Winter 2021

Meet the alumna and professor working for better law enforcement

In this issue...

Keeping the peace

The police officer, grandmother & visionary  Tracie Keesee did her time, so to speak. 

Celebrating the Denver Advantage

The wait is over. The three new buildings constructed under the Denver Advantage Campus Framework Plan are all open and ready to...

An invitation to innovate

Dara Wong (BSBA ’09) named her Flagstaff, Arizona, restaurant Shift because that was its goal: to shift the definition of a normal dining...

Career advice for the ages

Ken Utzinger (MA ’94) calls himself a slow starter. “In December 2019, 52 years...

Departments

Pursuing our goals with hope and determination

“How are you doing?”  I find this question holds...

Looking back at the year just ended and ahead to the one just beginning

Despite the anticipation of the unknown, a new year always causes me...

Hockey season launches with ‘pod play’

As part of its COVID-19 mitigation strategy, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference...

From histories to novels, new titles address readers of all ages

A is for animal kingdom; B is for book; S is for...

When rivals clash, team spirit soars

If you don’t think rivalries are important to University of Denver student-athletes,...

Welcome to DU’s take on the inclusive classroom

How do students’ intersecting social identities affect their learning? How do the...

DU’s reimagined Dance Archive takes a bow

In the vintage Dance Archive image above, modern dancer Ruth St....

A new study focuses on the traits essential for flourishing

There’s a reason why so many songs and books focus on living...

Online Exclusives

DU researchers offer insights into policing and criminal justice challenges

University of Denver faculty members and researchers are offering ideas and solutions...

As a social worker co-responder, a DU alumna is first on the scene

Kenzie Janson-Wolle (MSW ’15) thrives in chaos and loves taking on a...

Hockey season launches with ‘pod play’

As part of its COVID-19 mitigation strategy, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference...

Social work faculty uses AI to fight substance abuse

First, Anamika Barman-Adhikari looked at the problem: Youth experiencing homelessness were struggling...

Career advice for the ages

Ken Utzinger (MA ’94) calls himself a slow starter.

Welcome to DU’s take on the inclusive classroom

How do students’ intersecting social identities affect their learning? How do the...

Alumni Connections

Alumni Council engages and connects graduates

University of Denver graduates, past, present and future, have an inalienable connection to the University and to each other. To maintain that...

The Healers: Orthopedic surgeon Chad Mahan (BS ’09)

Chad Mahan likes working with his hands and has always had a natural ability to look at complex mechanical problems and formulate...

The Healers: Acupuncturist and nutritionist Blythe Barny (BSBA ’94)

Like many allergy sufferers, Blythe Barny tried countless treatments to ease her discomfort, only to experience a mere...

Class Notes: Winter 2021

1972 Krishen Mehta (MBA ‘72), a former partner with PwC, is senior Global Justice...

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