Archive for January, 2013

Hotel and restaurant management grad opens meatball restaurant in the DU neighborhood

The latest fast-casual food concept to hit Denver comes courtesy of one of DU’s own: hotel and restaurant management graduate Alex Comisar (BSBA ’07). A former manager of downtown Denver hotspots such as TAG and Chloe, Comisar has enlisted partners—including former TAG sous chef Jensen Cummings—and will open Slotted Spoon […]

University secures naming gift for Academic Commons

The University of Denver has received a lead naming gift from Boston venture capitalist and alumnus Ed Anderson (BFA ’71) and his wife, Linda Cabot, to fund the University’s new library. Now dubbed the Anderson Academic Commons, the academic hub in the heart of the campus is scheduled to open […]

Women’s College Dean Lynn Gangone among 25 most powerful women in Denver

Lynn Gangone, dean of The Women’s College at the University of Denver, has been named one of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Denver” by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CWCC). The 25 women chosen are “leaders, innovators, trendsetters, role models and mentors,” said Donna Evans, CWCC president and […]

Women’s College associate dean receives MLK lifetime achievement award

Arthur Jones, associate dean of inclusive excellence at the Women’s College of the University of Denver, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Colorado Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission. The award was presented to Jones on Jan. 15, during the 28th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther […]

Faculty member’s new book helps parents navigate the digital age

Faculty member’s new book helps parents navigate the digital age

In 2002, when Lynn Schofield Clark began the research that led to her new book on raising children in a dotcom world, the media landscape was a simpler place. Facebook had yet to debut; Twitter was a just a word that described the chatter of birds; and “sexting” was widely […]

Undergraduate students work to design permanent prosthesis

Undergraduate students work to design permanent prosthesis

Senior engineering majors Patrick Parkinson, James Hills and Kathryn Van Lieshout are working on a potentially life-changing design for amputees. Their concept is to create a post that could be implanted in the bone and attach to a prosthesis—a design that would allow amputees to get rid of the popularly […]

$1.3 million gift creates new opportunities in arts, humanities and social sciences

The late Robert Clemens (BA ’81) bestowed $1.3 million of his estate to liberal arts academics at the University of Denver. A world traveler and a lover of fine art and languages, Clemens dedicated his career to teaching English as a second language (ESL) classes internationally. He founded and managed […]