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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS)


AHSS Pioneers


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 26,000 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.


Alumni Reception and John C. Livingston Lecture

karlsgodtOver 500 AHSS alums, faculty and students gathered in May for the annual Alumni Reception and John C. Livingston Lecture. This year's lecture featured Elizabeth Karlsgodt, associate professor of history and author of Defending National Treasures: French Art and Heritage under Vichy. Her topic, The Real Monuments Men and Women: Art Restitution Successes and Challenges, shed light on the men and women who inspired George Clooney's film, The Monuments Men

The annual alumni reception and lecture is free and will be held again in spring, 2015. 


2014 Distinguished Speaker Wade Davis Speaks to Sold-Out Crowd

The AHSS community welcomed Wade Davis, Explorer-In-Residence at the National Geographic Society and author of Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest, to campus in April as a guest lecturer in the AHSS Distinguished Speaker Series. Over 600 guests were in attendance.

The annual AHSS Distinguished Speaker Series brings to Denver a leader from a liberal arts field.