Archive for August, 2015

Jason Crow was named one of Denver’s 40 Under Forty by the Denver Business Journal in 2013 and a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013 and 2014.

DU Law alum continues quest for learning

Even after graduating from University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2009, Jason Crow has not stopped his quest for learning. “I think education is not a short period of time where you graduate and leave and do other things. Education is something that lasts a lifetime,” says the […]

Alumni Clayton and Christine Powers give students opportunities through scholarship

Alumni Clayton and Christine Powers give students opportunities through scholarship

For Clayton and Christine Powers, setting up a scholarship at the University of Denver was really about paying it forward. “I got some support from the state of Michigan. Without that money I could not have attended private school,” says Christine (MSW ’72), who received her undergraduate degree at Hope […]

Men’s lacrosse re-fuels roster with 15 newcomers in 2016

The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team has added 14 freshmen and one transfer to its 2016 roster, head coach Bill Tierney announced on Wednesday. In Denver’s 2016 class, 11 of the 15 are from California or Colorado, with the other four hailing from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Connecticut. The […]

University of Denver Magazine publishes fall 2015 issue

University of Denver Magazine publishes fall 2015 issue

Due in mailboxes in early September, the University of Denver Magazine fall 2015 issue is available online now. Read stories about the men’s lacrosse NCAA victory, DU’s new Knoebel Center for the Study of Aging, Chancellor Chopp’s inauguration focus on access and impact, new engineering school dean JB Holston and […]

A new DU center takes a multifaceted approach to the study of aging

A new DU center takes a multifaceted approach to the study of aging

A new center at the University of Denver is encouraging faculty and students from across campus to come together to study an issue that will directly affect millions of Americans over the coming decades. Funded in part by a $10 million naming gift from Betty Knoebel, widow of Denver food-service […]

Chancellor Rebecca Chopp to spotlight educational access at September inauguration

Chancellor Rebecca Chopp to spotlight educational access at September inauguration

Chopp and Miriam Tapia Salinas (MA ’12), DU’s executive director for diversity enrollment and community partnerships, sat down with the University of Denver Magazine to discuss that issue, reflect on their own experiences as first-generation college students, and examine the role of higher education in our rapidly changing economy.

Fans cheered on the men’s lacrosse teams at watch parties around the DU neighborhood, including one at the Crimson and Gold Tavern. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

The Pioneers make men’s lacrosse history with first-ever NCAA championship

For coach Bill Tierney, the secret to getting his University of Denver men’s lacrosse team to stay focused and relaxed before the program’s first national championship game was to do nothing at all. On May 25, Tierney’s Pioneers faced off against the University of Maryland Terrapins at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial […]

Fall/winter sports preview: Pioneers begin quest for eighth Directors’ Cup

Fall/winter sports preview: Pioneers begin quest for eighth Directors’ Cup

For the seventh time in eight years, the University of Denver is the best. As the recipients yet again of the Learfield Sports Division I AAA Directors’ Cup, DU has once again been recognized as the top non-football school in the country. The honor comes not long after a Pioneers […]

Passion for public policy guides student VP’s DU experience

Passion for public policy guides student VP’s DU experience

No one is as surprised as Jessica Davidson that she ended up not only a political science major, but vice president of DU’s Undergraduate Student Government as well. “When I was a kid, my parents’ friends — as everybody tells children — would say, ‘One day you’ll be president of […]

DU research examines the effects of stress during pregnancy

DU research examines the effects of stress during pregnancy

A new University of Denver study suggests that stress — one of the most natural reactions a mother can have while walking around with a tiny human inside her womb — can be harmful to babies, possibly wiring the fetal brains for worry and anxiety permanently.