Pioneer Awards Ceremony – May 15, 5-7:30 p.m.
Each year, remarkable members of the University of Denver's student body, faculty and staff make significant contributions to our campus community. The Office of Student Activities recognizes these individuals and organizations at the Annual Pioneer Awards Ceremony that takes place at the end of each academic year; everyone is invited to attend! The 2013 Awards Ceremony will be held in the Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for Performing Arts.
Meet the publisher of the Denver Business Journal – May 17, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Join Scott Bemis, president and publisher of the Denver Business Journal, for a lively breakfast discussion on how the DBJ can help you seize opportunities during these turbulent times. Dean Greg Anderson will speak on behalf DU and Morgridge College of Education.
Volunteering with the Metro CareRing – May 17, 9 a.m. – noon
Spend a morning doing good for those less fortunate. Metro CareRing is one of Denver's largest food pantries, but it does more than simply operate as a pantry. Join in and learn all that they do! Email Gary Brower if you would like to participate.
Find your "new" bike at DU's abandoned bicycle sale on May 18. The bidding begins at 1 p.m. in the Evans Parking Garage. You'll find mountain bikes, road bikes, kid's bikes and cruisers galore! All bikes are sold as-is, cash only.
Come to one of the pre-auction viewings to stake out your bids: May 17 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and May 18 from noon-1 p.m. Proceeds benefit the DU Bicycle Program. For more information call 303-871-3019.
Third Annual "New Beginnings" Powwow – May 19, 1-6 p.m.
In Native American communities, a powwow is a social gathering, a time when dance and music honor the resilient cultural history of Native American people and tradition. A powwow encompasses a variety of educational experiences including history and art. During the powwow, a brief history and information of each performance will be presented. This vibrant display of American Indian culture is offered free and open to the public on the Driscoll Green.
Book Discussion: Help, Thanks, Wow – May 21, noon
Readers of all ages have followed and cherished Anne Lamott's funny and perceptive writing about her own faith through decades of trial and error. And in her new book, Help, Thanks, Wow, she has coalesced everything she knows about prayer to these fundamentals.
The Dream is Now is a documentary that follows four undocumented youth in America and focuses on the personal stories of dreamers and their families. It calls for common sense reform that gives all undocumented immigrants the chance to earn their citizenship and contribute fully to society.
Please join the Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity as they host the first Denver screening of The Dream is Now on campus.
If you are interested in federal comprehensive immigration reform, if you want to learn more about it, or if this systemic issue has affected you and your loved ones-- come share your story. The film screening will take place on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. in Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall. A panel discussion will follow. This event is expected to sell out; please reserve your free tickets here in advance.
The DU Programming Board and the Ritchie Center staff are hosting this incredible on-campus event featuring live music, an outdoor beer garden and family activities!
The main concert in Magness Arena features The Head and the Heart and Mayer Hawthorne, with Thao and the Get Down Stay Down as an opening act. Doors open at 5 p.m., concert starts at 6 p.m. Tickets for DU faculty, staff and your families are only $29.95 (all seats are general admission).
Three local bands will precede the main event, including DU student group Vetta Star, playing outside of the Gates Fieldhouse from 4-6 p.m. This concert is completely free! Food, beverages and other activities will round out the fun, so bring your families to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend!
More information and directions for purchasing tickets are available online.
CUTTING-EDGE ARTISTS TAKE CENTER STAGE AT NEWMAN CENTER IN 2013–14
The 2013–14 Newman Center Presents series is a great mix of old and new — with an emphasis on the new.
SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKER EVENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF DENVER SPEAKER SERIES WEBPAGE
(March 5, 2013) Have you visited the new Speaker Series events webpage? To submit an event, fill out the form here. To be eligible for posting on the Speaker Series page, your event must be open to the public, include a lecture, presentation, or panel discussion by experts in a particular field, and be focused around an educational/academic topic (not a purely social or networking event).
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