Archive for March, 2011

Evans Chapel to hold annual Ash Wednesday services

The Lenten season begins with four services on March 9 at Evans Chapel. Ecumenical services will be held at 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., and Roman Catholic services will be at noon and 9 p.m. DU Chaplain Gary Brower will be leading the ecumenical services. John Ignatius, an area priest […]

Research updates March 2011

Economics Associate Professor Katherine Freeman wrote “Human Needs and Utility Maximization,” which appeared in the International Journal of Social Economics. Juli Kramer, an adjunct faculty member teaching elementary and secondary art methods in the Teacher Education Program with the Morgridge College of Education, has been awarded the National Art Education […]

BusinessWeek ranks Daniels top in Colorado

BusinessWeek announces that the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business is ranked No. 64 in the 2010 undergraduate programs ranking.

Engineering prof was green before it became trendy

Art Krill was a natural leader who helped build DU’s Denver Research Institute mechanics division in recognition and stature, remembers research Professor Robert Amme. “I remember him as a very pleasant man of high character who helped bring distinction to the institute,” Amme says. Krill, who spent a lifetime researching […]

Hundreds gather as DU conference explores the Next West

Scholars, lawyers, developers, environmentalists and elected officials descended on DU March 3–4 hoping to get a glimpse into the future of the Rocky Mountain region. The University of Denver Sturm College of Law’s Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute hosted its 20th annual conference on land use in the West. The […]

Hamilton family gives $250,000 to University of Denver

Frederic C. and Jane Hamilton have donated $250,000 to the University of Denver in order to strengthen the link between DU’s School of Art and Art History and the Denver Art Museum.

DU celebrates 147 years, names Founders Day Award Recipients

The University of Denver marked its 147th anniversary with a gala celebration and the annual Founders Day awards ceremony Thursday, March 3.

March is brain injury month, DU hosts conference with world-renowned experts in field

Six of the world’s leading experts in traumatic brain injury (TBI) will share their latest research at the fourth annual conference of the Brain Injury Professionals Partnership hosted by the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver.

Hill offers insights into North Korea

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 has routinely been at the frontlines of history, negotiating with the North Koreans, promoting peace in the Balkans and most recently, serving […]

Campus coat drive collects 900 items for the Denver Rescue Mission

Warm hearts are helping fight cold Colorado nights this winter season, thanks to the efforts of the University of Denver community. The DU Staff Advisory Council’s annual “Pioneers for People” coat drive collected more than 900 items that have been donated to the Denver Rescue Mission. “Thanks to the incredible […]

Pioneers Top 10: Signs you have a gambling problem

(in no particular order) 1. Being matter of fact about large losses: “But I haven’t lost that much,” or, “It isn’t as if I gamble every day” 2. Gambling for a longer time period than planned 3. Loss of sleep due to gambling late into the night or inability to […]

‘Hip Hop,’ ‘Native American Women Writers’ offered during spring interterm

Students used to learning about William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton and Adam Smith in their normal classes have the chance to add another luminary to their acquired knowledge. His name is Jay-Z. Hip Hop is one of the eight elective courses being offered during the spring interterm March 14–20. Another new […]

Alum takes slice of local pizza market

For Phil Coan (BSBA finance ’07) and Mark Huebner, a good business idea is simple: Create a good product and bring it to the masses. The rest, they say, should fall into place, and that is exactly what is happening for the partners who own and run the Denver Pizza […]

Penrose Library offers extended hours during finals

To accommodate students needing a quiet place to study or complete projects during finals, Penrose Library is offering extended hours from Feb. 27–March 13. Penrose will be open 24 hours a day starting March 1 through midnight on March 13, with the exception of March 4 and 5, when the […]

Land use institute to focus on the ‘Next West’

These are exciting times for land use planning. While that may be the first time “exciting” and “land use planning” have shared a sentence, the creators behind the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute’s 20th annual conference can make that case. As the nation emerges from financial crisis, as markets coil […]