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DU-founded startup inks deal with Staples

Ah, the water-damaged phone. You’ve most likely held one in your quivering, helpless hands, pondering how you’ll carry on with your tech-dependent life. In this day and age, when people can’t move an inch without their precious electronics, it’s a common occurrence — one that about 22 million Americans experience […]

Dome raising marks a milestone in construction of new engineering building

Dome raising marks a milestone in construction of new engineering building

Friday was a celebratory day for the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science and the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging, as students, faculty, staff and donors gathered for the placement of a 60,000-pound dome atop a new 110,000-square-foot engineering and computer science building. The structure is scheduled […]

Alumnus Andrew Rosenthal pens New York Times editorial on gun violence

Alumnus Andrew Rosenthal pens New York Times editorial on gun violence

As editorial page editor of the New York Times, University of Denver alumnus Andrew Rosenthal (BA ’78) was instrumental in the newspaper’s controversial decision to run a front-page editorial on the topic of gun violence — the first time an editorial has appeared on the New York Times’ front page […]

Biomechanic Lab works to improve treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Biomechanic Lab works to improve treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Ali Azadani, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Material Engineering, has spent the last two years building one of the most state-of-the-art labs in the country to improve the understanding, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Azadani is head of DU’s Cardiac Biomechanic Lab, which is working to […]

Korbel School receives major grants from NSF, Carnegie Foundation

The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies has been awarded significant research grants from the National Science Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation, building on the school’s upward trajectory in securing sponsored research. The Josef Korbel School is one of 16 institutions to receive a National Science Foundation […]

Experts assemble at DU for Mayor Hancock’s Sustainable Denver Summit

Experts assemble at DU for Mayor Hancock’s Sustainable Denver Summit

An array of city officials, nonprofit representatives, Regional Transportation District board members, environmental experts, energy engineers, city planners and citizens gathered in Davis Auditorium on the University of Denver campus Dec. 3 for the first ever Sustainable Denver Summit. The University of Denver partnered closely with the city’s Office of […]

Former trustee Carl Williams dies at 87

Cable television innovator Carl Williams, who served as a University of Denver trustee from 1997 until 2004, has died. He was 87. A Korean War veteran, a former Colorado state senator and the co-founder, along with cable pioneer Bill Daniels, of TelEvents, Williams is regarded as one of the cable […]

University to host Mayor Hancock’s Sustainable Denver Summit Dec. 3

As global leaders gather in Paris for the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference, the University of Denver is preparing to host Mayor Michael Hancock’s inaugural Sustainable Denver Summit on Dec. 3. The summit seeks to mobilize local leaders to partner with the City and County of Denver in achieving the […]

Former English professor’s influential novel celebrates 50th anniversary

Former English professor’s influential novel celebrates 50th anniversary

Initially, the book sold barely 2,000 copies. But, through a series of reviews in publications ranging from The New Yorker to Time and The Guardian, “Stoner” found new fans and emerged as a cult classic, leading to rereleases and additional printings domestically and internationally. On Nov. 3, New York Review Books released a special 50th-anniversary hardback edition, complete with previously unpublished correspondence between Williams and his agent about the book’s writing and publication

Law school’s strategic plan targets the student experience

“When I became interim dean in 2009, I thought it would be good if everyone was on the same page. And if that page was heavily informed by high-quality data and feedback from our stakeholders, all the better,” Katz says. “A lot of people at that time talked about the importance of a dean’s vision. But to me, it seemed silly to talk about a vision if that vision wasn’t in line with the goals and aspirations of the key stakeholders — particularly the faculty, who are the people who get things done at a law school.”