Archive for May, 2006

MBA candidate fishes to provide sustainable seafood

Luke Wiedel was fishing by the age of 2 and even has photos of himself in diapers holding a fishing pole. His love for fishing, fascination with the environment and curiosity about the Alaskan wilderness and the Pacific Ocean led him to start his own company, Fera Alaskan Seafood LLC. […]

Sex offenders no longer safe to surf

Convicted sex offenders don’t always go to prison. “Between 60 and 70 percent of all convicted sex offenders are placed on probation,” says Jim Tanner, president of KB Solutions Inc., a Boulder, Colo., consulting firm serving criminal justice and social service agencies. Since 2003, Tanner has been training parole and […]

Online ethics center guides users through deliberation

Some people make lists of pros and cons, others ask a friend for guidance and some send anonymous letters to advice columns. DU has another way to help people solve their ethical predicaments. Last January, the University launched the Center for Ethical Deliberation (CED), a Web site that guides the […]

Donnelly a pioneer in human rights scholarship

Jack Donnelly didn’t intend to become a pioneer in the study of human rights. As a PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley, in the 1970s, Donnelly says he stumbled upon the topic while searching for a dissertation subject. He was a political theory and international relations student at […]

Councilwoman MacKenzie’s roots run deep at DU

Kathleen MacKenzie’s connection to the University of Denver has a history. The daughter of a DU graduate, some of her earliest memories include skating with her father at the old DU ice arena. As the second-term councilwoman for south Denver’s District 7—which includes DU and the surrounding neighborhoods—MacKenzie works with […]