Category: Research Excellence

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What Do Animals Think and Feel? A Generous Gift to Establish DU’s Institute for Animal Sentience and Protection May Provide Answers
5 April 2024
Robert Brinkmann’s love of animals led him to pursue veterinary medicine as a retiree -- following a successful career as a Ph.D. planetary scientist at the Jet Propulsion Lab in ...
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Two students speak with a professor surrounded by painting supplies and art on the walls.
It Takes an Artist to Appreciate the Value of an Endowed Art Professorship
5 April 2024
“In art, there are an infinite number of answers to any one question,” explains Everett Anton “Tony” Singer (BA Art ‘70), whose DU classes encompassed interior design, sculpture, painting, and ...
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John Madden Jr. sits in an upholstered chair in a musieum
In Memory of John Madden, Jr.: Visionary Businessman, Collector of Art, and Philanthropist
24 January 2024
The University of Denver celebrates the life and legacy of John Madden Jr. upon his recent passing. Madden’s generosity to the University over the years has accelerated students’ learning and ...
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Electron micrograph of extracellular vesicles (colorized in purple) on top of the surface of a C. elegans embryo
DU’s Allen Distinguished Investigator Conducts Breakthrough Research on Brain Function
17 January 2024
When neurons lose their shape, impaired brain function or neurodegeneration can result. Ann Wehman, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics at the University of Denver’s College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, has ...
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Exterior of Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver in the snow
Pilot Program Expands Ethics at the Daniels College of Business
2 February 2022
The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business is known for academic rigor and a long commitment to teaching ethical leadership. Thanks to a generous donation from Daniels’ alumni Jack ...
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LARRK Foundation Gives $1M for Perinatal to Five Mental Health
16 November 2020
The University of Denver announced a $1 million grant from the LARRK Foundation toward establishing a faculty chair in perinatal to five mental health within the Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP). In ...
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Eric Lindstrom and Michael Pulman
A Partnership and a Legacy
26 May 2020
Michael Pulman, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, and Eric Lindstrom, MD, School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, wanted to make an impact on the study of ...
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Exterior of Ricketson Law Building at the University of Denver. Blooming flowers in the foreground.
Private Property and the Public Good
10 March 2020
The eighteenth-century English legal commentator William Blackstone famously declared private property to be a “sacred and inviolable” right – a precondition for personal security, individual liberty, and societal flourishing.  For ...
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Doug and Mary Scrivner on the University of Denver campus
$14 Million Gift Establishes Scrivner Institute of Public Policy
20 September 2018
The University of Denver announced a $14 million gift from longtime friends, Doug (JD ’77) and Mary Scrivner of Los Altos Hills, California, in support of public policy and to ...
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Exterior of the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy with blossoms in the foreground
Korbel School Awarded Carnegie Grant
25 January 2017
The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies has announced that the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy, a leading research center at the School, was ...
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