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Initiative will fund construction of new student center, residence hall

Initiative will fund construction of new student center, residence hall

A re-imagined Driscoll Student Center, a residence hall dedicated to first-year students and a new career center for students and alumni all are in the planning stages, thanks to an April decision by the Board of Trustees to raise money for new construction to improve the student experience at DU. […]

DU stakes a claim in the world of social enterprise

DU stakes a claim in the world of social enterprise

Social enterprises create value for underserved, underrepresented or disadvantaged people or for the environment. And among students and recent college graduates, they have never been more popular than they are today.

In February, Ved Nanda celebrated his 50th anniversary of teaching at DU. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Ved Nanda celebrates 50 years at DU

It was the only spanking he ever got from his mom, jokes Ved Nanda, international law professor at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. As a young boy living in Gujranwala, India, Nanda got a tattoo from a man on the street. He was proud of the artwork. […]

Students dance at the Founders Formal, part of the two-day Founders Celebration in May. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Students part of the fun at Founders Celebration

Thanks to an expanded list of fun and educational programs, students had the chance to exercise their bodies and brains at the 2017 Founders Celebration, held March 1 and 2 on campus and elsewhere in Denver. The festivities included a student formal dance at the Cable Center and two separate […]

Vice President Joe Biden was featured speaker at September’s Korbel Dinner

Vice President Joe Biden was featured speaker at September’s Korbel Dinner

Vice President Joe Biden delivered the keynote address at the 19th annual Korbel Dinner on Sept. 15. The yearly event benefits programs, scholarships and centers at the University’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies and honors individuals whose leadership and commitment embody the goals established by school founder Josef Korbel. […]

New headquarters for engineering school puts emphasis on collaboration

New headquarters for engineering school puts emphasis on collaboration

The five-floor, 130,000-square-foot facility is modeled in part after modern coworking spaces that foster chance meetings between entrepreneurs in related fields. The building, which features $1 million in new equipment, is a cornerstone of a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiative at the University to prepare graduates for business and entrepreneurship.

University extends welcome mat for military veterans

University extends welcome mat for military veterans

Three programs were added last year: the Veterans Advocacy Program at the Sturm College of Law, and a mental health clinic and military psychology specialty at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology.

Land-use group makes recommendations for DU campus and neighborhood

Land-use group makes recommendations for DU campus and neighborhood

The University has commissioned the Washington-based Urban Land Institute to explore ways DU can improve its physical space and better engage with the Denver community.