University of Denver Magazine
Welcome to the White House
Alumna Ellie Schaer was handpicked to show visitors aroundPresident Obama’s new home.
By Richard Chapman
Building a Better ’Bot
DU researchers are leading the development o autonomous robotsthat could someday save lives.
By Chase Squires
Four parents and two kids make or one big happy amily.
By Jessica Centers Glynn
New international security center
Soccer stadium kicks o
Studying Shakespeare in London
A soldier’s sacrice
rumpeter Al Hood
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Are we addicted to debt?
Americans live by credit, sometimes well beyond their means. And oten,the lielong dance with debt starts in college.
By Jan Thomas
Movie producer Roger Birnbaum(attd. 1968–71)
Te eects o reading on the brain
On the cover: DU researchers are carving a niche developing robots that can collectinormation and save lives; read the story on page 28. Photo by Wayne Armstrong.This page: Americans are acing a “perect fnancial storm” that has led to record
oreclosures and credit card debt; read the story online at www.du.edu/magazine.Illustration by Steve Schader.