Archive for March, 2011

International criminal court leader sees signs of hope

International criminal court leader sees signs of hope

More than a dozen years after the International Criminal Court (ICC) was established, one of its leaders sees signs of hope in a world that continues to need an international body to review atrocities and crimes against humanity. William Pace (BA history ’68) accepted the Ved Nanda Center for International […]

Diversity summit aims to create dialogues about inclusive excellence

“Inclusive Excellence in Practice” will be the theme of DU’s 10th annual Diversity Summit on May 6. The day-long event will be open to the DU campus and the greater Denver community. Online registration begins on April 1. The summit will feature successful diversity and inclusion practices from community and […]

DU offers three ways to watch TEDxDU event on May 13

The University of Denver is offering three ways to watch TEDxDU. This year, participants can attend the live TEDxDU program or the TEDxDU Active watch party on campus. Participants also can watch a live stream of the event online at TEDxDU Active — the live simulcast — will be […]

MFA student to perform at the Denver Art Museum

When Cory Metcalf describes his art, he uses words such as “synaesthetic experience” and “bio-mimetic visual forms.” To understand the words, attend his performance. Metcalf, a master’s student in DU’s Electronic Media Arts and Design Department, and his artistic partner, David Stout, are the group known as NoiseFold. The two […]

TEDxDU 2011 and TEDxDU Active: Three Ways to Watch

In keeping with the theme of “radical collaboration,” the University of Denver is offering three ways to watch and engage in its upcoming TEDxDU and TEDxDU Active event on Friday, May 13.

Alumnus and Pearl Jam poster artist Brad Klausen goes solo

Looking for tips on effective resumé design? Talk to Brad Klausen. The DU art grad was working for a design firm in Los Angeles when a newsletter from the Pearl Jam fan club caught his eye. Inspired by what he saw, Klausen (BFA graphic communication design ’98) designed a Pearl […]

Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site fosters interfaith dialogue

DU’s Center for Judaic Studies is working with the Iliff School of Theology and the Religious Advisory Council to host a day of interfaith bridge-building as the first official activity associated with the Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site. “Voices in Dialogue” will feature Muslim, American Indian, Jewish and Christian religious […]

DU responds to disaster in Japan

DU astronomy Professor Toshiya Ueta thought it was just another earthquake, but it wasn’t. Ueta, who flew into Tokyo the day of the devastating earthquake, recalled the events of March 11 at a special panel discussion about the disaster in Japan held in Driscoll Gallery on March 28. Sponsored by […]

Penrose Library staff planning for transition

When Theresa Hernandez started working at DU’s Penrose Library eight years ago, she was an executive assistant. Today, she’s a key player helping to lead the biggest project the library has undergone since it was built — the Academic Commons. As the assistant director of Penrose Library, Hernandez’s job is […]

TEDxDU Salon will be April 14

Two current DU students and one recent graduate will share their inspiring personal stories at the final TEDxDU Salon. The student-organized gathering is the third in a series of preview events leading up to TEDxDU in May. The April 14 event, which is themed “Following Your Passions,” will take place […]

Fraternity hosts annual Mustache Bash for charity

This week, DU students will try to get a handle on the hairy job of growing a mustache and don their funkiest disco attire for what promises to be much more than an average college theme party. Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity’s seventh annual Mustache Bash will be held at 9 […]

DU to celebrate inclusive excellence April 1

April Fool’s Day is known in most of the Western world as a day for having fun. At DU, part of the fun will take place at the sixth annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning and Ally (LGBTIQA) Gala, which kicks off at 5:30 p.m. April 1 in […]

Social work grads, dogs making positive impact

It’s one of those double-take moments: “Did I just see a dog walk across the stage?” Well, if you’ve attended a DU Commencement at the Graduate School of Social Work, the answer is yes, you likely did see a dog walk across the stage. It’s part of a special program […]

DU-area bakery moves to bigger space

Come April, DU denizens used to getting their French fix at Trompeau Bakery on Evans Avenue are going to have to travel a little further south to satisfy their croissant cravings. The bakery — currently at 1729 E. Evans Ave. — will be moving to a larger space at 2950 […]

Online project provides legal information to Coloradans

It seems like such a basic thing: Somewhere in this age of Internet, there should be a one-stop, easy-to-use collection of reliable free legal information. But for thousands of Coloradans, even a simple question can mean paying a professional for reliable advice or going it alone and making a mistake. […]