Spring 2022

Democracy at Risk: Across the disciplines, DU experts see troubling signs for the American way of government

In this issue...

Triumph on Ice

The men’s hockey team captures its 9th national championship. There’s a beautiful full-circle view from Cloud Nine. And the...

Buried in Plastic

An escalating problem calls for collaboration and creative solutions. At GFL Environmental in Denver, paper, plastic, aluminum and miscellaneous...

Democracy at Risk

Across the disciplines, DU experts see troubling signs for the American way of government. Democracy: 1a: government by the people;...

Golden Voices, Crimson Hearts

DU alumni are the heart and soul of the Colorado Avalanche broadcast team. The puck glides down the boards,...

Behind the scenes at the Kit Kat Klub

Whether it’s “Oklahoma” or “The Lion King,” staging a musical requires a full cast of experts: designers, musical and stage directors, choreographers,...

Digital Exclusives

Psychology meets the stage on DU faculty podcast

Kateri McRae couldn’t believe it. Every concept she scribbled...

A writing and research class puts words to work in a local classroom

A writing and research class puts words to work in a...

The view from a watch party: Fans go wild as DU hockey wins big

Watching the April 7 NCAA Division I hockey semifinal was tense.

Whether skiing for Team USA or the Pioneers, Katie Hensien dreams big

Shooting hoops in the gym, every kid dreams of hitting a game-winning...

Brewer and philanthropist

Betsy Lay (BA ’04) Betsy Lay remembers her first...

STAT Conference: Lessons learned from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic holds plenty of lessons for scientists, policymakers, educators and...

Professor’s portrait captures the resilience of a Holocaust survivor

Fourteen years after meeting ceramicist Trudy Strauss, artist and professor Deborah Howard’s...

Holocaust survivor Trudy Strauss draws on life experiences for her art

After decades of struggles, hard work and loss, Denver ceramicist and Holocaust...

Departments

Via a residency at Denver Botanic Gardens, DU artists make horticultural connections

Laleh Mehran and Chris Coleman are partners in life and art. They’re...

A DU study finds that justice eludes millions of Americans

A blindfolded woman wields a sword in one hand and dangles a...

A writing and research class puts words to work in a local classroom

A writing and research class puts words to work in a...

Whether skiing for Team USA or the Pioneers, Katie Hensien dreams big

Shooting hoops in the gym, every kid dreams of hitting a game-winning...

Online Exclusives

Alumni Connections

Brewer and philanthropist

Betsy Lay (BA ’04) Betsy Lay remembers her first craft beer. She thought it was disgusting.

Class Notes Spring 2022

1947 Eleanor Herz Swent (MA ’47) has published her first book, “One Shot for Gold: Developing a Modern Mine...

DU alumnus writes to help people heal

Howard Bronson (BA ’75) Once a shy kid trying to find his way, alumnus Howard Bronson is now an...

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