Tackling Grand Challenges: Growing Community through Art Projects at the Bridge Community Garden

By Nadia Czebiniak, undergraduate student, International Business This spring quarter undergraduate student, Nadia Czebiniak, led a series of activities to increase community engagement at the University of Denver (DU) Bridge Community Garden with the support of an Advancing Community-Engaged (ACE) Student Scholars Grant. After researching the benefits of community building through art and garden engagement, … Continue reading Tackling Grand Challenges: Growing Community through Art Projects at the Bridge Community Garden

Bridging Learning and Doing:DU Prison Arts Initiative Family Reunification Events

By Ashley Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Founder and Co-Director of the University of Denver Prison Art's Initiative A mini-grant from the Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship and Learning (CCESL) that was awarded to the DU Prison Arts Initiative (DU PAI) has supported growth and expansion of some of our most important … Continue reading Bridging Learning and Doing:DU Prison Arts Initiative Family Reunification Events

Investing in Discovery: Art Restart, A Story of Engagement and Empowerment

By Lindsey Feitz, Teaching Associate Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Armed with clipboards, product illustrations, and a bit of apprehension, undergraduate students in the Gender and Women’s Studies class, “Reframing Feminism, Social Entrepreneurship, and Poverty” took to the streets (and city parks) this past fall. Their mission was to conduct market research on behalf of … Continue reading Investing in Discovery: Art Restart, A Story of Engagement and Empowerment