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Seventh Annual Carillon Summer Recital Series: Carolyn Bolden

Sunday, July 31, 7 p.m.–Williams Carillon (rain or shine)
Enjoy the sounds of our bells on a beautiful Colorado summer evening! Concerts continue alternate Sundays through Aug. 28; see the full schedule.

Shared Services open house

Thursday, July 21, 3-4:30 p.m.-Aspen Hall
The DU Shared Services Center would like to invite you to an open house at Aspen Hall on July 21 from 3-4:30 p.m. Come tour our space, meet the staff and learn about the services that the Shared Services Center provides. Those who complete the tour get an added bonus: Little Man ice cream will be on hand serving ice cream.

Appreciative Living Circle

Are you interested in having a more positive outlook? Come learn more about Appreciative Inquiry and join an Appreciative Living Circle on campus next month. It's not about fixing ourselves or our lives, but in finding what works; where we excel; what we love; what makes us come alive. It's about taking responsibility for the life we have created and for the one we desire. This is a four-week program beginning Aug. 4 or 5 and ending Aug. 25 or 26, from noon-1:30 p.m. Note that you can sign up for either the Thursday or Friday four-week session; contact Gary Brower with questions or to sign up. No cost to DU participants, although you will need to acquire a textbook. This is not a religiously- or faith-based program, but is easily adaptable to anyone's belief system. Get more information about Appreciative Living here.

Summer Blood Drive

Thursday, July 14, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Driscoll Ballroom
Bonfils Blood Center will be on campus July 14 for the summer blood drive. Reserve an appointment time by calling 303-363-2300 or register online using site code 1086. Please review the eligibility guidelines.

Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild exhibit currently on display

The exhibit Rising Stars: Denver Civic Ballet and Ballet Guild is on display through November 2016 on the upper level of the Anderson Academic Commons.

This exhibit explores the history and impact of the Denver Civic Ballet, Denver's first semi-professional ballet company, and its support organization, the Denver Civic Ballet Guild. The company hosted world-renowned artistic directors and guest artists from the American Ballet Theatre and other international companies, bringing the sophistication of professional ballet to Denver for the first time. Though the company folded in 1979 after 21 years of performances, it was a launching pad for dance notables who have had a lasting impact on dance, and are profiled in the exhibit. The guild continues today as the Denver Ballet Guild.

Visit the current exhibits site for more information.

Brain Rounds: New monthly lecture series from the Center for Professional Development

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 13, 12-1 p.m., Ruffatto Hall
Thought leaders in neurology, psychology, biology, neuroscience and more will be delivering interdisciplinary lectures in this monthly series called Brain Rounds. Events are free and open to the public. For psychologists attending, DU’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology is offering continuing education credit for $20. For registration and questions, please contact cpd@du.edu or 303-871-4161.