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DU art professors contribute to Denver’s Biennial of the Americas

Along with 60-plus artists from nine countries, the two world-renowned artists from DU were invited to contribute a piece to “Now? Now!,” the biennial’s central exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, which runs through Aug. 30.

Chancellor Chopp brings educator’s voice to Aspen Ideas Festival

University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp attended the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival as one of 28 emerging leaders selected by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations as their 2015 Arthur Vining Davis Aspen Fellows. Chopp joined other fellows at the annual conference, which ran June 25 through July 4 in Aspen, […]

Brazilian dance troupe offers free public workshop Monday on campus

Brazilian dance troupe offers free public workshop Monday on campus

As part of its visit to Denver in conjunction with the citywide Biennial of the Americas arts and ideas festival, Brazilian dance company Companhia Urbana de Dança (CUD) will host a  free public dance workshop on the University of Denver campus on Monday, July 13, starting at 4:30 p.m., at […]

DU’s Publishing Institute kicks off 40th year July 12

In recent years, the once-stately book trade has reeled from one dramatic change to another — from the rise of powerful online retailers to the emergence of digital books and the downsizing of venerated publishing houses. But one thing hasn’t changed. Hundreds of impassioned book lovers want to be part […]

University College student prepares to compete in National Senior Games

University College student prepares to compete in National Senior Games

University College master’s student Richard “Dick” Stewart can’t recall a time when he wasn’t getting around by bicycle. “Ever since I can remember I’ve had a bicycle,” says Stewart, 63. “I can picture the day my mother took the training wheels off my bike and cut me loose.. And I […]

Quick Questions: Catherine Smith of the Sturm College of Law on the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

Quick Questions: Catherine Smith of the Sturm College of Law on the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

Catherine Smith is a Sturm College of Law professor and co-author of an amicus brief cited by the Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, the decision last week that recognized the constitutional right of same-sex couples to marry. Her current scholarship explores the equal protection claims of children of same-sex […]

Newman Center hosts Brazilian dance troupe’s Biennial appearances

Newman Center hosts Brazilian dance troupe’s Biennial appearances

Denver’s dance aficionados have come to rely on the Newman Center Presents performing arts series for periodic infusions of thought-provoking fare. They’ll get their summer fix with a July 19 performance by Brazil’s upstart, street-smart Companhia Urbana de Dança (CUD). The CUD show — to be staged at the Newman […]

DU Bridge Community Garden finds new home, welcomes bees

The University of Denver Bridge Community Garden has a new home on campus, on the corner of Race Street and Iliff Avenue. The goal for the new garden is to become an experiential learning where faculty, staff and students can come to engage with one another and with DU neighbors. […]

Former Daniels College dean honored for service to the University

Former Daniels College dean honored for service to the University

James Griesemer remembers a much different University of Denver than the one we know today. “I came to DU when the University was struggling, quite seriously, with financial problems and other issues,” says the professor and dean emeritus, whose first post at DU was chief financial officer under Chancellor Dan […]

Former Denver Mayor Federico Pena among new Board of Trustees members

As the University of Denver begins to envision its long-term future by embarking on an in-depth strategic planning process, the University’s Board of Trustees has elected three new trustees who will spotlight the University’s many connections with the city of Denver and its commitment to the future of higher education […]