April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the perfect opportunity to celebrate one of America’s most iconic art forms. In this issue, we spotlight UDC’s dynamic Music Program, whose graduates perform, entertain, and teach at every level with degree offerings in music education, music performance, jazz studies and gospel studies.
The first cohort of students to earn UDC’s Bilingual (Spanish) Associate in Arts degree in Education, Birth to Age 3, was celebrated during a ceremony marking a new path toward access to high-quality, multilingual early childhood education in the District.
The University is still celebrating its incredible women. Join us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to learn who inspires our students at UDC. There are also virtual and in-person events at the Van Ness Campus:
Women at UDC inspire, educate, advocate, and advance others, and we want to honor them. To do so, we asked students at the University to name faculty and staff who inspire them. Please follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram to learn what they had to say.
UDC nursing alumna Deneen Richmond (MHA, RN ‘86), one of only a few Black women to lead a hospital in the country as the president of Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center, encouraged students to maximize their opportunities during this year’s Founders’ Day celebration. The theme of the event was “Our Path Forward: Pride, Progress, Promise.”
Do you know the history of the Black grandfather of basketball? Do you know the story of the first Black NFL referee or that UDC counts an award-winning comedian among its alumni? Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to learn more about our historic Firebird figures during Black…
The Synergy-S includes copper PhotonJet sources equipped with multilayer optics and the HyPix-6000HE Hybrid Photon Counting (HPC) detector. The new technology of the microfocus source affords strong, highly focused beam intensity with low energy costs. Installed in Building 42, Room C12, the detector has near zero-readout noise and a high dynamic range, so reflections with high and low count rates can be measured simultaneously.
Venecia “Abbie” Ferguson was awarded a 2023 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship on November 18 following a highly competitive nationwide contest. A distinguished panel selected Ferguson out of almost 900 outstanding candidates. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Howard University, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The Fellowship will support Ferguson through a two-year master’s degree in an area relevant to the Foreign Service. The award will also provide extensive professional development opportunities, including internships, mentors and skills training. As part of the Rangel Program, she will work for a Member of Congress on foreign affairs issues in the summer of 2023.
Major campus projects under construction to improve infrastructure and student lifeA rendering of the Chick-fil-A restaurant, which will be located at the Van Ness Campus.The Office of Facilities & Re…