Summer 2020

In naming Juneteenth a paid holiday, the University aims to catalyze lasting change

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A day for reflection, learning and action

Look for it in the history books, where you’ll spot it toward the end of the chapter on the U.S. Civil War.

No escape? No exit? Time for some desert island reading!

You’re stranded on a desert island, a castaway from every modern convenience. No smart phone, no tablet, no laptop. It’s unimaginable deprivation,...

Silver linings playbook

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended lives, businesses and relationships across the world. Companies and nonprofits are making big changes to the way...

Departments

Students and alumni will have to wait to compete in the Tokyo Paralympics

The Olympic flame is going to have to burn a little longer this year. With coronavirus gripping the globe, the International Olympic...

Reaffirming DU’s commitment to equity

For most of our students, 9/11 and the 2008 recession are vague memories, thus the historical significance of the times in which...

Speaking out and speaking up

As I write this, I can’t help but think and feel deeply about all of the turmoil and uncertainty we’re enduring as...

Students share the stories—and legacies—of departed veterans

Lexie Graham has never met the woman whose photo hangs on her refrigerator. In fact, until this year, Graham, who graduated last...

Art world luminary joining DU faculty

When the news first surfaced in late spring that Dean Sobel was leaving his job as director — the very first director...

DU law professor makes the case for abolishing immigration prisons

University of Denver law professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández wants to introduce you to Diego Rivera Rosario. To Gerardo Armijo and Kamyar...

Alumni Connections

Shinyashiki Strikes Gold in Pro Soccer League

Was there really anything that could have prepared Andre Shinyashiki for this moment? The mercury barely hit 18 degrees...

Class Notes: Summer 2020

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Reaffirming DU’s commitment to equity

For most of our students, 9/11 and...

Speaking out and speaking up

As I write this, I can’t help...

$3 million gift funds study of cultural impact of gay individuals

Michael Pulman and Eric Lindstrom wanted to...

1Day4DU raises over $450,000 in sixth year

Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Saunders construction founder pays tribute to his DU legacy

Dick Saunders’ first-ever plane ride brought him...

Crimson Scholarship offers reduced master’s degrees to 2020 grads

A new scholarship will allow DU undergraduates...

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