Archive for January, 2009

PALS helps local alumni connect some 50 years after graduation

A group catering to University of Denver alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago has been established and is looking for new members. Class of ’56 members who were organizing their 50th reunion started the DU Pioneer Alumni Legends (PALS). The ’56ers wanted to see each other more often […]

Attorney practices brewing tea

Harvey Miller (JD ’72) has never been much of a tea drinker. So what makes a longtime lawyer who doesn’t drink tea open a tea shop? The desire to brew a balanced life. “The stress of practicing law can be pretty overwhelming,” says Miller, who’s been practicing law for more […]

Pioneers host 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist at Jan. 10 meet

Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Nastia Liukin will be DU’s guest of honor at the Pioneers gymnastics team competition on Jan. 10 against Nebraska. The special appearance by Liukin highlights DU’s annual alumni competition and is the Pioneers’ first home meet of the season. The meet begins at 6 p.m. in […]

Researcher examines secularization in Bologna

Professor Spencer Wellhofer has been at the University of Denver since 1974. During those years he has excelled at teaching, researching and even being a student. He has chaired the economics and political science departments. He also has been a diligent student of Italian, becoming fluent in the language. It’s […]

Carbon monoxide is called an ‘invisible killer’

What is carbon monoxide? According to the U.S. Fire Administration, carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no odor or color, making it impossible to see, taste or smell. At lower levels, according to the government, “CO causes mild effects that are often mistaken for the flu.” Symptoms can […]

Student dies at off-campus apartment

The University of Denver is mourning the loss of 23-year-old graduate student Lauren Johnson, who died Monday, Jan. 5, of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at her off-campus apartment. Denver Fire Department spokesman Lt. Phil Champagne says his department received a phone call at about 4:50 p.m. Monday afternoon alerting that […]

Alumnus logs 10,013 miles in around-the-world jaunt

To say Richard Berry (BSBA ’56) has the travel bug is like saying The Beatles kind of liked music. He says that as a Connecticut Yankee and recent high school graduate, he followed Horace Greeley’s advice to “Go West, young man.” But he didn’t stop at west. Indeed, he’s been […]

DU hockey standout stays put … for now

If you’re at a University of Denver hockey game and you happen to take notice of Pioneers’ forward and scoring machine Tyler Bozak, join the crowd. The sophomore standout has attracted numerous scouts, and rumors are flying around faster than a hard-slammed puck that he’ll be leaving DU for the […]

Restaurants lay out new welcome mats at campus doorstep

A few new flavors will greet students coming back to campus for the New Year. Pita Jungle, a long-time fixture on the west bank of South University Boulevard, has reinvented itself to include Indian cuisine paired with its familiar Mediterranean-style fare. The moderately priced restaurant is now called Aroma Café […]