Starting his extensive collegian education studying computer science at the University of Economics in Vietnam, not many could have predicted that in just a few years Toan Ong would be on the front lines of researching Covid-19 and the effectiveness of the newly formed vaccine. So, how did a computer science student get wrapped up in the medical field? Data is what brought him to the medical field and what keeps him working to push society’s ability to record, track and learn from the millions of data points we produce daily. Read more
Here at CU Denver, we value expanding horizons. We
encourage each and every one of our CU Denver Business School students to study
abroad before their time studying with us is over. In an increasingly connected
and global society, business expands far beyond US borders. Not only is
studying abroad a learning experience, but it is something that will stick with
you for a lifetime.
Monica Smith overcame many obstacles to establish herself in the US after moving here from her home country of Colombia.
Transitioning her career path from the field of industrial engineering into the field of accounting, was the biggest challenge she was facing after her move. CU Denver smoothed that transition by giving her the education and connections to navigate the business world. Read more
Saoussen Memmi has always understood that the biggest dreams can’t be reached in a single bound. Growing up in Tunisia, a small country in northern Africa, she focused on turning experiences into stepping stones for her next big opportunity.
Memmi starts her journey by taking a risk and attending a brand-new university in Tunisia. In the back of her mind, she had a dream of pursuing a graduate degree in America. Read more
For international students, winning a coveted US internship or job offer is a challenge that sometimes seems impossible.
Recent MS in Information Systems graduate Parag Ravka is just one example of how it is possible to solidify that elusive full-time job offer. His determination along with the opportunities available at the CU Denver Business School were his keys to success. Read more
As an international student, when you step onto the CU Denver campus for the first time, it’s expected that you’ll have many questions. What are the best available class times? Are there employment opportunities? What is like to live in the city? One question that you may have will be answered immediately – loudly and clearly – you are welcome here! Nothing exemplifies this better than the one of the first events of the semester: The International Student Welcome Party. Read more
Being an entrepreneur is hard work. Long days. Little sleep. Facing failure over and over again in the hope of achieving that major breakthrough. Tack on being a native-Spanish speaker and a full-time student, and you’re also dealing with a cultural learning curve and limited free time.
Meet Liliana Ferrua. Read more