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.
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.
After completing the Animals and Human Health and Canine-Assisted Intervention Specialist certificate programs, Lauren Kruger now works for New Ground, a New York nonprofit organization that provides intensive social work services to veterans experiencing homelessness.
Be active. Have fun. Give back! That’s the motto for the Brewery Running Series, an initiative co-founded by DU alumna Morgan Jappe (BM '08). From its humble beginnings eight years ago, the Brewery Running Series now boasts events across the nation where participants complete a 5K, followed by beers at a local brewery. A portion of the proceeds goes back to local nonprofits.
Kathryn McCauley, a second-year MA student in DU’s International and Intercultural Communication (IIC) program, is taking her passion for agriculture to South Korea as a Boren Fellow in 2020.
The Animals and Human Health certificate enhanced Lynn Belkin's understanding of all aspects of animal well-being. She feels more aware of dog stress signals, and is able to evaluate these signs effectively and respond accordingly.
DU’s Department of English and Literary Arts welcomes two new assistant professors — Lindsay Turner and R. D. Perry — whose teaching and research offer innovative approaches to literature.