Organizers of TEDxDU — an independently organized event licensed by TED, which stands for “Technology, Entertainment and Design” with the theme of “radical collaboration” — have released the full slate of speakers for the May 13 event. “Using a bold mix of humor, science, technology, music and more, the TEDxDU [...]
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Imagine cells that can tell a story, words that bite and blinding flashes of light to power the world and fuel positive change. With a theme of “radical collaboration,” the University of Denver’s TEDxDU event will showcase this mash-up of unlikely ideas, inspiration and research.
Two University of Denver students and a recent graduate shared stories of following their passions and personal journeys on April 14 at TEDxDUSalon, a student-organized event devoted to “ideas worth spreading.” Julie Markham (BSBA ’10), founder of Greenlighted, a company that raises money for nonprofits by offering deals from socially [...]
Registration for DU’s second TEDxDU event will open April 5. TEDxDU features more than 15 speakers in a fast-paced afternoon of ideas, inspiration, and performance themed around the idea of radical collaboration. Speakers include former Ambassador Christopher Hill, TED speaker and animal welfare activist Temple Grandin, collaborative musician John Common [...]
In keeping with the theme of “radical collaboration,” the University of Denver is offering three ways to watch and engage in its upcoming TEDxDU and TEDxDU Active event on Friday, May 13.
The “brand guru” of a popular burrito chain told about 150 people — mostly University of Denver students gathered at the Daniels College of Business — not to wait to find their true passion. “You’re not a 45-year-old man with a bunch of responsibilities; take advantage of the opportunity now. [...]
When mothers with HIV/AIDS asked Karambu Ringera (PhD human communication studies ’07) for help to send their children — who would soon be orphans — to school, she didn’t just listen. She made a plan, rallied friends, raised funds and has since sent nearly 1,000 children to school in her [...]
William Espey delivered an impassioned talk at TEDxDU 2010 in May, encouraging members of society to get off their asymptotes. Now the energetic Chipotle “brand guru” is bringing his asymptotes back to DU for TEDxDU Xpress. Espey will join a diverse cast of other speakers at the next TEDxDU Xpress event, [...]
Joe Monteith says the lowest and highest points in his life both involve entering institutions. The lowest was the day he stepped foot in the U.S. federal prison in Fremont County, Colo., also known as the Alcatraz of the Rockies. The highest point was the day he learned he was [...]
A University of Denver professor spent much of 2010 helping prepare a bill Colorado lawmakers are now considering that addresses concussions among school-aged athletes. Kim Gorgens, a clinical assistant professor with the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology, worked with physicians, nurses, school officials and leaders of several [...]