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Instructor had a bird’s-eye view of history

For Raymond Shelton, service to both his country and others has been a driving ...

Doctoral student inspires “Gimme Shelter” movie

Kathy DiFiore didn’t set out to start a ministry. “I just wanted to help ...

Campus tours

Campus tours showcase John Sperling Center

How do you draw blood from a manikin? What percentage of recycled materials ...

Success tips from University of Phoenix students

Whether they’re checking email messages after a long workday, taking kids to ...

Lisa Blue

Alumna honored for work with special needs kids

Advocating on behalf of her own child with special needs came naturally to Lisa ...

Doctoral residency

How the University’s doctoral residency works

Whereas University of Phoenix® online doctoral programs allow you to pursue ...

Online doctoral programs

How the doctoral dissertation process works

Completing your doctoral dissertation is likely one of the most challenging ...

Scholarship helps business student dream big

It wasn’t an episode of “Sex and the City” or the bright lights of Manhattan ...

StackTrack

What StackTrack can do for you

The StackTrack™ certificate option at University of Phoenix can help you gain ...

University alumna is a financial role model

Kim Murphy is a University of Phoenix graduate four times over: She holds ...

Cybersecurity expert uses hacking skills for good

Summer Lee only needs to press a few keys on her computer to break into online ...

MBA grad conquers Mount Everest, inspires others

Brian Dickinson is proof that it’s possible to reach great heights in many areas ...

One-time dropout becomes an award-winning teacher

Last year, Apryl Shackelford found herself in front of a cheering crowd, still ...

Alumni Aubri Shauger-Haley

Chronic MS couldn’t stop alum’s graduation walk

When Aubri Shauger-Haley followed her husband, Richard, across the stage at a ...

University of Phoenix named Military-Friendly School for fifth consecutive year

University of Phoenix continues to be a top education destination for military ...

Paul Goldschmidt

Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt scores big in 2013

It was quite a year for Arizona Diamondbacks First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt....

Best music for studying

Poll: Students reveal the best music to study to

If you crank up the tunes when doing your homework, you aren’t alone. A recent ...

Olivia Zanfardino

Finding inspiration on “Roadtrip Nation”

Olivia Zanfardino, a student in the business management program at University ...

Grants help fund faculty research and innovation

Research funding isn’t just for the ivory tower. Thanks to the Office of ...

Gladys Pearson

Instructor’s nonprofit helps young people flourish

“I’ve devoted my life to telling young people they can lead productive, ...

Living in a straw house isn’t just a fairy tale

You might think straw houses only exist in “The Three Little Pigs.” But ...

Career coaching

New center to offer career coaching services

University of Phoenix students and alumni in need of academic or career support ...

Kevin Burciaga

Student honored by MLB and People magazine

Shortly after Kevin Burciaga returned home in 2008 from a tour in Iraq with the ...

Sandra Wing

Cancer survivor’s foundation eases others’ pain

When Sandra Wing was battling ovarian and uterine cancer, she found that she ...

Larry Fitzgerald

NFL pro Larry Fitzgerald has a different goal

Along with scoring touchdowns for the Arizona Cardinals and traveling the world ...

Military students

How University of Phoenix helps military students

Whether in wartime or peacetime, the heavy demands and regimented structure of ...

Shermona Woodley

Quitting was never an option for this alumna

“This is your future — your time to shine,” Shermona Woodley tells students at ...

Christa Sorenson

Alumna Christa Sorenson parties with a purpose

Christa Sorenson loves to party — especially when it’s for a good cause. The ...

AAIT with a concentration in Web Administration degree

New associate degree concentration prepares University students to be web administrators

In an effort to give students the tools they need to become certified web ...

University of Phoenix faculty teaching requirements

At University of Phoenix, those who can, teach

Becoming a faculty member at University of Phoenix is tough. Not only must ...

Dean James Ness

Dean James Ness offers a world of law enforcement experience to criminal justice students

For James Ness, PhD, dean of the University of Phoenix College of Criminal ...

An infographic about the University Library

Navigating the digital halls of the library

The University Library, launched in 1995, is an expansive resource for students, ...

Explore our national parks

University of Phoenix partners with national parks

With close to 400 park areas spanning 84 million acres of land in the U.S., our ...

Alumnus Matthew Cerra is running for office in Arizona

University of Phoenix alumnus runs for Ariz. office

There’s a fresh face in Arizona politics these days: University of Phoenix ...

Reduce carbon footprint.

New program asks employees to reduce their carbon footprint

When Seth Mones — vice president of Apollo's sustainability programs — got ...

Nursing students studying

College of Nursing graduate named “Notable Nurse” by Nurse.com

An accomplished nurse throughout her long career, Sally Grimm, RN, MSN, CEN has ...

Community commitment at Apollo Group

The year of giving back

In 2011, University of Phoenix and its parent company donated more than $20 ...

70-year-old Roberta Torres graduates from University of Phoenix

Few good things in life come easy, and nobody knows this better than Roberta ...

Thomas Lee

Second chance: Thomas Lee finds a new career in the classroom

Learning that your longtime employer is closing up shop and moving out of state ...

Clean Tech Open is a non-profit which helps mentor green tech businesses by holding an annual competition.

Cleantech Open and University of Phoenix join forces to help green entrepreneurs

When University of Phoenix decided to take their commitment to the environment ...

Elena Asher built her career on flexible skills — and now she’s teaching others to do the same

Elena Asher defies natural disasters, embraces outsourcing and thrives on ...

Meet the winner of the Great American Teach-Off

Terry Dougherty’s life changed dramatically this month when she walked into an ...

From the courtroom to Afghanistan, retired judge takes calculated risks

Some people lead simple, quiet lives where they stick to one career and then ...

Inspiring student

A true inspiration: Student continues education despite brain cancer

Life has never been the same for the upbeat, friendly, athletic Ronald Monis, ...

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