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.
The Equine-Assisted Mental Health Practitioner certificate helped equine-assisted practitioner Natalie Norrell achieve competency in understanding equine behavior, and learn the equitation science approach to working with the horses.
The Humane Education & Interventions for Early Learners certificate helped Xuan Gu develop critical thinking and teaching skills, as well as a compassionate approach to the delivery of humane education.
After completing IHACs Animals and Human Health (AHH) certificate, María Belén Ibáñez Justiniano established EQOVOLARE, Bolivia's first officially registered animal-assisted therapy center.
“Who discovered America first — Christopher Columbus or Leif Erickson?” This seventh-grade essay assignment first prompted Angela Parker, new faculty in DU’s Department of History, to invest in history as a school subject. In response, Parker wrote an essay that centralized Native American experience and served as a reminder of history’s many narratives.