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Introducing Professional Creative Writing

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

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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

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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!

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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 [...]

Leverage LinkedIn to Jumpstart Your Job Search

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Two people join LinkedIn every second. That’s nearly 500 new people on LinkedIn by the time you finish reading this blog post! So how are you going to stand out? Let’s optimize your LinkedIn profile to help jump-start your job search. Profile Photo Adding a professional photo to your profile makes you 14 times more [...]

Open Write Night

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Looking to enhance your writing skills? Not sure how to use the Turabian citation guide? We are here to help! This quarter University College will be offering Open Write Night, which will provide drop-in writing support whether you are attending classes on campus or online. Receive one-on-one writing assistance from University College faculty who teach [...]

Five Tips to Help You Survive the Final Week

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As the last week of classes is wrapping up students are nearing the end of the quarter and deadlines for final papers, presentations, and projects are approaching. The last few weeks of the term can be overwhelming, but don’t panic! We are here to help! Here are some tips to get you through your final [...]

20 Years of Leading Online Education

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Watch the video at http://ucollege.du.edu/2f1PogX Think back twenty years. Let’s call it the pre-Google era. DVDs were around the corner, the iPod was still five years away, and Windows 95 was the new and exciting operating system from Microsoft. And, in 1996 at the University of Denver’s University College, we launched our first set of [...]

University College’s 80-Year Tradition of Providing Education for Busy Adults

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The University of Denver (DU) and University College have a long history of providing educational opportunities for busy adults. In 1938, DU started to offer courses for working adults when the College of Liberal Arts bulletin added the “University College” division. This endeavor sought to provide courses to students who wished to continue their education [...]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Online Classes

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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 [...]