DU Priorities


DU’s programs deliver on our vision for high-impact research and inspired teaching, redefining the meaning of a valuable and purpose-driven education to help to solve real-world problems.


Campaign investments in programs, both interdisciplinary and across the entirety of the DU landscape, will empower substantive and measurable progress toward a better future through research, scholarship, and action. It will allow faculty to share and scale the results of their work in communities nationwide.

Impact Stories

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$1M Gift Launches First Family Business Program in Higher Education in Colorado Region
July 3, 2019
Two women (one older, one younger) embrace while speaking.
A Passion for Healthy Living Leads to an Investment in Healthy Aging
April 5, 2024
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Civil Discourse
April 10, 2024
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DU and The VF Foundation Launch New Outdoor Leadership Industry Program
April 5, 2024
Enrichment Program
Enrichment Program Marks 20 Years of Lifelong Learning
April 18, 2024
DU Introduces Groundbreaking Classes to Combat Eco-Distress, Climate Anxiety CopySeeking Solutions to Homelessness Leads GSSW Grad on Unstoppable Path
April 18, 2024
Robert and Judi Newman
Gift from Robert and Judi Newman Benefits Music Students
February 4, 2021
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Helping the Helpers: Graduate School of Professional Psychology Launches Clinic for Families of Children with Mental Health Conditions
April 5, 2024
Mobile Early Learning Program Drives Preschoolers in Right Direction
April 18, 2024
Morgridge College of Education to Provide Research Framework for Black Student Success Program at Denver Public Schools
April 18, 2024
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University College Partners With Ziplines Education To Provide Credentials to Busy Professionals
April 2, 2024
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What Do Animals Think and Feel? A Generous Gift to Establish DU’s Institute for Animal Sentience and Protection May Provide Answers
April 5, 2024