Newsroom University of Denver (DU IMPACT 2025)
2017
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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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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2016
December
14,
2016
“I think it’s really cool that we have the opportunity to do this,” says Dean Trujillo, a fifth-grader from Southmoor Elementary School in Denver. He and 39 classmates had the opportunity to visit the University of Denver last week to take part in th...
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DPS
November
17,
2016
The University of Denver’s new Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise sets its vision in motion today with the announcement of a $10 million naming gift from Laura Barton and her family in honor of the late Peter Barton. This transformative...
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November
08,
2016
University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp hosted a town hall meeting Oct. 28 on the implementation of DU IMPACT 2025. During the town hall, Chopp reiterated the plan’s focus of the plan: students; knowledge; being an engaged university; an...
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October
31,
2016
It might not be the typical backdrop for a discussion about the election, but Denver’s Great Divide Brewery was the place to be last week for an open talk about politics, civic engagement and the current election season. “I am going to vote,” Ike ...
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August
17,
2016
A new University of Denver initiative designed to help students adapt to college life is doing so through a common reading program known as One Book One DU. Beginning this fall, all incoming first-year and transfer students are being asked to rea...
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May
31,
2016
All along the Front Range, the University of Denver is known for its great minds, rigorous academic programs, stunning campus and nationally competitive sports teams. But that’s just part of what DU brings to the city it calls home. A recently rel...
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