Events

CU Denver School of Public Affairs strives to be an educational resource by offering a number of timely and relevant events each year. Community members, students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to learn more about current topics and participate in ongoing discussions involving the fields of public administration, local governance, environmental sustainability, education and criminal justice. Consider joining us as we host subject experts and take a deeper look into the issues and opportunities facing local, state and national leaders. If you have questions about any of our events, please contact us at spa.events@ucdenver.edu.

Update about our events due to the coronavirus

Due to changing guidance about the safety of holding in-person events on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic, our events are currently being offered virtually. We hope to return to in-person events soon! Please check all event listing for the format of event delivery.

December First Friday with the School of Public Affairs

| 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
The Legacy and Looking Forward: The Center on Domestic Violence

When Barbara Paradiso, Director of the Center on Domestic Violence at the CU Denver School of Public Affairs, passed away suddenly in July 2021, the efforts to combat domestic violence lost a titan. This event is a remembrance and honoring of Barb’s legacy, as well as a retrospective of the work of the Center and the impact of its concentration and certificate program in Gender-Based Violence. We will hear from alumni of the program, faculty, and center staff, and will also touch on the impact of COVID-19 on instances of domestic and other violence in America.

This webinar will be recorded for those unable to attend.

Panelists:

Monica Bies
Interim Director
Center on Domestic Violence

Ruth Glenn (MPA ‘03)
President & CEO
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Angela Gover, PhD
Professor
CU Denver School of Public Affairs

Shannon Harper, PhD (MPA ‘11)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Department of Sociology and U.S. Latino/a Studies Program
Iowa State University

Rita Smith
Center on Domestic Violence Leadership Council Co-Chair

Moderator:

Paul Teske
Dean and Distinguished Professor
CU Denver School of Public Affairs

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December First Friday with the School of Public Affairs

| 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Cost/fee: Free
The Legacy and Looking Forward: The Center on Domestic Violence

When Barbara Paradiso, Director of the Center on Domestic Violence at the CU Denver School of Public Affairs, passed away suddenly in July 2021, the efforts to combat domestic violence lost a titan. This event is a remembrance and honoring of Barb’s legacy, as well as a retrospective of the work of the Center and the impact of its concentration and certificate program in Gender-Based Violence. We will hear from alumni of the program, faculty, and center staff, and will also touch on the impact of COVID-19 on instances of domestic and other violence in America.

This webinar will be recorded for those unable to attend.

Panelists:

Monica Bies
Interim Director
Center on Domestic Violence

Ruth Glenn (MPA ‘03)
President & CEO
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Angela Gover, PhD
Professor
CU Denver School of Public Affairs

Shannon Harper, PhD (MPA ‘11)
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Department of Sociology and U.S. Latino/a Studies Program
Iowa State University

Rita Smith
Center on Domestic Violence Leadership Council Co-Chair

Moderator:

Paul Teske
Dean and Distinguished Professor
CU Denver School of Public Affairs
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