The inventive spirit of the Rocky Mountain West inspires us to accomplish great things for our students, 我们的地区和世界. We're proud to be a part of a city as diverse 和 vibrant as Denver, 和 we work closely with surrounding communities to solve problems together. Our law clinics support the needs of veterans 和 protect the environment, 和 students from our Four Corners Social Work program work with Native communities to advocate for the welfare 和 education of Native American children. We've also created a contemporary art gallery 和 an anthropology museum for artists 和 scholars exploring underexposed themes 和 perspectives, 和 our Rocky Mountain L和 Use Institute develops plans to conserve 和 protect Colorado's green spaces.
当我们与本地区的人民和组织合作时, everyone benefits from a shared sense of cultural 和 intellectual vibrancy. We advance student 和 faculty research to strengthen 和 enrich our local 和 global communities. 我们的学生 continue to draw on their skills 和 knowledge as they face the most pressing challenges of our time. Join us 和 discover the inspiration that drives us to create change for the greater good.
每年, our students 和 faculty contribute thous和s of hours of 社区服务 for causes in our local neighborhood 和 beyond the Colorado border. 这是我们学生经历的重要组成部分，也是我们的 四维体验.
通过像 社区参与中心推进奖学金 & 学习, 公益基金 数以百计的合作伙伴, we improve communities 和 support students' personal 和 educational growth. 我们的学生正忙着改善我们的地区, delivering services for homeless youth 和 working to better conditions for our neighbors in lower-income neighborhoods. We also strive to include students from outside our campus in the higher education experience, offering leadership events 和 academic opportunities for local K-12 students.
我们也在全球范围内思考和行动, challenging our students to tackle environmental issues 和 fight for a healthier planet. 我们正在努力减少食物浪费 可持续发展中心, 和 our students have their own organizations devoted to combating climate change 和 helping instill sustainable practices on campus 和 beyond.
+500k 532,638 hours of 社区服务 performed during the 2015–16 academic year alone
$100k $100,000 awarded to faculty each year for public-good research
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We support local schools 和 educational 项目 with the goal of making college a reality for young people of all backgrounds. We introduce students to higher education through special visit days, 和 our social work students work directly with youth in local high schools.
增长 & 改变
Pioneers are exploring new ways to support our community 和 each other. 我们的学生, staff 和 faculty come together with the community to discuss issues of diversity 和 inclusiveness at our annual Diversity Summit, 吸引除以1,去年有1000人参加. We've also cut waste 和 reduced the carbon footprint of our campus, with a commitment to achieving carbon neutrality in the near future.
We're promoting community growth 和 working to improve our neighborhood 和 exp和 the dining, 购物, 经济实惠的住房和校园周边的娱乐选择. Check out the DU District master plan to see how we're collaborating with our neighbors 和 others.