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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS)


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We boast 26,000 liberal arts alumni. Stay connected to old friends while forging new ones by attending campus presentations, DU on the Road lectures and other special events.

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences


Stay connected to AHSS and our network of 27,000 alumni.

Work with our office and DU’s Alumni Relations to find information about ways to stay involved on campus, upcoming events—including class reunions—and make connections to help you in your career.

Check this site to find stories about alumni who are leading international nonprofits and NGOs, representing citizens in local and national government, and working as clinical psychologists, field anthropologists, professional musicians, electronic artists, historians and more.

AHSS hosts lectures, concerts, receptions, exhibitions and more throughout the year. Check out AHSS events, or view our events calendar online.


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  • Brett Stringer (BA '01, communication) has been named the next principal at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, CO. Read the story in the Post Independent .
  • Steven Dunn (BA '14, English) is a finalist for the 2017 Colorado Book Award Literary Fiction category for his novel, Potted Meat.
  • Julia Rymer-Brucker (BFA '00, studio art) curated an exhibit entitled "Color Play," featuring work by five artists, including her own, at the Town of Danville Art Gallery in Danville, CA.
  • Linda Rockwood (BA '72, economics) was named to the Denver Business Journal's top 40 Women in Energy list.
  • Kelli Rojas (BA '13, Spanish) has been named grants manager at Rose Community Foundation. Read more in the Boulder Jewish News .
  • Advocates are starting a campaign to try to persuade colleges to maintain the Obama administration's tough policies for protecting women on campuses from sexual assault, and Jessica Davidson (BA '16, political science) is helping to lead the charge. Read the story in The New York Times .
  • Candi CdeBaca (BA '16, sociology) was interviewed for this story in The Denver Post on the controversial widening of Interstate 70 through northeast Denver.
  • Laura Giocomo (BA '08, journalism studies) and Chanda Hinton (BA '05, communication) were named to the Denver Business Journal's 40 under 40 for 2017. The program recognizes outstanding local professionals under the age of 40 for their business success and community contributions.
  • Yvette Cook (BA '82, political science and public affairs; MA '85 mass communication) leads a superstar's charitable organization, Usher's New Look (UNL), an Atlanta-based non-profit started by the multiplatinum-selling performer. Read more from the DU Newsroom.
  • Steven Dunn (BA '14, English) co-founded the Art of Storytelling reading series at the Collection Gallery in Aurora, CO, for people of color in Denver's Literary Scene. Read the story in Westword .
  • Marcelina Rivera (BA '83, economics and political science) was named one of this year's 25 most powerful women by the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce.
  • Crisanta Duran (BA '02, Spanish, public affairs) was named Colorado's first Latina Speaker of the House. Read the story in 5280 magazine.
  • Anton Tolman (BA '86, psychology) recently published a book, Why Students Resist Learning: A Practical Model for Understanding and Helping Students (2016).
  • Lisa Martin (BA '11, studio art) was featured on Denver's 9News for accomplishing her goal to paint the view from the summit of each of Colorado's 14-thousand foot peaks.
  • Ellie Schafer (BA '90, mass communication), special assistant to President Barack Obama and director of the White House Visitor's Office, was named a Champion in the White House in OUT magazine's 100 most influential people/groups of 2016.
  • John Seydel (BA '15, political science), was named director of the office of sustainability for the city of Atlanta.