Lawrence Conyers knows just how challenging and rewarding field research can be. The University of Denver anthropology professor has crisscrossed the globe — from El Salvador to Australia — exploring and mapping ancient burial sites using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) technology. Conyers’ latest project returned him to the rugged Australian outback, […]
Archive for October, 2015
On a cool fall evening in October, more than 30 undergraduate DU business students received coaching in one of the least-taught but most-important business skills: how to dress appropriately for interviewing and for holding down the all-important first job. The fifth annual “Dress Code” fashion show, hosted by the Daniels […]
Goodstein uncovered plenty of bones in his latest book, The Ghosts of University Park, Platt Park and Beyond (New Social Publications, 2010), in which he examines historic south Denver and the stories — good and bad — of its people and places.
When Amanda Rea came to the University of Denver as a freshman, it was only the second time she had ever seen a city. “I came to Denver once, when I was 14, for the state spelling bee,” she says. “My English teacher brought me, and that was the first […]
Peter Warren — who served the University of Denver as a visionary dean of University College, as vice provost for global development and as an associate professor of mathematics — died on Oct. 15 at his home in Lower Downtown Denver. He was 77. Born in 1938 in New York, […]
The award-winning class was born in 2012, when Cheri Young, an associate professor in the Knoebel School, established a relationship with Denver’s African Community Center (ACC). The ACC helps refugees who have fled to America after suffering persecution in their home countries. The Knoebel students work directly with refugees through ACC’s Commercial Food Safety and Service Training Program, a 90-hour course that provides hands-on education about food service sanitation, customer service and American work culture.
Students at DU’s Ricks Center for Gifted Children take full advantage of their location on a college campus, performing school plays at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, taking gym class at the Coors Fitness Center, researching projects at the Anderson Academic Commons and enjoying access to experts across […]
Through new collaborative efforts among colleges, interdisciplinary education is taking shape at DU. Consider the recent Master Scholar CEO panel discussion, sponsored by the Sturm College of Law and featuring alumni from four colleges and five industries, who gathered on campus to share their professional experiences with students and community […]
Once a month, a group of roughly 10 DU students and staff gather in the Centennial Towers ballroom to play croquet. The sound of mallets smashing balls across the fake grass raises the curiosity of many passersby — many of who watch and ask questions. What is going on? Why […]
Arriving in Brazil in July as a Global Fellow with education-based nonprofit US-Brazil Connect, University of Denver junior Jake Sigmond was faced with a huge challenge. He was in the country to teach English to a group of public high school students, none of whom spoke a word of English. […]