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MSNBC’s “Steel on Wheels” will host live town hall meeting at DU

“Steel on Wheels” — a special series of MSNBC’s “The Dylan Ratigan Show” — is coming to DU. The show will broadcast a live online town hall meeting on Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. from the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. The “Steel on Wheels” series travels through the […]

‘Bruce Almighty’ director Tom Shadyac brings his personal documentary to DU

Back in November, the Internet was abuzz about a Los Angeles Times profile of Tom Shadyac, the director of Hollywood blockbusters such as Bruce Almighty and Liar, Liar, who had given away most of his Hollywood fortune and moved into a small trailer park in Malibu, Calif. Three years after […]

Research equals policy, passion for alum

Research equals policy, passion for alum

Lisa Piscopo (PhD geography ’05) is busy. The adjunct professor, sought-after public speaker and vice president of research for the Colorado Children’s Campaign spent a good part of late last year preparing an assessment of children’s well being over the past 10 years to better inform state legislators about what […]

Daniels to offer Summer Business Institute for non-business majors

Marketing, finance and leadership are everyday topics for workers in corporate America. Now, non-business majors at the University of Denver can be exposed to these concepts through the Daniels College of Business Summer Business Institute. The intensive, three-week business and leadership crash course will give students the confidence and knowledge […]

DU students Jesse Martin, Joe Monteith tell how to overcome adversity at TEDxDU Xpress

DU students Jesse Martin, Joe Monteith tell how to overcome adversity at TEDxDU Xpress

When Jesse Martin was lying on the ice, thinking he was paralyzed after a devastating hit in a hockey game, the DU standout said everything important to him in life ran through his mind — and hockey was not one of them. “I’m not saying hockey isn’t important to me […]

Colorado’s high court visits DU

Colorado’s high court visits DU

The seven justices of the Colorado Supreme Court on Jan. 20 turned the Sturm College of Law’s mock courtroom into the highest court in the state for a day. As part of ongoing community outreach efforts, the court moved from its stately chambers to the University of Denver to hear […]

Professor revives child near death in Africa

Professor revives child near death in Africa

Think you have a good story about your winter break? Phil Tedeschi sure does. Tedeschi, a clinical associate professor in the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work, spent two weeks in December in east Africa as part of a class he teaches called Social Work in Kenya: Context, […]

Students to celebrate the international experience at annual Crimson and Gold Global Gala

DU students, staff and faculty members will party — international-style — at the 3rd annual Crimson and Gold Global Gala on Jan. 27. The cocktail event at Mile High Station near Invesco Field will feature foods from around the world and international entertainment. The gala was started by DU’s Campus […]

DU student receives $10,000 Pearson Prize for higher education

A University of Denver student has received one of the first-ever Pearson Prizes for Higher Education. Felipe Vieyra, a junior political science and international studies major from Morelia, Mexico, was one of 10 recipients chosen for the $10,000 fellowship, which recognizes undergraduate students who are active in community service. Vieyra […]

Yale’s Whiffenpoofs bring classic a cappella sound to Newman Center

Though they’ve been around longer than all of them, Yale University’s Whiffenpoofs don’t sound much like the beat-boxing, current-hit-performing a cappella groups that are all the rage on college campuses these days. It’s a point that was driven home when the Whiffs appeared on the second season of NBC’s a […]

Guitar legends Frisell, Fisk to share Newman Center stage

Guitar legends Frisell, Fisk to share Newman Center stage

Guitarist Bill Frisell is no stranger to collaboration. Over a career spanning more than 30 years, he’s played with a host of jazz and pop luminaries including Elvis Costello, Ginger Baker, Rickie Lee Jones, Ron Carter, John Scofield and Lucinda Williams. When Frisell performs at the Newman Center on Jan. […]

“Pioneers for People” coat drive helps the community

Denver’s neediest people have been faced with finding ways to survive in the cold amidst some of the coldest temperatures of the winter this past week. Many rely on the help of the Denver Rescue Mission. For the fourth year in a row, the DU community will help the Denver […]

TEDxDU Xpress luncheons to spotlight overcoming adversity

What do a professor, an injured hockey star and an ex-con have in common? They’re all experts in overcoming adversity. And they’ll all be part of a series of student-organized luncheons called TEDxDU Xpress. The first event, themed “Overcoming Adversity,” will feature three speakers in short TED-style talks. Speakers include […]

Lecture series explores the 10th anniversary of 9/11

The University College Enrichment Program at DU has partnered with Bridges to the Future to present a series of lectures and classes that focus on the 2010–11 Bridge theme, 9/11: Ten Years After. The program will explore the Sept.11 terrorist attacks, how the United States responded and how the event […]

Nova Yogurt to offer frozen treats by the ounce

Nova Yogurt to offer frozen treats by the ounce

The owners of Nova Yogurt, a new “you-make-it” confection concept, are hoping to turn South University Boulevard into a dessert destination for the sweet-tooth set by April. That’s when proprietor Jaejun Lee hopes to begin scooping out a living in the former Motions dancewear store at 2060 S. University Blvd., […]