Category: News and Updates

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

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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. [...]

Recent Graduate Checklist

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Congratulations on your recent graduation from University College! As a University of Denver alumna/us, you’re now part of an extensive network of Pioneers and will have access to DU services for a lifetime! As a recent grad, you may need career advice or want to cheer on the Pioneers at a game. Perhaps you’re seeking [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Your Alumni Benefits

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Whether you are graduating this spring or graduated years ago, there are many benefits of being active in the DU community post-graduation. As an alumnus/a of University College, you are automatically part of an active alumni group called the University College Alumni Network (UCAN). UCAN provides a more intimate networking opportunity for our University College [...]

Graduation Tradition

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As graduation draws near, let’s take a moment to reflect on the tradition of graduation and its regalia. Academic regalia refers to the hat and robe worn by graduates at commencement ceremonies. They date to medieval times and the mortar board most resembles the “biretta” worn by Roman Catholic clergy. Depending on the level of matriculation, [...]