Archive for June, 2004

African alumna using business degree to market her family’s coffee beans

African alumna using business degree to market her family’s coffee beans

Kenya’s countryside is a mesh of lush forests and wild vegetation broken up by family and commercial farms of sugar cane, tea and coffee. Just outside of Nairobi is Kiamara Estate Coffee, the 900-acre family farm of Rose Karugu, MBA ’01. “You have to sell your coffee to the government, […]

Michael Carson committed to helping Africa

Michael Carson committed to helping Africa

For almost 14 years, Michael Carson, BA political science ’85, has been involved in African social and economic community advancement. He first landed in Africa as a business adviser and teacher with the Peace Corps. From 1992–2003 he worked with Africare, an American nonprofit relief and development organization, as program […]

Alumnae help refugees through African Community Center

Alumnae help refugees through African Community Center

Imagine arriving home from work to find that the government has seized your home and that your spouse and children have been assaulted by militant troops. For whatever reason—your name, skin color or religious beliefs—you are no longer welcomed in your country. Where would you go? Who would you turn […]

J-Mac is still the place to find wild and wacky dorm rooms

J-Mac is still the place to find wild and wacky dorm rooms

With a South Pacific theme in mind, first-year students Lauren Brooks and Agila Zafar have transformed their dorm room: Visitors to their first-floor Johnson McFarlane (J-Mac) room get the feeling they’ve booked passage on a cheap Polynesian cruise ship complete with tropical bedding, colorful Japanese lamps and inflatable plastic fish. […]

A man of peace and power

A man of peace and power

For more than 30 years, alumnus Richard Lapchick has made civil rights his mission.

Old horn, new tricks

Old horn, new tricks

A student research project has breathed new life into a Mozart concerto.

No distance too great

No distance too great

Social work education now is reaching an overlooked and needy corner of the country.

Strength in numbers

Strength in numbers

DU’s women golfers measure their success by the might of their team.

Buried treasure

Buried treasure

A long-lost trove of gold and silver will benefit DU art students.

Remembering Lucky Lindy

In a whirlwind visit to Denver and DU, Charles Lindbergh snared the heart of the Mile High City.

Hail to “The Chief”

Hail to “The Chief”

Former Head Coach Murray Armstrong turned DU into a hockey dynasty.

From the ground up

From the ground up

A unique course gives students real-world construction management experience.

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