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Innovation and Exploring Your Interests - Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science and Newman Center

In front of us you will see the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, a tall brick building with a silver dome. To the West are some of the buildings that house the school of Natural Science and Mathematics. Olin Hall is a shorter building with a copper dome that houses teaching laboratories. The Boettcher Complex, which are the light stone buildings, house labs, classrooms, and auditoriums. If you look to the East you will see a beautiful white stone building with a rose window, this is the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, which houses the Lamont School of Music. 

One of the coolest spaces on our campus is the Innovation Floor on the lowest level of the Engineering and Computer Science Building. Accessible to any student on campus at no cost, the Makers Space on the Innovation Floor is equipped with high tech machines such as 3D printers, a laser engraver and a CNC router among others. This space is where ideas become prototypes and products.

As a Math major I spend a fair amount of time on this part of campus, but when I am not in class I love to catch a show at the Newman Center. Whether it is a comedy show, a concert hosted by the music school, or a play put on by students in our theater department, there is always something going on. One of my favorite events was a question and answer with an up and coming author. She had recently released a book about life in Denver and the audience got to participate. The Newman Center sends an email to all students every other week letting us know what events are coming up. It is an awesome way to stay involved and watch some really cool performances. 

We are now coming to the end of our tour. Newman Center is to your left if you want to listen to the conclusion while you see our beautiful theater, or feel free to walk back to your parking while you listen. Either way, don't miss our final "stop"!

University of Denver Campus Audio Tour
  1. Introduction - Mary Reed and University Hall
  2. Educating Students - Daniels College of Business
  3. More than Just a Library - Anderson Academic Commons
  4. Getting Involved - Driscoll Green, Community Commons, and Old Fraternity Row
  5. Athletics and Wellness - Coors Fitness Center and the Ritchie Complex
  6. Life in Denver, CO - Dimond Family Residential Village and the City of Denver
  7. The Liberal Arts Philosophy - Sturm Hall
  8. Experiential Learning and Academic Support - Joy Burns Center/ Knoebel School of Hospitality Management
  9. Global Perspectives - SIE Complex
  10. Residence Life and Experiential Communities - Johnson McFarlane Hall
  11. Innovation and Exploring Your Interests - Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science and Newman Center
  12. Conclusion - We Are The University of Denver