denver October 17, 2016

5 CU Denver Facts and What They Mean for You

CU Denver offers 100+ degree programs across 7 schools and colleges Diversity is key to a well-rounded education. By offering so many degree programs, students can choose what interests them, not necessarily what will land them a high-paying job. Having a keen eye for your own interests goes a long way towards gaining an education rather than surviving four years of job training. 73% of Alums still live in Colorado Networking is key for any entry-level professional looking for their first job. With so many graduates still living in Colorado, it’s easy to imagine finding an employer with someone that … Read More

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