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Alternative Fall Break

UVA Career Center – September 21st, 2015

Consider participating in Alternative Fall Break! AFB is three days of service in Charlottesville. You can participate in all three days, or just one. It's a great opportunity to engage in service learning and burst the UVA bubble!   Sign up here

Food and T-shirts will be provided on all days.  Please feel free to contact Vanessa Ehrenpreis with any questions.

We're excited to share our partners for this year:

Using Technology to Design Culturally Competent Healthcare

Christie Julien – September 21st, 2015

From UVA Today:

Two years ago, University of Virginia faculty members Laura Barnes and Rupa Valdez were collaborating on a National Institutes of Health-funded project designed to help Latinas in a rural farming community in Florida and had three undergraduates on the team to assist with background research and data analysis. These undergraduates were Bijan Morshedi, Alexis Chaet, and Andrew Mitchell.

Interested in Sports Media? Two Great Opportunities to Get Involved!

Jasmine Jackson – September 18th, 2015

The ACC Digital Network Guest Reporter - Deadline to Enter:  October 31, 2015

Join the broadcast team in Charlotte, NC for the ACC Football Championship Game on December 5, 2015   

The ACC Digital Network is the conference's online home for ACC Sports Video with channels on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and more. 

Campus Insiders Guest Reporter - Deadline to Enter: December 4, 2015

National Retail Foundation and Shop.org Virtual Career Fair - Oct. 5

Jasmine Jackson – September 18th, 2015

Are you interested in pursuing careers in retail, merchandising, or e-commerce? The National Retail Foundation and Shop.org are offering a student program and career fair as part of their 2015 Shop.org Digital Summit. Students will have an opportunity to learn firsthand about digital, e-commerce and technology career paths that didn't exist 10 years ago, hear career advice from the executives behind their favorite retail brands and meet industry hiring managers seeking top talent for their internship and entry-level jobs nationwide.

Scientists Create Immunity to Deadly Parasite By Manipulating Host’s Genes

Christie Julien – September 16th, 2015

There are two common approaches to protecting humans from infectious disease: targeting pathogens and parasites with medicines such as antibiotics, or dealing with the conditions that allow transmission.

Now exciting new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the University of Colorado demonstrates the effectiveness of a third strategy: adjusting the landscape of the human body to remove the mechanism that allows pathogens to cause disease. 

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