Chemistry professor awarded summer research grant
Dr. Ozlem Dilek, assistant professor of chemistry, has received a summer research grant from Organic Syntheses, Inc. Each grant award provides $8,000 to a PUI faculty member who subsequently chooses an undergraduate coworker from among the students in their department
Global Fairness Initiative announces spring Sapin Fellow
The Global Fairness Initiative (GFI) announced a partnership with UDC College of Arts and Sciences to make the GFI Sapin Fellowship exclusively available to students from the University. Torrey Thomas, a junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in political science and computer science with a concentration in global studies, has been selected as the first UDC Sapin Fellow. This spring, Thomas will join the GFI team working on the issues and programs at the heart of GFI’s mission to create a more equitable, sustainable world for the working poor. Please click here to learn more.
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences faculty member awarded at 37th Annual BEYA STEM Conference
Dr. Bryan Higgs was recognized as a BEYA Modern-Day Technology Leader at the 37th annual BEYA STEM Conference, held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center from February 9-11. Modern-Day Technology Leaders are men and women who are demonstrating outstanding performance in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The BEYA STEM Community “offers K-12 students, college students, corporate, government, military professionals, business, and industry employers with three days of learning, networking, celebrating excellence, and showcasing STEM career opportunities.”
Chief student development and success officer awarded as University Technology Leader of the Year
Dr. William Latham was selected for the EdScoop 50 Awards as University Technology Leader of the Year. EdScoop recognized Latham for effecting change in digital learning and university IT, emphasizing collaboration, student experience and innovation. In its first year, the awards honor the most influential people in the higher education technology community and the most innovative projects that positively impact universities.
CAS Fluid and Dynamics Series presentation focuses on mathematics
Dr. Dorshka Wylie, assistant professor of mathematics and Dr. Shurron Farmer, mathematics program coordinator and assistant professor of mathematics, will present the correlation between algebra skills, pre-calculus, and successful completion of calculus on Thursday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m., at the Van Ness Campus in Building 71, 4th floor.
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Professor chosen for American Society of Criminology Conference panel
Professor chosen for American Society of Criminology Conference panelDr. Andrea Adams, assistant professor of crime, justice and security studies in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, ser…
School of Business and Public Administration students present research at international conference
UDC sponsors skills training conference for Anacostia High School students
Anacostia High School students during the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute.As part of UDC’s DAWN initiative, four Anacostia High School students participated in the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) from September 17-20, where they developed leadership and communication skills through various sessions. Activities included congressional visits, tours of different monuments and memorials, and laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.