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Community members challenged to question their implicit bias at Diversity Summit

At a morning session during DU’s 15th annual Diversity Summit today, Dian Squire, Maria Islas-Lopez and Jennifer-Grace Ewa presented a workshop titled “I’m not racist but . . .’: Exploring the Implicit Bias on DU’s campus.” All three presenters are postdoctoral fellows affiliated with the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for […]

Diversity Summit workshop offers advice on being a good ally to minority voices

An eye-opening workshop called “White Bodies and Racial Justice Work: Understanding Ally Identities in the Black Lives Matter Movement” was led by Kristen Powell today at the University of Denver’s 15th annual Diversity Summit. Powell, a senior majoring in sociology with minors in intercultural and global studies and communication studies, […]

DU undergraduate named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars

University of Denver senior Cameron Hickert, a double major in physics and international studies, has been named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. Hickert, who also serves as president of DU’s Undergraduate Student Government, is one of 111 recipients selected from a pool of 3,000 applicants worldwide and the […]

2016 Diversity Summit to focus on individual bias

In 2001, DU students founded the Diversity Summit with the goal of creating an accepting, supportive and inclusive environment for the University’s diverse population. That commitment continues with the University’s 15th annual Diversity Summit, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21–22. (Due to overwhelming interest, registration for the event is […]

Quick Questions: DNA expert Phil Danielson on his involvement in Denver rape trial

Quick Questions: DNA expert Phil Danielson on his involvement in Denver rape trial

Biology professor Phil Danielson recently served as an expert witness on DNA evidence in a high-profile Denver court case, in which defendant, Clarence Moses-EL, convicted of sexual assault in 1987, was released from prison and granted a new trial after his sentence was vacated by a Denver District Court judge. […]

A 1967 Clarion article describes Martin Luther King's visit to campus.

Martin Luther King visited DU in 1964 and 1967

Martin Luther King Jr. visited the DU campus twice, first in 1964 and later in 1967. In 1964 he spoke before a crowd of 600 in the old Student Union Building (now the south end of the Driscoll Student Center) in an appearance sponsored by the local Shorter Community AME […]

New Myhren Gallery exhibit brings collaboration with Colorado Symphony, Clyfford Still Museum

New Myhren Gallery exhibit brings collaboration with Colorado Symphony, Clyfford Still Museum

The study of color is vast. The last half-century has brought fundamental changes in the ways we perceive and think about color, raising questions like: “Does color exist, or is it just an artifact of our perception? Is color the same everywhere and for everyone? Can we hear color?” “Learning […]

Alums’ granola success lands them on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Alums’ granola success lands them on Forbes 30 Under 30 list

The pair’s Love Grown Foods granola is on the shelves at more than 1,300 Kroger and Vitamin Cottage locations around the country, with the promise of more stores to come. In November 2009, foodie website Chowhound.com named Love Grown’s Sweet Cranberry Pecan flavor No. 1 in a granola taste test that included well-known brands such as Udi’s, Back to Nature and Bear Naked. Love Grown’s Apple Walnut Delight came in at No. 6.

Recent alums create app for students with learning disabilities

How do students overcome lifelong learning disabilities? What can be done to make words make sense and to remember them? Inspired by their personal experiences with learning disabilities, two recent DU graduates have developed an app for smart phones and tablets that helps answer these questions. VoCABit is a “visual […]

Psychology students uncover prevalence of brain injuries among prisoners

A student-led service-learning project at DU gives graduate psychology students experience conducting traumatic brain injury screenings and accruing supervised clinical hours with Denver County Jail inmates.