Fall 2020

Chancellor Jeremy Haefner outlines his priorities for the future

In this issue...

Focused on the Future

On any given day of the week, Jeremy Haefner, the University of Denver’s 19th chancellor, finds that every nanosecond is double booked.

The State of Happiness

Colorado ranks just 23rd in a nationwide index on happiness. What’s up with that?

A Radical Style of Collaboration

If you ask someone what it takes to be a leader, they might tell you it takes natural drive or the ambition...


New titles offer food for thought and entertaining distractions

A coming-of-age tale explores the need to escape


When DU students arrived on campus for fall quarter, they found an...

Pioneering in Place: a virtual festival of DU talent

Cellist Alisha Bauer (BSBA, BM ’03) has played with Madonna, Stevie Nicks...

Denver sports fans have a new team to cheer

For the first time in more than two decades, the University of...

A 2016 election postmortem

“Stunning” is the word Seth Masket uses to describe Nov. 8, 2016. 

Law students serve Native Americans and their families through Tribal Wills Project

On Native American reservations across the country, wills and the lawyers who...

Online Exclusives

The State of Happiness

Colorado ranks just 23rd in a nationwide index on happiness. What’s up with that?

Author Mimi Pockross introduces a new generation to Mary Coyle Chase and ‘Harvey’

University of Denver alumna Mary Coyle Chase, who was born in the...

Lights, camera, classroom

Before hopping online to teach — whether in DU’s online MBA program...

Autumn Splendor

College campuses seem to have been designed with fall and falling leaves...

Alumni Connections

Class Notes: Fall 2020

1966 and 1968 Albert White Albert White (BSBA ’68), who has extensive experience advising some...

The Music Makers: Jazz Artist Rudy Royston

At least twice a year, the packages would arrive on a doorstep in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood. Rudy Royston, just an elementary...

The Music Makers: Song Spinner Lilly Hiatt

When you’re the daughter of a highly regarded, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, a career in music can seem like destiny. College might be an...

Persistent Scholar Harold Franklin

In the 1960s and ’70s, Harold Franklin (MA ’76) struggled to find his place in the world of academia. All that changed...

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