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I AM (NOT): Stories of Stigma exhibit

Through March 13 – Driscoll Center gallery

Drawing from surveys of over 150 individuals experiencing stigma, this exhibit visually showcases the narratives of 25 people. Each visual narrative includes two stories, as well as a metaphor they told us represented their stigma and a tagline that captured it. The first story we present is their experience of stigma and the second one captures an event that brought the storyteller great pride. Our artists took the photographs included in each narrative in order to visually represent the storytellers’ metaphors.

Lovely & Amazing: Books and boxes by Alicia Bailey exhibit

Lovely & Amazing exhibitThrough March 30 – Anderson Academic Commons, main level

Lovely and Amazing, begun in 2006, is a tribute to artist Alicia Bailey’s great-aunt, Ruth Wheeler: a beloved biology teacher, naturalist, youth advocate and feminist who lived and worked in north Denver for 70 years. Ruth found the natural world a place of endless delight. She left behind a collection of biological specimens, notes and photographs, which Bailey has incorporated into a series of three-dimensional collages, boxes and book works.

Overview of Circulation Control Research

Thursday, March 5, noon – Knudson Hall, room 309

Gregory S. Jones, from the NASA Langley Research Center, presents a lecture on the development of Circulation Control techniques for application to commercial and military transports.  For more information, call 303-871-2427.

Founders Day Gala

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

The Founders Day Gala is an annual event marking the anniversary of the University of Denver's founding. It's a celebration of our proud heritage and the bright future to which our alumni, faculty and students continually contribute.

Welcoming hundreds of members of the University community, Founders Day also gives us the opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of our alumni and special friends, who are honored with awards.


Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Conversation on Racism

Tuesday, March 10, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Craig Hall community room

Join us for a lecture by Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, senior fellow, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine. Register now.

Higher Education and the Future: Discerning Opportunities; Deciding Directions

Tuesday, March 10, 7-9 p.m.

Higher education, an institution that has driven personal accomplishment as well as social and economic progress in the U.S., is in the midst of transformation according to both its critics and its fans. Chancellor Rebecca Chopp outlines some of the challenges that U.S. higher education faces, as well as three discernible changes in relation to the structure of knowledge, democratic engagement and personal accomplishment. Includes discussion time pertaining to the future of DU, higher education in Colorado and the national importance of higher education. Faculty and staff use code EPZONEW15 to save 20 percent on registration.

Women’s History Month Event: AHSS Faculty Lecture Series presents “From Communist Amazons to Sexy Sirens? Women, Media and Cultural Change in the Post-Communist World”

Thursday, March 12, 4:30 p.m. – Sturm Hall, Lindsay Auditorium

Nadia KanevaPresented by Nadia Kaneva, associate professor, Media, Film & Journalism Studies. The year 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall —an event that came to symbolize the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the communist system.  At this lecture, Kaneva will discuss what the post-communist period meant for women and women’s rights in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and how post-communist media influenced changing cultural ideals of femininity and of women’s role in society.


20th Annual University of Denver Women’s Conference 

Friday, March 27

Registration is now open for the 20th Annual University of Denver Women’s Conference. This year’s theme, “Inspiring the Power of Possibility: Defining the Meaning of Success and Recognizing our Value,” seeks to connect students, staff, faculty women and men allies to learn and share in the spirit of unity to advance the success of women at DU. Conference registration and information, including a full list of planned presentations and workshops, can be found online. Registration closes on March 20.

Star Jam Concert

Saturday, April 18, 8 p.m. – Magness Arena, Ritchie Center

The University of Denver and Concerts Colorado are excited to announce Star Jam 2015; get your tickets before they sell out! Star Jam features headliners Jeffrey Osborne and Sheila E, with special guests Evelyn “Champagne” King and the Mary Louise Lee Band. Ticket proceeds will support the Wounded Warriors Impacting Neighbors project that helps injured, post-9/11 veterans and U.S. military.