Wednesday, October 21
4 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. MDT
Abby Wambach: Championing Transformation
The University of Denver’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) invites you to our 2020 signature Redefining Mental Health: A Force for Self & Society event. Two-time U.S. women’s soccer gold medalist Abby Wambach will be in conversation about the power of teamwork in igniting a game-changing transformation within ourselves and in society. Thank you to our partner, Optum, for making this event possible.
Thursday, October 22
5 – 6:30 p.m. MDT
Livingston Lecture: Race and Immigration in the U.S.
Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Escobedo will discuss the ways in which race plays a central role in the history of immigration in the twentieth-century United States. Escobedo will be joined by Sarah Jackson, executive director of Casa de Paz, a local organization that assists detained and recently released migrants in Aurora, Colorado, and alumna Carly Howenstein (BA ’19), a participant in DU’s Casa de Paz Learning Community, which gives students the opportunity to take immigration courses in service-learning partnership with Casa de Paz. Together, they’ll discuss the importance of engaging students and community members in understanding immigration history, as well as the implications for current immigrants’ everyday lives and experiences.
Friday, October 23
All Day – Choose your time and location!
8th Annual Crimson Classic
The University of Denver’s 8th Annual Crimson Classic is running a bit different this year – a virtual 5k. Let’s cheer each other on from safe distances! Location is your choice. Choose your own adventure. Run your neighborhood, a trail nearby, on a treadmill, in the mountains or wherever you choose. Set a time to start your journey, and report your results by midnight Friday, October 23. This year will also include a 1.5 mile walk option. All participants will receive a special crimson mask, so sign up today!
**All participants registered for any of our virtual wellness classes below have the chance to win a healthy gift box full of fruits and vegetables from the Fruit Guys. Winners will be emailed from firstname.lastname@example.org post-race. The prizes are sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and provided through the Well@DU program.**
8 – 9:00 a.m. MDT
Day of Wellness: Yoga and Meditation
Please join Kara Traikoff for a practice in mindful movement. Start your day with a gentle Vinyasa flow class focusing on the connection of movement to breath and body awareness. Beginners and experienced yoga practitioners are welcome. The class will end with a guided visualization meditation.
9 – 10:00 a.m. MDT
Day of Wellness: Zumba
Please join Katia Miller for Zumba. This Latin class fuses hypnotic rhythms and easy-to-follow choreography to create an exciting dance cardio class. With combinations of international dance steps, Zumba will allow you to torch calories while having fun!
10 – 11:00 a.m. MDT
Day of Wellness: Nutrition
Please join Havilande Lodge, a certified holistic nutrition consultant with Root and Remedy for a conversation about a holistic approach to health and wellness. Root and Remedy’s goal is to coach and educate clients about the tools to achieve and sustain exceptional health through foundational concepts. Our product is individually catered to identify the root cause of underlying health issues and allows the client to exercise a greater level of awareness. Closed captioning will be provided.
1 – 2:00 p.m. MDT
Day of Wellness: TIAA Financial Wellness
Please join Kevin Collins, DU’s TIAA financial consultant, to ground your financial wellness and awareness. All are welcome, whether you are just beginning your journey to financial awareness or maintaining a more experienced financial background. After the presentation, a portion of the hour will be devoted to answering your specific questions from IRAs to 401ks and more. Closed captioning will be provided.
5 – 6:00 p.m. MDT
Pints with Profs
Back for its second year and quickly becoming a favorite Homecoming tradition, Pints with Profs is a unique celebration of all things beer with your favorite professors. This year’s event will feature a virtual Belgian beer tasting hosted by Ryan Evans, founder of Bruz Beers, and Kerry Plemmons, Professor of Practice in Daniels College of Business.
All University of Denver grad students, alumni, parents & friends welcome.
Saturday, October 24
Go behind the scenes with notable Pioneers and relive some of the most iconic moments in DU Athletics from the last decade.