Sustainability Opportunities

Interested in getting involved in some of the many sustainability projects happening this quarter? Stop by the Center for Sustainability for Sustainability Shop, an open time to network and work with others. Here is a list of events on campus in the months of April and May 2014. Sustainability April is Earth Month! Sustainability Shop Tuesdays, [...]

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LinkedIn, Tinder, and the Field of Dreams

As a career coach, I frequently get asked the question “Does LinkedIn actually help with finding a job?” The answer is a resounding YES; however, I have noticed that many job seekers misunderstand the site and, as a result, have limited success. There is a general assumption that, because recruiters are using LinkedIn heavil , [...]

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Tips for Your Capstone and Other Academic Writing

Start thinking about your potential topics early. Start looking into other literature in an area or on an issue that interests you. It will be easier to thoroughly investigate your topic if it is something that has meaning to you and excites you. You will be getting very comfortable with your topic, and your goal [...]

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Capstone Tips at University College

Connect with Alumni on LinkedIn

Did you know? University College has more than 500 group members on LinkedIn! Connect with fellow alumni and current students in the LinkedIn group, where you can share job openings, explore professional development opportunities, discuss career trends, and learn about upcoming events. There’s even a subgroup for each University College program, including the Bachelor of [...]

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Where We’ll Be in 2014

University College is making the rounds! From tradeshows to conferences to meetings, here’s where we’ll have representation this month. Stop by and say hi! Events listed in red are sponsored by University College. Thursday, February 20–Sunday, February 23: CSOM Winter Meeting in Keystone Monday, February 24–Friday, February 28: RSA in San Francisco Tuesday, February 25: [...]

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Alumni Spotlight: Leandro Ramos, Jr.

Congratulations to Leandro Ramos, Jr. (Master’s in Environmental Policy and Management) for winning the Community Engagement award in the University College Alumni Achievement Awards. Currently a Senior Environmental Scientist with the California Department of Public Health, Leandro provides technical assistance to local environmental health officials to ensure the compliance of small drinking water systems. He [...]

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Alumni Spotlight: Justin Sedgwick

Congratulations to Justin Sedgwick (Bachelor’s in Communication Arts) for winning the Recent Graduate award (bachelor’s category) in the University College Alumni Achievement Awards. Justin is currently the Marketing Coordinator for the Sundance Institute, a non-profit organization that focuses on the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences in film and theatre. The flexibility of [...]

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Women in Transportation Summit

Women in Transportation Summit

Hear form top influential women working in the transportation industry and learn more about career development and advancement for women leaders on April 9 at the University of Denver. From CEOs to Vice Presidents, Senior Managers to Directors, the panel speakers at this event will highlight the career paths and successes of female leaders. Some [...]

University College Citation, Format, Style, and Capstone Updates

University College Capstone Requirements

People often ask why we have format and style requirements—including citation style—for writing assignments. One reason is to create a baseline against which assignments are assessed equally. It is also to ensure that sources are cited consistently so that the reader is able to find the information he or she needs about a source as [...]

Advising Announcement

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Academic Advisor Sarah Julion has announced that she is resigning from her position at the University of Denver to start a new chapter in her life. Her last day will be Friday, February 28. Please connect with the following academic advisors after February 28 with any questions or concerns you may have. Schedule an appointment [...]

Career Webinars

Career Webinars at University College

University College presents two free career webinars for students and alumni presented by Kim Dority, founder and president of Dority & Associates. The reviews are in, and the career webinar series delivers “fantastic and motivating” content, according to one student. “Kim Dority was a great presenter and I found the webinar to be greatly helpful [...]

Accreditation

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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the [...]