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Middle East expert to talk at January Bridges to the Future event

The second Bridges to the Future event of the 2010–11 series, “9/11: Ten Years After,” will feature Fawaz Gerges, an expert on the Middle East. Gerges, professor of international relations of the Middle East and political science at the London School of Economics, will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 […]

Higher education is a public good and civil right, says state higher ed leader

Higher education is a public good and civil right, says state higher ed leader

In Nov. 2009, Gov. Ritter appointed Rico Munn (JD ’96) executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Munn says it’s important for Coloradans to remember that higher education benefits everyone. “It’s not just to the advantage of individuals, but it serves our entire community when we have an […]

Pioneers ready for 2011 skiing campaign

Pioneers ready for 2011 skiing campaign

“Our chances are better than ever.” That’s the DU ski team’s head coach, Andy LeRoy, and his answer to the question: Can the Pioneers take home their fourth NCAA title in a row in 2011? “Three straight is a wonderful feat for the recent era, and things look good for […]

DU trustee exhibits artwork at Women’s College

DU trustee exhibits artwork at Women’s College

The artwork of local artist Ralph Nagel, namesake of the University’s Nagel Hall and a member of the DU Board of Trustees, will be on display in the Chambers Center throughout January. The paintings show an evolution of Nagel’s work and a visual journal of his travels. Nagel begins a […]

Alumna chronicles the life of Indian artist

Every grad student should be so lucky. When she was studying mass communications at DU in the early 2000s, Roma Sur (MA ’03) got a class assignment that sent her to the Denver home of Manick Sorcar, an Indian-born artist, engineer and animator who is perhaps equally known in his […]

Dazbog joins coffee competition with new store on South Downing

Dazbog joins coffee competition with new store on South Downing

Competition for the coffee dollar intensified over the holidays when a new Dazbog coffee shop quietly opened Dec. 27 in the 2400 block of South Downing Street. The bright, airy bean-and-brew store occupies a one-story office building on the west side of Downing just north of Porter Adventist Hospital. “People […]

Service Award recognizes team play, recipient says

Service Award recognizes team play, recipient says

University of Denver Physics and Astronomy Chair Davor Balzar took the stage by himself to accept his Faculty Service Award at October’s Convocation ceremony, but Balzar says in reality it was his entire department being recognized. Balzar says the outlook for his department wasn’t always so bright. He came to DU […]