This academic year, a number of students at CU Denver are giving more thought to the effects of their choices and activities on the world around them as they practice a day of ahimsa, or non-violence. The exercise is part of their study of the Jain religion in classes taught by Dr. Steven Vose, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' inaugural Bhagwan Suparshvanatha Endowed Professor in Jain Studies.
$168,869 was awarded to a pilot scholarship program through the Dana Crawford Preservation Program in the University of Colorado Denver, “Colorado has a unique opportunity, because of the State Historical Fund, to build a program that could be the first in the country to begin to address this need,” said Steve Turner, assistant professor and director of historic preservation and classical studies at the university.
With support from Apple, CU Denver will launch new educational offerings, teacher professional learning with partners in St. Vrain Valley Schools, Aurora Public Schools and Jefferson County Schools to grow a diverse tech-talent pipeline.
Chancellor Michelle Marks announced the official naming of the Dana Crawford Preservation Program, CU Denver’s academic program in historic preservation within the College of Architecture and Planning. The naming was made possible by a generous circle of CU Denver donors.
CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) is continuously innovating and expanding its programs to better support diverse students and the communities they serve. Here are just a few examples of how SEHD is collaborating with partners across Colorado and the country to meet learners where they are and make CU Denver the University for Life.
College of Architecture and Planning students are constructing sustainable shelter for scientists at the Cape Shirreff field camp in Antartica as part of a two-year design-build program through the Colorado Building Workshop graduate certificate program.
The new Building the Future Scholarship Fund, created by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, will invest $1.2 million in colleges across Colorado, including two new $5,000 annual scholarships at the College of Architecture and Planning.