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Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

Nicole Schneiter – November 30th, 2015

There is an exciting new program at the University of Michigan--the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP UM). DDCSP UM is an exciting two-year research and internship opportunity for bright, curious undergraduate students interested in conservation, nature, and the environment. The program is aimed at bringing more undergraduates currently underrepresented in the environmental field into the conservation arena. The program includes a $4000 stipend, as well as room and board, a discretionary allowance, and travel expenses to and from Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Goldwater Scholarship Deadline Approaching - Dec. 1

Christie Julien – November 22nd, 2015

THE BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP  is designed to attract outstanding students into research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit to students who are sophomores or juniors during the current academic year and who have excellent academic records and demonstrated interest in and potential for research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering. The scholarship covers undergraduate eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board to a maximum of $7,500 per academic year.

Become an Intern at Google!

Christie Julien – November 22nd, 2015

The application deadline for Google's 2 main undergraduate software engineering internships is Nov. 30, so don't wait -- apply soon! Applications are reviewed in the order they're received and positions are filled on a rolling basis, which means you risk missing an internship spot if you wait until the deadline:

  • Software Engineering Internship (BA/BS): apply at
    • Simply provide a resume and an unofficial copy of your transcript


Ruffin Distinguished Artist in Residence Mark Dion Accepting Applications

Jasmine Jackson – November 22nd, 2015

Mark Dion was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1961 and currently lives in New York City. Throughout his artistic career, Dion has consistently interrogated the ways in which knowledge—particularly our understanding of nature, science, and history—is and has been constructed and presented in academic and public institutions across time and place.

Piedmont Housing Alliance seeking a Communications Coordinator

Jasmine Jackson – November 22nd, 2015

Now Hiring - Communications Coordinator!

Join the Piedmont Housing Alliance team as Communications Coordinator, an essential role in supporting and strengthening our mission. Piedmont Housing Alliance is a successful non-profit organization based in Charlottesville, VA, with a mission to create housing opportunities and build community through education, lending, and development.

Fourth-Year Photographer Captures More Than Meets the Eye

Jasmine Jackson – November 22nd, 2015

Fourth-year University of Virginia student Logan Dandridge takes a look inside the minds of UVA community members with his new semi-permanent art installation on Grounds. Inspired by the work of “Humans of New York” photographer Brandon Stanton, the new display outside Garrett Hall will feature photos of UVA students, faculty and staff along with their reflections on their experiences here.

Second Years: Apply for Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow Summer Program

Sophia Naide – November 20th, 2015

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program is a fully paid and funded, five and a half week summer residential program for rising third-year students who desire to make a difference. Rising third-year students from diverse academic disciplines are invited to immerse themselves in an intensive, service-focused leadership development program.