Alumni

Alumni Spotlight-Adrianna Foster

Humna Sharif – April 23rd, 2018

As a postdoctoral Fellow at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Adrianna is currently conducting research in the Alaskan boreal zone using individual-based forest modeling and high-resolution remote sensing data. Her work focuses on understanding forest dynamics in the context of shifting climate and disturbance regimes.

Alumni Spotlight-Kyle Emery

Humna Sharif – April 23rd, 2018

Currently a PhD student in Marine Science at UC Santa Barbara, Kyle is studying the connection between kelp forests and sandy beaches. Kyle graduated from UVA IN 2015 with a BS and MS in Environmental Sciences. Currently in his 3rd year of PhD, Kyle plans to apply for post doc positions in the near future and hopes to come back to UVA as a faculty member someday.

Build Turbines in Peru with WindAid Institute

Humna Sharif – April 22nd, 2018

Applications are currently open for WindAid’s 2018 Program in Peru. Volunteers will have to opportunity to install and maintain wind turbines to deliver clean, cheap energy to rural communities in Peru. While constructing and installing the wind turbines, volunteers are directly integrated into multiple opportunities including Research & Design, Community Engagement, and Building Skills for the Future! 

What Happens After Graduation? One student's takeaways from AA/AS Alumni Panel

Brandon Thompson – April 8th, 2018

On Friday March 30th, I had the privilege of listening in on a panel of three black alumnae who were involved with the AS program. The panel was mainly a Q&A session where the three women discussed their experiences at UVA and what they do currently. The three women were Elisa Bell, Niya Bates, and Kelsey Watkins. Kelsey is a current UVA Law student. Niya currently works at Monticello as the Public Historian of Slavery and African American Life at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. Elisa is the Marketing Director of Transurban in Washington D.C. 
 

Healthcare Community Alumni Spotlight: Julia Scully, '14; Business Developer of Cityblock Health

Brandon Thompson – April 5th, 2018

For the next several weeks, the Healthcare Community will be highlighting alumni who recently responded to a survey during Fall 2017 to provide our students with real-life perspective on a career in healthcare. The first alumni we will be highlighting is Ms. Julia Scully, a Class of 2014 English major and Media Studies minor graduate.

Hoo's Going to the Start-Up Fair!?

Tyler Macaluso – February 8th, 2018

I hope everyone had a fun and successful Career Fair last week, and that you are excited for the Start-Up Fair! The Start-Up Fair is a career fair and mixer featuring some of the region's most innovative and exciting start-ups, in partnership with the UVA Student Council Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee, Startup Virginia, The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Darden iLab, Data Science Institute, the Department of Economics, HackCville, the UVA Development Hub, and many more amazing organizations.

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