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Alumni-owned brewery makes debut trip to Great American Beer Festival

Alumni-owned brewery makes debut trip to Great American Beer Festival

More than 125 Colorado breweries are taking part in the 2014 Great American Beer Festival, running Oct. 2–4 at the Colorado Convention Center. Among them is Centennial-based Two22 Brew, owned by University of Denver alumni Paige Schuster (BS ’08) and her husband, Marcus Christianson (BS ’08). The couple — former […]

University Advancement to receive 2014 Quality Department Award

University Advancement celebrated the successful close of ASCEND: the Campaign for the University of Denver in June. The eight-year fundraising effort generated nearly $490 million in gifts from more than 48,000 members of the University of Denver community (including more than 26,000 donors who had never before given to DU). […]

CME’s Debbie Mixon Mitchell to receive Outstanding Service Award at Convocation

CME’s Debbie Mixon Mitchell to receive Outstanding Service Award at Convocation

A passionate advocate of equity and inclusion, Debbie Mixon Mitchell is a constant example of what it means to be caring, responsive, courteous and accountable to others. Mitchell currently serves as director of diversity recruiting in the Center for Multicultural Excellence, where her work encouraging transparent and inclusive hiring practices […]

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates new building for Josef Korbel School

Groundbreaking ceremony celebrates new building for Josef Korbel School

The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies began a new era Tuesday with the ceremonial groundbreaking on the Anna and John J. Sie International Relations Complex — a new campus building made possible by a $17 million donation from the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation. “We […]

Korbel Dinner celebrates international relations school’s 50th anniversary

In 1964, scholar and diplomat Josef Korbel founded the school that would become the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Monday night, the school’s extended community gathered at the Sheraton Denver Downtown to celebrate the school’s golden anniversary and to honor three individuals who embody the school’s […]

STEMosphere event offers free science activities for students and families

Rube Goldberg construction competitions, human-powered snow cone and pancake machines, and demonstrations of underwater robotics all are part of the fun at STEMosphere, a free hands-on science and technology expo open to students, families and the community. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Daniel […]

Diverse and high-achieving: the Class of 2018

With the start of fall quarter in early September, the University of Denver welcomed the 1,436-member Class of 2018 to campus. “This is one of the most diverse classes we’ve had, so we’re pretty excited about it,” says Tom Willoughby, vice chancellor for enrollment. Twenty percent of first-year students identify […]

Tuesday marks groundbreaking for new Korbel building

Tuesday marks groundbreaking for new Korbel building

Former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice (BA ’74, PhD ’81) will take part Tuesday in a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new building for the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. The ceremony begins at 8 a.m. on the new building site behind Cherrington Hall. Denver philanthropists Anna and John J. Sie […]

Alumni connections helped build fast-casual eatery Chop Shop

Alumni connections helped build fast-casual eatery Chop Shop

After an intense four years at the University of Denver earning a degree in international business while playing men’s lacrosse, Christian Anderson (BSBA ’05) chose to travel instead of jumping into a job. He visited Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand before returning to Denver, where he landed a job at Beverage […]

Junior public policy major back from Fulbright institute in Scotland

Junior public policy major back from Fulbright institute in Scotland

Ryan Carson, a junior majoring in public policy and international studies, recently joined nine other American students for the five-week Fulbright Scotland Summer Institute, hosted by Dundee and Strathclyde universities. A 2012 Boettcher Scholar, Carson is campaign coordinator for DU’s chapter of GlobeMed and a member of the Pioneer Leadership […]