Creating connections, building community

Throughout the year, C + V hosts events, speakers, webinars, and discussions and carries out various initiatives to create connections and build a sense of belonging at the University of Denver. C + V is working to create programs and events that help our community feel connected and supported. 

If you have an event idea, we would love to hear it! Please email CommunityPlusValues@du.edu to connect with us.

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Co-Hosted Event: We also Believe in Laughter - A Winter Interfaith Series: Conversation for Peace Student Interfaith Dinner + Dialogue

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Presented by DU Inclusion & Equity Education and Hillel of Colorado, with a growing list of cosponsors, including the Center for Judaic Studies; Community + Values Initiative; the division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and more. This two-event campus series invites students, the DU campus, and broader communities to connect around joy, belief, reflection and sharing.

Conversation for Peace Student Interfaith Dinner + Dialogue

A student interfaith dinner + dialogue. Advance registration required.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm MST at Davis Auditorium

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Co-Hosted Event: We also Believe in Laughter - A Winter Interfaith Series: Comedy for Peace

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Presented by DU Inclusion & Equity Education and Hillel of Colorado, with a growing list of cosponsors, including the Center for Judaic Studies; Community + Values Initiative; the division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and more. This two-event campus series invites students, the DU campus, and broader communities to connect around joy, belief, reflection and sharing.

Comedy for Peace

FREE performance by professional multi-faith comedy troupe (comedy4peace.com). Open to public, but seating is limited.

6:30 pm MST at Davis Auditorium

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Special Pop-Up Community Wellness Hour in Partnership with the Business & Financial Affairs DEI Committee

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C+V and the Business & Financial Affairs Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee are partnering up for a special C+V Pop-Up Wellness Hour on January, 25, 2023 from 12 – 1:30 pm! We invite you to join the BFA DEI and C+V team members at the Mary Reed Building to engage in fun and meaningful conversation on how we can increase community here at DU and to learn about the BFA DEI team. 

Food and beverages will be available from Banh Mi Station, a restaurant in the DU neighborhood that serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine. We will have banh mi sandwiches, Thai iced tea, and Vietnamese iced coffee!
 
Stop by to grab lunch and have some fun conversation with other community members!

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm MST | Mary Reed Building, 2nd Floor Renaissance Room

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C+V Fraternity & Sorority Life Leadership Dinner: Connecting & Community

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Are you a member of a fraternity or sorority at DU? Join us!

Community + Values, in partnership with Fraternity & Sorority Life, is thrilled to bring together FSL leaders across DU for a leadership dinner. Leaders of FSL will get the opportunity to share their stories and experiences over dinner. Through open and honest conversation, attendees will then engage in important conversations about what they want their community to look like in FSL and at DU. Join others in FSL to connect, dialogue, and imagine together.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Burwell Career Achievement Center, Room 340

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2023 Winter Quarter C+V, Office of the Provost, & 4D Community Wellness Hours

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Come have a snack or drink on us every Tuesday and Thursday and chat with fellow community members!

Additional details: New this quarter! We will ask all community members to check in by scanning their DU ID cards at our Wellness Hours. 


When: Every Tuesday, 12pm - 2pm between Jan. 17th and March 14th
Where: First floor of the Community Commons, across from the Global Kitchen by the community chalk boards


When: Every Thursday, 9 am - 11 am between Jan. 12th and March 16th
Where: Joy Burns Center

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Past Event: C+ V Symposium: Block by Block: The Basics & Beyond of Blockchain

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Blockchain. Cryptocurrency. Bitcoin. NFTs. Are you curious about what these terms mean? Want to learn more about these buzzwords being used around the world? Join us November 10, 2022 for a Community + Values Symposium Series on Blockchain! Join us as we discuss the basics of Blockchain, how it works, and the opportunities it presents to transform organizations and create value.

Thursday Nov. 10, 2022 | 2:30 - 5:00 pm MST | Burwell Career Achievement Center

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Past Event: Special Pop-Up Community Wellness Hour in Partnership with the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science

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C+V and the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science are partnering up for a special C+V Wellness Hour, Pop-Up edition on Nov. 9th! We invite you to join our Wellness Hour at the Engineering and Computer Science Building to meet C+V team members, learn about the ongoing projects and labs in RSECS, and engage in meaningful dialogue on how we can increase community here at DU. There will be food provided by Maria Empanadas! Stop by to grab a bite to eat, enjoy some cool artwork and engage with other community members!

11:30 am - 1:30 pm MST | Engineering and Computer Science Building, 2nd floor lobby

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Past Event: C+ V Community Leadership Conversation with Dean Knight-Manuel and Dean Wilson

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In C+V’s most recent Community Leadership Conversation, Provost Mary Clark moderated a conversation with Dr. Michelle Knight-Manuel, Dean of the Morgridge College of Education, and Dr. Torrey Wilson, Dean of the Graduate School of Professional Psychology. They shared their passions, their journey to the University of Denver, and what makes them who they are.

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Past Event: Special Pop-Up Community Wellness Hour in Partnership with the School of Art and Art History

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C+V and the School of Art and Art History are partnering up for the first C+V Pop-Up Wellness Hour of the academic year on Nov. 2nd! We invite you to join our Wellness Hour at the Shwayder Art Building to meet C+V team members, explore the Vicki Myhren Gallery (featuring Indigenous feminist art), and engage in meaningful dialogue on how we can increase community here at DU. There will be food provided by Maria Empanadas. Stop by to grab a bite to eat, enjoy some cool artwork and engage with other community members!

11:30 am - 1:30 pm MST | Shwayder Art Building

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Past Event: C+V Community Talk: Cheering on the Home Team: Getting to know DU Athletics

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The Fall season has officially begun, and the Ritchie Center is alive with the DU spirit as athletes and fans don their crimson and gold! With Homecoming around the corner, we invite you to join C+V and our amazing panelists in celebrating the past, present, and future of athletics at the University of Denver. Learn more about the vision for Athletics at DU and how you can support DU student-athletes and teams! 

 

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Past Event: 2022 Fall Quarter C+V, Office of the Provost, & 4D Community Wellness Hours

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With our return back to campus, we want to celebrate being in community together again. Come have a snack or drink on us every Tuesday and Thursday and chat with fellow community members!


When: Every Tuesday, 12pm - 2pm between Sept. 20th and Nov. 15th
Where: First floor atrium of the new Community Commons, by the central desk


When: Every Thursday, 9 am - 11 am between Sept. 22nd and Nov. 17th
Where: Joy Burns Center

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Meet our 2022 - 2023 C+V Graduate Fellows

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Meet the 2022-2023 C+V Graduate Fellows! Learn more about their experiences and how they'll be co-leading the work of C+V.

  • Marji Karish
  • Kadijha Kuanda
  • Lindsey Mandolini
  • Vanessa McWhirt
  • Kim-Chi Pham