Alumni in the Spotlight
Our alumni are constantly making headlines as leaders and innovators in politics, the arts, sciences and more. Check out how your fellow Pioneers work to create positive change and stay up on the latest news from the University.
When Maram Abdelhamid graduated from DU in 2001, she had no idea her life was about to change. After 9/11, Abdelhamid founded Liberty and Access for All in response to race, gender and class prejudices that impact economic opportunities for tomorrow’s leaders.
Jennifer Dietrich uses the comprehensive knowledge and experiences she gained in the Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner Certificate in her work as a school counselor and in private practice.
Krista Beckman, a library assistant at the Bonfils-Stanton Music Library, is working to ensure Lamont students have meaningful avenues for career development and can connect with others to help realize their professional aspirations.
In a course on the experience of Mexican immigrants, DU students traveled to the border to gain a firsthand look into the issues that surround migration. In collaboration with BorderLinks, the students spoke with current immigrants on their struggles being separated from their family.
Who are we? What is our purpose? What is our relationship to other living beings? Jason Jeffries offers non-conventional discussions through his classes and research into the questions of what it means to be human in our contemporary lives. Whether you consider yourself secular or religious, Jeffries wants to encourage everyone to critically think about the world and religion.