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Countdown to Commencement: Accounting major’s internship turns into full-time job

Senior Rodney Castillo is set up for success after his graduation in June. The accounting major has landed a job with Ernst & Young, a large accounting firm he has been interning with for the past two years. “My parents migrated to this country when they were really young,” Castillo […]

Countdown to Commencement: Neda Kikhia graduates as CLA Student Leader of the Year

Countdown to Commencement: Neda Kikhia graduates as CLA Student Leader of the Year

On Jan. 30, 2016, DU senior Neda Kikhia was excited but nervous. Kikhia was about to step into her most important interview to date: the one that would result in her being named the Colorado Leadership Alliance 2016 Student Leader of the Year. “I was really surprised I was chosen,” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Student art show features work from across campus

Student art show features work from across campus

The Vicki Myhren Gallery on campus is hosting a campus-wide Student Art Show through May 27. University of Denver students were encouraged to submit work, regardless of major, and the exhibit features pieces from a wide range of students. “The goal of our end-of-the-year show was to reach students beyond […]

Countdown to Commencement: Brooklyn Batey created new campus event for young black women

After four years at the University of Denver, senior Brooklyn Batey is graduating in June with degrees in psychology and sociolegal studies. Batey, a defender on the DU women’s lacrosse team, has had many triumphs both on and off the field. On Feb. 12, 2016, Brooklyn organized and ran a […]

Michael Levine-Clark named dean of University Libraries

The University of Denver has appointed Professor Michael Levine-Clark dean and director of the University Libraries, effective June 1. Levine-Clark most recently served as interim dean and director of University Libraries. Between July 2012 and August 2015, he was associate dean for scholarly communication and collections services. He replaces Nancy […]

Atlanta alumni chapter’s bocce team finds a new way to show DU pride

Atlanta alumni chapter’s bocce team finds a new way to show DU pride

We train hard (as in, we show up a few minutes early to warm up)! We stick to a strict team diet (beer — or, in one team member’s case, Moscow Mules). And, of course, we keep ourselves hydrated during competition (again, beer). Yes, bocce isn’t the most physically demanding […]

Students drive political engagement through DU chapter of the Roosevelt Institute

Students drive political engagement through DU chapter of the Roosevelt Institute

Instead of waiting to find a place at the University of Denver, Morgan Smith quickly created his own. Smith, now a sophomore majoring in public policy and economics, began to form DU’s chapter of the Roosevelt Institute — a New York-based nonpartisan political think tank — the summer after his […]

Men’s lacrosse looks to defend NCAA title, hosts first-round game Sunday

Men’s lacrosse looks to defend NCAA title, hosts first-round game Sunday

The second-seeded University of Denver men’s lacrosse team will begin its national title defense Sunday at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on campus. The Pioneers will host the winner of a Wednesday play-in game between Hobart and Towson at 1 p.m. MT. Denver’s No. 2 seed is its highest in program […]

Temple Grandin a featured speaker at conference on human-animal connection

Temple Grandin a featured speaker at conference on human-animal connection

The study of the relationships between humans and animals is becoming increasingly popular. The University of Denver is paving the way in this growing field by offering an academic certificate for social work graduate students interested in focusing on the human-animal-environmental connection. This unique specialization, the Animal-Assisted Social Work Certificate […]