CAUSES Revamps Registered Nurse To Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (RN to BSN) to Virtual Learning The RN to BSN Program has re-opened to admit students as a fully-integrated virtual nursing program. Data obtained from student requests for online programming, changes in the nursing profession, and increased options for upper mobility in nursing, prompted… CAUSES Revamps Registered Nurse To Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (RN to BSN)
UDC CAUSES New Urban Youth Education Program hosted its first-ever Virtual Summer Camp! CAUSES Urban Youth Education Program partnered with the founder of Data Science Camp, Inc., Joyce Hunter, a former USDA Director and President Obama appointee to host the program’s first virtual camp for high school students. Our camp’s focus was on educating youth… UDC CAUSES New Urban Youth Education Program hosted its first-ever Virtual Summer Camp!
UDC Van Ness Farmers Market The UDC Van Ness Farmer’s Market is a program of the Center for Sustainable Development and Resilience. The market offers fresh and local food to the D.C. community. Vendors include farmers, producers, growers, bakers and artisans from D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Click here or image below to view the… UDC Van Ness Farmers Market Open
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
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