Archive for November, 2010

Former White House counterterrorism czar warns about al-Qaida attacks at Bridges event

Yemen is now the largest hub of al-Qaida fighters, and those members are targeting the U.S., former White House counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke warned some 700 people gathered at a DU Bridges to the Future event Nov. 4. Al-Qaida leadership believes the U.S. is propping up governments in countries such […]

With the Great Recession in the rearview, states have long road to recovery

With the recession now officially over, state governments still have a long road — a very long road — to recover from the financial havoc left in its wake, experts told University of Denver Strategic Issues Program (SIP) panelists Nov. 4. A crash in income tax and sales tax revenue, […]

DU announces Pioneer Vision basketball and gymnastics schedule

Can’t make it to one of the big Pioneer games this year? No worries, DU has it all taken care of. The University is offering 22 live webcasts for men’s basketball, women’s basketball and gymnastics this winter season through Pioneer Vision. Pioneer Vision is a multimedia player that gives fans […]

Donnelly receives DU’s most prestigious academic honor

Donnelly receives DU’s most prestigious academic honor

Jack Donnelly, human rights professor in DU’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, describes his work as “not impractical.” He also calls himself “very theoretical,” says that his work “makes a lot of sense,” and that he’s “having an immense amount of fun.” Not impractical, theoretical, sensible, fun. In a […]

Starz festival screens two films with DU ties

If you’re going to shoot an improvisational film using nonactors improvising most of their dialogue, you might want to consider shooting it in Italy. “The beauty of it is that every Italian is an actor, so it kind of works out,” says director Joel Stangle (BA communication ’06). “I ask […]

DU kicks off seasonal giving campaign

‘Tis the season for charitable giving. The University of Denver’s annual charitable giving campaign began Nov. 1. This year’s theme is “DUing Something for the Public Good.” Last year, the DU community donated more than $74,300 to charities across Colorado. Chancellor Robert Coombe wrote in a letter to faculty and […]

Research updates November 2010

“Integrating Morality and Law in Legal Practice: A Reply to Professor Simon,” an article by law professor Stephen Pepper, appeared in the September issue of Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.   Alan Chen, associate dean for faculty scholarship and professor, was invited to write an op-ed piece for the New […]

For the bookshelf: National Security in the Courts

For the bookshelf: National Security in the Courts

National Security in the Courts: The Need for Secrecy vs. the Requirements for Transparency By Derigan Silver LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2010   National Security in the Courts, part of the publishers Law and Society Series, explores how judges identified the main legal issue and the mode of legal analysis they […]

Community group helps old electronics go to hard-drive heaven

You don’t need a bike to go e-cycling. What you need instead is the pedal power to haul unwanted electronic junk out of the basement and down to the Asbury Elementary School parking lot on Nov. 6. That’s when Action Recycling will be on hand to take computer towers, batteries, […]

Coaches comment on injured hockey star

Struggling with the aftermath of a severe neck injury to one of his players, DU hockey coach George Gwozdecky expressed deep concern Tuesday for senior Jesse Martin tempered with determination for his team move on. “One of our brothers and comrades is missing, but we’ve got to complete our mission,” […]

Teaching is a family affair

Teaching is a family affair

Six years ago, a Denver family business was losing money hand over fist as it struggled to pass control to its third generation. Everybody, especially members of the ownership family,was fighting, employees were quitting and the bank was about to pull the rug out from under them. They knew they […]

DU political science professors available for election coverage

University of Denver professors available to speak with media.

DU invites speaker nominations for TEDxDU 2011

DU invites speaker nominations for TEDxDU 2011

With the success of the TEDxDU’s celebration of “DUing” earlier this year, the University has decided to “DU” it again. The University of Denver will host the second TEDxDU on May 13, 2011, at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Organizers currently are accepting nominations for speakers and performers. […]

Former White House counter-terrorism czar to speak at Bridges to the Future event

Former White House counter-terrorism czar to speak at Bridges to the Future event

Richard Clarke will visit the University of Denver as the first speaker in the University’s 2010–11 Bridges to the Future program. Clarke served as chair to the counter-terrorism security group in 1992 and sat on the National Security Council. President Bill Clinton promoted Clarke to national coordinator for security, infrastructure […]

Renowned blind climber to headline real estate event

Eric Weihenmayer, an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker and the first blind man to summit Mount Everest, will headline a Nov. 2 DU event at the Colorado Convention Center. He will speak to real estate and development decision makers from around Colorado at the Rocky Mountain Commercial Real Estate Expo and […]