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Professor studies impact of mountain films on post-World War I Germany

You won’t find a Weimar mountain film in theaters any time soon. The once popular German films haven’t been on the silver screen in 80 years. Yet they once bolstered the psyche of a defeated nation. Wilfried Wilms, associate professor of German, studies the impact of defeat in World War […]

Top stories of 2015

Top stories of 2015

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team, which won its first-ever NCAA championship in May, was among the most important topics to University of Denver Magazine readers in 2015. Other topics of interest included the University’s rise in the U.S. News and World Report college rankings and new engineering school […]

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 […]

College of Education alumnus improves education for Denver students

Alumnus Nickolas Dawkins transformed his passion into purpose as principal of Denver’s Hamilton Middle School. Once one of the lowest-ranking middle schools in Denver, Hamilton climbed the list to become one of the highest ranking during the three years Dawkins served as principal. When Dawkins arrived at Hamilton in 2013, […]