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January 2016

Universitywide News

DU Faculty in the news

(Jan. 26, 2016) In this week’s highlight of media stories, we feature Erica Chenoweth, professor and associate dean for research of Korbel,  Nader Hashemi , director of the Center for Middle East Studies, and Patrick Sherry, executive director of the National Center for Intermodal Transportation. More

SAC coat drive! Right around the corner

(Jan. 26, 2016) The Staff Advisory Counil will be hosting their annual coat drive from Feb. 1 through Feb. 15! There will be drop-off locations around campus accepting ALL winter items (not just coats) including gloves, hats, scarves, blankets, kid’s winter weather coats and accessories, etc. So start rummaging through your winter items for our friends at Denver Rescue Mission! If you are interested in helping SAC with this drive by posting fliers or checking drop-off boxes in your area, please email Tamra Carlson at

Kronos timekeeping system is up across all units

(Jan. 26, 2016) The Kronos electronic timekeeping system launched across all units Monday, Jan. 25. The system is being used for all biweekly paid staff, including benefited employees, student employees, college work study and other non-benefited staff employees. Kronos eliminates the use of paper-based time sheets. Access online resources and contact Shared Services with questions at and 303-871-2914.

DU Faculty in the news

(Jan. 19, 2016) This week's highlight of media stories features Deborah Avant, director of the Sie Cheou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy, Rachel Arnow-Richman, director of the Workplace Law Program at the Sturm College of Law, and Howard Markman, director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies. More

DU in the community: Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Awards luncheon

(Jan. 19, 2016) As part of DU's efforts to further engage with the Denver community, the University teamed up with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission to produce a video of the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Award recipients. The awards luncheon program and video honor people who embody Dr. King's message of peace and justice. Each year, awards are presented to individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations for their exceptional community service endeavors in honor and memory of Dr. King. View the video produced by the Marketing & Communications video production team that was shown at the awards luncheon Jan. 15.

save up to $220 with P.A.S.S. camp priority Registration

(Jan. 19, 2016)  As a faculty/staff member, you’re invited to participate in P.A.S.S. Camp’s priority registration between Jan. 18-31 and receive a special rate of $285 per P.A.S.S. Camp week! Registration fees increase to $295 per week on Feb. 1 so register now to reserve your child’s spot in this year’s best summer sports camp and save! As a faculty/staff member, you get a 10 percent discount when registering. Check out this summer’s camp information online . Not 100 percent sure of your summer schedule? P.A.S.S. Camp weekly transfers are available at no cost so you can register early and confirm your schedule later. If you have any questions regarding P.A.S.S. Camp priority registration, please contact Nick Pangio at 303-871-3908 or . Register today.

Comprehensive Student Event Planning Guide completed

(Jan. 19, 2016) The content for this website was compiled by a task force made up of student leaders and University staff with the objective of creating a comprehensive guide to event planning at DU for our students. The final product is the Student Event Planning Guide website which offers a centralized source of information on the various policies and procedures involved in event planning, a guide to campus spaces, resources, and departments, and other tips and tricks relevant to making events at the University of Denver successful for our students and their organizations. We invite our campus partners to share this resource with other staff and with our students. Feedback on the site can be sent to, Office of Student Engagement.

DU Faculty in the News

(Jan. 12, 2016) In this week’s highlight of media stories featuring DU faculty experts, we feature Professor David Kopel from Sturm College of Law, Jack Strauss, Miller Chair of Applied Economics at the Daniels College of Business and Dean Christopher Hill of the Korbel School of International Studies, whose calendar on Jan. 6 was back-to-back media interviews regarding North Korea’s proclamations of hydrogen bomb testing. More

New Kronos timekeeping system starts Jan. 25

(Jan. 12, 2016) The University is implementing the Kronos electronic timekeeping system across all units starting Jan.25. The system will be used for all biweekly paid staff, including benefited employees, student employees, college work study and other non-benefited staff employees (exempt staff will start using the system in the spring). Kronos will eliminate the use of paper-based time sheets. Supervisors are being trained on the system during January. If you want to learn more, please click here.


(Jan. 5, 2016) In case you missed it, here are a few media stories featuring DU faculty experts, including Dean Christopher Hill of the Korbel School of International Studies, Professor Sam Kamin from Sturm College of Law and Professor Lynn Schofield Clark from AHSS. More

2016 mileage reimbursement rate

(Jan. 5, 2016) The mileage reimbursement rate for a personal vehicle used for DU business is 54 cents per mile as of Jan. 1, 2016.