You are here

You're living diversity

UVA Career Center – August 11th, 2015

You may know this because you identify with a historically underserved minority group or underrepresented population at a historically white university.  In fact there is a growing list of protected classes and potentially marginalized groups contributing to our heterogeneous university community—to our diversity.  However, many of us may not fit in these categories and although it is not historically supported, are diversity, too. 

Tell us about your success in '14-15 app cycle!: Uploaded on 7/6/15 (Student Stories Tag)

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

As many of you look ahead to the upcoming health professions application cycles, we would also like to congratulate those of you who were successful in the 2014-15 application cycles!

If you found success in last year’s application cycle, will you please notify us so we can publicly recognize you on this blog?

You can do so by responding to with the following information:

How will you contribute to the diversity of a professional program?: Uploaded 7/6/15 (Food for Thought tag)

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

As those of you in this summer's application cycle begin to receive secondary applications, you will probably encounter this question:

"How will you contribute to the diversity of your class and this institution?"

What does diversity mean to you? How might you answer this question? 
As you consider the topic, here is some food for thought from The Atlantic: The Weakening Definition of Diversity

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Information Session: Uploaded on 7/7/15

Kyra Greene – July 28th, 2015

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Information Session
Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 10 am to 2 pm
Alumni Atrium
395 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203

For College Juniors, Seniors & College Graduates interested in Medical School.
Includes: Curriculum overview, Admissions information, Meet current students, & Tour the campus