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Alumni, join the Pioneer Network!

As the University of Denver observes its Sesquicentennial in 2014, we invite our alumni to join the Pioneer Network (http://sqc.staging.wpengine.com/pioneer-network/) and use the power of LinkedIn to connect with your classmates and other DU alumni around the world. We also invite you to attend the many Sesquicentennial events (http://sqc.staging.wpengine.com/events-listing/) that DU ...

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Hasan Hasanović’s personal account “Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide”

“Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide” a first-person account by: Hasan Hasanović January 29, 2014 Graduate School of Social Work Craig Hall Community Room University of Denver The world is full of many amazing individuals who have seen, heard, and felt loss, tragedy, and oppression. Many things in this world we wish would never continue and we hope don’t ...

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Pow! Pow! Pow!

One of biggest influences in my decision to choose GSSW derived not only from the exceptional program and the opportunities to work within such a diverse community as Denver, but also the opportunities that abound in the lush Rocky Mountains. I’ve been an avid snowboarder for the past ten years, ...

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29th Annual Marade

This past Monday, Americans all over the country commemorated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, community service activities, rallies, and marches. The citizens of Denver were certainly no exception as the city hosted its 29th Annual “Marade,” the largest gathering in the nation to honor the influence ...

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Day Trips from Denver

Sometimes when I am stressed with school, work, and internship it is helpful to take a day trip to appreciate the awesome things that this location has to offer.  Here are some suggestions to get you started.   1) Garden of the Gods It is only about an hour away and it is ...

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Public Transit in Denver

My old minivan, after years of valiant service, was taken out by a famous (yes, famous) Denver dip. I’ll admit, at first, I was thrown into panic at thought of getting to internship, school, work, and fun outings without old faithful. The flames of this fear were fanned by the ...

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Sesquicentennial Event: Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide.

The first time that I walked through the Genocide Memorial Cemetery in Srebrenica-Potočari, Bosnia, I was struck by how peaceful it felt.  The surrounding hills were beautiful, wild flowers were everywhere and the sky was impossibly blue. Rows of thousands of white tombstones, however, made me quickly realize that what ...

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Reminder: Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide on January 29, 2014

The Graduate School of Social Work in partnership with the University of Denver is pleased to announce Mr. Hasan Hasanović to the Graduate School of Social Work for this unique visit. 2014 marks the University of Denver’s Sesquicentennial and “Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide” a first-person account is one of many events ...

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2014 is here! Is your application in?

Happy 2014 from GSSW Office of Admission & Financial Aid! 2014 is going to be a great year for GSSW! For more information on why 2014 is going to be a great year (at least from a historical perspective) visit: http://wp.me/p1bIUQ-p2. With the New Year our admission staff are back to work ...

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DU celebrates its Sesquicentennial (150 years)

The University of Denver will celebrate its Sesquicentennial (150 Years) as a university in 2014. Below is a picture of campus as it would have looked in 1864. Photo courtesy of: http://blogs.du.edu/magazine/files/2013/11/OldCampus-2c892s3.jpg Below is what campus looks like today (2014): Photo courtesy of: http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg112/MobyLL/DU/UniversityHall2.jpg Both photos are of University Hall which was is currently the oldest ...

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