Enrichment Program Winter/Spring 2015

We’re excited to announce the latest Enrichment Program catalog and course schedule are now available for winter/spring 2015. Are you a person with an insatiable curiosity who thrives on intellectual stimulation? Do your friends and loved ones sometimes accuse you of being addicted to learning? Not to worry. We know at least a thousand other [...]

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What I Learned About Diversity by Clowning Around

You wouldn’t expect a middle-age, middle-class, executive to be a clown.  It doesn’t seem like an “executive” or “middle” thing to do.  Yet I have relished the experience several times in community parades.  For one evening a year, I have the opportunity to be someone else and interact with my community in a completely different [...]

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Human Resources

Alumni Achievement Award: Recent Graduate

John Wachsmuth (Environmental Policy and Management, 2010) has been named the winner of the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award for Recent Graduate. John turned his University College capstone project into a citizen volunteer lake monitoring program in Montana—transforming his culminating academic project into a real-world scientific initiative. “I’m honored to have been selected for this award,” [...]

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Preparing for Graduate School

Hundreds of thousands of students enter graduate school every year. Graduate school is intense, and it is often a big lifestyle change for many if not most all incoming students. You may have been out of school for quite a while, and you will probably have many things competing for your time that you did [...]

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Preparing for Graduate School

New Student and Technology Orientation

New Student Orientation/Technology Overview Saturday, January 3, 2015 9:00-11:30 a.m. University Hall Room 306 A new student orientation/technology overview will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. in University Hall (UH) 306.  Subjects covered include: key policies and procedures, academic issues, the career center, parking, the Anderson Academic Commons/library, ID [...]

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Primary Research vs. Secondary Research

Many capstone students have questions regarding the distinction between primary and secondary research (the capstone project involves primary research; the capstone seminar involves secondary research). This is a short summary of primary vs. secondary research, and a few tips useful to any researcher on getting started and on where to get help. What is primary [...]

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Primary vs. Secondary Reserach

Preparation Meets Opportunity

Success is when preparation meets opportunity. One recent graduate, Eric Thomas, holds a B.S. in Sustainability and  now a master’s in Environmental Policy and Management with a concentration in Energy and Sustainability from the University of Denver. Eric was able to combine his own initiative and determination with his academic credentials to begin a career in [...]

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Campus Safety Announcement

Campus Safety at University of Denver

The Division of Campus Safety is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the University community. The armed robberies that have taken place on or near our campus over the past month are concerning to all of us. This is an ongoing investigation by both the Denver Police Department and the Division of Campus [...]

Annual Schedules

University College Annual Schedules

Please keep your eyes on the website for the new Annual Schedules for each University College program. These are generally posted during the fall quarter and are a great planning tool to look ahead into future course options both online and on campus. Since classes aren’t available online or on campus each term, it can [...]

Fall Workshops

University of Denver Fall Workshops

Are you pursuing a job in academia following graduation? Graduate Career Services, Graduate Student Government and the Divisions of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are hosting a four-part workshop series to help you prepare for your future and navigate through this process. We have several experts on campus who will be teaching these workshops throughout the [...]