Archive for July, 2011

Pioneers Top 10: July 2011

Pioneers Top 10: July 2011

Professor constantly probing for effective ALS treatments

Professor constantly probing for effective ALS treatments

Dan Linseman is at war. His enemy unleashes nearly unthinkable horror on its victims. Imagine slowly losing control of your muscles. Eventually you need a cane just to walk from your living room to your kitchen. Then, a few months later, you’re wheelchair bound. Within a few weeks, you can’t […]

Research Updates July 2011

Chancellor Robert Coombe has been named to the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce board of directors. Law assistant professors Christopher Lasch, Robin Walker Sterling and Patience Crowder co-presented “At SEA (Sympathy, Empathy, and Apathy): Teaching Students to Distinguish Between and Strategically Select Modes of Communication” at the AALS Clinical Conference […]

For the bookshelf: East of Denver

For the bookshelf: East of Denver

East of Denver By Gregory Hill Dutton Adult, 2012   East of Denver tells the story of Shakespeare Williams, who returns to his family’s farm in eastern Colorado to find his widowed, senile father living in squalor. Facing the loss of the farm, Shakespeare hatches a plot with his father […]

For the Bookshelf: Defending National Treasures

For the Bookshelf: Defending National Treasures

Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage Under Vichy By Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt Stanford University Press, 2011   In Defending National Treasures, Karlsgodt examines lasting preservation policies created during the Nazi occupation, as well as the effort by French curators to acquire works of art from Jewish collections for the […]

DU earns athletic accolades for fourth consecutive year

DU earns athletic accolades for fourth consecutive year

The University of Denver continued its dominance among NCAA Division I non-football schools by earning its fourth consecutive Learfield Sports I-AAA Directors’ Cup. The Pioneers sent nine teams as well as individuals from three sports programs to NCAA postseason competition to finish with 384.5 points. DU outdistanced No. 78 UC-Irvine […]

This month in history: July

This month in history: July

Visitor parking rates to rise, reflecting higher costs

Visitor parking rates to rise, reflecting higher costs

Parking has gotten a lot easier in the past year for visitors at the University of Denver, but convenience comes at a price. On July 1, the rates for metered visitor spots rose to $1.50 an hour, from $1.25. And those all-day scratch permits departments purchase for visitors will go […]