Category: News and Updates

2017 University College Summer Graduation Celebration

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It’s summer commencement time! If you are finishing your degree at the end of summer quarter, or earned your degree winter or spring 2017, congratulations! You have achieved one of life’s great goals and you should celebrate this by joining the rest of the DU community to honor your accomplishment. If you are a master’s [...]

Building Content, Faculty, and Collaboration: New Healthcare Leadership Director Outlines Vision for Program

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University College is pleased to introduce Dr. Bobbie Kite, the new Academic Director and Associate Professor for the Healthcare Leadership program. Dr. Kite comes from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where she served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the field of Biomedical Informatics and where she will remain an active adjunct faculty [...]

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Memorial Service Announced for Dr. Irene Frederick

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Dr. Irene Frederick — a champion of community healthcare and former academic director of the Healthcare Leadership program at University College — passed away on October 1, 2016 after a year-long battle with glioblastoma. Prior to joining the University of Denver community, Dr. Frederick was an obstetrician/gynecologist, dedicated to the care of underserved populations. From [...]

DU’s University College Offers Global Education Through Japanese Teachers Program

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Read about the Japanese teachers program offered through DU’s University College — one of only a few institutions worldwide approved by the Japanese Ministry of Education. http://news.du.edu/dus-university-college-offers-global-education-through-japanese-teachers-program/

Why Denver is a Great City for Tech Professionals

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The Denver-Metro area has been noted as one of the hotbeds for technology employment and is considered to be a hub of start-up activity, possibly the next Silicon Valley (wow!).  According to CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2015 report, Colorado is the 3rd state in the nation for high-tech workers, and the state’s high-tech wages are posting at [...]

New Fall Program: DU at the Vail Centre

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This fall the DU’s Enrichment Program and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) are partnering with the Vail Centre, an inspirational learning community based in beautiful Vail, Colorado, to offer a unique week-long destination learning experience connecting the intellectual world to the natural word. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with DU’s top faculty, be [...]

Engage, Challenge, and Energize

University College

Our goal at University College is to be a leader among continuing and professional educational colleges and provide high-value experiences to our students. We achieve that through a project and practice-based curriculum, flexible course delivery options, a student community of working professionals, and top faculty who have extensive experience in the fields they teach about. [...]