Volunteer for Denver Days @ DU!
(July 29, 2014) The University of Denver is participating in Denver Days Aug. 4-8. In an expression of our commitment to the public good, we are providing a week of service opportunities in which you can participate, with an ice cream social at the end of the week for all volunteers! You'll be able to utilize the Sesquicentennial In-Service Program and add your hours to the 1864 Service Challenge.
Donate items to the Denver Days @ DU supply drives
(July 29, 2014) Do you want to participate in Denver Days @ DU but can't commit to a service project? Please consider donating items to the supply drives we're hosting on campus! We will be collecting items for GIVE Denver, the Food Bank of the Rockies and the Denver Dumb Friends League. Additionally, we are hosting a "Support our Troops" table, where you can write a letter to a member of the military currently serving overseas or donate items for care packages. Please visit Denver Days @ DU online to see lists of the needed supplies and drop-off times.
See the impact of ASCEND in both the numbers and the people
(July 29, 2014) ASCEND: The Campaign for the University of Denver concluded on June 30, 2014, as the most successful fundraising campaign in the University's 150-year history. We now have the exciting opportunity to tell the ASCEND story. Visit the ASCEND website to read the full announcement and other stories about the impact of the campaign.
Employee Appreciation Luncheon – Aug. 21
(July 29, 2014) The Employee Appreciation Lunch will be held on Thursday, Aug. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ritchie Circle (in front of Mary Reed). Please RSVP to your departmental representative by Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Coming soon, PioneerWeb!
(July 29, 2014) On Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m., University Technology Services will begin the process of replacing webCentral with PioneerWeb. When DU PioneerWeb goes live on Friday, Aug. 8, you will be redirected from webcentral.du.edu to pioneerweb.du.edu. While the new DU portal will sport a new name and a new mobile-friendly layout, PioneerWeb will retain the tabs, widgets and single sign-on access to DU services you are familiar with.
Have you noticed an error on the DU Campus Map?
(July 29, 2014) Feel free to submit any misspellings, misinformation or other general updates to the DU Campus Map by submitting a ticket with Digital Marketing. The deadline to submit updates is Friday, Aug. 1. Updates will be made to the digital map as well as printable maps in the next few weeks.
Academic and Administrative Units
Profiles in a DU Pioneer Education: Q&A with Dean Daniel McIntosh, Divisions of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, part two
(July 29, 2014) Upon his recent appointment as dean for the Divisions of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, we talked with Dean McIntosh. Read part two of our Q&A.
University College Enrichment Program offers DU faculty and staff 20 percent discount
(July 29, 2014) The Enrichment Program connects the intellectually curious adult to DU's outstanding faculty, facilities and programming, and Denver's rich cultural community through non−credit short courses, lectures and seminars. Explore a wide range of subjects – from history and contemporary issues to science, literature and the arts—without the pressure of exams, grades or admission requirements. Fall offerings start Sept. 8. Learn more and register at http://www.universitycollege.du.edu/enrichment. To claim your 20 percent discount, enter code EPZone when registering online, or call UCOL Student Support at 303-871-2291. Discounts based on availability; some exclusions apply.
Get your DU Very Important Pioneer (VIP) card today!
(July 29, 2014) DU faculty, staff and retirees: For $99, you can get up to four tickets for every soccer, volleyball, basketball and gymnastics competition! Stop by the Ritchie Center Box Office or call 303-871-2336 to order over the phone. For all your ticketing needs, please visit http://www.denverpioneers.com/tickets to order online.
DU Hockey group tickets on sale Aug. 1
(July 29, 2014) DU Hockey group tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. Groups of 20 or more can order their tickets for all the great match-ups this season including Boston College, Colorado College, Air Force, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Miami (OH). Stop by the Ritchie Center Box Office or call 303-871-2336 to order over the phone. For all your ticketing needs, please visit http://www.denverpioneers.com/tickets to order online.
Second Annual Crimson Classic 5K & Training with the Provost
Sept. 12, 4 p.m. (registration will open in August)
Training: Wednesdays Aug. 6-Sept. 10, 4:45-5:45 p.m. – meet at Carnegie Green
(July 29, 2014) Save the date for the Second Annual Crimson Classic 5K and 1.5-mile walk Friday, Sept. 12! Registration will open next month; in the meantime, join Provost Kvistad and Human Resources Director Amy King for Wellness Wednesday training runs! Beginner, intermediate and advanced groups will be led by trainers from the Coors Fitness Center. Can't make the training runs? No problem! Check out these training webinars and create your own plan.
Bike to Work Wednesdays
Wednesday, July 30, 8-9 a.m. – Carnegie Green
(July 30, 2014) Bike to work and enjoy a light breakfast and coffee brought to you by well@du and the Center for Sustainability. If your department is interested in sponsoring a breakfast please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grocery 101 – space still available for Thursday's tour!
July 31, 4-5 p.m. - Whole Foods
(July 29, 2014) Join registered dietician Holly Klamer on a tour to help you to make better choices, read labels quickly and shop more efficiently with meal planning tips and shopping lists.
New campus LGBTIQ&Ally online resource
(July 29, 2014) DU's new LGBTIQ&A Pride Portal is an easy-to-remember and one-stop spot for information on campus and community organizations, events and other useful information. With information for everyone, and grouped by University role, you're invited to take a look, suggest additional content and share this new and growing resource, just in time for the new academic year.
LGBTIQ&Ally summer social events
(July 29, 2014) All affiliates, family and friends are invited to our remaining real-world Summer Socials; join us for a potluck and movie screening on Aug. 4, or for the 2014 Equality Night with the Colorado Rapids on Aug. 20.