Instructor Describes Scene in Nepal

University College instructor Krishna Napit, Ph.D., describes the scene in Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country on April 25, 2015. Dr. Napit lives in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal and approximately 50 miles from where the earthquake struck. People have been shaken up intensely by this disaster. Many people have left the [...]

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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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UAV for GIS Video

The nation’s first graduate-level course in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) as they relate to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is offered at the University of Denver. An emerging technology, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are used in GIS for mapping, data collection, and high quality imagery. Learn more about this class and the GIS certificate program at University [...]

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Help us develop names for alternative course formats here at University College! As part of our continued efforts to provide academically rigorous course programming in ways that fully meet our students’ needs, University College is considering a new type of course format. This course format is an online, synchronous option whereby students can attend class either [...]

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Transportation Institute (DTI)

The Transportation Institute at the University of Denver (DTI), formerly the Intermodal Transportation Institute, has changed its name to reflect its comprehensive approach to inspiring transportation solutions through education for all transportation modes. The Transportation Institute, founded in fall 1996 at the University of Denver, provides executive transportation education for professionals and senior leaders in [...]

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4 Tips to Boost Your Career

Many students and prospective students look at a graduate degree as a magic ticket that will provide them with a career or job upon graduation. This is not true, and after a meeting with our career advisors on campus I realized I should write briefly about your degree and its relation to your career prospects! [...]

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Message from Dean Michael McGuire

A new year always brings excitement and thoughts of the future. What can we accomplish this year? What challenges will we face? What opportunities will be presented? In the video message below I explore the future of University College, and discuss what we’ve done recently. I hope you’ll take a few minutes to watch it.

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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 [...]

Transforming Passion into Purpose

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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 [...]

Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense

Center of Academic Excellence

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 [...]

Graduation Story: Rupali


It is with great pride that I achieve a master’s degree from such a prestigious university. Indeed, it was a challenge—I’m a full-time mother of two daughters and I challenged myself to earn an A or A+ in every subject. Before coming to the University of Denver from India, I had never walked alone or [...]

Graduation Story: Brent


My motive for enrolling in a graduate program at DU was to switch professional industries. Due to the uncertainty and inconsistency of broadcast journalism, I decided it was time to switch careers. I wanted to work in technology and wanted to find a full-time, 9 to 5 type of job. As I am about to [...]