Archive for September, 2013

Alumna pays tribute to Hollywood legend

Alumna pays tribute to Hollywood legend

When she died — in 1981, at the age of 83 — costume designer Edith Head was, in show-biz parlance, a tough act to follow. In her decades-long Hollywood career, Head won a whopping eight Oscars and dressed everyone from Ginger Rogers and Bette Davis to Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor […]

First-year student Laleobe Olaka is one of three 2013 Puksta Scholars at DU. Photo courtesy of Laleobe Olaka.

First-year Puksta scholar sets sights on bettering the community

Laleobe Olaka knows she wants to make a career out of helping people, and she knows that a University of Denver education will help her reach her goal. Olaka, a 2013 graduate of the Denver School of Science and Technology, entered DU in September as a first-year student and one […]