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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 [...]

2016 Alumni Achievement Awards

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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 [...]

The Writing Center

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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. [...]

Welcome Students! Get to Know These 5 Great Resources

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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 [...]

Contribute to the UCAN Resource Library

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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

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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 [...]