University College Dean

It is with great pleasure that I share with you the news that Michael McGuire has been named dean of University College. Chancellor Emeritus Robert Coombe and I launched the search for the permanent dean of the College in late spring. A search committee was formed and very ably led by Andrei Kutateladze, dean of [...]

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DU Ranks #88 on National Universities List

The University of Denver has maintained its strong ranking as one of the top 100 national universities included on the U.S. News and World Report list of “Best Colleges 2015.”  The University is ranked 88th on the list of National Universities, up from 91st last year. “The rise in the University’s ranking over last year reflects [...]

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Interim Academic Director Named Poet Laureate

Today, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper introduced the state’s newest, and eighth, poet laureate—Joseph Hutchison, the interim academic director for the Arts and Culture and Global Affairs programs at University College. Joe has been teaching at University College since 2003 and has authored 15 collections of poems. The Poet Laureate serves as an advocate for poetry, [...]

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New Advisor

We welcome new academic advisor Craig Miller to the team! Craig will be the advisor for Organizational and Professional Communication students, as well as students majoring in Environmental Studies, Information Technology, and Global Studies in the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program. Check out his bio for more information! To reach Craig, email him at [...]

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New Chancellor

The University of Denver is happy to announce the selection of Rebecca Chopp, PhD, as the incoming chancellor of the University. She will officially become the 18th University chancellor before the start of the University’s fall quarter in September. If you missed the welcome event, you can view the welcome video.

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First Graduate-Level GIS Course in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Offered at the University of Denver This Summer This summer, the University of Denver is offering “UAV for GIS,” the first graduate-level course in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) as they relate to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). An emerging technology, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are used in GIS for [...]

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Growing the Roots of Your Networking Tree

Congratulations to all of our 2014 graduates!  Graduating from University College is more than knowledge gained, more than a degree earned—it is about the connections you create.  Whether you are a current student or graduating in less than a week it isn’t too late to build and grow your network.  Take advantage of being a [...]

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Advising Announcement


Stephanie Webb, Academic Advisor for the Organizational and Professional Communication program, as well as the Bachelor of Arts Completion Program will be leaving University College as of July 31, 2014. She will be pursuing instruction at the University of Denver through the Communication Studies Department while finishing her doctoral program. BACP students can begin the [...]

Faculty Reception Live Stream

Faculty Reception Live Stream University College

The University College Faculty Reception will be held on September 3 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Please visit to watch the live stream.

The History of the Graduation Cap

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It’s commencement time and many students will be putting on their caps and gowns and embarking on their future with a newly earned graduate degree from university college! Academic regalia is steeped in history. You might ask yourself why are graduation hats square? The history of academic regalia is far-reaching, yet many don’t know the [...]