Archive for May, 2016

Women’s club lacrosse team wins Division II national title

Women’s club lacrosse team wins Division II national title

On May 7, the University of Denver women’s club lacrosse team won the 2016 Women’s Club Lacrosse Association (WCLA) Division II National Championships, gaining a national title for the first time since the team’s 2008 inception. The final game took place in Winston-Salem, N.C., where DU defeated the University of […]

Countdown to Commencement: New MBA grads help businesses become B Corps

Jacklyn Ward and Betsy Fischer believe businesses can be much more than a profit source for their owners or shareholders. The two have a passion for aligning companies’ vision, values and purpose with their internal practices. It’s a passion Ward and Fischer realized during their full-time MBA program at the […]

Film students showcase their narrative work

Film students showcase their narrative work

On June 2, students in the filmmaking program in the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies (MFJS) will showcase narrative films they have been working on over the past two quarters. At he beginning of winter quarter, students submitted scripts to Rodney Buxton, associate professor in MFJS. The scripts […]

Countdown to Commencement: Senior receives scholarship for altruism

Countdown to Commencement: Senior receives scholarship for altruism

Ariel Cheng, a senior international studies major with a minor in communication and art, leaves the University as the 2015 recipient of the Scott Reiman Emerging Leader Scholarship. The Reiman Scholarship, which is administered by Denver leadership organization Quarterly Forum, is awarded annually to extraordinary students at the University of […]

Young students explore identity issues at Black Male Initiative Summit

Young students explore identity issues at Black Male Initiative Summit

At the annual Black Male Initiative Summit (BMIS), which took place April 29 at the University of Denver, keynote speaker Michael Acuna, a Denver-based hip-hop artist who records and performs as ILL Se7en, challenged all of the young men in the room to change the way they think about themselves […]

Alumni couple finds success in the breakfast biz

Alumni couple finds success in the breakfast biz

Denver-based Love Grown is revolutionizing the most important meal of the day, and it all started with a family granola recipe. Founders Alex Hasulak (BSBA ’08) and Maddy (D’Amato) Hasulak (BA ’08) met during their junior year at DU. It was 2007, and Alex, a business major with a dream […]

$3.2 million estate gift will fund the arts and early childhood education

The late Marilyn Stein (BA ’55, education) of Denver has bestowed $3.2 million of her estate to fund the arts and early childhood education programming at the University of Denver. This significant gift, which the University recently received, supports the creation of endowments for the Lamont School of Music, the […]

Countdown to Commencement: Beijing the next step for Colorado’s only Schwarzman Scholar

Countdown to Commencement: Beijing the next step for Colorado’s only Schwarzman Scholar

In January, senior Cameron Hickert, a double major in physics and international studies, was named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. Hickert, who also served as president of DU’s Undergraduate Student Government, was one of 111 recipients selected from a pool of 3,000 applicants worldwide and the only student […]

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

Korbel School celebrates opening of new building

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a long and storied history at the University of Denver. The school, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, is named for Czech-American diplomat Josef Korbel — father of former U.S. Secretary of State (and 2016 undergraduate Commencement speaker) Madeleine Albright — […]

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

Countdown to Commencement: Graduating hockey player looks ahead to a career in law

DU hockey player Gabe Levin, who grew up in Marina del Rey, Calif., helped the Pioneers advance to the Frozen Four this year for the first time since 2005. At the tournament’s award ceremony, Levin won the Elite 90 Award, given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating […]