Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative
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Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU
Alum’s book aims to help children face psychotherapy Alum’s book aims to help children face psychotherapy

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Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative

Former U.N. staffer leads social work school in ‘One Health’ initiative

The world is a far different place than it was even 10 years ago, and nowhere is that more clear than in the area of social work, where practitioners now find themselves regularly working with clients impacted by climate change, natural disasters, disease epidemics and political unrest. Helping students at […]

New Korbel center dedicated to public opinion research

For diplomats seeking to make sense of events in their host country, for public officials attempting to make policy and for anyone needing data to inform business decisions, understanding the public’s mindset is essential. That’s the thinking behind the Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research, a new institute at the […]

University community wins two major awards for community service

The University of Denver has been recognized twice in the past month for its dedication to community service. DU is one of 63 private universities nationwide selected in 2015 for the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, and the University also was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education […]

Alum supports musicians by crowdsourcing fan support

Alum supports musicians by crowdsourcing fan support

Crowd-funding site Kickstarter has been a boon to movie stars like Zach Braff and Kristen Bell, who famously used the site to solicit money directly from fans for their films “Wish I Was Here” and “Veronica Mars,” respectively. University of Denver alumnus Michael Penfield (BSBA ’83) is hoping his new […]

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

Making connections in a world of difference: 5 students who are changing the face of DU

In the years to come, says Frank Tuitt, the University of Denver’s associate provost for inclusive excellence and associate professor of higher education, “everybody will need to navigate and be successful in a diverse society.” After all, the composition of society is changing dramatically. Consider: The U.S. Bureau of the […]

Alumna pursues passion for food justice with Denver nonprofit

Alumna pursues passion for food justice with Denver nonprofit

During her sophomore year at the University of Denver, alumna Nyabweza Itaagi embarked on a lifestyle experiment that would launch her on a soul-sustaining, nutrient-dense journey. “I decided to become vegan — just to see the health effects, if I would feel better, more energized,” says Itaagi, who double majored […]

Alum’s book aims to help children face psychotherapy

Alum’s book aims to help children face psychotherapy

For many people, the idea of psychotherapy seems relatively benign, especially as mental health awareness continues to grow in the public eye. But for a child who has never experienced anything like it, therapy can be a terrifying prospect. Meeting a strange person in a strange place, being asked to […]

Quick Questions: Political scientist Peter Hanson on the U.S. Senate and budget bills

Peter Hanson is an assistant professor of political science and a former staff member in the office of Sen. Tom Daschle, D-S.D. His new book, “Too Weak To Govern. Majority Party Power and Appropriations in the U.S. Senate,” was recently released by Cambridge University Press.   Question: The news at […]

Native artists respond to tragedy of the Sand Creek Massacre in DU exhibit

Native artists respond to tragedy of the Sand Creek Massacre in DU exhibit

An expansion of a pop-up exhibit that was on display at the Denver Art Museum in November and December, “One November Morning,” running Jan. 5–March 6 at the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology, is a collection of works by five Cheyenne-Arapaho artists who are descendants of victims of the […]

The Diversity Summit: Celebrating Inclusive Excellence

In the years to come, says Frank Tuitt, the University of Denver’s associate provost for inclusive excellence and associate professor of higher education, “everybody will need to navigate and be successful in a diverse society.” With that in mind, the University’s Center for Multicultural Excellence, which Tuitt directs, sponsors an […]