From: The GRAD Hub
Date: November 9, 2023
Subject: The GRAD Week 9

The Grad

Fall | Week 9

Design Your DU Grad Experience: Session 2: PERMA & Energy

Thursday, November 9 (11 am - 12:30 pm) | CCOM 2600 Grad students! Looking to learn about ways to sustain energy & invest in your well-being? Attend the Designing the Grad Experience Workshop Session: PERMA & Energy on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 11-12:30 pm in CCOM 2600 where you can explore and apply models for well-being and map how you can best use your energy to make positive, incremental changes in school and in your life! A 4D Experience by Design Program. More info  


What are you grateful for? Join the Office of Student Engagement on a GRA-TOT-TUDE Potato Cart. Find us at one of these locations; Campus Green, Along Race Street, Outside Library and by the pond, outside Enginering building on Tuesday, November 14 from 11:00am - 2pm. There will be free delicious, mashed potatos with a variety of toppings and pies. Let us celebrate with you what you are grateful for! 

happening this week & next


Thursday, November 9
Start End   Event         Location
9:00am 11:00am C+V Fall Coffee Hours on Thursdays! Beans Coffee inside of the Joy Burns Center
2:00pm 4:00pm Grad Cafe Private Location (register to display)
4:00pm 6:00pm Beans After Dark Private Location (sign in to display)
5:00pm 7:00pm First-Gen Week: Block Party Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 8:00pm Diwali Private Location (sign in to display)
Friday, November 10
12:00pm 1:00pm Trans Lunch Private Location (sign in to display)
3:00pm 4:00pm Graduate Student Recovery Meetings Private Location (register to display)
Monday, November 13
6:00pm 7:00pm All Recovery Pathways Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 7:00pm All Recovery Pathways Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Wednesday, November 15
4:00pm 6:00pm Beans After Dark Private Location (sign in to display)
4:00pm 6:00pm DU Guerilla Craft Society Private Location (sign in to display)
4:00pm 6:00pm DU Guerilla Craft Society Private Location (sign in to display)

Braver Angels Debate

November 14th, 6 p.m. |  Save the Date! On November 14th at 6 p.m., DU will be holding the Braver Angels Debate. We are allowing the DU community to vote on what topic they want to discuss, so if you are interested in participating, please scan the QR code and let us know what interests you most! If you have any questions about this event, please reach out to  

ArtistiCO presents Fiestas Navideñas

Wednesday, Dec. 6 & Thursday, Dec. 7 (7:30pm-9:30pm) | Newman Center for the Performing Arts Kick off the holidays with a feast for the senses! Join Denver’s Latinx dance ensemble ArtistiCO on a tour of Christmas celebrations throughout the country of Mexico. The dances performed will feature original choreography based on traditional dances from the Mexican dance masters. Students, use promo code DUST and purchase $15 tickets at More info  

Diwali Festival of Lights

November 12 | According to the ancient calendar, Diwali, the "Festival of Lights," is celebrated on Amavasya, the 15th day of the month of Kartik. In 2023, this joyous occasion falls on Sunday, November 12th. It's the most significant festival in India, celebrated with the illumination of homes using lamps, candles and more, creating a mesmerizing display of light and color. Families come together for feasts, gift exchanges, and sweet treats. Diwali represents the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil, making it a spiritually meaningful and magical celebration.

DU at home: home athletics events this week


Thursday, November 9
Start End   Event         Location
7:00pm 9:00pm DU Men's Basketball vs. Cal Poly Private Location (sign in to display)
Tuesday, November 14
6:00pm 8:00pm DU Women's Basketball vs. Wyoming Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 8:00pm DU Women's Volleyball vs. Oral Roberts Private Location (sign in to display)
Other News & Updates from Around Campus

Learn a Language!

| Center for World Languages & Cultures, Sturm Hall Room 391H Do you need better language skills for your research? Is there a language you’ve just always wanted to learn? The Center for World Languages & Cultures' non-credit courses are open to graduate students. Some courses are offered online and others in person. Some courses are customizable with a one-on-one format. Current courses planned for Winter Quarter 2024 include: ASL, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, Farsi, French, German, modern Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish. Don’t see your language on our list? Let us know! If we can find you a language partner, we can create a course just for you. Email for more information. More info  

Native American Heritage Month

November is a time to honor and celebrate Native American Heritage Month, a dedicated period to recognize and appreciate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and contributions of Indigenous peoples in the United States. Throughout this month, we pay tribute to the history, wisdom, and enduring heritage of Native American communities, fostering greater awareness and understanding of their profound impact on the nation's history and ongoing cultural tapestry. It's a time for reflection, learning, and acknowledging the profound legacy of Indigenous peoples that continues to shape our society.

Veterans Day

November 11 | 

Veterans Day is a time-honored occasion in the United States, dedicated to acknowledging and honoring the dedication of military personnel. Parades, ceremonies, and community events pay tribute to the men and women who have courageously served their nation. It's a day to reflect on their sacrifices, hear their stories, and express gratitude for their unwavering commitment to protecting our freedoms.

Trans Awareness Week

Nov. 13-19 |  Trans Awareness Week is a vital period for education, advocacy, and support for transgender individuals. Communities come together to raise awareness about the challenges faced by transgender people and to celebrate their resilience, identity, and contributions.

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