Summer 2021

From DU's Celebrated Cookbook Collection, A Healthy Helping of Cultural Insights

In this issue...

Come pitfalls or pandemics, the show goes on

Across the DU campus and throughout the 2020–21 academic year, students, faculty and staff in every discipline were severely tested by the coronavirus pandemic. Certainly that was true at the Lamont...

A healthy helping of cultural insights

In the mood for Italian? Chinese? Something from the grill? Or maybe a salad? What about something battered in Budweiser?  In the...

Cookbooks are selling like hotcakes

For generations, cookbooks have been a staple in every kitchen, yet with the influx of online recipes, many had been relegated to...

10 steps to crafting a family cookbook

From tater-tot casserole to picadillo, food forges special memories for everyone. In fact, thoughts tied to taste equate to some of life’s strongest associations, and...

Commencement flashback

Caps. Gowns. Tassels. And, of course, exuberant smiles. Year after year, class after class, the University of Denver takes time to honor...

Departments

DU’S Equity in STEM program cultivates potential

From their first weeks on campus until their last, Sydney Young (BS ’21), Esabella Irby (BS...

DU’s Colorado Resilience Collaborative aims to thwart violent extremism

After the attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this year, the Department...

An emphasis on learning languages supports cultural understanding

Alexis Hermosura was at the threshold of a tech industry career when she did an about-face.  With...

Next stop for Denver’s public transit: recovery

As the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the City and County of Denver in spring 2020, the...

Online Exclusives

Alumni Connections

Colorado loses an inspirational legal leader

Gregory Kellam Scott (HDR ’98), the first and only Black justice on the Colorado Supreme Court, died March 31 at age 72. His historic legacy as an inspiration for the state’s Black...

Global citizen: Strategic visionary Caitlin Scott (MA ’11)

Caitlin Scott knows the inner workings of Friendship Bridge, starting from the ground up. That’s because over the past 20 years, she has held many positions...

Global connector: Technology champion Alex Gasson (BSBA ’18)

The coronavirus pandemic left countless people around the world without employment, but for DU alumnus and former Pioneer tennis luminary Alex Gasson, it introduced an uncannily solid job title.  

Class Notes: Summer 2021

1962 John Manesis (BA ’62) has published a collection of cat poems, “Tails & Tales.” 1970

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