"TRADITION AND LEGACY" - ANderson Academic Commons
Exhibit runs throughout 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.
Lowenstein artworks on display – Anderson Academic Commons
Exhibit runs through March 16, 2014
This exhibit provides visitors a rare glimpse at a number of paintings by the late Maria Lowenstein, mother of Henry Lowenstein, a living legend among Denver's theater patrons. Also on display are memorabilia from the Lowenstein Family Collection, housed at the University's Beck Memorial Archives, which preserves and publicizes the vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain Region.
"Moving Forward" - Museum of Anthropology
Exhibit runs through March 21
DU's Native Student Alliance, in partnership with the Department of Anthropology, presents the artwork of Thomas Greyeyes and Ryan Singer, inspired by the Sand Creek Massacre. Their artwork addresses this history from Native American perspectives, and presents ways their communities are healing and moving forward.
Thinking makes it so: Understanding how the brain controls emotion - March 13
Thursday, March 13, 4 p.m.
Examine the different strategies we use to control our emotions, what works well, what works less well, and how our brain can give us clues about the best ways to reach our emotional goals in this presentation by Kateri McRae, assistant professor, psychology.
Free self-defense classes - March 14, 28
In response to requests from the community, the Department of Campus Safety now offers free, 90-minute basic self-defense classes for DU students, staff and faculty of all genders. These courses go over basic self-defense and risk-avoidance techniques. This class is perfect if you cannot dedicate 15 hours to a more intense Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) class but still want to feel prepared to defend yourself if necessary. Class size is limited; click on the date for the course you would like to attend to register:
Free CPR/AED class - March 18
Tuesday, March 18, 8:30 a.m. – Campus Safety training room (basement)
The Department of Campus Safety, in support of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program, is offering a CPR/AED class open to the campus community. Taught by the American Red Cross, this class will prepare you to perform CPR and utilize an AED on adults suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. The course is offered free of charge to University community members. End time depends on size of class and level of student engagement, but classes generally end in time for lunch. Space is limited, please register.
19th Annual DU Women's Conference - March 28
Friday, March 28, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Registration is now open for the 19th Annual DU Women's Conference, "Defining leadership: Forging a personal path." We are hosting a special workshop called StrengthFinders to help you identify and maximize your strengths for professional and personal success (limited to 35 participants). Register now!
TEACHING AND LEARNING CONFERENCE - APRIL 4
Friday, April 4, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. - Driscoll Ballroom and Gallery
The Office of Teaching and Learning will host a daylong conference on April 4, 2014 featuring keynote speaker Dr. Linda Nilson. Dr. Nilson is the founding director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation at Clemson University. She will draw from her recent book, Creating Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies to Strengthen Students' Self-Awareness and Learning Skills, which outlines numerous practical ways to encourage independent learning from our students.
Sessions, digital posters and roundtables will allow faculty members to share their ideas and practices with each other, and explore how to engage students in their learning.
Master scholar lecture on health care – Katherine Blair - APril 10
Thursday, April 10, 7 p.m. – Sturm Hall, Lindsay Auditorium
Join University College and Sturm College of Law alumna Katherine Blair, the senior policy advisor on health for Governor Hickenlooper, for a lecture on health care in Colorado. Refreshments will be served at 6:30. Please register.
INTERNATIONALIZATION SUMMIT - APRIL 11
The Office of Internationalization is pleased to announce its first Internationalization Summit. This one-day summit will explore internationalization at the University and in the global and local contexts through keynote speakers, presentations and roundtables. Sessions will be arranged in two tracks—a faculty/staff track and a student track—with concurrent sessions.
Denver Law Clinical Programs 110th anniversary and Professor Howard I. Rosenberg's retirement celebration - April 11-12
Join us to celebrate Denver Law's top-ranked clinical programs and to honor a legend in clinical legal education, Professor Emeritus Howard Rosenberg, on the occasion of his retirement. The event's keynote speaker is NYU Law professor Bryan Stevenson, founder and director of the Equal Justice Initiative. Learn more and RSVP.
Save the date: SpringFEST featuring the 22nd annual DU Egg Hunt - April 19
Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m.-noon
Save the date for the Staff Advisory Council's SpringFEST, featuring the annual Egg Hunt.
Save the date: Bring Your Child to Work Day - APril 24
Thursday, April 24, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mark your calendars for Bring Your Child to Work Day! Hosted by DU's Staff Advisory Council, the day will be filled with fun activities for children ages 7-12. Registration will open April 1.
Transforming trauma: Research developments and methods for trauma-informed animal-assisted interventions
May 7-8 –Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall
The Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC) at DU's Graduate School of Social Work is pleased to announce its inaugural conference. This conference will center on the applications and research of animal-assisted interventions specific to trauma-focused practice in areas such as child maltreatment, post-traumatic stress disorder and disaster/crisis intervention. Attendance is free for DU faculty, staff and students. Learn more and register.
Save the date: Powwow - May 18
Sunday, May 18, 1-6 p.m. – Driscoll Green
The Native Student Alliance invites you to the annual Powwow celebrating Native American culture through dance, music, art and food.