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  • 4 from Colorado on sex violence, harassment list

    The Boulder and Denver campuses of the University of Colorado, the University of Denver and Regis University are among 55 institutions with unresolved sexual violence or harassment cases, the U.S. Department of Education said Thursday.

  • Over objections of students and alumni, former President George W. Bush received the Global Service Award from the University of Denver's Korbel School of International Studies for his work in combating HIV, cervical cancer and malaria in Africa. (Associated Press)

    George W. Bush honored for Africa work by University of Denver; protesters rally

    Former President George W. Bush was honored Monday by the University of Denver as protesters rallied noisily outside, calling him a "war criminal" and saying he was undeserving of the award.

  • Former president George H.W. Bush, left, applauds with Laura Bush after former president George W. Bush's speech during the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    George W. Bush critics howl over honor from University of Denver

    DENVER | The debate over George W. Bush's legacy has erupted into a brawl at the University of Denver over whether to present the former president with an award for his humanitarian work.

  • Some alumni are calling for the University of Denver to bring back Denver Boone, the mascot that was jettisoned in 1998 for being politically incorrect.

    Mascot feud hits Denver after university introduces Boone replacement

    University of Denver officials reignited the school's simmering mascot feud last month by proposing three new mascots — an elk, a jackalope and a "mountaineer" — but many alumni are still smarting over the school's decision to dump Boone, the chubby pioneer who was jettisoned in 1998 for being insufficiently inclusive.

  • Jordan Johnston, 20, and Jessica Johnston, 27, supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney prepare to watch the debate on a outside screen at the University of Denver Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

    Debate provides politics-themed party for Denver students, demonstrators

    With thousands of cheering students, a huge media presence, people dressed as animals and plenty of food, the atmosphere Wednesday at the University of Denver felt more like that of a really big football game than the first presidential debate of the 2012 election.

  • Television crews setup on a riser out side of the Magness Arena at the University of Denver in Denver,Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, where the first presidential debate between President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled for Oct. 3. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

    Debate spawns political festival

    It's only scheduled to last 90 minutes, but the first presidential debate of the 2012 election season has evolved into a weeklong political festival featuring rallies, parties, panels and lots of spin.

  • Hawaii joins Mountain West Conference

    The University of Hawaii is joining the Mountain West Conference for football and the Big West in other sports, abandoning the Western Athletic Conference after 32 years.

  • BOOK REVIEW: What her parents taught

    This engaging book lends new meaning to the term "close-knit family." Condoleezza Rice lived under her parents' roof until, as a senior in college, she was allowed to move into a sorority house at the University of Denver.

  • Andrea Sears-Van Nest shows some of the historical documents and photographs she has donated to the University of Denver from her family's collection of items relating to a plot to assassinate Hitler and to the Nuremberg trials.

    Gifts to college archives preserve history

    It's one thing for college students to glean information online or from a textbook. It's quite another to read or even hold actual material that played a part in history.

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