How to Get the Most Out of Your Online Classes

Whether you are working full-time, raising a family, or looking to get into a new industry, online classes are a convenient and flexible option for busy adults wanting to continue their education with the freedom to do it on their schedule. How do you get the most out of an online class? How do you [...]

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Memorial Service Announced for Dr. Irene Frederick

Dr. Irene Frederick — a champion of community healthcare and former academic director of the Healthcare Leadership program at University College — passed away on October 1, 2016 after a year-long battle with glioblastoma. Prior to joining the University of Denver community, Dr. Frederick was an obstetrician/gynecologist, dedicated to the care of underserved populations. From [...]

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2016 Alumni Achievement Awards

The University College Alumni Achievement Awards recognize the personal, professional, and community service accomplishments of University College alumni. We encourage those who have completed a graduate certificate, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree at the University of Denver’s University College to apply (please nominate yourself or a fellow University College alumnus). These awards are sponsored by [...]

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The Writing Center

Whether you’re pursuing a certificate or master’s degree, or you’re finishing up your bachelor’s, you can always use a second pair of eyes for your writing. The Writing Center at the University of Denver provides help with a variety of writing projects, from class assignments to cover letters, multimedia projects to creative writing. Online or [...]

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Making Your Degree Work for You: Selecting Electives That Fit Your Goals

There are many perks to being a University of Denver student at University College, and one of those perks is having a flexible degree.  Our degree plans are made with YOU in mind.  Yes, each and every one of you.  How do we have all of you in mind when developing our degree plans you [...]

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The University of Denver Ranks in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report

The University of Denver continues to be ranked a top 100 university according to the U.S. News and World Report for Best Colleges. The University is ranked 86th in “National Universities” based on criteria such as faculty resources, student retention graduation rate and financial resources. DU also ranked 53rd for “Best Colleges for Veterans” (No. [...]

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Welcome Students! Get to Know These 5 Great Resources

The fall quarter is the beginning of a new journey for many new students at University College. Going back to school can be an adjustment, especially for those who have been out of school a while. Many students juggle work and family, and starting school can be stressful. We want to make sure students are [...]

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Inaugural Teaching Spotlight Blog: Joseph Kerski

University College has outstanding faculty, and we want to share what great things our faculty are doing by creating the University College Teaching Spotlight blog. This blog will be dedicated to highlighting the innovative, energizing, and impactful things our faculty are doing in their courses. We hope this blog will not only highlight what our [...]

Contribute to the UCAN Resource Library


Your experience and input provide valuable direction for both fellow alumni and current students. The University College Alumni Network Board is creating a resource where this knowledge and guidance will be available in the form of short audio bites. We are beginning this series with three questions, which we are asking for your feedback on [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Working for a Nonprofit


The nonprofit sector is a great area to find career opportunities for those starting out in a new field or for those who are looking to take their career to the next level.  There are a large number of nonprofits in Colorado (more than 20,000!) and across the US. According to the Urban Institute, the [...]