Are you a first-generation student attending CU Denver—or maybe just starting to think about it? Pre-Collegiate Scholars Coordinator Norma Marquez shares how her experience with TRIO positively impacted her educational journey.
An unfortunate constant, grief can present itself in many different ways. However, there are ways to deal with loss to help yourself and those around you. Jessica Jaramillo writes about her experience with grief and shares tips on how to cope.
There are a few different ways you can budget as a CU Denver student. Learning Hub Ambassadors give their insight on saving money and suggest resources to students. Budgeting skills extend past graduation, so might as well start now!
With the annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) coming up on April 28th, Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities has the perfect guide on how to get involved and start your own experience!
You never know where life might take you, but isn't it fun just to play along? As long as you do it for the journey, you'll find adventure in it! Shelby Edwards recalls how she found herself back at Auraria and CU Denver after a sequence of events.
There's no use in denying it: procrastination gets the best of us. Why do we do it? What is the solution? Jessica A. Jaramillo takes us through the possible causes of procrastination and how we can exercise this self-awareness.
Coming back from winter break and entering a new semester can be tough. How can we regain the motivation we had during the fall? Student ambassadors from the Learning Hub offer up advice on how to be successful this spring.
Finding your place in college can be hard, but once you do, it's gratifying. First-generation student Elena Deras explains how being a PAL has helped her to advocate for herself and to build a community of her own.
Everyone can study abroad and should if they have the chance, but make sure you are prepared! It is important to ask yourself about the amount of effort that you are willing to put in to make it happen and what options you have to do so.
CU Denver is a place for students to cultivate their creativity, and the Learning Hub is here to spotlight that. Throughout the Learning Commons building, student artwork is displayed and admired. Join us on Thursday, Dec. 8th for the showcase!
Many of us spend college wondering if the career path we've chosen is right for us. The solution? Take things for a little test drive—do an internship! Internship Advisor, Lauren Stewart did it and found the experience to be invaluable.
CU Denver senior Ali Al Nazzal came to the US as a refugee from Iraq. After some time in the US, he decided to go back to school. He reflects on his experience as an older student, and how becoming a PAL opened doors for him.
"My goal is to make sure students know about the resources and services available to them, no matter their immigration status." - Estéfani Peña Figueroa, CU Denver’s first Undocumented Student Resource Coordinator
Imposter syndrome often makes people wonder if they belong or not. The Learning Hub is here to let you know that it's okay to feel this way. We are all learning and growing, and you are where you are meant to be.
Telling stories is human; we all connect with one another better when we share stories. In an interview, you can use this to your advantage. Set yourself up for success by reflecting on your experiences and connecting them to the position!
What can Japanese anime teach us about student development? Emilie Waggoner gives us an inside look at the Anime Goes to College course that will be offered to first-year students and incoming transfer students in Spring 2023!
Feeling like a disappointment can often lead us to act out in unproductive ways. In taking time to focus on ourselves, meeting our own wants and needs, and setting boundaries, we can work towards building healthy relationships as well.
A little nervousness before a test can be good, but too often that anxiety can undermine our confidence and abilities. The Learning Hub knows a few things about test anxiety, and a few more things about how to tackle it.
From watching old movies with their dad and grandpa to being able to pinpoint when film switched from a hobby to a passion, Jake Johnson is learning how to apply their film studies research and actually shape a career around it.