professor October 10, 2016

6 Non-Academic Lessons Taught at Schools

Early on, college can seem like just another chore. When I was a student and was done with my work, I would put my notes on my desk and never thought about them until test day. When your mind is constantly being fed new information that you are expected to retain, time for reflection often becomes lost. It took a few years of working for me to finally realize just how much my professors had taught me. To save you from that trouble, here is a list of common non-academic lessons you may not realize you’re being taught in schools. … Read More

diversity October 3, 2016

Building and Benefiting from a Diverse Campus

CU Denver prides itself on being one of the most diverse campuses in the University of Colorado school system. Doing so gives our students a much better chance to succeed both in the classroom and in post-collegiate endeavors. Why Diversity Matters in Education The reason we still talk about diversity and inclusion on campuses nationwide is because of the Coleman Report. Commissioned in 1966 by the U.S. Office of Education, the report detailed how diversity positively affects education in general. The study considered both the characteristics of schools and faculty members in its discoveries. These findings were groundbreaking, to say … Read More

military student September 21, 2016

An Introduction to Veteran & Military Student Programs

Here at CU Denver, we take pride in providing our military men and women with a quality education catered toward their distinct needs. Our mission is to create a positive transition and support programs for student service members, veterans, and their families in order to support their transition into academics, increase their graduation success rate, and assist them in achieving placement in their chosen career field following graduation. “The Veteran & Military Student Services (VMSS) office is there to help veteran students transition from military to college, and succeed in whatever path that individual takes.” explained Junior Biology/Pre-med major, Kevin … Read More

college fair questions September 12, 2016

10 Questions You Need to Ask at a College Fair

College fairs are an important part of the application process. They can help you glean what each school’s strengths and weaknesses are as well as make connections with recruiters from each one. We constantly receive a variety of questions at these fairs, such as: 1)      Why should I attend CU Denver? 2)      How much does it cost to attend CU Denver? 3)      How do I apply for CU Denver? What do my scores need to look like for admission? 4)      What types of scholarships do you offer? 5)      What majors do you offer? 6)      What is the average class size? 7)      If I am undecided on a … Read More