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2017
October
23,
2017
The University of Denver today announced the establishment of the innovative and transformational Joseph and Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology, made possible through a $20 million gift from Dr. Dennis Law and his mother, Loretta Law. This ...
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October
06,
2017
Their style is distinctive and their sound is unmatched, and for one hour last week, “Black Violin” put on an unforgettable show for kids from around the Denver metro area. Nearly 1,000 students from Denver and Aurora public schools were treated to a...
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October
03,
2017
The Health Services and Resources Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) a $1.9 million grant to train social workers to meet the behavioral ...
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September
26,
2017
The University has announced an exciting step for DU’s IMPACT 2025 working group on Collaboration for the Public Good. For the past year the group has been engaged in a deliberative process to identify a theme for the DU Grand Challenges initiative. ...
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September
22,
2017
With sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s, a beautiful late-summer day provided a fantastic backdrop for the fifth annual Crimson Classic. 527 people registered to participate in Wednesday’s 5K run and 1.5 mile walk. More than half of the students...
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September
11,
2017
The new academic year is kicking off with what has quickly become a popular tradition. Next Wednesday, the University of Denver will celebrate the fifth annual Crimson Classic. The 5K run and 1.5-mile walk is designed to bring together students, ...
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September
06,
2017
For the first time since arriving on campus, first-year students gathered together on Tuesday morning as the class of 2021. Before the more than 1,500 students — decked out in red shirts — formed a large “DU” at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium, they to...
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August
29,
2017
I write to inform you that Peg Bradley-Doppes has informed me that she will retire on June 30, 2018, after 13 years of transformative service as vice chancellor for Athletics and Recreation and director of athletics. When Dan Ritchie tapped Peg to...
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August
17,
2017
Growing up, it’s important for children to have a mentor and support system in place to be a positive influence on their life. For some kids it might be a parent, a teacher, or even a coach. However, for many kids in Denver’s public housing neighborh...
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July
27,
2017
The University of Denver Board of Trustees has endorsed a resolution encouraging new actions and backing continued efforts at embracing sustainability and addressing climate change on campus. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of...
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July
18,
2017
The University of Denver today announces the election of four new members to the Board of Trustees, effective July 1. The Board elected Denise O’Leary as chair-elect, who will succeed Doug Scrivner as board chair on July 1, 2018, and elected Catherin...
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July
18,
2017
The University of Denver today announced a new center that will help fulfill the University’s strategic goals as outlined in DU IMPACT 2025. The American political system has long been studied and dissected – and American politics is quite possibly m...
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July
12,
2017
Preventing and treating global health problems. Addressing social issues to improve people’s lives. Advancing efforts around creating environmentally sustainable cities. These are all challenges facing our local and global communities. Kicking...
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July
07,
2017
When the 1,400-plus members of DU’s Class of 2021 report to new-student orientation in early September, they’ll have at least one thing in common: J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy.” The bestselling book, a memoir chronicling what the author calls “a ...
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June
26,
2017
Twelve stories, 12 personal and unique perspectives. That’s what readers will discover within the new book “Many Voices, One DU.” A compilation of nonfiction stories from University of Denver alumni, faculty and students, the book is part of O...
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June
19,
2017
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne today announced the launch of the Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (CEAL), an innovative government-research partnership that will be housed at the Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterpr...
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May
26,
2017
The results are in and the University of Denver’s 24-hour crowdfunding initiative known as One Day for DU is officially a success. Thanks to approximately 2,200 donors, including DU students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and other supporter...
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May
24,
2017
The impact of One Day for DU goes well beyond the numbers. The 24-hour crowdfunding initiative — taking place today — is an opportunity for students, faculty, alumni, parents and other supporters of DU to make contributions to various projects. ...
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May
17,
2017
For the third consecutive year, the University of Denver will host One Day for DU, a 24-hour crowdfunding initiative in which students, faculty, alumni, parents and other supporters of DU can make contributions to various projects. The event is s...
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May
16,
2017
The University of Denver has announced a transformative commitment to the future of the University, geared at directly improving the student experience and success. Over the next three years, more than $140 million will be invested to address pre...
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May
10,
2017
“This is 100 percent experiential learning. It’s the real world, and you can’t make it more experiential than what we are doing.” Taking lessons learned in the classroom and applying them to an actual situation. That’s the experience Eric Holt, an...
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May
10,
2017
Liliana Rodriguez is the Vice Chancellor for Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence. She came to the University of Denver in 2015 after serving as the associate dean of diversity, inclusion and community development at Swarthmore College. Rodriguez rec...
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May
03,
2017
Housing, transportation and workforce development. These are the three big challenges Denver is focusing on to ensure future growth and development. Last week, the city of Denver and the Daniels College of Business partnered in an effort to find ...
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April
20,
2017
The University of Denver today announced a partnership with 2U Inc. to launch two online degree programs and thus extend access to the University’s high-quality offerings beyond the immediate Denver market. The new MBA@Denver will offer an onl...
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April
10,
2017
Nearly 100 high school students from Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) spent a day at the University of Denver learning about biomechanics. It was all part of the second annual National Biomechanics Day last week, an effort to introd...
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April
04,
2017
Fans of jazz and dance will find a lot to love about the 2017–18 Newman Center Presents series, which kicks off in September at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Denver campus. Announced Monday, the forthcoming sea...
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March
16,
2017
One of the oldest universities in the world, al-Azhar, was founded in the tenth century and still exists today in what present-day capital city located near the Eastern Desert? The correct answer is Cairo. On March 31, 100 of Colorado's top geogra...
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February
27,
2017
It’s a Friday morning, and the Colorado Women’s College is buzzing with energy. More than 80 young women are there to attend the second annual Black Women Lead Empower Aspire and Dedicate Summit, or BW LEAD. “It’s a daylong summit where we bring i...
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February
23,
2017
Students from Denver’s South High School were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when Taiko drummers from the Japanese group Kodo not only performed for hundreds of students, but also spent an hour teaching nearly two dozen students from the...
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January
10,
2017
On Monday, the University of Denver celebrated the kickoff of OneDU Presents. The campaign encompasses six University-sponsored events promoting inclusivity, diversity and equity. “For many years the campus has been hosting a series of events, but...
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