Celebrate 1864 Week: Connect with DU notables, step back in time and enjoy refreshments!
(March 4, 2014) During 1864 Week, there's something for everyone to enjoy—see the full lineup of events here.
1864 Service Challenge and Sesquicentennial In-Service Program
(March 4, 2014) The 1864 Service Challenge is an important expression of our University's commitment to the public good. As DU community members, we are challenging each other to achieve a combined 186,400 hours of community service by the end of 2014. Visit du.edu/1864challenge to learn more and log your hours (you may log any service hours dating back to Jan. 1, 2014).
The new Sesquicentennial In-Service Program allows you to utilize one day, with pay, to volunteer on a community or University service project. Learn more.
"Tradition and Legacy" exhibit expands
(March 4, 2014) The University of Denver attracts high-achieving students from countries on every continent except Antarctica. You can learn more about this and other University facts and stories at three new installations in the Tradition and Legacy exhibit on display throughout 2014 at the Anderson Academic Commons.
Academic and Administrative Units
Last chance to save and see your Denver Pioneers sports teams!
(March 4, 2014) Take advantage of this final end-of-season offer exclusive to DU faculty and staff:
- March 7*-8 – Men's hockey vs. Miami, $12 tickets (normally $29)
Purchase tickets using promo code DUFACSTAFF.
*The March 7 game is part of the 1864 Week celebrations.
Do you know a student for the HealthY Peer Empowerment Internship Program?
(Mach 4, 2014) The Health and Counseling Center is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 HealthY Peer Empowerment (HYPE) Internship Program. HYPE interns are a select group of student leaders who promote the health of the DU campus community. If you know of a student who would be interested in this program, please direct them to the application.
Luc Beaudoin discusses DU's internationalization efforts
(March 4, 2014) As the University's associate provost for internationalization, Luc Beaudoin oversees the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), the English Language Center (ELC) and the Office of International Education, which administers study abroad programs. Beaudoin sat down with the University of Denver Magazine to discuss DU's internationalization efforts.
Participate in the Wellness Incentive Program to earn the 2014-2015 health care premium discount
(March 4, 2014) At DU, we believe that an individual's health is their greatest asset. To support you and your family in caring for your greatest asset, we offer a significant premium credit for individuals who complete the Wellness Incentive Program. If you (and your covered spouse/partner) complete the program by May 15, 2014, you will receive a significant premium credit for the plan year beginning July 1, 2014. If your spouse/partner is covered on the DU Kaiser Permanente plan, you both must complete the Total Health Assessment (online) and biometric screening to receive the incentive.
Eat well@du healthy recipes of the week!
(March 4, 2014) This week's entrée: North African Chicken Curry.
March 4, 11 or 18, 4-5 p.m. – select grocery stores
(March 4, 2014) There are still a few slots open for today's tour of King Soopers; sign up now! Registered Dietician Holly Klamer will lead you on a tour of your favorite grocery store and help you to make better choices, read labels quickly and shop more efficiently with meal planning tips and shopping lists
Reminder: please take the sustainability survey
(March 4, 2014) Whether you practice sustainability measures daily or don't know much about sustainability, we want to hear from you! Tell us what you think about sustainability at DU by taking this 10-minute survey.
How Tuesday: How to save money, eat healthier and reduce household waste
Tuesday, March 11, noon-1 p.m. – Anderson Academic Commons room 182
(March 4, 2014) Did you know the average U.S. household throws away over $1,000 worth of food each year? Or that 40 percent of all food produced in the U.S. goes to waste? Learn how you can get involved in a pilot study designed to give you the tools (and some swag) to measurably reduce your household food waste. Get tips on meal planning, shopping and timing of when to use your produce.