Alumni Connections

Whether painting portraits or landscapes, still lifes or street scenes, art students bring fresh perspectives to capturing the commonplace and ordinary. In this image from the 1940s, a smattering of students prepares to tackle the blank canvas.

Alumni profiles

Keeping the story of a war hero alive

From the first time he saw it, the World War II helmet marked by two bullet holes captured Marshall Fogel’s imagination. At...

The Scribes: Poet and songbird whisperer Timothy Houghton (PhD ’84)

At 6 a.m., Tim Houghton was up and alert.  For a month, he had awakened before the sun in...

More stories

When challenges arise, DU responds with ingenuity and resilience

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.Albert Einstein I have a particular interest in resiliency. Challenges are inevitable—from small,...

The view from a dean’s office: A liberal arts education matters now more than ever

At colleges and universities everywhere, the arts, humanities and social sciences have been on the chopping block, just when we need them...

Finicky or voracious? A multiyear study explores the dietary preferences of insects

Before Shannon Murphy became an insect and arthropod expert, she was just like the rest of us: not a fan of bugs. 

Class notes

Class Notes: Spring 2021

1960s DU Phi Gamma NuWhen old friends from the Phi Gamma Nu business professional sorority meet...

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