Expanding Access & Student Success: Virtual Study Abroad Programs
Students Benefit from New, Affordable Virtual Offerings
With international travel severely restricted throughout 2020, extreme limitations have continued into 2021. The disruptive effects of the global pandemic put a jarring halt on traditional on-location study abroad programs worldwide. But innovative …
Thai Alumnus Maximizes Marketing Degree
Home country: Thailand
Degree: Master’s in Business Administration & Management; Marketing
University of Colorado Denver
Within your industry, what are some of your favorite areas of focus, and why?
I have a big passion for marketing research. Landing my first job in an online shopping startup opens a whole new perspective of marketing. It’s somewhat related to my degree but it also provides me with an opportunity to learn and grow. I am working as a content marketer. I usually apply marketing research knowledge to understand and find out what kinds of content online readers like. so that I can create appealing content for them.
CU Denver Alumna Creates Pathways to Educational Partnerships
Dr. Sharmila Anand, an alumna of the University of Colorado Denver, is a born social entrepreneur, doctor, and an inspired educator. Her collaborations nurture education and healthcare environments where people can reach their optimal potential as well as learn how to effectively serve the greater community.
“I’m from a family of medical professionals, and have always seen that it is good to serve people,” said Dr. Anand. “Healthcare and education go hand in hand. In educating a girl child, who in turn educates the children of the family, you have helped an entire nation.” She added, “And you are building national assets.”
HOUSTON – Determined to be the first team from the University of Colorado Denver to participate in and win the Shell Eco-Marathon Americas competition – which encourages students to design the most fuel-efficient vehicles in the world – nine members of the university’s Mechanical Engineering Senior Design class achieved their goal on April 7. The team won first place in their category for a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle they designed and built that achieved a maximum of 205 miles per gallon. (Last year’s winner in the same category achieved 169 miles per gallon.)
CU Denver ESL Academy Students Further Education at Denver Art Museum
The bold modern design of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) Hamilton Building, which includes innovative features such as 9,000 titanium panels to reflect Colorado’s 300 days of sunshine, provides a perfect example of contemporary architecture. It also provided an ideal setting for 25 international students from the University of Colorado Denver’s ESL Academy to refine their English language and listening skills and to deepen their understanding about the field of architecture.
While Earning MS/Historic Preservation, Student Helps Other International Students to Succeed
Graduate: Spring 2013, MS, Historic Preservation
While earning her master’s in historic preservation at the College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver, Anokhi Varma has been busy building another kind of history—one of helping her fellow international students to succeed through the university’s PAL program.
U.S. News & World Report
Paying for college can be manageable if you explore schools’ housing, meal, and job options.
International students reviewing cost of attendance estimates for U.S. universities may wonder how they’re going to afford all four years of college. But it’s possible to research ways to trim expenses by hundreds to thousands of dollars before arriving in the United States.
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University of Colorado Denver joined with other Colorado institutions of higher learning, the state, and business leaders to support the launch of StudyColorado, a new state initiative designed to attract more international students to Colorado. The Executive Order was signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper and announced by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia at a July 12 event during the national OACAC (Overseas Association for College Admissions Counseling) conference in Denver this year.
When international students enter CU Denver’s ESL Academy, they enter more than an English language immersion classroom—students also delve into a curriculum designed to deepen their understanding and appreciation of life in the United States and in Colorado communities.