University College Student One of Ten Scholarship Recipients Nationwide

University College student Mark Butler is one of ten students around the nation—and the first from the University of Denver—awarded a scholarship from the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society, a group dedicated to adult learners in continuing higher education. For the 2015-2016 awards, there were 156 applications received from 102 colleges and universities. The honor [...]

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University College Receives HRCI Certificate

For the eighth year in a row, University College at the University of Denver has earned HRCI certification and will again be considered an HR Certification Institute Approved Provider. This is the world’s highest standard for HR professionals, according to the HRCI website. “This certification provides our students with courses, certificates, and an HR degree [...]

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Pioneer Perks

There are many great perks of being a DU Pioneer. Yes, the obvious one is that you are earning your degree from a university ranked in the nation’s top 100 by U.S. News and World Report. However, the benefits go well beyond that. One service we suggest you utilize is our Career Services. Since job [...]

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Transforming Passion into Purpose

As you may have heard, FOX 31 Denver is currently featuring the University of Denver (DU) in a five-part series entitled “Transforming Passion into Purpose.” These short documentaries show how members of the DU community are creating wide-spread, positive impacts by working on projects that are meaningful to the individuals involved and that use skills learned [...]

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Graduation Story: Kathleen

The reason behind me striving for a master’s degree is simple: cancer. I am a cancer survivor and have long-term side effects of chemotherapy, including short-term memory loss. I wanted to prove to my doctors, my family, and other survivors that anything is possible. I wanted to be a positive light in the darkness. However, [...]

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New JD and MS Dual Degree

The University of Denver now offers a dual degree between the Sturm College of Law and University College, where students may earn a Juris Doctor and Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership. Reducing cost and time to completion, students who pursue both a JD and MS will gain valuable healthcare skills—one of the highest growth [...]

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Marketing Trends to Watch in 2015

Marketers in Colorado and throughout the nation will have plenty of career opportunities in the coming years. Jobs for marketing analysts are expected to grow 32% by 2020 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook). Meanwhile, in Colorado, marketing is a “Top 10 Occupation” in terms of total numbers of jobs and a “Top 20 [...]

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Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense

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The University of Denver recently received a re-designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense. DU is among only four institutions in Colorado and 100 nationwide to hold this designation, which means DU is part of an elite group of institutions that offer higher education opportunities in cyber security deemed outstanding [...]

A Simplified Guide to Improving Your Networking Skills

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You may already have a career, or you may be starting one (or changing industries). Regardless of your situation, one of the easiest ways to enhance your career transition is to network. Whether you are on campus or online, one of the best networks that you can build is right here during your time at [...]

Graduation Story: Wendy


Well, the time is nearing and my journey to receive my master’s degree with a concentration in ADR has finally come. It was a rough go starting out as a distance learner, but thanks so much to the amazing staff and faculty for getting me through to this point. I began my ADR degree at [...]

Graduation Story: Lindsay


Completing my master’s degree online with University College has been a wonderful – and surprisingly global! – experience. Throughout the 2.5 years I spent working toward my degree, I have also been working as a media and communications contact for USA Triathlon. Because it’s part of the Olympic Movement and we support Olympians and World [...]

Graduation Story: David


My experience at DU has been one of the best of my life. The work was hard and the hours long, but in the end I got so much more out of my studies than I had ever imagined. The Healthcare Leadership program is outstanding! David Loggins graduated from the Healthcare Leadership program in 2015.

Graduation Story: Matthew


I started the Global Affairs program in January of 2013 and my educational journey has been both exciting and challenging.  In the last two years, my wife and I have changed jobs, moved from Colorado to California, and welcomed our beautiful daughter Elin into the world in September 2014. These were significant life events which [...]