Fall 2021

Elevating the DU experience with a new mountain campus

In this issue...

Grand Challenges, Grander Solutions

DU students, faculty and staff partner with their communities to create meaningful change

Determination, Grace and Optimism

DU installs its 19th chancellor

The Reality of History

Through her art, alumna Gloria Emerson confronts a painful past

Elevating the DU Experience

“The mountains are calling,” the late conservationist John Muir once wrote. “And I must go.”  For University of Denver...

A Passionate Advocate for Outdoor Education

Jim Kennedy arrived in Colorado with a high school diploma and a penchant for adventure. His hometown of Honolulu had beaches and...


Tongues are wagging about a new documentary, ‘The Tale of the Dog’

Until recently, the long-gone Family Dog concert hall in Denver lived mostly—if...

A treasure trove of titles offers reflection, humor and context

Essay collection reveals a seeker of self-knowledge

DU students encounter the University’s 4D Experience

From their first day on the University of Denver campus through their...

DU looks to turbocharge its basketball programs

As any college athletics director will tell you, it’s impossible to understate...

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Alumni Connections

Celebrating a literary anniversary

Founded in 1966 by novelist and DU alumnus John Edward Williams (BA ’49, MA ’50), Denver Quarterly is the oldest, continuously publishing literary arts journal west of the Mississippi. The journal is...

Full honors funeral pays tribute to DU alumnus and military career surgeon

Robert Morris Hardaway III (AB ’36) was a captain and surgeon with the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Hawaii when Pearl Harbor...

Diversity advocate

Thanh Nguyen (MA ’12, EdD ’21) Early pictures of Thanh Nguyen capture an infectious smile, a young girl with...

Teachers for America

James Artis (BSBA ’20) and Isaac Vargas (BA ’20) Illuminated by their computer screens, James Artis and Isaac Vargas...

Homecoming face-off

In a two-game showdown Oct. 8–9 with the Arizona State University Sun Devils, DU’s hockey squad gave fans a pair of convincing...

Class Notes: Fall 2021

1959 Harold L. Kennedy (BS ’59) has published a book, “Aging and Health for...

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