Archive for April, 2014

2014 spring Commencement speakers announced

The University of Denver has announced speakers for the spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies in May and June. Linda Childears, president and CEO of the Daniels Fund, will deliver the spring undergraduate Commencement address on Saturday, June 7. Childears serves on the boards of Cheyenne Capital Fund, Denver Metro Chamber of […]

Men’s lacrosse takes Big East regular season title, starts tournament play Thursday

Led by a five-point performance from sophomore Jack Bobzien, the No. 3-ranked University of Denver men’s lacrosse team topped Marquette 17-9 Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out crowd of 2,544 fans at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. The win clinches the Big East regular season title for the Pioneers as […]

Tennis teams win Summit League, advance to NCAA championships

The University of Denver’s No. 1-seeded men’s and women’s tennis teams made it a dual championship season as both Pioneers squads defeated No. 3 seed and defending conference champion Fort Wayne in the 2014 Summit League Tournament Final Sunday at Colorado Athletic Club Monaco. The Pioneers, who also claimed the […]

University names new dean for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

University names new dean for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

After a months-long search that included internal and external candidates, Daniel McIntosh, a professor in the University of Denver’s Department of Psychology, has been named dean of DU’s Divisions of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. McIntosh’s appointment is effective July 1, 2014. Interim Dean Rob Roberts will return to the […]

"The emotions were so high. We needed a release," recalls Susan (Foster) Gould (BA '71). "There was so much frustration about not being able to do anything about the war and feeling like no one was listening to us."

DU at 150: Woodstock West protested Vietnam, Kent State

On May 4, 1970, a group of DU students gathered in the student union to discuss the invasion of Cambodia, a regional expansion of the Vietnam War, announced by President Richard Nixon four days earlier on April 30. The students formed the Ad Hoc Committee to End the War and […]

Denver tennis wins big at Summit League Banquet

The University of Denver women’s and men’s tennis teams collectively received 17 Summit League honors at the annual conference tennis banquet Thursday in Denver. In their inaugural year in the Summit League, Denver’s men finished 5-0 in conference play, while the women posted a 6-0 record. These perfect records garnered […]

Denver sweeps Summit League Golf Championships

The Denver men’s and women’s golf squads swept the Summit League Championships Wednesday at the Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club in Keller, Texas. On the men’s side, Denver overcame an eight-stroke deficit entering the final round to defeat IUPUI by five strokes. South Dakota State finished in third place, moving […]

Hockey team announces full 2014-15 schedule

Defending National Collegiate Hockey Conference Frozen Faceoff champion the University Denver will play a total of 34 games — including 18 regular-season home contests at Magness Arena — in its 2014-15  schedule. The 18-game home slate is highlighted by a nonconference visit from Boston College over homecoming weekend (Oct. 31-Nov. 1), as […]

Alum couple crafts brewery with a social mission

Alum couple crafts brewery with a social mission

What’s the story behind the name of Two22 Brew? It’s not the address of the brewery in Centennial, Colo. — nor does it have anything to do with the alcohol content of any of Two22’s offerings. Here’s the story: The brewery’s owners — University of Denver grads Paige Schuster and […]

Earth Day Summit to feature speakers, tree planting

The DU Environmental Team, in partnership with the Undergraduate Student Government Sustainability Committee and the Sturm College of Law Natural Resources and Environmental Law Society will hold its fifth annual Earth Day Summit April 25 in the Ricketson Law Building. Keynote speaker Travis Smith (MBA ’13), owner and head chef […]

DU at 150: University celebrated first Earth Day in 1970

It looked like a spaceship moving down University Boulevard, students said. The floating contraption – carried five blocks by 17 students – was a geodesic dome 30 feet in diameter and 17 feet high made in celebration of the first Earth Day at DU.

Denver hockey announces 2014–15 conference schedule

The University of Denver hockey team has announced its 2014–15 schedule in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). The Pioneers will open conference play on Oct. 24 at Minnesota Duluth and will play a total of 24 league games. The Pioneers will open the home portion of the conference slate […]

Student group aids a mobile medical clinic in Nicaragua

Student group aids a mobile medical clinic in Nicaragua

Forty-seven students in the University of Denver’s Global Medical Brigades program traveled to Nicaragua March 17–23 to help operate a mobile medical and dental clinic in the town of Estelí. The student group is a chapter of Global Brigades, the world’s largest student-led global health and development organization. Because of […]

Men’s lacrosse punches ticket to Big East tourney with win over St. John’s

Led by hat tricks from freshman Tyler Pace, junior Erik Adamson and sophomore Jack Bobzien, the No. 5 University of Denver men’s lacrosse team defeated St. John’s 16-9 Saturday in front of a sold-out crowd at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Denver improves to 10-2, (4-0 Big East), while St. John’s […]

Lamont professor mixes worlds of jazz, technology, art

Lamont professor mixes worlds of jazz, technology, art

Mixing the worlds of technology, music and education has been a way of life for Marc Sabatella since the early 1990s, when he published the first downloadable jazz instruction book to an online network that predated the World Wide Web. “Newsgroups were the thing then — that was the forum,” […]