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"TRADITION AND LEGACY" Exhibit - ANderson Academic Commons

Exhibit runs through Dec. 1, 2014

In honor of the University of Denver's sesquicentennial, this interactive exhibit introduces visitors to some of the people, programs and traditions that have made our campus community exceptional.

Mixing artifacts and video clips with text and archival photographs, "Tradition and Legacy" shows how aspiration and vision came to animate the DU experience. Individual displays focus on everything from Athletics and Recreation to campus life, from Homecoming festivities to Commencement traditions.

This self-paced trip down Memory Lane begins Jan. 13 and runs throughout 2014 in the Anderson Academic Commons, where it spans three floors. Don't miss this opportunity to travel through time and explore the University of Denver's remarkable story.

Conflict Resolution in Africa: Hurdles and Hardships by Tanzanian Ambassador Liberata Mulamula

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 11:45 a.m. -1 p.m. – Ricketson Law Building, room 180

Civil unrest, armed insurrection and despotic regimes have dominated the media’s coverage of African nations. Few headlines, however, have explored the actions taken by many African nations to resolve these conflicts in a peaceable, legal manner.


Denver Dialogues on Peace and Security

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. – Joy Burns Center Ballroom

This event features a discussion between Mel Duncan, founding executive director of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a civilian peacekeeping organization based in Brussels, and DU professor Erica Chenoweth. The Denver Dialogues on Peace and Security series is designed to create a public dialogue among academic and policy authorities on issues related to 21st century challenges to global peace and security, with a particular focus on nonviolent action in violent contexts.


Enrichment course: Man’s “Progress”: Aerial Photography Reveals Our Impact on the Land

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7-9 p.m.

Denver photographer Evan Anderman’s work challenges our understanding of the relationship between human development and the natural world by documenting the way we use the land, especially on Colorado’s eastern plains where agriculture and energy vie for resources.


“A Dream of Temporary Space”

Sunday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m. – Counterpath Press

In conjunction with Counterpath, the University of Denver Creative Writing program invites you to the opening of “A Dream of Temporary Space,” an installation by Dennis Rosenfeld. The opening will feature a reading by DU student Kameron Bashi, who will read from his work. 


Save the Date: Perspectives on Human Trafficking Conference

Jan. 8-9, 2015

The University of Denver is slated to host a conference focused on the complexities of human trafficking as members of the University community return to campus for winter quarter. Be on the lookout for more information on programming for this important two-day discussion using a variety of lenses to focus on the issue. The conference will include programming from the perspectives of business, law, international relations, religion and more.