years at the University of Denver, senior Brooklyn Batey is graduating in June with degrees in psychology and sociolegal studies. Batey, a defender on the DU women’s lacrosse team, has had many triumphs both on and off the field. On Feb. 12, 2016, Brooklyn organized and ran a […]

Project X-ITE partners with Arrow Electronics to host Ideation Challenge

Project X-ITE partners with Arrow Electronics to host Ideation Challenge

On a snowy afternoon in April, 75 students from DU’s business, engineering and computer science and emergent digital practices programs gathered with Arrow Electronics senior officials to compete in the Ideation Challenge. Cross-functional teams of DU students showcased their collaborative design skills by tackling a real business challenge Arrow is […]

Michael Levine-Clark named dean of University Libraries

The University of Denver has appointed Professor Michael Levine-Clark dean and director of the University Libraries, effective June 1. Levine-Clark most recently served as interim dean and director of University Libraries. Between July 2012 and August 2015, he was associate dean for scholarly communication and collections services. He replaces Nancy […]

Atlanta alumni chapter’s bocce team finds a new way to show DU pride

Atlanta alumni chapter’s bocce team finds a new way to show DU pride

We train hard (as in, we show up a few minutes early to warm up)! We stick to a strict team diet (beer — or, in one team member’s case, Moscow Mules). And, of course, we keep ourselves hydrated during competition (again, beer). Yes, bocce isn’t the most physically demanding […]

Social work conference makes the case for increased human-animal interaction

The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work hosted its second biennial conference for social work practitioners on May 12. Titled “Animals on the Mind: Social Neurobiology of Human-Animal Interactions in Research and Practice,” the conference featured presentations by experts in the […]

Jazzman Steve Wiest leads a learning revolution at the Lamont School of Music

Jazzman Steve Wiest leads a learning revolution at the Lamont School of Music

Two years ago, multiple Grammy-nominated jazz composer and trombonist Steve Wiest did something completely unexpected. He left one of the world’s best large jazz ensembles — located at the University of North Texas — to teach at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. Why Lamont? With its world-class […]

Students drive political engagement through DU chapter of the Roosevelt Institute

Students drive political engagement through DU chapter of the Roosevelt Institute

Instead of waiting to find a place at the University of Denver, Morgan Smith quickly created his own. Smith, now a sophomore majoring in public policy and economics, began to form DU’s chapter of the Roosevelt Institute — a New York-based nonpartisan political think tank — the summer after his […]

Daniels team places 2nd in Aspen Institute’s International MBA Case Competition

Four MBA students from DU’s Daniels College of Business took second place in the prestigious Aspen Institute’s 2016 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition. The Daniels team included four full-time MBA students: Jim Gordon, Patrick Brennan, Brian Hartman and Shirin Porbanderwala. Gordon is also pursuing a master’s in international […]

Report reveals DU’s nearly $1 billion annual impact on Denver

All along the Front Range, the University of Denver is known for its great minds, rigorous academic programs, stunning campus and nationally competitive sports teams. But that’s just part of what DU brings to the city it calls home. A recently released Development Research Partners study finds that DU also […]

Latin America Center inaugural event features alumnus Heraldo Muñoz, foreign minister of Chile

Latin America Center inaugural event features alumnus Heraldo Muñoz, foreign minister of Chile

“Foreign policy is all about the balance between principles and national interest,” said Chilean Foreign Minister and University of Denver alumnus Heraldo Muñoz at Thursday’s inaugural ceremony for the Josef Korbel School of International Studies’ new Latin America Center (LAC). The LAC will facilitate professional and scholarly exchange between the […]