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Founders Celebration 2017 - Save the Date!

Wednesday, March 1st - Founders Forum

On March 1st, we invite you to return to the classroom! Founders Forum is part of the '16-'17 Pioneer Symposium lecture series which addresses the most important issues of the day for our students, our community and our world. This edition will delve into the topic of Social Justice & Community building and will feature a keynote speaker, faculty lectures and a closing social hour. Expand your knowledge, feed your curiosity and think into the future with us!

Details to follow. Visit the Pioneer Symposium website for updates. 

Thursday, March 2nd - Founders Gala

The 2017 Founders Gala will be held at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Founders Gala is a festive event which honors our most esteemed with the Founders Medal, the University’s highest non-academic honor awarded to individuals and families whose transformative leadership and engaged philanthropy represent the pinnacle of DU's mission and values. 

Invitation and details to follow.


Founders Celebration 2016

Founders Gala photos

Founders Forum photos

Founders Formal event photos & backdrop photos

Founders Fest photos