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Oct
17

Public Defender Service Employer Info Session

Over 40 UDC-CC scholars attended the Public Defender Service employer info session in February. Scholars were given the opportunity to discuss internship and employment opportunities with an representative from the Human Resources Department. Please remember to stop by the career center and schedule your next career advisement in room 204. Continue Reading Public Defender Service Employer Info Session

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Oct
17

New Leadership Selected for UDC

The University of the District of Columbia Board of Trustees has concluded its executive search with the selection of Ronald Mason, Jr. as the new president. Mason will succeed Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr., who has served as interim president of the University of the District of Columbia since March 2013. His presidency becomes effective on July 1. Continue Reading New Leadership Selected for UDC

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Oct
13

Facebook DC Office Visit

The UDC-CC Career Services Center recently coordinated a trip to the Facebook DC Office. The goal of this session was to give the students some insight into the many, many roles that exist at Facebook, background the staff have and how they got to where they are. Continue Reading Facebook DC Office Visit

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Oct
13

BEYA STEM Conference in Philadelphia, PA

The UDC-CC Career Services Center recently coordinated a trip to the Becoming Everything You Are STEM Conference 2016. The conference was hosted by the Lockheed Martin Corporation in Philadelphia, PA. UDC-CC scholars who attended the trip had the opportunity to meet fortune 500 employers, build their professional network, attend countless career development seminars and receive remarks from Mr. Stedman Graham at the BEYA Student Awards Leadership Dinner they attended. Continue Reading BEYA STEM Conference in Philadelphia, PA

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Oct
11

UDC SEAS Mechanical Engineering Faculty Honored: Dr. Lara Thompson attends Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Ph.D. Graduation Exercises

Dr. Lara Thompson, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UDC, is a Ph.D. graduate of the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology (HST). This unique program exposes its students to teachings from MIT, Harvard Medical School (HMS), Harvard University, as well as several Boston area teaching hospitals. Continue Reading UDC SEAS Mechanical Engineering Faculty Honored: Dr. Lara Thompson attends Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Ph.D. Graduation Exercises

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Oct
10

UDC Graduate Students from School of Business and Public Administration Win 1st Place in Annual Minority Case Competition

On Saturday, October 19, four UDC graduate students from the School of Business and Public Administration won the first place prize of $5,000 in the 9th Annual Minority Case Competition sponsored by Howard University’s School of Business. Continue Reading UDC Graduate Students from School of Business and Public Administration Win 1st Place in Annual Minority Case Competition

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Oct
10

The Wall Street Journal – Washington’s Surprise Attraction: Urban Farmers’ Markets

To see (and taste) the real D.C., skip the White House and follow the capital’s top chefs to its vibrant craft and produce purveyors. Though often overlooked for more august attractions such as the Capitol and the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.’s farmers’ markets are prime places to survey local color, nosh on soft-shell crab or an Asian-inspired taco and even pick up a bottle of olive oil or a watercolor as a souvenir. Continue Reading The Wall Street Journal – Washington’s Surprise Attraction: Urban Farmers’ Markets

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Oct
10

Forest Hills Connection: UDC’s water and soil testing lab earns national accreditation

If you have been as horrified by the Flint, Michigan, water disaster as I have, you will be interested to know that the District of Columbia is fortunate that a newly certified Environmental Quality Testing Laboratory is operating at the University of the District of Columbia. Continue Reading Forest Hills Connection: UDC’s water and soil testing lab earns national accreditation

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Oct
10

The Diane Rehm Show – Environmental Outlook: The Growth Of Large-Scale Indoor Urban Farming

The face of agriculture is dramatically changing in and around cities worldwide. From Anchorage, Alaska to Tokyo, Japan, multi-story indoor farms provide fresh produce, fish and other products to local residents. Some facilities are greenhouses using natural sunlight, others use grow lights. Proponents of these farms argue they use less water and pesticides, while reducing transportation costs and carbon emissions. But critics argue they are not cost effective and consume too much energy. Guest host Maria Hinojosa and a panel of guests discuss the pros and cons of indoor urban farms for this month’s Environmental Outlook. Continue Reading The Diane Rehm Show – Environmental Outlook: The Growth Of Large-Scale Indoor Urban Farming

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Sep
30

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

The College offers a wide range of programs, and we’re continuously reviewing our offerings to guarantee that our programs are relevant and forward reaching. The majors we offer can be enhanced by our flexible and expanding menu of minors, concentrations, and…

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