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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS)

News and Events

News & Events


Publications and thoughtful commentary showcase the incredible work that comes out of our small liberal arts classrooms, studios and labs.

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

News & Events

We want you to be part of our story! What have you been doing that we can share with our AHSS community? Share you story via email.

Read about AHSS alumni, students, faculty and staff in the monthly e-newsletter, expressions. Our faculty are sought-after experts in their fields. Read what some have to say IN THE NEWS. Also, check out our upcoming events listed below. 


MFJS Students Connect with Students at South High School

Every Thursday, DU students and faculty come together with students at South High School in the sharing of ideas. This collaboration inspired "South Students for Justice," a project that uses media to make a difference in the relationship between students of color and the law enforcement community. See the story on Fox31 Denver

How Poverty Changes a Mother's Brain and Her Baby's as Well

Psychology assistant professor Pilyoung Kim was interviewed by Colorado Public Radio on how poverty and stress influence brain development in children, and affect the brain's of new moms. This is part of her ongoing research through the Family and Child Neuroscience Lab at the University of Denver.

Professor's Book Gets Thumbs Up in New York Times Review

Clark Davis, professor of English, received a favorable review from The New York Times on his recently published biography, It Starts with Trouble: William Goyen and the Life of Writing.

AHSS Events

Join us! Register for any of the below events by calling 303-871-2425 or by clicking the 'Register Online' link for each event.

Alumni Reception and Livingston Lecture
The free AHSS alumni reception and John C. Livingston Lecture showcases the work of an esteemed AHSS faculty member. Connect with AHSS alumni, faculty and students, and help us recognize our Alumni Achievement Award recipients.

Harper Distinguished Speaker Series
This annual series brings to Denver a prominent leader in the field of liberal arts. This free lecture is made possible, in part, by the Heber Harper Humanities Distinguished Lectureship Endowment.

Faculty Lecture Series
This free series showcases the work being pioneered by AHSS faculty. Each month, faculty members share their current research or present recently published works.