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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 […]

Women’s club lacrosse team wins Division II national title

Women’s club lacrosse team wins Division II national title

On May 7, the University of Denver women’s club lacrosse team won the 2016 Women’s Club Lacrosse Association (WCLA) Division II National Championships, gaining a national title for the first time since the team’s 2008 inception. The final game took place in Winston-Salem, N.C., where DU defeated the University of […]

Countdown to Commencement: New MBA grads help businesses become B Corps

Jacklyn Ward and Betsy Fischer believe businesses can be much more than a profit source for their owners or shareholders. The two have a passion for aligning companies’ vision, values and purpose with their internal practices. It’s a passion Ward and Fischer realized during their full-time MBA program at the […]

Film students showcase their narrative work

Film students showcase their narrative work

On June 2, students in the filmmaking program in the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies (MFJS) will showcase narrative films they have been working on over the past two quarters. At he beginning of winter quarter, students submitted scripts to Rodney Buxton, associate professor in MFJS. The scripts […]

Countdown to Commencement: Senior receives scholarship for altruism

Countdown to Commencement: Senior receives scholarship for altruism

Ariel Cheng, a senior international studies major with a minor in communication and art, leaves the University as the 2015 recipient of the Scott Reiman Emerging Leader Scholarship. The Reiman Scholarship, which is administered by Denver leadership organization Quarterly Forum, is awarded annually to extraordinary students at the University of […]