Program focuses on radical collaboration
DU’s Todd Blankenship and Richard Voyles share their groundbreaking research.
Intensifying the academic experience:
Efforts focus on enhancing strengths
In the 2010–11 academic year, the University of Denver successfully concluded a comprehensive re-accreditation evaluation, introduced a new strategic positioning process for academics and launched a summer school initiative calibrated to serve student needs.
A decade of strategic growth:
Augmenting the academic experience
In the past decade the University has made extraordinary investments in virtually every aspect of its operations. Perhaps the most visible result of this is DU’s stunning campus.
Tools for teaching and learning:
Technology center encourages experimentation and innovation
At the University of Denver, technology is at the forefront of efforts to differentiate the academic experience.
Korbel dean gears programs to a rapidly changing world
In September 2010, State Department veteran and former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill joined the Josef Korbel School of International Studies as dean.
New language center supports internationalization efforts
In 2010–11, the University of Denver’s new Center for World Languages and Cultures emerged as a key resource in the institution’s internationalization efforts.
International education at DU:
Study abroad enhances critical thinking and cultural awareness
In November 2010, Luc Beaudoin was named associate vice provost for internationalization and director of DU’s international education program.
Building on synergies:
Generous gift creates international transactions program
A $3 million gift from the Roche Family Foundation and Robert W. Roche (JD ’88) has been used to establish the Roche Family International Business Transactions Program at the Sturm College of Law.
Toward a better world:
DU research takes on the great issues of the day
As the University of Denver works to leverage its intellectual capital against the great issues of the day, a number of professors and departments are earning notice from their peers and the public.
Historian unleashes the power of cartography
In 2010, Susan Schulten, associate professor of history and the author of The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880–1950 (University of Chicago Press, 2001), received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, which she used to complete another book, the forthcoming A Nation in Maps.
Global forecasting tool seeks to improve the human condition
The University of Denver is home to the world’s most complex global forecasting tool. Designed over the last 30 years by Professor Barry Hughes of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, the International Futures (IFs) system is helping people around the world improve day-to-day life.
Sky-high ambitions propel a department on the rise:
Practical research and studies with long-term scientific potential
With recent infusions of fresh talent, the Department of Physics and Astronomy is enjoying what interim Chairman Robert Stencel calls “a nice bounce.”