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Connecting your Student Organization to your Future: Second Year Council (SYC)

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 10th, 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 Second Year Council (SYC) featuring Omar Elhaj who is currently serving as the President of SYC. Omar is studying Foreign Affairs and Computer Science. Read on to learn Omar's journey with Class Council.  

What is the benefit of joining Second Year Council?

New Graduate Admissions Options

Kalea Obermeyer – October 10th, 2017

Beginning with spring 2018 admissions, the Curry School will offer a direct admission option to current UVA students wishing to enroll in select graduate programs. This program allows prospective students to secure space in Curry graduate programs earlier than the regular admission option and requires a simpler application.

Curry Programs Eligible

The following undergraduate programs will now have direct admissions:

Boston Law School Forum- November 10

Melvin Walker – October 10th, 2017

The annual Boston Law School Forum will be taking place on Friday, November 10, 2017. The forum is an excellent opportunity for prospective law students to meet face-to-face and connect with admission representatives from more than 150 ABA-approved law schools. You will be able to obtain admission materials, financial aid information, and attend admission workshops to help you prepare for the law school application process.


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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.

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Asian Student Union

Kaitlyn Diaz – October 5th, 2017

Check out this week's spotlight on Connecting your CIO to your Future blog series; Asian Student Union (ASU) featuring Brandon Kim. Learn how your participation in ASU can lead to the development of leadership skills and prepare you for your future career. Brandon is a third year studying Political and Social Thought and describes his role as the Chair of the Prospective/Alumni-Relations Committee. Read on to learn Brandon's journey with ASU. 

Jefferson Public Citizens Program Information Session

Hannah Guffey – October 5th, 2017

Jefferson Public Citizens Program Information Session

Thursday, October 12th
4:00 to 5:00 pm
Special Collections Library, Byrd Morris Room


Have an idea for a community-based research project? Come to this session to learn more about the Jefferson Public Citizens (JPC) Program and hear from previous recipients. JPC provides funding for students to design hands-on research projects in collaboration with community partners and faculty mentors.

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award Information Session

Hannah Guffey – October 5th, 2017

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award Information Session

Wednesday, October 11th
4:00 to 5:00 pm
Clemons Library, Room 204

Looking for funding for a research project? The Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards program funds outstanding undergraduate research projects to be carried out this summer and next academic year. Approximately forty awards of up to $4,000 each will be granted on a competitive basis.  Come to this session to learn more about this wonderful opportunity and hear from previous recipients!