Archive for August, 2006

Pioneers Athletics creates, fills new community relations position

DU has created a new position in the Pioneers Athletics program devoted to developing diversity awareness and social-justice education initiatives. Anthony Daniels was hired as the associate athletic director for diversity and community relations. Daniels was the assistant athletic director at the University of Kansas (KU) where he managed the […]

DU ranked in U.S.News & World Report’s Top 100

U.S.News & World Report’s annual college rankings for undergraduate education, released this week, place the University of Denver among the nation’s top 100 doctoral universities. The University of Denver ranked No. 88, compared to No. 85 last year. DU tied with tied with Auburn University, Howard University, and the universities […]

Lamont School of Music offers master classes with world-respected musicians

On any given day, music pours out of the Newman Center for the Performing Arts as students at the Lamont School of Music practice under the watchful eyes, and ears, of their professors. Since last fall, Lamont has offered students the opportunity to play for visiting musicians through the school’s […]

Grandbois takes circuitous route to literary success

Peter Grandbois took a long and winding road—through Boulder, Chicago and Spain, through the fencing and business worlds. Now he’s living his dream. He graduated this summer from DU with a PhD in creative writing and literature, his first novel is on bookshelves and he started teaching. The Gravedigger (Chronicle […]

Better backpack launches alum’s career

Students, commuters and anyone else who has ever used a backpack knows how difficult it is to keep things organized while on the go. University of Denver graduate Ian Ivarson realized there’s a better way. He created the “Ivar System”—soft shelves that keep books, papers and other necessities separate and […]