Archive for July, 2006

Parking services gives violators the boot

Buddy Knox, manager of parking services at DU, says he wants to “make the fine fit the crime.” Come Sept. 1, Knox will implement several new changes to parking on campus, including installing boots on egregious violators’ vehicles.  Non-payment of three or more parking citations in a year, displaying an […]

Intern works in groundbreaking sensory therapy center

In the span of an hour, senior psychology major Jenny Oertell watched an inconsolable autistic boy transform after listening to Mozart through special headphones and playing in a gym where a variety of textures, activities and colors were at his disposal.  As an intern at the Sensory Therapies and Research (STAR) […]

High school grads get lessons for a lifetime

Joanna Burciaga hasn’t stepped foot into her first college class, but she’s already learned valuable lessons thanks to the Daniels Fund Scholarship program she attended at DU in mid July. “The whole week has made me really excited about college. But, I’ve also learned a lot that I’ll use for […]

Women’s group celebrates 50 years in the books

When a young Robert Coombe and his family moved to Denver in 1956, the University of Denver was facing the same tough financial times it would face when he joined the faculty nearly three decades later. While the 7-year-old Coombe was pulling books from his neighborhood bookmobile, DU officials were […]

Human rights advocacy the dream for recent grad

Anjali Nanda won’t earn a cent from her six-month internship starting next month, but the recent DU graduate is confident that the experience—working for the Robert Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights—will be worth the financial hardship. The Kennedy family founded the Washington, D.C., based memorial in 1968 to continue […]

Personal connections are the joy for Johnston

After 60 years of teaching—on three campuses and under nine chancellors—Daniels College of Business Professor James “JJ” Johnston administered his last test in June. Johnston, who taught business law at DU since 1946, will remain with Daniels for the next year as a special adviser to Dean Karen Newman. The […]

Budget reflects solid foundation, new challenges

The University’s fiscal-year 2007 budget shows strong financial underpinnings, and DU will increase its operating margin from $3 million to $5 million, according to the budget proposal approved in June by the Board of Trustees. The purpose of the operating margin increase is to build reserves as a hedge against […]