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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

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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. 


Health and Wellness Secrets of the Founding Fathers
Jeanne Abrams, professor at the Center for Judaic Studies and the University Libraries, was interviewed for the Salt Lake City Deseret News about her book Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health.

The Surprising History of the Infographic
In this article from Smithsonian magazine, Susan Schulten, professor of history, commented on the use of data visualization—what today we often call "infographics"—during the American Civil War.

Female Artists Are (Finally) Getting Their Turn
Gwen Chanzit, professor in the School of Art and Art History and curator of modern art at the Denver Art Museum, was interviewed for this story in The New York Times about her show, "Women of Abstract Expressionism," at the DAM through Sept 25.


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.