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6-Panel  Lacquered  Wood  Screen  by  Jean  Dunand  (1925  or  before)  fea

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Solar house contest gives construction students their time in the sun Students from the Franklin L. Burns work solar house. Photo: Wayne Armstrong
Degrees of opportunity: How DU is supporting an evolving student body Degrees of opportunity: How DU is supporting an evolving student body

Spring 2018 issue

Kirkland  Museum  Art  Deco  Vignette

featuring  the  

Dubly  Games  Table

  (c.  1927)  

and  

Drouant  Chairs

  with  original  upholstery  (1924)  designed  by  Émile-Jacques  Ruhlma

nn;  

6-Panel  Lacquered  Wood  Screen  by  Jean  Dunand  (1925  or  before)  fea

turing  his  

signature  

“

Dunand  Deco  fish  and  water;

”

  Daum  Lamp  (c.  1928)

.  

Photo  by  Wes  Magyar.

Denver’s Kirkland Museum makes a major move

In spring of 1981, the 76-year-old Vance Kirkland lay dying in a Denver hospital. Knowing his days were dwindling, the city’s most famous modern artist wanted nothing more than to paint. Enter his longtime friend Hugh Grant. “I set up his hospital room as a studio,” Grant recalls, noting that […]

Students from the Franklin L. Burns work solar house. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

Solar house contest gives construction students their time in the sun

Looking to live off the grid in style? How about a solar-powered house with energy-efficient appliances; a rooftop deck; countertops made from recycled materials; a water system that recycles shower water; fiber-optic cable that brings natural light into a windowless bathroom; and movable walls that slide to decrease the size […]

Senior Selene McConachy manages DU’s zero-waste sports program. Photo: Wayne Armstrong

DU home games go zero-waste

Among the environmentally aware students who help staff DU’s Center for Sustainability is senior Selene McConachy, a double-major in journalism and psychology with minors in Chinese and sustainability. McConachy manages the center’s zero-waste sports program, which works to divert waste at home hockey, lacrosse, gymnastics, basketball and soccer games, ensuring […]

Troy Terry became DU’s first current student-athlete to skate in the Olympics for Team USA in hockey. Photo: Jean Catuffe/Getty

Students, alumni compete at 2018 Winter Olympics

Two current student-athletes and three DU alumni represented their respective countries — as well as the crimson and gold — at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Former Pioneer men’s skier Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen led Team Norway to a bronze medal in the debut of the Alpine Skiing […]

Shelf Discovery: Great reading from the DU community

Shelf Discovery: Great reading from the DU community

Whether you read for pleasure or edification — or both, whether you thumb through a hardcover or swipe through a device, you’re no doubt in the market for new titles to enjoy. The University of Denver’s community of writers is happy to oblige, producing good reads that raise questions and […]

Welcoming a new VC for athletics and recreation

Welcoming a new VC for athletics and recreation

Karlton Creech, former athletic director at the University of Maine, was hired in February as DU’s new vice chancellor for athletics, recreation and Ritchie Center operations. He assumed his new position on May 1. Creech, who replaces outgoing athletics director Peg Bradley-Doppes, has spent more than two decades in sports […]

Geography grad pushes alternative transportation for city of Denver

Geography grad pushes alternative transportation for city of Denver

When Stephen Rijo came from his hometown in New Jersey to start his undergraduate education at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, his biggest adjustment had nothing to do with dorm food or the thin mountain air. It was more like, “Where are all the trains?” “I couldn’t believe there weren’t […]

Alumna shares the human side of climate change

Alumna shares the human side of climate change

When Dayna Reggero was younger, she was a talker. The University of Denver alumna took every opportunity to put her face on TV or get her name in the newspaper as she fought to protect the environment. Now, at age 37, she’s figured out it’s even more powerful to listen. […]

Former RIT provost takes top academic position at DU

Former RIT provost takes top academic position at DU

Jeremy Haefner, formerly of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York, was hired as DU’s new provost and executive vice chancellor in January. He will take over for outgoing provost Gregg Kvistad on July 15. As provost, Haefner will oversee all of DU’s academic units. He is tasked […]