Archive for May, 2011

Men’s lacrosse team makes NCAA Final Four

Men’s lacrosse team makes NCAA Final Four

Fueled by three-goal performances from senior Todd Baxter and sophomore Cameron Flint, the No. 6-seeded University of Denver men’s lacrosse team defeated the No. 3-seeded Johns Hopkins Blue Jays 14-9 in the second game of the Hofstra quarterfinals at Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, N.Y. With the victory, the Pioneers (15-2) […]

SIÉ CHÉOU-KANG Center unveils donor wall

A donor wall honoring Ambassador Sié Chéou-Kang was unveiled May 19 in a special ceremony at the SIÉ CHÉOU-KANG Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. The wall highlights the accomplishments of Ambassador Sié — a diplomat, educator, author and playwright who contributed […]

Students ring in summer with annual May Days celebration

It’s the time of year to gather round the maypole. Each year, the DU Programs Board (DUPB) puts on a weeklong celebration where students gather for free food, games and music to celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of the summer break. Here’s a rundown of […]

DU beats rival CU in annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

DU beats rival CU in annual Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge

For the 6th time in nine years, DU has won the Rocky Mountain Real Estate Challenge, beating their rivals at the University of Colorado–Boulder (CU). Seven graduate students in DU’s Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business participated in the challenge, […]

Helpful hints from the Husted collection

Helpful hints from the Husted collection

Recipe for Bryan Ehrenholm’s ‘Engagement Ring’ pie

Recipe for Bryan Ehrenholm’s ‘Engagement Ring’ pie

This recipe won best in show, National Pie Bake-off 2011 The engagement ring worn by Kate Middleton is rich with history and grace, symbolizing the eternal love of Diana for her son William and William for his future queen.  So this pie is rich with history of English walnuts and […]

Daniels College of Business once again ranked among top U.S. schools by BusinessWeek

Ranking gives top marks to Daniels programs in ethics, accounting, international business, sustainability and financial management

Pioneers Top 10: Home states for incomming first-year students

Pioneers Top 10: Home states for incomming first-year students

Most incoming freshman hail from the following 10 states, with Colorado producing the largest number of new Pioneers.   1. Colorado 2. California 3. Illinois 4. Minnesota 5. Washington 6. Texas 7. Oregon 8. Massachusetts 9. New Mexico 10. Connecticut and Missouri (tied)   Compiled by Emily Forbes, director of […]

For the bookshelf: Good Business—Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership

For the bookshelf: Good Business—Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership

Good Business: Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership Edited by James O’Toole and Don Mayer Taylor & Francis Inc., 2010 This collection of essays addresses the increasingly important topics of corporate ethics, social responsibility and sustainability in the context of effective global business strategies. Instead of condemning business, or exhorting corporate […]

Law graduate to continue nonprofit advocacy

Law graduate to continue nonprofit advocacy

Alan Frosh (BA political science ’05) can’t remember a time when words like “philanthropy,” “service” and “community engagement” weren’t in his vocabulary. Frosh — who will graduate on May 21 with a JD from DU’s Sturm College of Law — is the chairman and founder of the Gordian Fund, a […]

For the bookshelf: Lessons From a Street-Wise Professor

For the bookshelf: Lessons From a Street-Wise Professor

Lessons From a Street-Wise Professor: What You Won’t Learn at Most Music Schools By Ramon Ricker Soundown Inc., 2011   Most music schools teach students how to perform on stage, but they don’t teach skills for performance in the business world. Ramon “Ray” Ricker (BME ’65) fills in the missing […]

Communications student’s nonprofit receives national honor

Communications student’s nonprofit receives national honor

Colorado’s White River National Forest is the most visited recreation forest in the nation. More people visit the forest than Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain and Grand Canyon National Parks combined. Due to its popularity, the forest’s trails and other amenities see heavy damage. That’s where Jessica Evett, who’s working on her […]

Spring powwow will honor DU’s Native American graduating seniors

DU’s Native Student Alliance will host a spring powwow, “New Beginnings,” that will showcase Native American drummers and dancers of all ages and honor Native American students graduating from DU this spring. Native nations from throughout the United States and Canada will be represented at the powwow. DU senior and […]

Sturm graduates bang the gavel on law school

Just under 300 University of Denver Sturm College of Law graduates will take their final steps as students May 21 — and their first as alumni — as they cross the stage and accept diplomas. The Commencement speaker will be U.S. Rep. Dianna DeGette (D-Denver). A native Coloradan in her […]

Women’s College grad still taking classes at age 98

Women’s College grad still taking classes at age 98

These are a few of Sarah Carlton Vryan Proctor’s favorite things: travel, Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, history, the classics, political science, The Athens Banner Herald, The Economist, the Georgia Museum of Art, her family, and a close community of friends. Then there are the pleasantries that make life […]