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June 2014

Universitywide News

Get to know the new chancellor: Chatting with Chopp video series

(June 24, 2014) In the first video in this new series, Chancellor-elect Rebecca Chopp answers questions from the University community about topics ranging from the University's mission to her family to how it feels to be the first woman chancellor of DU.

University of Denver to earn sixth DI-AAA Directors’ Cup in seven years

(June 24, 2014) The University of Denver will claim the Learfield Sports DI-AAA Directors Cup for the sixth time in seven years, finishing ahead of all non-football schools in the 2013-14 standings. More

Introducing Rebecca Chopp, the University’s 18th Chancellor

(June 17, 2014) Chancellor-elect Rebecca Chopp was introduced to the DU community during a public event on Friday. If you were unable to attend or watch the live stream, view highlights and see photographs from the public reception. On the chancellor announcement website, you may also review Dr. Chopp’s biography, her interview with the University of Denver Magazine and an overview of the search process. Stay tuned to your DU Digest throughout the summer as we continue to introduce you to our 18th chancellor!


DU Zone Card – discounts you don't want to miss!

DU Zone mobile card(June 10, 2014) Thanks to the efforts of several marketing interns this year, there are now more than 90 businesses participating in the DU Zone. You can now easily browse the DU Zone website from your mobile device using the URL






Congratulations graduates!

(June 3, 2014) Commencement ceremonies are coming up this week: Spring 2014 Graduate Commencement is Friday, June 6, at 4:30 p.m.; Spring 2014 Undergraduate Commencement follows on Saturday, June 7, at 9:30 a.m. You can read about some of this spring's graduates on DU Magazine online.

We've moved: DU Magazine online

(June 3, 2014) The University of Denver Magazine has moved to a new URL, If you have the site bookmarked in your browser you will need to update the bookmark to the new URL. Also be sure to update any links to the magazine on webpages, emails or social media to the new URL. If you have any issues with broken links on specific stories please email

Canvas now available for teaching summer and fall courses

(June 3, 2014) If you are interested in using Canvas for your summer course, the Office of Teaching and Learning is holding an open lab session to assist you with setting up your course and/or migrating content from Blackboard on Friday, June 6 from noon-4 p.m. in the OTL conference room (Anderson Academic Commons, room 345). Registration is not required, and you may drop by at any time during this period. Log in to Canvas with your DU ID and PioneerWeb password, and review the Canvas instructor tutorial and the Canvas guides. If you have any questions, or would like to schedule a one-on-one tutorial, please contact or call OTL at 303-871-2084.

Coming soon: U.S. Bank offers a new perk at work starting June 9

(June 3, 2014) Starting June 9, U.S. Bank will enhance their presence on campus. In addition to the Pioneer ID Card partnership, U.S. Bank will open a full-service bank branch conveniently located inside the Driscoll Student Center, right outside the DU Bookstore.

Branch hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

U.S. Bank offers financial products and services including checking, savings, home and personal loans and wealth management as well as one-to-one customer support and financial wellness seminars for both faculty/staff and students alike. Stay tuned for more details including exclusive DU faculty/staff discounts.

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