Category: Featured

On Behalf of Our Future

Troy Tagliarino needed inspiration. An assignment was looming in his leadership class at University College, and he needed to find a community partner to work with throughout the quarter. He was seeking an organization or cause that would spur him into action and inspire him to do more for his community (and fulfill the needs [...]

Empowered by Data

Imagine you go to Best Buy with a $100 budget for a television and you leave with a broken one for $1200 and no opportunity to fix it—essentially, that’s our healthcare system. We wouldn’t stand for that in business, yet in healthcare it’s commonplace, says Dr. Bobbie Kite, new Academic Director and Associate Professor for [...]

The University of Denver Ranks in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report

The University of Denver continues to be ranked a top 100 university according to U.S. News and World Report. The University is ranked 86th on the “National Universities” list based on criteria such as faculty resources, graduation rate, student retention graduation rate, and financial resources. DU also ranked 49th for “Best Colleges for Veterans.” This [...]

Dr. Tom Tierney Retires

Dr. Tom Tierney, the academic director for the Information and Communications Technology program and professor of the practice, retired from the University of Denver this month after ten years of service to DU. Dr. Tierney joined University College in fall 2007 as the director of the Computer Information Systems and Telecommunications programs. Dr. Tierney brought [...]

New Health Data Informatics and Analytics Program

University College is pleased to introduce a new master’s concentration or certificate area in Health Data Informatics and Analytics starting in summer 2017. This program prepares students to be at the forefront of the healthcare field, equipping them with the technical and leadership skills needed to thrive in the fastest growing field: informatics. “This is [...]

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Ready to enhance your career with professional development? The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver serves educators, clinicians, techies, small business owners, social change advocates, and organizations wanting to develop and deliver innovative professional development for their teams. See the upcoming professional development opportunities below: Innovation and Persuasion – April 22 and [...]

Introducing Professional Creative Writing

University College is pleased to introduce the Master of Arts in Professional Creative Writing with four concentration and certificate areas: Professional Fiction Writing Professional Dramatic Writing Professional Creative Nonfiction Writing Professional Poetry Writing You’ll work through the entire writing process: from research to first draft, manuscript submission to publication. Learn how to reach an audience [...]

5 Tips to Successfully Lead Change in the Workplace

From improvements to setbacks, organizations of all types often face changes. Change is something that many people don’t handle well and is often feared. If change is not managed correctly, it can be costly for organizations. Understanding how to lead and manage through change in the workplace can help avoid failure and builds leadership skills. [...]

University of Denver Launches a Coding Boot Camp

With demand for skilled web developers at an all-time high, University of Denver will launch a 24-week Coding Boot Camp in April 2017 through the college of professional and continuing studies, University College. The innovative, fullstack program, says Michael McGuire, dean of University College, “is ideal for those interested in changing or advancing their career [...]

Chris Heriza: Why Do I Love the City of Denver? Let Me Tell You!

As a Denver native, I have great memories of my life in this vibrant city. I also truly enjoy what Denver has to offer its residents and visitors. At University College we have students who live in Denver and have the opportunity to experience the city firsthand. We also have many distance students who don’t [...]