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Archives for October, 2016

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

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Oct
05

SEAS

The mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is reflective to both the missions of the University of the District of Columbia and the mission of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The EE Department is striving to provide…

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