Archive for February, 2011

Student works to end relationship abuse

DU student Stephanie Lopez — a sophomore criminology and Spanish major from Denver — was among seven individuals and organizations throughout the state recognized with an “Advancing Equality Award” on Dec. 8 from the Colorado Gay and Lesbian Fund (CGLF.) The youngest recipient at age 19, Lopez was awarded the […]

Alumna Alicia Deters behind Denver’s hottest new eatery

One of New York’s hottest chefs is now based in Denver, thanks to DU alumna Alicia Pokoik Deters. ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro, which opened Oct. 5 in the SugarCube Building at 16th and Blake streets, is a collaboration between chef Lon Symensma — formerly of Manhattan hotspots Spice Market and […]

DU’s winter musical takes a darker turn

Though it only lasted for 91 performances on Broadway, the 1997 musical Side Show — based on the real lives of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton — scored five Tony nominations (including the first and only joint nomination for best actress in a musical) and has gained a cult […]

President Lincoln had a hand in DU’s founding

As we celebrate President’s Day on Feb. 21, it is important to remember that without President Abe Lincoln there would be no University of Denver. Although he never set foot in Colorado, Lincoln did set in motion events that led up to the founding of the University. He was a […]

Lacrosse teams shooting for big goals this season

Good or bad, several college lacrosse programs have the University of Denver teams in their crosshairs. Both the men’s and women’s squads earned favorable early nods from coaches in their respective conferences’ preseason polls: the men are ranked first in the Eastern College Athletic Conference and the women second in […]

DU hosts Rocky Mountain sustainability summit

University of Denver Chancellor Robert Coombe opened the Feb. 17–18 Rocky Mountain Sustainability Summit with a call to rise up as a community and become active in the pursuit for a more sustainable future. Hosting the summit for the first time, the campus drew some 250 attendees and speakers from […]

Tickets on sale for WCHA playoffs

Tickets for the first round of the 2011 WCHA playoffs are on sale. The first round of the WCHA playoffs are set for March 11–13. DU clinched home ice for WCHA playoffs for the eighth consecutive season.  Season-ticket holders can call the season ticket holder hotline at 303-871-GOAL. All other […]

TED speakers encourage people to find their passions

The “brand guru” of a popular burrito chain told about 150 people — mostly University of Denver students gathered at the Daniels College of Business — not to wait to find their true passion.  “You’re not a 45-year-old man with a bunch of responsibilities; take advantage of the opportunity now. […]

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Hill talks diplomacy, Wikileaks and DU

In September 2010, State Department veteran Christopher Hill assumed the dean’s post at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. During his 30-plus years of foreign service, Hill routinely has been at the frontlines of history, negotiating with the North Koreans, promoting peace in the Balkans and most recently, serving […]

Alumna donates $25,000 winnings from “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” to Women’s College

Alumna donates $25,000 winnings from “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” to Women’s College

The Women’s College will receive $25,000 for scholarships thanks to alumna Carter Prescott (BA English ’71). Prescott was selected as a contestant on the syndicated game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” in late 2010 and pledged her winnings to the college. The episode featuring Prescott aired Feb. 17. […]

DU works to improve children’s health in rural Colorado

DU works to improve children’s health in rural Colorado

DU’s Morgridge College of Education is part of a project aimed at improving children’s health in Colorado’s San Luis Valley and other rural communities in the state. The project, “Healthy Eaters, Lifelong Movers” (HELM), will increase student access to healthy meals, physical activity opportunities and quality physical education. DU is […]