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We boast 26,000 liberal arts alumni. Stay connected to old friends while forging new ones by attending campus presentations, DU on the Road lectures and other special events.

Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences


Stay connected to AHSS and our network of 27,000 alumni.

Work with our office and DU’s Alumni Relations to find information about ways to stay involved on campus, upcoming events—including class reunions—and make connections to help you in your career.

Check this site to find stories about alumni who are leading international nonprofits and NGOs, representing citizens in local and national government, and working as clinical psychologists, field anthropologists, professional musicians, electronic artists, historians and more.

AHSS hosts lectures, concerts, receptions, exhibitions and more throughout the year. Check out AHSS events, or view our events calendar online.


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  • As a senior legislative assistant to Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Stuart Portman (BA '13, political science) has a front-row seat to health care legislation.
  • Kim Manajek (MA '00, anthropology and art) has been named the new director of the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center. She previously was associate director of exhibitions, art and interpretation for Denver Botanic Gardens.
  • Julie Massaro (BA '82, theatre) has joined the Automotive Service Association as executive director of ASA-Colorado.
  • Lori Schroeder (PhD '90, English) has been named provost and dean of the college at Franklin College in Indiana. She leaves Knox College where she had been an educator and administrator since 1996.
  • Cole Wist (BA '85, political science and public policy) and Crisanta Duran (BA '02, Spanish, public affairs), both members of the Colorado General Assembly, were interviewed for this story in The Denver Post , "How the 'most productive' legislative session came together in Colorado."
  • Brett Stringer (BA '01, communication) has been named principal at Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale, CO. Read the story in the Post Independent .
  • Steven Dunn (BA '14, English) is a finalist for the 2017 Colorado Book Award Literary Fiction category for his novel, Potted Meat.
  • Julia Rymer-Brucker (BFA '00, studio art) curated an exhibit entitled "Color Play," featuring work by five artists, including her own, at the Town of Danville Art Gallery in Danville, CA.
  • Linda Rockwood (BA '72, economics) was named to the Denver Business Journal's top 40 Women in Energy list.
  • Kelli Rojas (BA '13, Spanish) has been named grants manager at Rose Community Foundation. Read more in the Boulder Jewish News .
  • Advocates are starting a campaign to try to persuade colleges to maintain the Obama administration's tough policies for protecting women on campuses from sexual assault, and Jessica Davidson (BA '16, political science) is helping to lead the charge. Read the story in The New York Times .
  • Candi CdeBaca (BA '16, sociology) was interviewed for this story in The Denver Post on the controversial widening of Interstate 70 through northeast Denver.
  • Laura Giocomo (BA '08, journalism studies) and Chanda Hinton (BA '05, communication) were named to the Denver Business Journal's 40 under 40 for 2017. The program recognizes outstanding local professionals under the age of 40 for their business success and community contributions.
  • Yvette Cook (BA '82, political science and public affairs; MA '85 mass communication) leads a superstar's charitable organization, Usher's New Look (UNL), an Atlanta-based non-profit started by the multiplatinum-selling performer. Read more from the DU Newsroom.