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• Etiquette tips
• Marital study
• IT shop
• Breakfast hot spot
• Breakaway band
• Soccer star
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Are you smarter than


a fifth grader?

Homeless help
Maybe not when compared
to the 100 students, grades
4–8, who answered questions
about locations all over
Patrick Maderia, a senior theater major, talks with Roger Stevens, the world in the National
Geographic Colorado state
championship geography bee at
a homeless man originally from Chicago, during Project Homeless DU in early April. The winner
earned a trip to the national
finals in Washington, D.C.,
Connect 7, a one-day event at DU’s Ritchie Center. More than with a chance to compete for
$25,000 in scholarships. DU
600 homeless people came to campus April 24 for assistance provides the state winner with
a two-year scholarship.
Alden Savoca, 14, won the
with basic medical care, food stamp benefits, veteran’s services, bee with this question. Could
you have taken the title?
resumé assistance, legal advice, haircuts, massages and clothing. Chiba and Nagoya, two of the
largest ports in the world in
More than 800 DU students, faculty and staff volunteered terms of tonnage, are located in
which country?

to provide one-on-one support for the homeless individuals. A. China


B. Taiwan
C. Japan
PHC 7 was a partnership between DU, Denver’s Road Home and D. United States

the Mile High United Way. Correct answer: C. Japan


DU makes Denver’s ‘Best of’ list
Westword’s annual “Best Of” collection of the weird, wacky and wonderful in Denver is on the
Robert Mill’s
streets, and as usual, DU hasn’t been left out. etiquette
For 2009, the University has garnered meritorious mention in two distinct categories: ceram-
ics and cookbooks. The culinary citation offers praise to Penrose Library for the 9,000 books and advice
magazines that comprise its famed Margaret Husted Culinary Collection. It won Best Way to Spice
Up the Kitchen Like It’s 1899. 1. As a guest, don’t select the most expensive
The Best Ceramics Show award honors Myhren Gallery for the show that director Dan Ja- item on the menu.
cobs organized of “eye-popping” sculpture done over four decades by artist Paul Soldner. Images of
his work can be found at www.paulsoldner.com.
2. Don’t be the only person at the table to
The Husted cookery collection includes tips on food and health published as far back as 1683 order an appetizer.
and is one of the three largest such collections in the United States. The material was acquired by 3. If you must leave the table in the middle
the Boettcher Foundation and donated to the University in 1985. of the meal, put your napkin on the seat of
DU has been included in Westword’s list on a number of occasions over the years for accom-
your table, never on the table.
plishments from art to athletics. Examples include Cab Childress, who was named Best Architec-
tural Visionary in 2004, and DU hockey, which earned Best College Sports Team honors in 2005. 4. Before you begin to eat, wait for all of
The Ritchie Center was named Best New Building in 2000 and former DU hockey forward Paul the individuals seated at your table to be
Stastny was designated Best Avalanche player in 2007. served and for your host to begin eating.
The Westword selections are chosen largely by nominations from staffers, but some unscientific
public balloting also occurs. 5. Use your cutlery from the outside in.
Many of the categories are coveted, such as Best Talk Show Host, which went to Sandy
Clough of 104.3 FM The Fan. But others are designed to fit the honoree, such as the band The Mill, an HRTM professor, gave etiquette tips during
a three-course protocol dinner at the April 16
Hollyfelds, which won for Best Band Playing Country the Way it Was Meant to be Played.
“Fashion Your Future” fashion show and dinner
—Richard Chapman for undergraduate women and young professionals.
The event is part of the “Backpacks to Briefcases”
seminar series, which is designed to help students
transition from school to the work place.
New research shows children take a toll
on marital bliss

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What married couples have suspected for years has now been proven by researchers at
the University of Denver and Texas A&M — children can add problems and stress to a marriage.
According to an eight-year study of 218 couples, 90 percent of the couples experienced a decrease w w w. d u . e d u / t o d a y
in marital satisfaction once the first child was born. Volume 32, Number 8
“Couples who do not have children also show diminished marital quality over time,” says
Scott Stanley, research professor of psychology at DU. “However, having a baby accelerates the Vice Chancellor for University
deterioration, especially seen during periods of adjustment right after the birth of a child.” Communications
The research recently appeared in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The paper Carol Farnsworth
was authored by Brian Doss, assistant professor of psychology at Texas A&M, along with the team Publications Director
of researchers from DU including Stanley, psychology Professor Howard Markman and senior Chelsey Baker-Hauck (BA ’96)
researcher Galena Rhoades. The $400,000 study was funded by a grant to the University of Managing Editor
Kathryn Mayer (BA ’07)
Denver from the National Institutes of Health.
The research also showed couples who lived together before marriage experienced more Art Director
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Tech savvy
Alum brings computer shop to DU neighborhood

O scar Hasbun (MS engineering and computer

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science ’04) knows computer problems are
frustrating, especially for students with plenty of
assignments and limited time.
“Students don’t want to make an appointment
and drive; they want to be served on-campus and
in between classes,” Hasbun says. That’s why
he’s moved his full-service IT shop, Zettalogica,
to a location ideal for DU students at 2430
S. University Blvd.
Zettalogica currently repairs about 5–6
Toshiba computers a day and provides small and
medium-sized businesses with infrastructure
management, custom software and technical
training solutions, Hasbun says. Zettalogica is a
Microsoft Gold Partner.
Costs for repairs usually run about $89 for an
hour of service. A full diagnostic fee is $59, but
students get a 20 percent discount. Laptop rentals
are available starting at $19 a day or $59 a week
for students; regular prices start at $29 a day and $109 a week.
Hasbun, the company’s CEO and president, expects the company’s service to grow to about 25–30 computers a day in addition to
laptop sales and technical support. The service center is authorized to fix Toshiba, Apple and Intel computers, and all other computer
equipment no longer under warranty.
Zettalogica — zetta meaning the seventh power of a thousand and logica meaning “logical” in Spanish — began when Hasbun
took family-owned business law and values-based leadership classes at DU’s Daniels College of Business. The self-described computer
geek didn’t know much about starting a business, though. What he did have was $25,000 to put down with his wife, Debbie Sheanin, a
customer service coordinator in DU’s financial aid office. He also had a strong desire to start a company.
“I thought maybe I can make something positive happen,” says Hasbun, who notes his background in corporate business was mostly
from Latin America and his native El Salvador.
Daniels Professors Ronald Zall and Sam Cassidy, who Hasbun refers to as the “wise men” in matters of business law and ethics,
helped Hasbun work out all the kinks.
“I can only go so far alone; my knowledge is limited,” Hasbun says.
Hasbun is certainly planning on going far with that help. Literally.
In December 2008, he opened a Zettalogica shop in El Salvador with Carlos Lara (BS computer science ’06), who he met at DU while
teaching as an adjunct in the computer science department. He’s also working to replicate the same thing in Norway with Sven Nico
Eppeland (BSEE ’05, MBA ’05).
“He’s so good at drawing people with all these different strengths, and he gets them tuned in with the company’s vision,” Sheanin
says.
The biggest challenge? Probably being a small business in a weak economy, Hasbun says. “Choice tilts to price-driven, and some
customers start defaulting in their payments,” he adds. “We had to take measures to maintain liquidity, anticipating delayed incoming
cash flows.”
In October, Hasbun had to reduce his staff of 12 to five (there’s an additional two employees in El Salvador) after contracts were
cancelled.
“These people are my friends, not just my colleagues,” he says. “It becomes a personal dilemma, where I ask myself what is the right
thing to do and how. That’s when I take myself back to the core values we wrote [when we started the business],” he says.
“I thought in business school I was in it for profits and shareholder value, but walked out of it believing again that it was to maximize
stakeholder benefit,” Hasbun says. “Zettalogica is here...to let the fruit of our ethical labor keep our business in the map.”
>>www.zettalogica.com
—Kathryn Mayer
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Pig sculpture adorns Penrose Library
Sometimes you have to seek out art, explore its subtleties and ponder its
muted hue. And then there’s Happy Life # 8, a bold, bright new sculpture that
stands tall and proud in DU’s Penrose Library lobby.
Complementing a Myhren Art Gallery exhibit called “Transforming
Traditions: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection,” the
fiberglass sculpture by artist Chen Wenling features a smiling Chinese farmer
hoisting an immensely fat sow on his shoulders.
The sculpture is an accessible and enjoyable piece that can be viewed
on a variety of levels, says Dan Jacobs, DU art curator and Myhren Gallery
director. And at nearly eight feet tall and coated in bright red automotive paint,
it’s hard to miss.
Jacobs says when it came time to set up the Chinese art exhibit, which ran
through the end of April, he saw an opportunity to reach beyond gallery walls
with some of the highly visual pieces.
“One of the first things that came to us was that some of this work would
look great around campus,” Jacobs says.
A search for the perfect spot ended in the main lobby at Penrose. The
library, Jacobs says, is a place of reflection and study, yet is used communally
and exposes many people to a striking work. In a way, Jacobs says, Happy Life
is an ambassador for the exhibit.
At first blush, the sculpture is eye pleasing and whimsical. But look a little
deeper and, Jacobs says, there are messages from the artist. There’s a story of
interaction between Western and Eastern worlds. In Asia, Jacobs says, the pig
is seen as a sign of prosperity and good times. In the West, the pig can signify
greed and excess. Combine the two, and you start to see a Chinese farmer
who appears happy but who is saddled with something so enormous it raises
questions about the moment’s sustainability.
The sculpture has a distinct Chinese quality about it, Jacobs says, employing
both a farmer with Asian features and the color red, which often is associated
with China. But it also has a Western echo, as Jacobs notes the clear similarity
to iconic European works of a farmer carrying a calf on his shoulders.
Happy Life # 8 is at DU courtesy of Michael Micketti, Tom Whitten and
Jeff Haessler

Robischon Gallery.
—Chase Squires

DU law students take on international competition


First they took on the nation. Then, they tackled the world.
DU’s Jessup International Moot Court team lived up to its reputation in international law this spring, fending off U.S. law schools in regional
battles to win a place at the international competition, then turned in a top-level performance on the world stage.
Five Sturm College of Law students — Matthew Cooper, Matthew Dardenne, Sunika Pawar, Krishma Parsad and Ruby Thapliya — traveled
to Washington, D.C., in March to debate what organizers called a global issue that was “ripped from the headlines…the legality of humanitarian
intervention and the problem of sexual misconduct by United Nations peacekeepers.”
DU’s team went up against thousands of students from 80 countries in oral and written moot court presentations. In the end, DU was one
of 18 teams to make it to the final round. The team’s written briefs, called a “memorial,” were judged second best in international competition.
The team from perennial power Universidad de los Andes, in Bogota, Columbia, took first.
“This team was great. They worked like dogs,” says coach John Powell, a Denver attorney and 1988 DU law graduate. “They did everything
I asked them, and more. There were times when we’d been at it for hours and I said, ‘That’s it, let’s knock off,’ and they’d tell me, “You go on
home, we just want to do a little more.’”
Powell, a former editor-in-chief of the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, says the team was focused on its written briefs and made
a point of memorizing its oral presentations rather than depending on notes as other teams do.
The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is hosted by the International Law Students Association. The event was cre-
ated 50 years ago to promote international law and international advocacy. The competition is named after U.S. judge Philip C. Jessup, who was
serving at the time on the International Court of Justice.
—Chase Squires

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Pancake passion
‘Snooze’ is a quiet success

I f the story of the breakfast restaurant Snooze were to be made into a Hollywood movie, the studio synopsis might read like this:
“Three DU fraternity brothers find meaning in marmalade, creating an over-easy, hash-brown ‘breakfast experience’ that turns pancakes and eggs
Benedict into culinary magic.
“The film will star Nicolas Cage as Jon Schlegel, a 1997 HRTM graduate and varsity soccer player. After eight years of building a breakfast menu,
enduring 23 bank rejections and 16 failed bids to land an investor, Schlegel finally opens his restaurant in a nondescript building across from a homeless
shelter. The place is wildly successful.
“Starring Adam Sandler as Jon Schlegel’s brother Adam, the 1999 Daniels undergrad of the year and a former high-powered business consultant who
gave up globe-trotting to be a breakfast business strategist with his brother.

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“Featuring Seth Rogan as Scott Bermingham, a former DU lacrosse player and
Frisbee golfer, who became Snooze’s fresh-local-foods-and-everything-needs-to-be-
homemade chef.
“And, in a star-making turn, Jessica Alba as Brianna Borin, a spring 2009 HRTM
graduate who becomes Snooze’s assistant general manager 10 days after getting her
BSBA degree and only weeks before Snooze opens its second 100-something-seat
restaurant.
“With cameo appearances by Rockies Manager Clint Hurdle and Denver Mayor
John Hickenlooper, who are frequent fixtures at Snooze. Extras include the 450 or so
restaurant guests who show up daily to dine in a casual, hip, artistic décor described
as ‘Happy Days meets The Jetsons.’”
The jury is still out on Snooze’s film prospects, but as its third anniversary
as a restaurant passed on April 2, prospects for business success appeared
solid.
“In the last eight months we’ve tripled volume,” says Bermingham,
Snooze’s chef (pictured right). “And we don’t advertise; it’s all pretty much
word of mouth.”
The Lodo eatery’s popularity has grown so steadily that about mid-summer
Snooze will open a second location — at Colorado Boulevard between Seventh
and Eighth avenues — in a building formerly occupied by a Boston Market.
“During the week, I have families, pregnant women, power brokers,”
Schlegel (pictured left) says of the parent restaurant at Larimer Street and Park
Avenue West. “5280 [magazine] just voted us the best deal-maker breakfast
joint.”
That distinction could have something to do with Snooze’s pineapple
upside down pancakes, steak and eggs Benedict and molasses-infused challah
French toast, among other exotic breakfast creations. Snooze also features organic coffee from their own producer in Guatemala, in-house jelly
and English muffins, local baked goods and every recipe made from scratch.
Not bad for a kid from Littleton, who bused tables at 13 years old and cooked his way through high school in the food court at Southwest
Plaza mall.
“Now I can pair a sauvignon blanc with the right kind of fish. But I started off flipping quarter pounders,” Schlegel laughs.
Schlegel’s first dream was to play soccer for Pepperdine, but he ended up staying in Denver when DU offered a better scholarship. He
graduated in 1997 with a bachelor’s in hotel, restaurant and tourism management after four years of soccer and fraternity life at Sigma Alpha
Epsilon.
Among Schlegel’s fraternity brothers were his real brother, Adam (two years younger), and Bermingham. While Jon Schlegel was diving
into the food and beverage business, brother Adam was pursuing business. Eventually, their paths converged.
Bermingham picked up cooking skills on the road after graduating from DU with an environmental studies degree. Eventually he enrolled
at the Cook Street School of Fine Cooking and honed his craft at Potager, a fine-dining restaurant in Denver.
“As the owner of the restaurant, I drive the concept,” Schlegel says. “But I’m one person. One person can’t feed 450 people. It takes a team
to be able to do that . . . and a lot of personalities.”
>>www.snoozedenver.com
—Richard Chapman
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Toe tapping music
Kickin’ it with ‘The Foot’

Y ou can’t put The Foot down.


The rock-funk trio comprised of three graduating University of Denver students has its sights set high. Weaving its way through Denver’s
competitive rock and roll scene, the band has already produced a three-song EP and is poised to make this music thing a full-time gig.
Guitarist Phil Barrett, bass player and singer Jeff McCollister and drummer Noah Shomberg, all 22, are building a bright, catchy sound
unlike anything else on the Denver scene. And a recent trip to meet some serious music producers in Los Angeles provided some positive
feedback and a hot new song. They’re currently working on a full-length album.
The work in L.A. was hard, four days of long hours and doing the same songs over and over again. But band members say it hardened
them and showed them that being a successful band requires dedication, determination and a lot of work. They emerged more serious about
their music.
McCollister said meeting the producers helped them hone their sound and learn what was working and what wasn’t. As an emerging
band, he says the three are open to input and aren’t going to stubbornly resist change.
“When it’s all done, do you want to be an obscure band and have no one listen to you, or do you want to have your message heard? Do
you want people to listen to that record?” Barrett
adds.
The Foot — the name is a reference to the
old television cartoon “Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles” — formed in 2008 and won a DU battle
of the bands that spring, with first place awarding
them a chance to perform at May Days.
The three graduate this June. Barrett,
from Greensboro, N.C., will have a degree in
international studies and Spanish; McCollister,
from Omaha, Neb., is earning a degree in classical
voice; and Shomberg, from Long Island, N.Y., is
completing his degree in real estate management.
“After that, we get out there,” McCollister
says. “This right now is where our main focus in
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life is … As long as you know that this is what you


want to do, then it’s what you do. We’re all three
committed to this.”
“We want this bad enough to do the work
that we have to do,” Shomberg adds. “We believe
in this. But we need to be smart. Wanting it is one
thing, knowing how to get there is the other.”
The road ahead won’t be easy. Denver’s music scene is packed with quality acts. And for every band like The Fray or last year’s breakout
The Flobots (with rock and roll viola player MacKenzie Roberts, who attended DU), there are scores of others every bit as talented who
never hit the big stage.
In the fractured national music scene, with downloads (legal and illegal) replacing album sales, artists are experimenting with different
financial models. Some have connected with old-style management companies and major labels, others are trying the Phish model: constant
touring and reliance on the sale of merchandise and tickets over large contracts and radio airtime.
Members of The Foot have a long-term vision of success, but they aren’t over-thinking it. Either way is fine. Instead, they’re thinking
about the near future. This summer, they say, will be dedicated to performing. They’ll be favoring local venues for frequent stage time rather
than losing days on the road.
“Every time we get up there, we learn something,” says McCollister. “The times we’ve made our biggest leaps were the times we didn’t
play our best. It helps us move forward, figure out a new way of doing things, and we move on.”
The Foot will be at the top of the bill for the first time May 2 at a show at Herman’s Hideaway. They’ll also be playing May 21 at DU’s
May Days, and again in the Davis Auditorium in Sturm Hall on May 22.
>>www.myspace.com/findthefoot
—Chase Squires

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Bridge Community Garden takes root
DU’s Bridge Community Garden has arrived just in time for
spring planting.
The garden — located across from Centennial Halls at 1819
S. High Street — will be a place where neighbors and members
of the DU community can request small plots of land to grow their
own veggies, flowers and fruits.
Ben Waldman, a junior international studies major and co-
administrator of the Garden Steering Committee, anticipates the
site will provide between 12 and 15 plots measuring 150 square
feet, although plots may be halved to allow for more gardeners.
The land, which DU purchased in 2005, will be converted to
the garden at a cost of up to $12,000, Waldman says. The DU
Rich Clarkson & Associates

Environmental Team and the AUSA Sustainability Committee have


already contributed more than half the cost, he says, and are work-
ing to fund the rest.
The money will go toward costs associated with irrigation, soil
amendment, community features (grill, arbors, picnic benches),
Soccer standout scores spot on tools, a shed, a seed bank, gravel pathways and shrubs.
Plot-holders must abide by the University’s license and use
national team agreement as well a number of stipulations devised by the steering
committee. They also must pay an annual fee of $25. Gardeners
Sam Garza vividly remembers scoring his very first goal in soccer. who adhere to these rules are eligible to retain their plot the fol-
“Right after I scored, I just started running all over the field, laughing and lowing year. Plot-holders will be notified in advance if the University
jumping and waving my arms,” says Garza, a freshman standout on the DU uses the land for future development or expansion.
men’s soccer team. Plots will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Volun-
That first goal came not long after he first started playing the game — at teer work to establish the garden continued through April; planting
4 years of age. Today at 19, Garza has more reason to celebrate: He earned can begin once gar-

Gail Neujahr
a spot on the most elite young team of soccer players in the country — the den infrastructure is
United States Under-20 World Cup qualifying squad. complete.
The feat landed him in the DU history books as the first Pioneer to make The garden
the team. Incidentally, that means he has a legitimate shot at playing in the Super will be strictly
Bowl of soccer, the World Cup, which starts this fall. organic, and the
How good does one have to be to make the team? “On the 20-man committee plans on
roster, nine were pros,” says Bobby Muuss, men’s soccer head coach. “It’s an organizing monthly
honor for any player, but for a college player, it’s a special honor.” workshops on top-
What’s more, the team faced seven other world-class teams in a tourna- ics such as manag-
ment in March and made it to the finals. ing pests organi-
“It’s an awesome feeling to represent the U.S.,” Garza says. “It’s like being cally, basic garden-
selected for the dream team. Every time you put on the crest, you think about ing, composting,
those who’ve fought and died for the U.S.” canning food and
Just before leaving for the tournament, which was held in Trinidad, Garza conserving water. Two federal work-study positions will be estab-
sprained an ankle. The injury kept him off the field for the first two games. lished to assist with organizing workshops and managing conflicts,
However, he started the semi-final and the final against Costa Rica, the eventual Waldman says.
champion. Michael Buchenau, executive director of Denver Urban Gar-
“I thought he played well. He looked very dangerous … [and] impressed dens, designed the garden’s layout.
the local crowd,” Muuss says. Several neighbors have credited the project with helping to
Muuss minces no words when he speaks of Garza. “Sam is one of the break down the “invisible wall” between DU and the surrounding
most dynamic players in the country. And he’s getting better and better. For a community, according to Zoee Turrill, AUSA Sustainability Com-
player to be called in and succeed with no prior national team experience is a mittee member. While this partially explains the garden’s name, it
success within itself. We were proud of him.” was also somewhat fated — explains Gail Neujahr, a neighbor and
Muuss says Garza’s speed is what sets him apart. garden steering committee co-administrator — as students found a
A hesitant and humble Garza agrees and admits he’s able to “get a quick broken foot bridge on the property. The students intend to repair
step” on defenders. “I’d say it’s my main attribute.” the foot bridge and re-install it on the site.
Garza is quick to credit his past coaches, fellow players and his family. Waldman believes the garden will improve the community’s
“They all made me the player I am today.” health in more ways than one.
—Doug McPherson —Samantha Stewart

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[Events]
May

Arts
1 Lamont Chamber Choir Ensemble. 24 Lamont Composers Series. 7:30 p.m. 8 “Is a Negotiated Settlement for
7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall. Free. Hamilton Recital Hall. Free. Tibet Still Viable?” By Lodi Gyari.
4 p.m. Cherrington Hall, Room 201.
4 Ricardo Iznaola Jubilee Concert: 26 Guitar Ensembles Concert. 7:30 p.m. Free. RSVP to Yvette Peterson at 303-
Chamber Music of Ricardo Iznaola. Hamilton Recital Hall. Free. 871-4474.
7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall. $25–$30.
27 Lamont Steel Drums Ensembles. 14 “The Social Cement of War:
7 Jennie’s Concert. The Lamont Brass 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall. Free. The Ancient City of Teotihuacan
Department in memory of Jennifer Lynn
28 Lamont Wind Ensemble Conducting and the Military.” With Annabeth
Brown. 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall.
Project. 4 p.m. Gates Concert Hall. Headrick. 4 p.m. Sturm Hall, Room
Free.
Free. 286. Free.
8 “The Playground,” Lamont artist in
residence. Noon. Williams Salon. Free. Lamont Symphony Orchestra,
Flo’s Underground, jazz combos.
Chorale, Women’s Chorus and
Men’s Choir. 7:30 p.m. Gates Concert
Around Campus
5 p.m. Williams Salon. Additional Hall. Free but tickets are required from 1 CCESL Volunteer days. Also May 15
performances May 15 and May 22. Free. the Newman Center Box Office. and 29. E-mail volunteer@du.edu to
sign-up. For information call Sarah at
Lamont Wind Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, performances are $18 for
(303) 871–3527.
Gates Concert Hall. Free. adults, $16 for seniors and free for students, faculty
and staff with ID. “Ministry Praxis: Disability,
13 The Climb, Lamont faculty jazz combo Inclusion and Advocacy” with
in residence. 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital
Professor Debbie Creamer. 1
Hall.
Exhibits p.m. Through May 2. Iliff School
14 Small Craft Warnings. By DU of Theology. For registration and
Theatre Department. 8 p.m. Additional 2 Kari Lennartson. Through June 27. information, contact Larry Gulledge at
performances May 15, 16, 22 and 23 at Hirschfeld Gallery. Chambers Center. (303) 765-3118.
8 p.m. and May 23 and 24 at 2 p.m. Byron Free. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Monday–Friday. 2 Denver Broncos cheerleader
Theatre. Free for DU students, staff
tryouts. Davis Auditorium.
and faculty with ID opening weekend. 14 “Through the Eyes of a Child: 6 p.m. $20. Purchase tickets at
General: $15; seniors and students: $12. Japanese American Internment.” BroncosCountry.com.
15 Lamont Vocal Arts Ensemble. Through June 5. Museum of
Anthropology. Sturm Hall, Room 102. 5 Book sale: Benefit for Student
7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall. Free.
Opening reception is May 14 at 5 p.m. Senate. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Also May 6
17 Organist Joseph Galema. 3 p.m. Free. Weekdays: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and 7 at 9 a.m. and May 8 from
Hamilton Recital Hall. 9 a.m.–noon. Iliff Great Hall.
2009 BFA Exhibition. Featuring work
18 “Jazz Night,” Lamont jazz ensembles. by students graduating from the DU 16 Sturm College of Law
7:30 p.m. Gates Concert Hall. Free. School of Art and Art History. Through Commencement. 10 a.m. Magness
June 6. Myhren Gallery. Opening Arena.
19 Lamont Chorale Conducting Project. reception is May 14 at 5 p.m. Free.
2 p.m. Gates Concert Hall. Free. 25 Memorial Day. Campus closed.
Open 12–4 p.m. daily.
Lamont Percussion Ensemble. 28 China, U.S. and Regional
7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall. Free. Cooperation and Institution-

21 Little Shop of Horrors, opera scenes.


Lectures Building in the Asia-Pacific.
CCUSC’s 7th Annual International
7:30 p.m. Additional performance May 7 “The Ethics of Environmental Symposium. HRTM building. Contact
22 at 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Recital Hall. Leadership.” By Dick Kelly, CEO of Yvette Peterson at 303–871–4474 for
Free but tickets are required and must Xcel Energy. 6 p.m. Cable Center. Free. information and registration.
be picked up in person at the Newman
Center Box Office. For ticketing and other information, including a
full listing of campus events, visit www.du.edu/
calendar.

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