Articles written by: Kim DeVigil

Students have opportunity to go global

At the annual Study Abroad Fair, students will have an opportunity to see what it takes to become a “global” pioneer. During the fair, Study Abroad staff, program representatives, DU faculty members and former study abroad students will answer questions and share their experiences. Attendees will have the opportunity to […]

Emergency notification system keeps campus informed

Last winter, the University of Denver closed its campus for two days due to snow. While the information was broadcast on radio and television, most students, faculty and staff were informed of the closure through the University’s emergency notification system, formerly called CINS.  The emergency notification system is part of […]

Event to serve a smorgasbord of language education

DU’s University College is offering “A Taste of Languages” for individuals interested in learning or refining a foreign language. The event  is Aug. 31 from 6–8 p.m. in Sturm Hall. The program features 30-minute lessons in select languages accompanied by dishes from their traditional cuisines. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, French, […]

Art Jones recognized by musician’s organization for putting spirit into spirituals

Art Jones recognized by musician’s organization for putting spirit into spirituals

Arthur Jones, clinical professor of culture and psychology at the Women’s College, has spent a good portion of his career preserving the songs and music of enslaved Africans in America. Recently, his work was recognized by the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM). Each year, the organization honors the work of […]

DU’s Morgridge College of Education to help K-12 private and charter schools better manage and integrate student information

The Morgridge College of Education will implement a new data management tool to help school districts better manage, store and retrieve student data.

Pioneer Leadership students tackle big issues

Global poverty, the self-esteem of teenage girls, affordable access to health care, education and senior resources were some of the issues tackled by this year’s Pioneer Leadership Program (PLP) students.  At the beginning of the year, the 13 sophomore teams started their projects with a simple question: “When you think […]

Puksta Scholars work hard to make a difference

For Puksta scholars, hard work is the key to reaping great rewards. “Puksta scholars aren’t just college students; they are catalysts for change on campus and in their local communities,” explains Jenny Whitcher, the Puksta program director and associate director of DU’s Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning (CCESL). […]

Iraq Ambassador Christopher Hill to head Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Iraq Ambassador Christopher Hill to head Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Christopher Hill, U.S. ambassador to Iraq, has been named dean of the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, DU Chancellor Robert Coombe announced today. Hill has served as the U.S. ambassador to Iraq since 2009; prior, he was assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific […]

New Women’s Business Leadership and Entrepreneurship Center to Launch at The Women’s College in 2011

The Women’s College (TWC) of the University of Denver has named Jeanne Callahan director of its new Center for the Advancement of Business Leadership and Entrepreneurship for Women (ABLE).

Classes begin in new Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall

Over the past year, the entire campus and surrounding DU community have watched the day-to-day construction progress of the University’s newest building — Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall. Now just minor finishing touches remain, and faculty and staff have moved into the new home of the Morgridge College of Education. Students […]

University College program ranked a “best buy”

DU’s University College has been named a “best buy” in online master’s programs by for its Professional Studies in Leadership and Organizations program. is an independent, objective website that provides consumer information about online degree programs. The college’s master’s program was ranked No. 12 in the site’s 2010 […]

MBA students practice job interview skills with new online tool

 As graduation nears, most seniors have the same thing on their minds: getting a job. And with interviews being an important part of job hunting, the Suitts Center for Graduate Career Services in Daniels College of Business is offering a new Web-based interview program called InterviewStream to help students be […]

Close leaves changed perception of Greek community

According to D.J. Close, it’s not only what you learn in college, it’s what you do. Close, who graduates from DU on June 5 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in Chinese, leadership and communications, should know what he is talking about. Over the past four years, […]

Professor has a taste of academic success

Professor has a taste of academic success

Not only does John Kinnamon have good taste — he has a passion for it.

Educational conference showcases DU’s research

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) holds its 91st annual meeting in Denver this week, and DU has a strong presence. With some 12,000 attendees, the conference will host education researchers from around the U.S. and the globe to share research findings. “We are fortunate to have the AERA conference […]