“Conversations with Chopp”
(Sept. 16, 2014) As Chancellor Chopp mentioned in her first-day welcome email earlier this month, she is beginning a listening tour around campus. There are several options to provide your thoughts in the coming weeks, including several in-person “Conversations with Chopp” sessions.
Updated downloadable PDF maps now available
(Sept. 16, 2014) The campus maps have been updated; download PDF maps for your print needs.
DU Here & Now
(Sept. 16, 2014) Explore the University of Denver through the eyes of our students, alumni, faculty and staff on DU Here & Now. DU Here & Now is a new project that captures the stories and experiences of the campus in one unique moment that will provide future generations a window into what it means to be a Pioneer here and now. Explore the DUHN blog and other interactive features celebrating our sesquicentennial at www.du.edu/DUHN, and join the conversation at #duhn.
Did you know: DU Portfolio
(Sept. 16, 2014) The DU Portfolio system is a Web-based application that supports the academic community with a searchable database of electronic portfolios for students, faculty, staff and alumni, and communities. The Office of Teaching and Learning encourages faculty and staff to log in and create or update their personal portfolios at the beginning of this new academic year – and to make students aware of this unique resource!
Academic and Administrative Units
OU Campus Web editing workshop
Friday, Sept. 19, 1-2:30 p.m. – Sturm Hall room 353
(Sept. 16, 2014) UTS is offering this workshop for new Web editors and for anyone needing a refresher on how to use OU Campus, DU's primary Web editing platform. Click here to log in to PioneerWeb and register.
Ricketson Law Building makes best law building honor roll
(Sept. 16, 2014) Prelaw magazine announced that 55 law schools will receive honors for best law school facilities in its fall issue, including the University of Denver’s Ricketson Law Building.
Campus Safety Month: classes and trainings available to faculty and staff
(Sept. 16, 2014) September is Campus Safety Month, and we’d like to tell you about a number of classes available, free of charge, to DU faculty and staff members: Intro to self-defense, R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) for women, and R.A.D. (Resisting Aggression with Defense) for men.
Retirement party for Phil Tripp
Friday, Sept. 26, 2-4 p.m. – Joy Burns Center atrium
(Sept. 16, 2014) Please join us to celebrate the retirement of Phil Tripp, senior software specialist, UTS, after 29 years of dedicated service to DU!
Lynn Gangone to be honored at “Aspire to Inspire” luncheon
Friday, Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Fritz Knoebel Event Center
(Sept. 16, 2014) The “Aspire to Inspire” luncheon supports Project Aspire in helping provide scholarships to women seeking to complete their degrees. Proceeds will go towards Colorado Women’s College student scholarships.
Second Annual Crimson Classic a huge success!
(Sept. 16. 2014) Thank you to all of the participants and volunteers for making the Second Annual Crimson Classic a great success! Check out the photos of more than 500 DU faculty, staff, students and alumni involved in this healthy, community-building event. All finishers were automatically entered into a raffle to win 1 of 60 Fitbit One activity trackers – winners will be notified this week.
Bike to Work & Class Wednesdays – This week’s breakfast sponsored by the Greek Council
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 8-9 a.m. – Carnegie Green
(Sept. 16. 2014) Bike to work or class (or use an alternative method of sustainable transportation) and enjoy a light breakfast and coffee. Thank you Greek Council for supporting this sustainable, healthy initiative! If your department is interested in sponsoring a breakfast please contact email@example.com.
Inside money: Managing income and debt
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 9-10 a.m. – Renaissance Room, Mary Reed Building
(Sept. 16. 2014) Everyone talks about a budget, but how many of us actually make one? Most people have some debt, but how many understand its effects on their lives and their futures? Let us show you the real impact of budgeting and debt – and how to help make your money work.
On-campus Volunteer Opportunities
Graduate School Fair
Thursday, Oct. 2, 5-7:30 p.m. – Anderson Academic Commons
(Sept. 16, 2014) The Graduate School Fair is an open house gathering with breakout sessions to provide detailed answers to commonly asked questions and give in-depth information about specific graduate programs at DU. Volunteers are needed to help introduce prospective graduate students to our campus and community. Please email Danny Sorenson at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.