Archive for March, 2015

Faculty member developing advanced imaging techniques to study viruses at molecular level

“My research focus has always been to do things that nobody else can do, see things that nobody else can see. I like to pick really challenging topics and push the limits,” says Schuyler van Engelenburg, an assistant professor in the University of Denver’s Department of Biological Sciences since fall […]

Hospitality grad’s gift carries a challenge for other young alums

To begin building a lifelong relationship with their alma mater, young alumni should get involved within the first five years after graduation, says Nick Phelps (BSBA ’09). His commitment to the idea runs so deeply that he made a gift to the University of Denver that could help spur others’ […]

DU ranks No. 1 for Peace Corps service

For the second year in a row, the University of Denver is ranked No. 1 on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the graduate school category, with 18 students currently volunteering worldwide. The ranking is due in large part to the Josef Korbel School of […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month at DU focuses on education, support and prevention

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is nationally recognized in the U.S. Every April, college campuses across the country host events with the goal of educating university communities about sexual violence and how to prevent it. DU’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month programming is presented by the Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment […]

Men’s hockey to vie for Frozen Four starting Saturday

The University of Denver Pioneers enter the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship as a No. 2 seed in the East Regional portion of the tournament. Denver will face Boston College on Saturday, March 28, at 1 p.m. MDT in regional semifinal action. The winning team will advance […]

Doctoral chemistry dissertation earns prestigious prize

Doctoral chemistry dissertation earns prestigious prize

When Joshua Biller, then a clinical chemist at the Mayo Clinic, was deciding where to pursue his doctorate in chemistry, he was intrigued by the biomedical imaging research of Sandra and Gareth Eaton, professors in the University of Denver’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Biller’s research on electron paramagnetic […]

Alumni come together for inaugural Day of Service

Alumni come together for inaugural Day of Service

More than 125 University of Denver alumni in chapters around the country came together in spirit in January, volunteering their time as part of the inaugural DU Chapter National Day of Service organized by Alumni Relations. The new tradition is slated to continue in January 2016. Planned to coincide with […]

Men’s hockey player Joey LaLeggia a finalist for Hobey Baker Award

Senior University of Denver defenseman Joey LaLeggia has been named a top 10 finalist for the 2015 Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the top men’s college hockey player in the United States. The Hobey Hat Trick (top three finalists) will be announced on April 2, and the winner will […]

Men’s hockey sweeps Minnesota-Duluth, advances to Frozen Faceoff

Backstopped by a 36-save shutout performance from sophomore goaltender Evan Cowley, the University of Denver Pioneers skated to a convincing 4-0 win over the UMD Bulldogs at Magness Arena on Saturday night, completing an opening round playoff sweep of their NCHC rivals and punching their ticket to next weekend’s Frozen […]

Newman Center Presents announces 2015-16 season

Newman Center Presents announces 2015-16 season

Further cementing its reputation as Denver’s primary presenter of modern dance, the Newman Center Presents series welcomes four dance companies to campus in its 2015–16 season, including the world premiere of a new dance co-commissioned from Paul Taylor. The season also features musicians ranging in style from classical and jazz […]