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Current Exhibits

A Short History of the Long History of DU Student Writing

Thru March 31, 2017 | Upper Level, The Loft (AAC 340)

Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the University Writing Program, this exhibit offers a glimpse of the diverse writing of DU students (and a few faculty members) from 1882 to 2016. Highlights include full issues as well as curated stories from DU's three student newspapers, protest flyers and other ephemera from "Woodstock West," selections from student yearbooks, and many other artifacts.


Thru February 15, 2017 | Main Level, Special Events Room (AAC 290)

Circle of Sisters Circle of Friends Exhibit

Circle of Sisters / Circle of Friends is a coalition of civilian women who served with various organizations in Vietnam and throughout Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. This exhibit shows some of their mementos and tells of their experiences, including with Operation Babylift, the mass evacuation of orphan children from South Vietnam to the United States and other countries at the end of the Vietnam War, in 1975. For more information on these materials, contact Special Collections and Archives.


Thru February 28, 2017 | Upper Level, Deline Family Reading Area (AAC 376)

 chemistry and inforgraphics

Using the services and resources of the University Libraries, sophomore students in Prof. Debbie Mitchell's analytical chemistry course created infographics to simplify and share the complex and cool stuff happening in chemistry. This exhibit showcases these intellectual and creative student works as well as highlights the successful DU partnership between professors and librarians to integrate information literacy and creative thinking into science curriculum. #DUCHEMINFO

Blazing the Trail: Colorado Jewish History

Ongoing | Lower Level, outside Special Collections (Room 101)

The Gold Rush of 1859 brought the first Jewish Settlers to Colorado in search of opportunity and adventure. The unpredictability of gold mining and a growing demand for supplies encouraged many of the early Jewish pioneers to open small businesses. By the 1870s, Jewish families helped to establish stable communities in Denver as well as Leadville, Central City, Trinidad, and Pueblo as part of Colorado's development. This exhibit traces the central role of Denver's early Jews in the city's growth and prosperity.

Upcoming Exhibits 

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