Post Tagged with: "worldwise"

Lamont world music series aims to expand audience’s horizons

Lamont world music series aims to expand audience’s horizons

The Lamont School of Music is expanding its horizons with a new world music concert and lecture series. The mission of the new initiative — titled “Expanding Horizons” — is to bring greater understanding and appreciation of world cultures and performing arts to DU and the Denver community through performances, […]

Mexican ambassador to U.S. draws roadmap for international cooperation

Mexican ambassador to U.S. draws roadmap for international cooperation

Arturo Sarukhan, Mexican ambassador to the United States, outlined a plan for continued partnerships by the two countries during a March 13 visit to the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies, calling for more trade, more border security and a focus on energy initiatives. Sarukhan was in […]

DU students bound for Honduras to deliver medical assistance

Thirty students in DU’s Global Medical Brigade program will travel to Honduras March 18–25 to help operate a mobile medical and dental clinic in the town of Danlí. A chapter of Global Brigades, the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization, the DU student group was founded in […]

Bridges speaker: U.S. must connect with other countries, ‘non-state actors’

Bridges speaker: U.S. must connect with other countries, ‘non-state actors’

An audience at DU’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts considered billiard balls and LEGO sets Thursday evening as Bridges to the Future featured speaker Anne-Marie Slaughter talked about changes in international relations spanning the Kennedy presidency to the modern day. The Princeton University professor of politics and international affairs […]

Former State Department official to speak at Bridges to the Future

Former State Department official to speak at Bridges to the Future

Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princeton University professor of politics and international affairs, continues DU’s Bridges to the Future lecture series on Feb. 2. The theme for this year’s series is “Undercurrents of the 2012 Election.” Slaughter’s talk will stream live at www.du.edu/bridges. Slaughter will talk about the fundamental and far-reaching changes that […]

Professor discusses political polarization with Seattle alums

Hanson’s presentation was part of DU’s lead-up to the first 2012 presidential debate, scheduled for Oct. 3 in Magness Arena at the Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness. For more debate-related events, visit DU’s 2012 Presidential Debate website. Have questions or a debate-related event you’d like to add to the […]

Speaker Edward Curtis: Today’s American Islamaphobia has roots a century deep

It all started with 9/11. Except it didn’t. Visiting lecturer Edward Curtis IV, who serves on the religious studies faculty at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, spoke at the University of Denver Jan. 25 as part of the Marsico visiting scholar program. In a lecture titled “The Black Roots of American […]

Estlow Center’s Anvil of Freedom awarded to crowdsourcing organization Ushahidi

Estlow Center’s Anvil of Freedom awarded to crowdsourcing organization Ushahidi

The DU-based Edward W. and Charlotte A. Estlow International Center for Journalism and New Media bestowed its 2012 Anvil of Freedom award on the nonprofit organization Ushahidi at a ceremony on Jan. 12 at Davis Auditorium in Sturm Hall. Around 75 people attended the award presentation, including Edward and Charlotte […]

Former CNN correspondent kicks off 2012 Public Diplomacy Series with film about Nixon’s historic China visit

Former CNN correspondent kicks off 2012 Public Diplomacy Series with film about Nixon’s historic China visit

Dubbed as the week that “changed the course of history,” former President Richard Nixon’s visit to China in February 1972 opened the door to the establishment of relations between the People’s Republic and the United States. The historic visit is chronicled in Assignment: China – The Week That Changed the […]

DU to host first presidential debate of 2012

DU to host first presidential debate of 2012

The Commission on Presidential Debates has selected the University of Denver as the host site for the first 2012 U.S. presidential debate. The debate will be held on Oct. 3 in Magness Arena at DU’s Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness. “The University of Denver is excited for […]