From: Pulse Newsletter
Date: March 29, 2023
Subject: The Pulse | Spring 2023 | Week 1

The Pulse: Weekly News & Happenings at DU
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March 22 – April 21 | Ramadan

For Muslims, the month of Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, prayer, and introspection. Fasting is one of the five main pillars of Islam and is the practice of self-restraint. During this holy month, Muslims observing Ramadan fast from sunrise to sunset and break their daily fast with family and prayer during the shared meal of iftar. The final ten days of Ramadan leading up to Eid al-Fitr, the celebration of the end of Ramadan, are especially holy. To all Muslims observing the holiday this month, Ramadan Mubarak and may this Ramadan be filled with forgiveness and faithful intention. 


Event Highlights This Week
Trans Day of Visibility - Trans Flag

March 31 | International Transgender Day of Visibility

Every year on March 31, DU honors International Transgender Day of Visibility.
This is a time to celebrate transgender and non-binary people around the globe and in our community and acknowledge the courage it takes to live openly and authentically. Today is a day of learning, and we encourage all to take this day to learn more about the lives and experiences of transgender and non-binary individuals 

Today: Wednesday, March 29
Start End   Event         Location
4:00pm 6:00pm Beans After Dark Private Location (sign in to display)
4:30pm 6:00pm Denver Dialogues Watch Party  SIE 1020
6:00pm 7:00pm Denver Dialogues Student Facilitated Deliberation SIE 1020
6:00pm 7:00pm Corps of Discovery Meeting Private Location (register to display)
8:00pm 2:00am 97.3 KBCO Groove Show Presents Dogs In A Pile with BKellz on Wednesday, March 29 – EDM THEME NIGHT Lost Lake Lounge
Tomorrow: Thursday, March 30
9:00am 11:00am Community + Values: Free Coffee Private Location (sign in to display)
12:00pm 2:00pm Theta Chi Cookies for the USO Private Location (sign in to display)
4:00pm 6:00pm Beans After Dark Private Location (sign in to display)
4:00pm 5:00pm U.S. Student Fulbright Awards Info Sessions Zoom
7:00pm 10:00pm Voting and Megamind Private Location (sign in to display)
7:30pm 9:30pm National Geographic Live featuring Alicia Odewale Newman Center for the Performing Arts
7:30pm 9:30pm Michelle DeYoung Newman Center for the Performing Arts
8:00pm 11:30pm Drown Your Boots with Lonely Choir and Seth Slay Globe Hall
Friday, March 31
6:00pm 8:00pm Spring Quarter Kick Off Shabbat! Private Location (sign in to display)
7:00pm 10:00pm Board Game Club Weekly Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
Saturday, April 1
6:00pm 10:00pm Week 1 - Voting and When Marnie Was There Private Location (sign in to display)
Sunday, April 2
2:00pm 4:00pm Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti and Argus Quartet Newman Center for the Performing Arts
6:00pm 7:00pm Sunday Catholic Mass Evans Chapel
Monday, April 3
6:00pm 8:30pm DUPB Presents: Plant Party 2.0 Community Commons Grand Forum
7:00pm 8:00pm Quackmire Meeting Online Event
7:30pm 9:30pm Faculty Artists Recital Series: Alice Yoo & Friends Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Hamilton Hall
Tuesday, April 4
11:00am 3:00pm Wear Teal Day for Sexual Assault Awareness Month Private Location (sign in to display)
12:00pm 1:00pm Study Abroad Next Step Session Community Commons 2600
2:00pm 4:00pm Microaggression Intervention (RSO Harm Reduction) Private Location (register to display)
2:30pm 3:30pm Pepper Spray Defense Campus Safety Training Room 005
4:30pm 6:00pm Rainbow Rendezvous Private Location (sign in to display)
5:00pm 6:00pm Disc Golf DU Weekly Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
5:00pm 6:00pm Grow Into Spring! Private Location (sign in to display)
5:30pm   Explore the Metaverse With Voices of Experience Cable Center
6:00pm 7:00pm Art Club Meeting Private Location (sign in to display)
6:00pm 7:30pm Bartending School RSO Workshop for DU Grilling Society Private Location (sign in to display)
Cesar Chavez Day

March 31 | César Chavez DayÔÇ»
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Friday March 31st marks the birthday of the transformative Mexican-American labor leader and activist, César Chavez. César Chavez Day was established to commemorate the strides Chavez brought in labor rights, specifically for underrepresented agricultural workers in the US through the founding of the National Farmer’s Work Association. Today, we celebrate his lifework and the contributions he made. 

DU at home: home athletics events this week
Women's Gymnastics - NCAA Regionals Round 1 | Thursday, March 29 | 2PM
Women's Gymnastics - NCAA Regionals Round 2 | Friday, March 31 | 7PM
Women's Gymnastics - NCAA Regionals Round 2 | Friday, March 31 | 2PM
Women's Lacrosse vs. Villanova | Saturday, April 1 | 1PM
Women's Tennis vs. Kansas City | Saturday, April 1 | 1:30PM
Women's Tennis vs. South Dakota | Sunday, April 2 | 9:30AM
Men's Tennis vs. Drake | Sunday, April 2 | 12:30PM
Women's Gymnastics - NCAA Regionals Finals | Sunday, April 2 | 5PM
Engagement Opportunities Coming Up
Spark 2023

Spark 2023: Reflecting Upon and Championing Free Expression and Academic Freedom

April 5, 2023

As members of different societal and identity communities, each one of us holds personal values and beliefs that inform our interactions. The University of Denver values community building and civil discourse; these ongoing interactions provide the foundation for learning, discovery and growth.

To continue supporting civil discourse, DU will host Spark 2023: Reflecting Upon and Championing Free Expression and Academic Freedom on April 5.

Spark features a series of events including a DU community panel, a conversation with Chancellor Haefner and a look at DU’s Prison Arts Initiative.

Please mark your calendar and look for more details in the coming weeks.
Find out more here →
RSVP here →

Social Justice Trainings

Inclusion & Equity Education FREE Open Trainings Schedule announced for Spring 2023

Inclusion & Equity Education (IEE) has posted our schedule for open trainings for Spring 2023. We are offering a variety of in person and virtual sessions for flexibility.

Register on CrimsonConnect by scanning the QR code and joining the IEE group to access the full list of trainings


SAAM Events List 2023

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and we invite students to participate in the various events planned around campus! Through these events, we can raise collective awareness, promote prevention education, and take a collective stance against violence.

Follow ThriveAtDU on Instagram for the most up to date info!

Departmental Scholarship Application open now through April 7

Apply for DU departmental scholarships!

Deadline: April 7th 
Did you know that the University of Denver has over 500 departmental scholarships for undergraduate students? To be considered for these awards, you must submit the DU Departmental Scholarship Application. Many scholarships require financial need, which is determined by your 2023-2024 FAFSA and CSS Profile.

Be sure you have submitted all requested materials by reviewing your financial aid checklist on your MyDU dashboard before submitting the DU Departmental Scholarship Application. Each department will review applications and select their recipients in April and May, and you'll be notified if you have received a scholarship in June.

Hurry—the application is only open through Friday, April 7th! Contact Financial Aid at with any questions.

Internationalization Summit Flyer

Registration for the Internationalization Summit is Now Open!

April 14, 2023 
Registration for the 2023 International Summit, happening April 14, is now open! This year, we will be discussing Global Challenges and (in)action: Examining the role of internationalization in higher education. Don't forget to register for the pre-events starting on April 12.

For more information and to see the full agenda of events, visit

Other News & Updates from Around Campus
QR Code

Spring Quarter Counseling Groups & Workshops

Scan this QR Code for the brochure of this quarter's Counseling Groups & Workshops offered by the Health & Counseling Center. 

Conference & Event Services Logo

CES is Hiring for Summer Conference Season!

Conference & Event Services is now accepting job applications for the 2023 Summer Conference Season. Come work with our dynamic, supportive team for the Summer - housing is available! The deadline to apply is March 31st at 12 pm.

To learn more about the positions and for information on how to apply, please visit our website at: 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out and thank you!

Students on a park sidewalk

Application Open - Community-Engaged Fellows

Due: April 5, 2023

Are you interested in connecting your academic, personal, and professional goals to community impact? Become a Community-Engaged Fellow! During the academic year, Fellows develop and implement a community-engaged project, receive compensation, have access to project grants, receive training & professional development, and learn and reflect with their peers. Priority deadline is April 5th, 2023.
Learn more at

Kimmy Foundation Scholarship Award

Kimmy Foundation Community Service Scholarship

Due: April 7, 2023

The Kimmy Foundation Community Service Award is now accepting applications! If you're a graduating senior and have made community service contributions in your time at DU, you're invited to apply. Seniors must be graduating from DU's traditional undergraduate program to be eligible.

Apply by April 7th, 2023. For full details visit 

Get Paid for your Unpaid Internship

2023 Summer Internship Award Application Now Open!

Due: April 14, 2023

The Summer Internship Award Program through Career & Professional Development is now live and ready for applicants! The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. Internships may be on or off the DU campus. The deadline to apply is 4/14/23 @ 5 pm.

Filling out an application will make you eligible for any of the internships for which you qualify!

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