Fall 2019 Stories


Teaching Sustainability

The Denver Green School is thriving, thanks to alumni from DU’s education leadership program.

Leaving a Legacy

Chancellor Emerita Rebecca Chopp reflects on her time at the helm.


Research project shows pollution-fighting effects of trees

The project was funded by the Undergraduate Research Center’s summer grant program.

Great reading from the DU community

New titles from Mona Awad, Barry Hughes and Cynthia Kuhn

Our tradition of resilience

DU has survived, and even thrived, through many changes and used them as fuel to pursue even greater goals.

Tracing an object’s troubled history

DU’s new Center for Art Collection Ethics promotes the ethical stewardship of works of art, antiquities and cultural materials.

Sarah Treadway’s spirit of hospitality

Treadway (MBA '09) is president and co-CEO of Denver-based Stout Street Hospitality, parent company of the Magnolia Hotel.

New approach vaults gymnastics coach to her highest highs

Every season Kutcher-Rinehart has been here, DU finished in the top 25 in the country and qualified for NCAA Regionals.

Experimental Biomechanics Lab gives engineering students joint custody

The lab not only provides evaluation surgical techniques; it also tests devices in the design stage.


Daniels College of Business welcomes new dean

Vivek Choudhury comes to DU from the George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C.

Art professors contribute to Meow Wolf’s ride at Elitch Gardens

Meow Wolf recruited Laleh Mehran and Chris Coleman, of the Emergent Digital Practices program.

Jeremy Haefner begins term as DU’s 19th chancellor

It’s been the past year, when he served as DU’s provost. that he says energized him for his role in DU’s top post.


Curiosity drives author Samantha Seiple

Her recent offering, “Louisa on the Front Lines," is an account of writer Louisa May Alcott’s stint as a Civil War nurse.

Shane Carrick helps the skate life grow

As programming director for the nonprofit Make Life Skate Life, Carrick is part of a worldwide network of skateboarders.

Regional teams bring customized opportunities for connection

They provide numerous opportunities for alumni, friends and prospective students to connect with one another and with DU.

Class Notes: Fall 2019

1958 John Manesis (BA ’58) of Fargo, North Dakota, authored a children’s book, “Greenie and the Tree Frog.”