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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

phillipsNearly 200 AHSS alums, faculty and students gathered in May for the annual Alumni Reception and John C. Livingston Lecture. This year's lecture featured Scott Phillips, associate professor and chair of the sociology and criminology department, whose topic was "Race and the Death Penalty: Change, Continuity and Remedies." The annual alumni reception and lecture is free and will be held again in spring, 2014. 

AHSS Distinguished Speaker David Sanger Speaks to a Sold Out Crowd

AHSS welcomed David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent for The New York Times and bestselling author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power and The Inheritance, to campus in September as a guest lecturer in the AHSS Distinguished Speaker Series. The event was sold out with nearly 650 registered guests.

Mr. Sanger has become known as one of the nation's most lucid analysts of foreign policy, national security and the politics of globalization. He teaches public policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

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