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Chemistry alums draw on DU training

Internships in renewable energy

Alex Hill

Alex Hill, shown above, and Mariel Price, both chemistry majors from the Class of 2016, are part of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships program, spanning 17 Department of Energy labs and facilities. They're aiding sustainability efforts at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in nearby Golden. Learn more

Helping address community problems

Basketball team tackles hunger

basketball volunteers

Like so many Pioneers, members of the DU men's basketball team believe in giving back. To show it, they recently spent an afternoon volunteering at the Denver Rescue Mission's Lawrence Street Community Center, where they helped prepare dinner for 400–500 people.

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Alumna wins prestigious educator award

'The Oscar of Teaching'

Jennie Schmalz

Jennie Schmaltz, a graduate of the Morgridge College of Education, has received the prestigious Milken Educator Award in recognition of her commitment to her students and their families. The award is recognized as the "Oscar of Teaching."

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Transforming an actor into a character

The art of costume design

costume illustration

Costume designer Janice Benning Lacek, an assistant professor in DU's Department of Theatre, helps students use research, artistry and collaboration to help thespians inhabit their roles.

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