Archive for December, 2014

Alumna’s business aids expectant mothers

Growing up in a family of physicians, Stephanie Baker (MBA ’09) was always passionate about health and medicine. After graduating from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business with a degree in business administration, she merged her interests in business and health to tackle an often over-looked issue. “I […]

Retired scientist’s influential work earns international recognition

Aaron Goldman, professor emeritus in the physics department at the University of Denver, was recognized on Thomson Reuters’ 2014 list of the “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.” Goldman was one of 187 scientists in the engineering field worldwide to be recognized for writing papers between 2002 and 2012 that were […]

Practice-ready DU law grads are building Colorado’s legal community

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is exceptionally well represented in Denver and the metro area: There’s hardly a law firm or corporate agency that doesn’t have a Denver Law graduate among its ranks. And in many offices, DU is the No. 1 alma mater. On average, about […]

Alumnus Richard Lapchick to speak at DU conference on human trafficking

Alumnus Richard Lapchick to speak at DU conference on human trafficking

When he was a young boy, Richard Lapchick wanted to be a famous basketball player. He had every reason to believe it was possible: His dad was Joe Lapchick, the NBA basketball player and Hall of Fame coach of the New York Knickerbockers. But something else kept turning Lapchick’s head: […]

Quick Questions: Doctoral student Katie Weiss on holiday stress

Katie Weiss, a doctoral student in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, is in her third year as a student therapist and clinic assistant in the school’s Professional Psychology Clinic, which is staffed by doctoral students and serves the Denver community. The clinic’s services are in high demand during the […]

Student makes volunteering a way of life

Arimus Wells knows from experience that volunteering can open new doors and ways of thinking. It’s a lifestyle choice that has become second nature to him. He doesn’t wait for the other guy to step up; he is that guy. “College is not entirely about academics,” says Wells, a third-year […]

DU community participates in Sand Creek memorial event

DU community participates in Sand Creek memorial event

Chancellor Rebecca Chopp and Nancy Wadsworth, chair of the University of Denver’s John Evans Study Committee, were among nearly 20 members of the University of Denver community who were present Wednesday at a ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper made an official […]

Interterm class explores ‘Denver Dynamics’

While many U.S. cities struggle to stay afloat, others — Denver among them — are vibrant hubs of collaboration, innovation and creativity. What distinguishes a thriving city like Denver from its flailing counterparts? That’s just one of the questions that will be explored by students in Denver Dynamics, a weeklong […]

Senior finance major learns to ‘work smart’

Senior finance major learns to ‘work smart’

Every student has his or her own secret to success, but for senior finance major Kara Brown — who works full time in addition to taking a full schedule of classes — working smart has become a mantra to live by. “One of the biggest traits that I’ve had to […]