Sustainability

Connecting your Student Involvement to your Future: Conflux Research Journal

Kaitlyn Diaz – November 8th, 2017

Learn from a fellow UVA undergraduate how a student organization can provide you the necessary resources, skills, and connections to attain your current and future career goals. Check out the following spotlight on the Conflux Research Journal featuring Jean Nunez who is currently serving as the Creative Director. Jean is a second year majoring in Global Public Health and pursuing a concentration in Music. Read on to learn Jean’s journey with Conflux.


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The Business of Saving Nature in Costa Rica COMM 4589

Humna Sharif – October 8th, 2017

There are many pathways that a student can take to include sustainability in their academics. If you are a student interested in learning more about how economic development, business practices and conservation of biodiversity interact with each other then this study abroad course is perfect for you. The Business of Saving Nature COMM 4589 is a 2018 spring break study abroad course that will take place in Costa Rica.

Environmental Science Department Seminar

Humna Sharif – September 21st, 2017

Every semester the department of Environmental Science offers a weekly seminar featuring speakers from different fields of environment and sustainability. The guest speakers hail from all over the sustainability spectrum and their areas of expertise include everything from atmospheric models, water conservation, dam building, species diversity, oyster farming, cloud physics, gulf stream mechanisms, environmental policies etc.

All roads can lead to Sustainability

Humna Sharif – September 21st, 2017

Hi Students!
The Career Center has begun to work on a sustainability initiative with the Engineering, Science, and Technology community. The purpose of this Sustainability Initiative is to create comprehensive resources for students who would like to incorporate sustainability, and environmental awareness in their careers.

Get Involved with the Undergraduate Real Estate Club at UVA

Jennifer Harvey – September 14th, 2017

The Undergraduate Real Estate Club at UVA is looking for members who are interested in anything real estate. The club was formed about a year ago and consists of 50+ loyal members. There is no application process and all interested individuals are encouraged to check out a meeting. This year, the Exec Board plans to facilitate group discussions ranging from real estate finance to development and brokerage. Additionally, guest speakers are lined up for presentations to share their insights and expertise of the real estate profession.

Marketing and Sustainability Opportunity

Christie Julien – August 7th, 2017

Social Media and Communications Internship

Fall 2017

 

Kim Lundgren Associates "KLA" (www.klasustainability.com) is seeking a part-time Social Media and Communications Intern to assist with strategy and implementation for the company's content marketing, branding and sales. It's an opportunity to work with a start-up in the sustainability/climate change/clean energy space on a variety of writing and social media projects.

 

Sustain-a-Pitch Night.

Christie Julien – April 10th, 2017

Looking for funding for your project? Green Grounds, UVA Sustainability, the Minority Rights Coalition, and Hackcville are hosting the second annual SustainaPitch Night: Social Justice Edition on Thursday, April 20th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Open Grounds (located across the street from Boylan Heights). Free Mellow Mushroom will be provided. The event will consist of pitches for projects that explore environmental and equitable themes from students, CIOs, faculty, and staff.

Ericsson Innovation Award

Christie Julien – March 6th, 2017

The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition (EIA) is underway.  EIA is an opportunity for students to participate in a global student competition that gives them the opportunity to develop their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts from around the globe. . 

Learn About the Competition and the Prize Money - https://goo.gl/O2wxS9

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