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Daniels Global Speaker Series
Moses Byaruhanga: Uganda and the Global Economy

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 4 p.m. – Daniels College of Business, room 240

This talk will explore, from a unique perspective, Uganda’s economic, political, business and educational outlook. Moses Byaruhanga graduated with a political science degree from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda in 1990. He then joined the Ugandan president's office where he advanced through the ranks and now serves as senior presidential advisor on political affairs.

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GSSW Lecture Series
Implementing evidence-based treatments for children and youth: Considerations within different child-serving systems

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Boettcher Foundation Community Room, Craig Hall

Presented by Suzanne E. U. Kerns, associated professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Museum of Anthropology open house

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 3-6 p.m. – Museum of Anthropology gallery (Sturm Hall, room 102)

Please join the Museum of Anthropology for a special open house to explore opportunities for collaboration and partnership using the museum’s gallery space and collections. See the Connecting the Pieces exhibit, created as part of Dr. Bonnie Clark’s American Material Culture ASEM last spring, view ethnography and archaeology museum collections that can be used as resources for faculty and students, and share your projects that could be featured in the gallery. If you cannot attend the open house and want to learn more about the Museum of Anthropology, please contact or


The Inauguration of REbecca S. Chopp

Sept. 17-18, 2015

The inauguration of the University of Denver’s 18th chancellor will be a celebration of the impact of higher education in Colorado and an exploration of its future.

Two days of inauguration festivities—Sept. 17 and 18, 2015—will include panel discussions with Colorado’s leaders in higher education and government, addressing some of the biggest issues facing colleges and universities today. Along with holding a formal installation ceremony preceded by a public procession, campus will celebrate with music, a fun run and more.

See the full schedule of events.

The O of Wonder: a Szyzygy

Friday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. – Sturm Hall, room 451

This talk, presented by Srikanth Reddy, traces a history of wonder in the Western poetic tradition from Homer to Milton to Ronald Johnson. Reddy is the author of two books of poetry, Facts for Visitors (2004) and Voyager (2011), and a book of criticism, Changing Subjects: Digressions in Modern American Poetry. He has received fellowships and awards from the Asian American Writer’s Workshop, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Capital Foundation, among others. This lecture is hosted by Counterpath, the University of Denver and the Bagley Wright Lecture Series.


Sunday, Sept. 20, 1 p.m. – Magness Arena, Ritchie Center

The Colorado Avalanche professional hockey team will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game at Magness Arena. The game is slated for a 1 p.m. puck drop. The Burgundy/White Game features all Avalanche players competing in a three-period, intra-squad scrimmage and is returning to the University of Denver for the second consecutive year and for the sixth time overall. Tickets are on sale through DU’s official athletic department website and prices vary from $10-$25. A portion of this year’s event proceeds will benefit the S.A.V.E. program through DU Athletics and Recreation that provides financial assistance in youth recreation programs at the Ritchie Center.

Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning open house

Monday, Sept. 21, 3-5 p.m. – Driscoll South, suites 18 and 22

CCESL’s open house is an opportunity to connect with faculty, staff and students who share interests in community-engaged work while learning about CCESL’s 2015-2016 programs. Light refreshments will be served; no RSVP necessary.


Pioneer Symposium

Sept. 25-26, 2015

Experience the joy of discovering a new idea, especially when guided by an inspiring teacher or leader. The Office of Alumni Relations has gathered an expert assembly of accomplished alumni and distinguished professors to engage your mind around critical current issues and delight you with new knowledge. With numerous lectures, panels and keynote luncheon speakers over two days, you’re sure to find something to ignite your intellectual passion.


Share Fair Nation 2015

Saturday, Sept. 26, 7:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. – Morgridge College of Education

Registration for Share Fair Nation 2015 is now open! This free two-part event brings together educators, students and communities with education leaders to experience innovative education practices and strategies. Attendees will also enjoy keynote speaker, Erik Wahl, internationally-recognized graffiti artist and best-selling author. In his latest book, UNthink, Erik encourages readers to ignite in children their passion for lifelong learning and he explores the power of creativity to achieve superior performance. Join us and be a part of the transformation of teaching and learning.


Homecoming and Family Weekend – registration now open

Oct. 16-17, 2015

The University of Denver’s Homecoming and Family Weekend will awaken your playful side, your intellectual curiosity and your sense of pride for our great university.