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  • Excellence Through Diversity

    Nationally Recognized Racial Justice Expert Addresses Higher Education Diversity Challenges


    America’s colleges and universities are uniquely positioned to transform themselves into pockets of racial democracy and justice because they are institutions of knowledge and...

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  • Infinite Possibilities

    Astronaut Mae Jemison Launches Diversity Series with Message of Daring and Imagination


    Astronaut and physician Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, urged an enthralled audience at the University of Virginia to recapture the sense of infinite...

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  • Sparking a Dialogue

    Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison to Headline Series Promoting Diversity


    The University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science will kick off a year-long Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series with a speech by Dr. Mae...

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  • Experiential Learning

    At UVA, Science & Engineering are a BLAST!


    Eighth- and ninth-graders from across Virginia gathered at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science in August for BLAST – the Building Leaders for...

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  • Student Recognition

    UVA Engineering Grad Student Elected Vice Chair of National Society of Black Engineers


    National Society of Black Engineers members have chosen UVA Engineering graduate student Kristopher Rawls to be the next national vice chair of the organization, while UVA...

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  • Bringing STEM to Life

    UVA Team Receives Governor’s Programs that Work Award


    On January 19, Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented the BLAST team (Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology) with a “Programs that Work” award during the Virginia...

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  • Getting Real

    Research Experience for Undergrads


    No one ever fell in love with engineering by reading a textbook. Knowing this, many Engineering School faculty members welcome undergraduates into their labs each summer as part...

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