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More Than a Campus Center: The Tivoli Student Union Serves as the Heart of CU Denver

Beer, a flood, and a shopping mall. The Tivoli has evolved over the years while its deep-rooted history continues to connect the Auraria campus to its past.

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Six Questions for Alumni in Residence: Denver City Council Member Chris Herndon MPA '13

Each month, an accomplished CU Denver alum spends time on campus connecting with students, attending events, and providing insight and career advice as part of the university’s Alumni-in-Residence Program.


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Dan Gilbert
"It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" Human beings were designed to worry, but not necessarily about the things that matter most. Our nation argues and agonizes about problems of no importance while shrugging at those that could spell our doom. Why? Professor Gilbert will explain why our brains evolved to ignore the looming disaster of climate change and will suggest some ways that we might still outsmart them.
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2023 Celebration of Success: CU Denver Business School's Largest Scholarship Fundraising Event

| 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Join the CU Denver Business School's 2023 Celebration of Success, a fundraising gala benefiting student scholarships. For over 25 years, Celebration of Success has been opening doors and lowering barriers to success for students with the support of our business community. Thousands of students have been able to reach their educational goals thanks to the support of our sponsors. As CU Denver's premier fundraising event, the gala brings in world-known speakers and has raised more than $3.5 million in student scholarship funds. This year, our goal is to raise over $250,000 to put toward helping students advance their education. Enjoy an evening with Daymond John, entrepreneur and television personality, as he takes the stage to support outstanding and deserving business school students. We are calling on community leaders like you to help make college affordability possible by sponsoring the Business School's largest and most important fundraiser of the year!
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110,000+ Alumni

Founded in 1973, CU Denver has grown to include more than 110,000 graduates.

105 Countries

CU Denver has a world-wide network of alumni across 105 countries.

67% Coloradans

67% of CU Denver alumni live in the State of Colorado.

32% of Employees

About 32% of CU Denver’s faculty and staff are also Lynx alumni.