Archive for February, 2008

Trustee and DU go back decades

Joy Burns, long-time chair of the University of Denver Board of Trustees, will receive the Distinguished Service to the University Award at the 2008 Founders Day Gala on March 14. In addition to her 27 years as a trustee, Burns has supported the University as a sports fan, arts patron and […]

Evans Chapel to hold Ash Wednesday services

Four Ash Wednesday services will be held at the University’s Evans Chapel Feb. 6. There will be Ecumenical services at 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. and Roman Catholic services at noon and 9 p.m. “I am trying to make it convenient for students, faculty and staff to attend Ash Wednesday […]

University revises missions, goals

Trustees in late fall gave final blessing to a revised vision, values, mission and goals document that redefines the University in language that Provost Gregg Kvistad calls “brief, clear, elegant and distinctive.” The trustees’ vote capped prior approval in the fall by other key University groups, including the Faculty Senate, […]

Student elected to school board

She’s a student. A mother. A community advocate. A daughter. And now Mary Nichols can add another title to her resume: elected official. Nichols, a student in the law and society program at DU’s Women’s College, was elected to the board of education for the Littleton Public School system. Nichols won […]

Some study-abroad students to get extra study, travel next fall

From the piazzas of Bologna, Italy, to the palaces of London — students at two University of Denver-sponsored study abroad programs will have the opportunity to explore the celebrated cities through an interdisciplinary collaboration. Students in the fall 2008 program in Bologna will travel to London to meet up with […]

University collects 1,300 winter items for homeless

The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) collected more than 1,300 coats and other winter items during its “Pioneers for People” coat drive in January. They delivered the items to the Denver Rescue Mission last week. Items were collected at about a dozen campus drop-off locations Jan. 9–18. The Denver Rescue Mission is […]