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"TRADITION AND LEGACY" Exhibit - ANderson Academic Commons

Exhibit runs through December, 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.

International Law and Libel Tourism: Where can you be sued for what you say on the internet?

Tuesday, Aug. 26, noon-1 p.m. – Ricketson Law Building, room 125
Please join the Sturm College of Law's Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Law Society in welcoming Professor Mark Wojcik of the John Marshall Law School who will discuss this cutting edge area of transnational litigation.


University of Denver Family Summer Concert Series: Jason Klobnak Quintet, jazz

Jason Klobnak, jazzThursday, Aug. 28, 7 p.m. – Campus Green
The Jason Klobnak Quintet brings an infectious energy, warmth and distinct sound to the jazz experience. Join us for this free concert; we'll be giving away free scoops of the DU-inspired ice cream flavor "CrimsCinnamon & Gold" and raffling off a pair of tickets to a 2014-2015 Newman Center Presents production. 



Enrichment course: Building DU: An Architectural Survey

Monday, Sept. 8, 7-9 p.m.
The University Park Campus we enjoy today is the result of evolving visions, collaborative design direction and resourceful leadership. From its original 36 acres to its current 130 acres, the University of Denver's growth has been the result of numerous campaigns to create a new image. Touching upon eight of these previous architectural visions and their planning precepts, University Architect Mark Rodgers takes a comprehensive look at the developments of the last two decades and the current considerations for the future. Register for this course or register for the DU History package and save (include Building DU and DU at 150)! Enter promo code EPZone to receive the faculty/staff discount.

Confronting the Curse: The Economics and Geopolitics of Natural Resource Governance

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 5 p.m. – Reiman Theater, Margery Reed Hall
The Josef Korbel School and the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy invite you to a discussion and reception with Assistant Professor Cullen Hendrix, co-author of the book Confronting the Curse: The Economics and Geopolitics of Natural Resource Governance. More information and registration

Newman Center hosts "President's Own" Marine Band – free tickets now available

Monday, Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. – Newman Center for the Performing Arts
Newman Center Presents, together with Denver School of the Arts, is hosting "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band. Free tickets are now available for reservation at

Save the date: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for U.S. Bank on campus

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.
Mark your calendars to celebrate the newest U.S. Bank branch on campus, located in the Driscoll Center south. Additional details to come.

Annual Korbel Dinner – reservations now available

Monday, Sept. 22 – Sheraton Denver Downtown
The Josef Korbel School is excited to announce that the Annual Korbel Dinner will serve as the school's 50th anniversary celebration. Notable alumna, 66th Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (PhD '81, BA '74), will serve as the keynote speaker. Additional special guests include Anna and John J. Sie, and Jeff Tarr. To purchase a table or individual ticket, please visit (select faculty/staff under DU affinity to receive preferential DU faculty/staff rates). If you have questions or concerns, please contact Jane Bucher-McCoy at 303-871-2882 or