Recent Graduate Checklist

Congratulations on your recent graduation from University College! As a University of Denver alumna/us, you’re now part of an extensive network of Pioneers and will have access to DU services for a lifetime! As a recent grad, you may need career advice or want to cheer on the Pioneers at a game. Perhaps you’re seeking [...]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Use Your Alumni Benefits

Whether you are graduating this spring or graduated years ago, there are many benefits of being active in the DU community post-graduation. As an alumnus/a of University College, you are automatically part of an active alumni group called the University College Alumni Network (UCAN). UCAN provides a more intimate networking opportunity for our University College [...]

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Marketing Skills and Salaries in 2016

We continue to see a high demand for marketing professionals who possess a combination of traditional and digital marketing skills. So what specific skills are considered most valuable to employers? What salary range can you expect to find within the marketing industry? See the infographic below for a sense of skills and salaries in the [...]

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Tips for Choosing Courses

Registration for many students can be a daunting process. Registration falls in the middle of the quarter, and students are often in the midst of midterms or working on projects. Whether you are taking classes online or on campus, it can be hard to decide what courses fit best with your schedule and what courses [...]

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Back on the Ice: University College Graduate Student Competes on DU Women’s Hockey Team

Jurky Jurkovich never thought she’d play hockey again. Not after a severe leg injury landed her in multiple surgeries and with a full knee replacement, taking her off the ice for nearly ten years. But after stepping into Pepsi Center Arena for an open-skate one day, nostalgia kicked in and her love of the game [...]

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Instructors

Moving through the quarter, we often get wrapped up in completing assignments, getting through the discussion boards, and soaking up every ounce of new information possible. However, here’s one more thing to add to your “to do” list: engage with your instructors. Whether you’re in online or on campus classes, take the time to connect [...]

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Resources to Know and Love

As we dive into spring quarter, get to know the resources available to you at the University of Denver and on the web to ensure a productive and smooth experience at University College. Kate L. Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is about to become your BFF. The Turabian manual is what [...]

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Graduation Tradition


As graduation draws near, let’s take a moment to reflect on the tradition of graduation and its regalia. Academic regalia refers to the hat and robe worn by graduates at commencement ceremonies. They date to medieval times and the mortar board most resembles the “biretta” worn by Roman Catholic clergy. Depending on the level of matriculation, [...]

Make the Most Out of Spring Break

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We know the images that are typically conjured up with the term “spring break” are not what you’re experiencing right now. Chances are you’re still working and balancing your personal life, just with the added bonus of a week break from classes. Unless of course, you’re off gallivanting at some exotic locales, in which case—lucky [...]

Mobile Marketing Instructor Authors New Book


University College instructor Bob Bentz has penned a new book about mobile marketing, titled “Relevance Raises Response.” Released this month, the book provides strategies and tactics for increased customer engagement via mobile marketing. Bob was inspired to write the text based on his experience as an instructor at DU’s University College. “I began supplementing the [...]