Archive for January, 2010

DU professor’s work shown in Times Square

DU professor’s work shown in Times Square

Christopher Coleman, assistant professor of digital media studies (DMS) at the University of Denver, says he wants to show his animations to as many people as possible. On Dec. 17, one of his videos was shown in one of the world’s most visible stages, New York’s Times Square. It was […]

Three DU alumni are named among Denver’s most influential people

University of Denver alumni Terrance Carroll (JD ’05), Pete Coors (MBA ’70) and Ted Trimpa (BA economics ’89, JD ’93) recently were named among 5280 magazine’s “50 Most Influential People in Denver.” 5280 is an arts and entertainment magazine featuring Denver’s culture and events. Carroll, Coors and Trimpa were recognized […]

Law school adjuncts share high-profile experiences with law students

While DU’s Sturm College of Law faculty members boast a wealth of real-world experience and academic achievement, there’s another component to the educational picture that adds a bit extra. Try a class taught by a sitting state attorney general or a sitting district court judge or an appeals court judge. […]

Daniels MBA students give back with

It began as a simple idea batted around by University of Denver MBA students — a Web site that links young professionals with local nonprofits. In October, the idea became a reality with the official launch of, an online network for Denver residents to learn about service opportunities at […]

DU alumnus flys high with skiing outerwear company Flylow

If there were one word to describe Flylow Gear it would be “bomber,” says owner and DU alumnus Dan Abrams. Abrams (MA international development ’04) founded Flylow Gear — a backcountry freeride and telemark skiing clothing company — in 2003 after seeing what was on the market and deciding to […]

DU skiers work to remain on top of collegiate skiing

Even though the DU ski team won its 20th national championship last season, head coach Andy LeRoy keeps pushing his skiers to get better. Why? It seems complacency is the enemy of supremacy in the NCAA skiing world. “We have been at the top for a while, and that has […]

Estlow Center gives Anvil award to opinion writer

Mona Eltahawy, a Muslim journalist whose work regularly appears in the Western and Arab press, was awarded the 2010 Anvil of Freedom Award on Jan. 6. The award, which is given out by DU’s Edward and Charlotte Estlow International Center for Journalism and New Media, recognizes outstanding contributions to the […]

Volunteer shovelers gear up for snow time

Handicapped and elderly residents near campus will be getting a helping hand this winter when the snow flies and the wind howls. A brigade of volunteer snow-shovelers has been formed to make sure neighbors who need help hefting snow and ice receive it free of charge. The effort is a […]

Rosetta Stone offers online language option

DU students still can take traditional foreign language classes like Spanish, French, German and Italian, but those looking to delve into more exotic languages like Pashto, Farsi and Tagalog have another resource: Rosetta Stone, an online language-learning program that is available to all DU students, faculty and staff through the […]

Student Advocate Program helps struggling DU students

Current University of Denver students struggling with a decision to continue at DU now have a point of contact for assistance. The Student Advocate Program — launched in spring 2009 — addresses issues that can become barriers to retention, such as financial difficulties, medical situations, academic problems or other personal […]

Student grilling group smokes the competition

Students who know about the University of Denver Grilling Society (DUGS) typically fall in one of two groups: They’re either members, or they’re hungry. DUGS is a student-run catering company with about 20 members who love to cook and grill. The society was started in May 2007 by a group […]

DU goes smoke free

Under a new policy that went into effect Jan. 1, smoking is prohibited everywhere on the University of Denver campus and on University owned or operated buildings or grounds. Exceptions include city-owned streets and sidewalks that surround or cut through University property plus two areas near the Ritchie and Newman centers. The […]