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Greetings From the Sanatorium

Greetings From the Sanatorium

Letters from doctors, personal correspondence and candid photos provide a window into the private lives of turn-of-the-century Denver tuberculosis patients. A Penrose archive helps tell their stories.

Rolling Stones album cover part of upcoming Warhol show at DU gallery

Rolling Stones album cover part of upcoming Warhol show at DU gallery

This 1977 album cover designed by Andy Warhol is among a number of works by the noted pop artist that will be on display in DU’s Myhren Gallery as part of Warhol in Colorado, opening Jan. 20 and running through March 13. The exhibit features a large collection of photographs […]

Alums’ feature film documents life on the ‘loneliest road in America’

As a DU student, Mardana Mayginnes traveled the so-called “loneliest road in America” — the Nevada stretch of U.S. 50 between California and Utah — several times each year as he drove back and forth between campus and his home in northern California. After graduation, when Mayginnes (BA English ’06) […]

Ralph and Trish Nagel: Cultivating Creativity

Ralph and Trish Nagel: Cultivating Creativity

Ralph and Trish Nagel can spot opportunity even if it’s buried under sod and trampled by short-cutting pedestrians. Witness the School of Art and Art History’s new Nagel Art Studios, an annex made possible by a $2.3 million gift from the couple. Clad in limestone and copper, the structure rises […]

Life is inspiration for poet Dan Beachy-Quick

For poet Dan Beachy-Quick (BA English ’95), inspiration can hit at any time: while researching the 19th century in America, reading Moby Dick for the 10th time, taking a walk or watching his newborn daughter. “The poems are part of my attempt to understand being in the world in an […]

State of the Art

State of the Art

A new building brings renewed focus to DU’s School of Art and Art History.

Letters

Microfinance class teaches students about responsible lending

Microfinance class teaches students about responsible lending

Students at the Daniels College of Business are learning new lessons about responsible lending and impoverished communities thanks to the school’s Deutsche Bank Microfinance Class, which recently was cited in a Forbes.com article on the 10 most innovative business school classes in the U.S. Students in the Daniels class work […]

Campus Holocaust memorial takes shape

A new Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site at DU is designed to transform the memory of the millions in Europe murdered by the Nazis more than 65 years ago into acts of social justice. “Remembering the Holocaust should not simply be a passive act,” says Sarah Pessin, director of DU’s […]

Interview: Seth Masket on the 2010 midterm elections

Interview: Seth Masket on the 2010 midterm elections

Alumna Lucretia McClure is one of America’s longest-practicing medical librarians

Alumna Lucretia McClure is one of America’s longest-practicing medical librarians

“Medical students are very bright to get into medical school. But they’re totally ignorant of medical literature.” This provocative statement comes from one who should know. Lucretia McClure (MA ’64) learned her trade at the University of Denver’s School of Librarianship (now the Library and Information Science Program) and is […]

Dual degree candidate Joel Portman is one to watch

Dual degree candidate Joel Portman is one to watch

A full plate and busy schedule are nothing new for Joel Portman. Through DU’s undergraduate/graduate dual degree program, he completed his bachelor’s degree in international studies in June 2010 and will receive his MBA in June 2011. Originally from St. Louis, Portman has dabbled in a little bit of everything […]

Ancient sandal part of archeology’s cave collection

Ancient sandal part of archeology’s cave collection

This sandal woven from yucca fibers more than 5,000 years ago is among the artifacts discovered by DU archaeologists at the Franktown Cave in southeast Colorado. The University of Denver Museum of Anthropology received a $6,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in January to organize some of […]

Give Me Shelter

Give Me Shelter

Professor Frank Ascione has discovered a disturbing link between domestic violence and animal abuse.

Return to the Rails

Return to the Rails

The solution to America’s transportation problems could be 100 years in the past.