Articles written by: Madeline Phipps

Journalism grad is the voice of the Denver Broncos

Journalism grad is the voice of the Denver Broncos

For most Coloradans, autumn Sundays are synonymous with one thing — Denver Broncos football. DU alumnus Conor McGahey (BA ’07), who this year became the public-address announcer at Broncos home games, has a unique perspective on the blue-and-orange mania that overtakes Denver each weekend. In the booth for all of […]

Annual service-learning trip takes students to Dharamsala

Annual service-learning trip takes students to Dharamsala

Every winter since 2002, a group of DU students has made a trip to Dharamsala, a city in India’s Himalayan region that is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government in exile. International Service Learning (ISL) Dharamsala, one of DU’s longest-running international programs, engages undergraduate and graduate students […]

Social work conference makes the case for increased human-animal interaction

The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work hosted its second biennial conference for social work practitioners on May 12. Titled “Animals on the Mind: Social Neurobiology of Human-Animal Interactions in Research and Practice,” the conference featured presentations by experts in the […]

Latin America Center inaugural event features alumnus Heraldo Muñoz, foreign minister of Chile

Latin America Center inaugural event features alumnus Heraldo Muñoz, foreign minister of Chile

“Foreign policy is all about the balance between principles and national interest,” said Chilean Foreign Minister and University of Denver alumnus Heraldo Muñoz at Thursday’s inaugural ceremony for the Josef Korbel School of International Studies’ new Latin America Center (LAC). The LAC will facilitate professional and scholarly exchange between the […]

Provost’s conference highlights intersection of sustainability and social justice

Julian Agyeman, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, opened his keynote address at the April 25 DU Provost’s Conference with a challenge to attendees: “I want you to think about the often forgotten or implicit part of sustainability — its social justice aspect,” he said. […]