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Chancellor Chopp and former University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman discuss the future of higher education

More than 300 University of Denver faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends gathered Tuesday at the Cable Center near campus for a “fireside chat” featuring Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and Mary Sue Coleman, president emerita of the University of Michigan and a member of DU’s Board of Trustees. The conversation, titled […]

Lamont Opera performs Mozart’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’

Lamont Opera performs Mozart’s ‘Cosi fan tutte’

DU’s Lamont Opera Theatre presents its spring opera, Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte,” April 14–17 at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. The opera illustrates the hilarious complications that follow fiancee-swapping, as two disguised young sailors try to test their soon-to-be brides’ fidelity. The cast, crew and orchestra consist of […]

Hockey season ends with Frozen Four loss to North Dakota

Hockey season ends with Frozen Four loss to North Dakota

The University of Denver hockey team lost to the University of North Dakota on Thursday night, falling 4-2 in the NCAA Semifinal at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Defensemen Will Butcher and Matt VanVoorhis provided the offense for the Pioneers, erasing a two-goal deficit in the third period, while starting […]

University of Denver recognized for sustainability efforts

The University of Denver has been awarded a silver rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (AASHE STARS). AASHE STARS is a comprehensive, transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. “It is evident in […]

DU hockey players win major awards on eve of Frozen Four

University of Denver hockey players Gabe Levin and Danton Heinen received prestigious awards on Wednesday during Frozen Four Media Day in Tampa, Fla. Denver battles the North Dakota Fighting Hawks at Amalie Arena in Tampa at 6:30 p.m. MDT on Thursday, April 7. Levin won the Elite 90 Award, given to the […]

Anthropology professor leads research trips to WWII internment camp

Anthropology professor leads research trips to WWII internment camp

As a historical archaeologist in DU’s department of anthropology, Bonnie Clark uses documents and artifacts to study the fabric of everyday life. Her current research involves investigating and preserving the tangible history of Amache, Colorado’s World War II-era Japanese-American internment camp. “Amache is a reminder of the high human cost […]

Higher Visions for Education program partners with DU

Higher Visions for Education program partners with DU

For the past 10 years, the University of Denver has partnered with the Rocky Mountain Down Syndrome Association’s Higher Visions for Education (HVE) program. Each week, a group of adult students with Down syndrome can be found in DU’s Cherrington Hall learning about a variety of topics; from nutrition and […]

Men’s hockey team excited for first Frozen Four appearance in 11 years

Men’s hockey team excited for first Frozen Four appearance in 11 years

The University of Denver hockey team is heading back to the NCAA Frozen Four for the first time since 2005, when the Pioneers captured the program’s seventh national title. The Pioneers beat Boston University 7-2 on March 26 before defeating Ferris State University by a score of 6-3 the following […]

Bruce Smith appointed new dean of the Sturm College of Law

Bruce Smith appointed new dean of the Sturm College of Law

The University of Denver has appointed Bruce Smith as dean of its Sturm College of Law, effective July 1, 2016. Smith comes to DU from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he has served as a tenured professor since 2006, as Guy Raymond Jones Faculty Scholar since 2009, […]

Gymnast McGee advances to NCAA finals

Gymnast McGee advances to NCAA finals

University of Denver gymnast Nina McGee qualified to her second consecutive NCAA national championship after finishing second in the all-around at Saturday’s NCAA regionals in Minneapolis. This will be the 17th straight season that at least one DU gymnast has advanced to the NCAA National Championships. McGee also claimed the […]