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New prizes honor literary legacies

Denver Quarterly, DU’s renowned avant-garde literary journal, is celebrating 55 years of publishing some of the nation’s finest prose and poetry. 

Professor’s book inspires a forthcoming museum

For many writers with book titles to their credit, even a second edition of a published work represents a dream come true....

Pursuing our goals with hope and determination

“How are you doing?”  I find this question holds surprising new weight. It is our connection to one another—even...

Looking back at the year just ended and ahead to the one just beginning

Despite the anticipation of the unknown, a new year always causes me to look back. With 2020 as hindsight personified, there are...

Artists share their work from Colorado prisons

In November, artists and storytellers incarcerated in several Colorado prison facilities shared performances and true-life stories in an unprecedented live virtual event...

Student’s fourteener project raises $85,000 for emergency aid group

Brittney Woodrum stood facing Colorado’s Little Bear Peak with a large green box strapped to her back and a decision to make....

Myhren Gallery exhibit explored 2020’s ultimate symbol

When COVID-19 threatened to sink fall programming at DU’s Vicki Myhren Gallery, Geoffrey Shamos and Lauren Hartog elected to swim. They postponed...

Solar panel project reduces DU’s carbon footprint

Colorado’s famed 300 days of sunshine are pulling double duty at DU. In addition to providing a bright background for studying and...

Michelle Sabick to lead engineering and computer science school

Michelle Sabick has been named dean of DU’s Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science. She will begin her new role on...

Cultivating diversity in the STEM disciplines

In late October, the University of Denver announced that it has joined 18 other institutions in a three-year change effort to develop...

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Keeping the peace

The police officer, grandmother & visionary  Tracie Keesee did her time, so to speak. 

Celebrating the Denver Advantage

The wait is over. The three new buildings constructed under the Denver Advantage Campus Framework Plan are all open and ready to...

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Pursuing our goals with hope and determination

“How are you doing?”  I find this question holds surprising new weight. It is our connection to one another—even...

Looking back at the year just ended and ahead to the one just beginning

Despite the anticipation of the unknown, a new year always causes me to look back. With 2020 as hindsight personified, there are...

A new study focuses on the traits essential for flourishing

There’s a reason why so many songs and books focus on living the good life and chasing the dream. It’s ingrained in...

Hockey season launches with ‘pod play’

As part of its COVID-19 mitigation strategy, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference kicked off its season with “pod” play, in which the...

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