Transfer Students

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.

Genevieve Agar: How I Reconciled Creative Arts with Economics (Major Exploration Series)

UVA Career Center – March 22nd, 2017

“The majority of people who went to college do not end up in a career related to their major, meaning 10 years from now your major might be just a word on your diploma.” Genevieve Agar (CLAS '17, Economics)

A common misconception some students may have when deciding their major(s) is thinking they need to choose between something that aligns with their "passion" and something that will be considered "practical." Read about how one of our Career Peer Educators, Genevieve Agar (CLAS ‘17, Economics), proved this myth wrong during her nontraditional undergraduate experience.

Diversity Programs with Morgan Stanley

Kelly Kennedy – February 2nd, 2017

Diversity is meant to be celebrated, appreciated and actively pursued. This is a sentiment that is well understood by the financial advisers at Morgan Stanley. At Morgan Stanley, “we strive to build an organization that is diverse in experience and background, reflecting our standards or integrity and excellence”. In accordance with this, the company is offering a series of Spring Diversity Programs to Undergraduate students.

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