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

New 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 […]

Engineering grad gets up to speed with Arrow’s SAM car

Engineering grad gets up to speed with Arrow’s SAM car

He didn’t know it at the time, but as an engineering student at DU, Will Pickard was putting together the perfect resumé for the job he has now — part of the elite SAM Project team at Denver-based Arrow Electronics. The company took on the engineering challenge in 2013 to […]

Commencement speaker reminds graduate students to take note of the mile markers on the way to the milestones

Commencement speaker reminds graduate students to take note of the mile markers on the way to the milestones

In her speech at the University of Denver’s graduate Commencement on June 3, DU alumna Susana Cordova encouraged departing graduate students to celebrate not only the milestones in their lives, but also the mile markers, which she described as “the signs that tell us where we are in the journey […]

Albright challenges Class of 2016 to ‘heal, help and teach’

Albright challenges Class of 2016 to ‘heal, help and teach’

In a wide-ranging address covering everything from her years in Denver to her concerns about growing isolationism in the United States, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright called on the members of DU’s Class of 2016 to put their education to work in service of the country’s values and well-being. […]

Biology professor named one of 10 Boettcher Investigators

Biology professor named one of 10 Boettcher Investigators

University of Denver Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Schuyler van Engelenburg has been awarded a $235,000 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. He is the first University of Denver researcher to receive this honor, which was granted to only 10 Colorado scientists this year. “We are proud to continue the Webb-Waring […]

DU alumnae share spotlight in ballet exhibit

DU alumnae share spotlight in ballet exhibit

A new exhibit at the Anderson Academic Commons — “Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild” — chronicles the compelling story of the Mile High City’s first professional ballet company. The exhibit is drawn from the University’s Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Library, which contains an extensive collection of materials […]

Countdown to Commencement: Accounting major’s internship turns into full-time job

Senior Rodney Castillo is set up for success after his graduation in June. The accounting major has landed a job with Ernst & Young, a large accounting firm he has been interning with for the past two years. “My parents migrated to this country when they were really young,” Castillo […]

"The mental health needs of individuals in developing countries are not being met," says Mingwei Song. "International work is my passion. I care about people’s mental health through a global lens." Photo courtesy of Mingwei Song

Countdown to Commencement: Graduate student aims to pursue her passion for international work

A native of China, Mingwei (Ophelia) Song came to DU’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) after earning a BA in psychology from Juniata College in Pennsylvania. She will receive an MA in international disaster psychology from GSPP at Commencement ceremonies in June.   Q: Why did you choose to come to DU? A: I […]

Countdown to Commencement: Neda Kikhia graduates as CLA Student Leader of the Year

Countdown to Commencement: Neda Kikhia graduates as CLA Student Leader of the Year

On Jan. 30, 2016, DU senior Neda Kikhia was excited but nervous. Kikhia was about to step into her most important interview to date: the one that would result in her being named the Colorado Leadership Alliance 2016 Student Leader of the Year. “I was really surprised I was chosen,” […]

Countdown to Commencement: Ecology degree provides the antidote to a desk job

Countdown to Commencement: Ecology degree provides the antidote to a desk job

A fan of all things outdoors, Angus Kitchell came to DU from his hometown of Seattle. He received a BS in ecology and biodiversity through the Department of Biological Sciences, where he was a lab assistant for assistant professor Robin Tinghitella. His minors are geography and Spanish. In addition to his […]