Winter 2020 Stories

FEATURES

The Change Makers

Photography by Wayne Armstrong There’s the Candi CdeBaca you might have read about. The one who fought tooth...

The Power of Prison Arts

Photography by Wayne Armstrong The crowd of female inmates flooded into the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility gym, forming...

DEPARTMENTS

Wellness a key part of the student experience

I’m keenly interested in wellness and how the totality of our experience informs our wellbeing — especially our mental and emotional state....

Colorado’s hip-hop poet laureate

Bobby LeFebre multitasks to a hip-hop beat.  In his waning 30s, he’s a word architect, arts advocate and cultural...

Migrahack brings immigration issues to life

The immigration debate continues to dominate the news cycle — from the persistent fallout over family separations to leadership turnover at the...

Great reading from the DU community

Behind bars: When immigrants are incarcerated    With his latest book, “Migrating to...

When the world becomes your classroom

Mondays can be rough for college students, but what if your classroom was the Colorado mountains? Or the winding streets of Prague?...

NEWS

Longtime athletics staffer Ron Grahame retires

DU Athletics Director Ron Grahame, who first stepped onto the University of Denver campus as a student-athlete 50 years ago, retired on...

Enrichment Program plans celebration of former English professor John Williams

He taught in the DU English department for more than 30 years and wrote four novels, the most famous of which is...

DU No. 3 in the country for study abroad participation

DU has improved upon its already stellar ranking for study abroad education, climbing in November to the third spot in the annual...

History exhibit recognizes impact of DU community members

A new exhibit at the History Colorado Center recognizes Coloradans who have made an impact on the state through their lives and...

DU hosts its first naturalization ceremony

In 2003, Prasad Pakkal made his way to Denver from his home in Southern India to attend the University of Denver. During...

ALUMNI CONNECTIONS

Attorney Henry Root fueled by his love of music

DU didn’t offer Henry Root his first experience in the music business — that came with a...

Podcaster Abbey Wick helping North Dakota farmers

In her six years serving as North Dakota State University’s Extension soil health specialist, alumna Abbey Wick (BA ’01, MA ’04) has...

Class Notes: Winter 2020

1960 Jay Cimino (BS ’60) of Colorado Springs is president and CEO of Phil Long Dealerships. He was inducted...