On Wednesday, the University of Denver
will host this election's first presidential debate -- and the first of its kind in Denver. DU has been getting ready for its close-up for months, and the stakes are high for both the school and the candidates. If the night is a success, no matter which candidate comes out on top, DU will look like a winner -- with an estimated 4,000 media outlets in town to tout the school. With that in mind, here are some lesser-known facts about the Rocky Mountain region's oldest private university that could help fill some empty air time.