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March 2017

Academic & Administrative Units

UTS offering one-on-one technology support

(March 21, 2017) The UTS Help Center is offering opportunities to schedule one-on-one support sessions with full-time technology support specialists, starting Monday, March 27. You can request an appointment by logging in and entering an incident at support.du.edu, or by contacting the Help Center at 303-871-4700. Sessions will be in the walk-in area of the Help Center at Anderson Academic Commons. More information

featured du videocast event

(March 21, 2017) The Center for Oncology Psychology Excellence (COPE) at the University of Denver is a first-of-its-kind training program and partnership with community cancer centers. This recorded event was about the psychosocial issues that commonly affect cancer survivors as well as their families and caregivers.

For faculty: Copyediting for externally funded grant proposals and/or journal articles

(March 14, 2017) The Office of the Associate Provost of Research is pleased to offer copyediting for externally funded grant proposals and/or journal articles written by University of Denver faculty. The copyediting will be completed by either Brad Benz or Heather Martin, both of whom are faculty members in the University Writing Program. Drafts of journal articles and grants will be copyedited for matters of correctness, style and professional polish. Generally, there will be a three-week turnaround for copyediting services. For more information, please contact Associate Provost of Research Corinne Lengsfeld at corinne.lengsfeld@du.edu.

Center for World Languages & Cultures offering spring quarter language classes

(March 14, 2017) Registration is open for spring classes in American Sign Language, French, Italian and Spanish. Classes begin the week of March 27. Faculty and staff are eligible for a 20 percent discount on noncredit courses with the code FACSTA17 when registering online (some exclusions apply). Learn more and register

Office of Teaching & Learning showcase video

(March 14, 2017) "Active Learning: Team-Based Learning for 1st year engineering students" features professors Ronald DeLyser (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Matt Gordon (Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering) discussing their "Team-Based Learning" (TBL) activities that they use for their first-year engineering course. View the video

Save up to $120 with P.A.S.S. Camp early bird registration

(March 14, 2017) DU faculty and staff members can sign up their children ages 5-11 in Athletics' P.A.S.S. Camp during early bird registration and receive a special rate of $325 per P.A.S.S. Camp week. P.A.S.S. Camp (Pioneers Athletic Super Summer) will mark its 24th summer as a DU tradition, and features an introduction to sports with beginner-level instruction taught by skilled instructors. Register now, before registration fees increase to $335 per week beginning in April. DU faculty and staff also get a 10 percent discount when registering. If you're not yet sure of your summer schedule, weekly transfers are available at no cost, so you can register early and confirm your schedule later. Contact Lywanna Melvin (email or 303-871-3908) with questions.

Submit your pitches for Fish Out of Water—An Inspirational Night of Storytelling

Event: Wednesday, April 26, 4-6 p.m.—AAC Special Events Room 290
(March 14, 2017) Calling all students, faculty and staff! The DU Leadership Academy is seeking submissions for this 2nd annual storytelling event. Like NPR's Storycorps and The Moth podcast, Fish Out of Water will feature personal stories about being a "Fish Out of Water" – A time when you were totally out of your element. Visit the Fish Out of Water page for more info and submit your story idea by Friday, March 31. Still have questions? Contact Lara Bruce, lara.bruce@du.edu or 303-871-4509. You can also RSVP now to attend the event on April 26.

DU neighborhood open meeting

Monday, March 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.—AAC Special Events Room 290
(March 7, 2017) Campus Safety is hosting a neighborhood meeting open to the public, as an opportunity for our neighbors to have an open discussion with the University. Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate to support Campus Safety's efforts toward working with our neighbors. Contact Morgan Sellers if you have any questions.

One Day for DU is on May 24, 2017!

(March 7, 2017) It's one day where we're asking the entire DU community to come together and show their support by making a gift. If you are interested in starting a project to be featured on One Day for DU, please complete this form. University of Denver sponsored programs and registered student organizations are eligible for participation. Please note that no individual may benefit from the funds raised by One Day for DU.

The Faculty and Staff Campaign has officially kicked off

(March 7, 2017) Have you made or renewed your gift yet? The Faculty and Staff Campaign is a tradition that brings together the most dedicated members of the DU community, assists students in achieving their dreams and supports our distinguished faculty and notable research, along with much more. Please consider taking part and supporting your passions today. See the numerous ways to make a gift on this website.

DU strategic partner series–Lund University

Wednesday, March 8, noon-1 p.m.–Sturm Hall, room 210
(March 7, 2017) In the weeks leading up to the Internationalization Summit, the Office of Internationalization is hosting a series of informative sessions around the topic of international strategic partnerships and how the DU community can be involved through possible joint degree programs, faculty and staff exchanges and more. Faculty and staff are invited bring their own lunch and attend to learn about the initiative to internationalize DU through partnerships with leading international universities; first up is Lund University in Sweden. If you can't make it this time or are interested in other strategic partners, see the schedule of upcoming sessions.

Support Knoebel students: Try out Beans After Dark

(March 7, 2017) Beans Coffee Shop, run by Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management students, hosts Beans After Dark every Thursday during academic quarters from 4:30-7 p.m. Stop by for beer, wine, a cocktail, or any of their usual drinks! If you would like to hold an event at Beans After Dark (open mic night, live music, etc.), email beanscoffeeshop1864@gmail.com.

Ritchie School engineering and CodeART summer day camps—DU employee discount

(March 7, 2017) The Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science will be offering four summer day camps this year for high school students, with a $100 discount off the $495 camp fee for children of DU faculty and staff. In addition to the co-ed engineering summer day camp that's been offered in the past, this year the Ritchie School is also offering an all-women's engineering camp and two new CodeART camps coordinated by the Computer Science Department—one that is co-ed and one for women only. Registration is now open for the engineering camps and will be coming soon for the CodeART camps. Learn more about the engineering camps (open to students entering 9th-11th grades) and download an application. Email Yvonne Petitt with engineering camp questions. Learn more about the CodeART camps (open to students enterings 10th-12th grades). Email Susan Bolton with CodeART questions.