Archive for March, 2010

New ‘smart meters’ let motorists park now, pay later

New ‘smart meters’ let motorists park now, pay later

DU must be doing a lot right; even the parking meters are getting smarter. Showing up on the public streets around the University are Denver’s new “smart meters,” recognizable by glistening new tops and their ability to accept Visa and MasterCard. About 4,500 smart meters will be installed citywide by […]

Research Update March 2010

Alums take a bite of premium granola biz

When they were seniors at DU, Maddy D’Amato (BA ’08) and Alex Hasulak (BSBA ’08) called on their fellow students to help them perfect their granola recipe, bringing samples to campus for their classmates to sample and evaluate. Two years later, the pair’s Love Grown Foods granola is on the […]

Campus prepares for Easter, Passover, secular egg hunt

The DU community will be participating in several religious and seasonal observations this week. This week marks the holiest week in Christianity, and for Christians the primary purpose is to reenact, relive and participate in the passion of Jesus Christ, says DU Chaplain Gary Brower. Brower will host an audio-visual […]

City starts street sweeping reminders, new lanes for cyclists

Denver motorists who forget to move their cars on street-sweeping days and get $25 tickets as a result now have an ally. A reminder service is available through the city Public Works Department that will shoot an e-mail to your computer the day before scheduled sweeping on your street or […]

Progress comes in volumes from DU’s Pardee Center

Three DU researchers recently released Advancing Global Education, the second volume of the Patterns of Potential Human Progress series. Each year, the series provides a thorough analysis on an array of issues, such as poverty and health, and then predicts trends based on the data. “We look at what’s going […]

Crimson and Gold liquor license denied

The city of Denver has decided not to approve a liquor license for the Crimson and Gold, a would-be restaurant and bar at 2017 S. University Blvd. Penny May, director of the Department of Excise and Licenses, issued the ruling March 23. She disqualified the license application on grounds that […]

Transit grants to help campus ‘go’ green

Green ideas about getting the campus community to improve its use of mass transit, biking, walking, carpooling or telecommuting now have some “real green” attached to them. Four $500 grants are available for faculty, staff or student groups or academic departments who come up with the best plans for encouraging […]

Crimson and Gold liquor license denied

The city of Denver has decided not to approve a liquor license for the Crimson and Gold, a would-be restaurant and bar at 2017 S. University Blvd. Penny May, director of the Department of Excise and Licenses, issued the ruling March 23. She disqualified the license application on grounds that […]

Von Stroh receives first DU Faculty Service Award

Von Stroh receives first DU Faculty Service Award

Gordon Von Stroh believes that to be a successful professor, service must go hand-in-hand with teaching and research. It’s a philosophy that has guided Von Stroh, professor of management and director of the customized MBA program at the Daniels College of Business, during his more than 40 years of service […]

Women’s College student named first president of Latina Chamber of Denver

When Theresa Solano first began taking classes at the Women’s College at DU, her goal was to improve her leadership skills. First she took classes to pursue her dreams, but now Solano is helping other Latinas pursue theirs as the first president and CEO of the Latina Chamber of Denver. […]

Alumna honors late friend with breast cancer charity

Alumna honors late friend with breast cancer charity

Stephanie Cegielski (JD ’06) is waging a very personal war against breast cancer. When her close friend Jill Lamb succumbed to the disease in February 2008, Cegielski started the Jill Lamb Foundation, a Highlands Ranch, Colo., based nonprofit that helps families going through cancer treatment. The idea was born a […]

Men’s lacrosse team stretches out

The DU men’s lacrosse team is adding some new positions this season: cobra, pigeon and downward dog. Thanks to assistant coach Trevor Tierney, a certified yoga instructor, the team is now doing yoga in addition to its other training. Once a week, team members do the aforementioned poses and many […]

Business college to launch one-year MBA program

DU’s Daniels College of Business will launch a new one-year MBA program specifically for students who have recently graduated with an undergraduate degree from an AACSB-accredited business school. The program, which launches in August 2010, is designed to encourage undergraduate students to move directly into the graduate school track. The […]

Tardelli to perform at Newman Center

Brazil is “the nation of the guitar,” and Marcus Tardelli has risen quickly to be one of its greatest stars, according to Steve Seifert, executive director of the Newman Center. Tardelli will perform works by Alexander Scriabin, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Baden Powell, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Claude Debussy at the Newman […]