Category: Updates

Lorna Katica: Using Web-Based Interactive Timelines to Make an Impact in the Online Classroom


Lorna Katica has a wide diversity of experience; she spent 30 years as an attorney and has shifted gears into a career in instructional design with a focus on e-learning. She has been teaching for University College for the past year in the Global Affairs and Healthcare Leadership programs, leading classes that focus on legal [...]

Inaugural Teaching Spotlight Blog: Joseph Kerski

Inaugural Teaching Spotlight Blog: Joseph Kerski University College has outstanding faculty, and we want to share what great things our faculty are doing by creating the University College Teaching Spotlight blog. This blog will be dedicated to highlighting the innovative, energizing, and impactful things our faculty are doing in their courses. We hope this blog [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Laura Jacob


Congratulations to Laura Jacob, winner of the 2016 Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement! Laura (Master’s in Applied Communication, 1999) is an oral health advocate, educator, and facilitator and has a passion for health, relationship-building, and community. She was recruited in 2014 to launch the Colorado Medicaid Dental Program and has been a strong educator and [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Hope Wilson


Congratulations to Hope Wilson, winner of the 2016 Alumni Award for Mid-Career Achievement! Hope Wilson (Applied Communication, 2008) has worked on projects in the USA and abroad that benefit business and the community. Examples include creating and executing an orphanage infrastructure project in Uganda; taking over a flailing Mensa Gifted Youth Program, which received Mensa’s [...]

Alumni Award Winner: Jamie Franks


Congratulations to Jamie Franks, winner of the 2016 Alumni Award for Recent Graduate Achievement! Jamie (Leadership and Organizations, 2016) is the youngest Men’s Division 1 Soccer Coach in the United States and leads the first team to go unbeaten in consecutive regular seasons and league tournaments since Clemson did it in 1977-78, according to the [...]

Meet Your Career Advisor

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Andrew Gupton is the career advisor for University College. He is available to meet with students one-on-one either in person or over the phone. Learn more about Andrew and how Career Services can help you. Andrew is a Colorado native originally from the foothills and now lives in Denver. Prior to working at DU as [...]

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 [...]

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


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 [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Working for a Nonprofit


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 [...]