Special Populations

Alumni Spotlight-Adrianna Foster

Humna Sharif – April 23rd, 2018

As a postdoctoral Fellow at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Adrianna is currently conducting research in the Alaskan boreal zone using individual-based forest modeling and high-resolution remote sensing data. Her work focuses on understanding forest dynamics in the context of shifting climate and disturbance regimes.

Alumni Spotlight-Kyle Emery

Humna Sharif – April 23rd, 2018

Currently a PhD student in Marine Science at UC Santa Barbara, Kyle is studying the connection between kelp forests and sandy beaches. Kyle graduated from UVA IN 2015 with a BS and MS in Environmental Sciences. Currently in his 3rd year of PhD, Kyle plans to apply for post doc positions in the near future and hopes to come back to UVA as a faculty member someday.

Build Turbines in Peru with WindAid Institute

Humna Sharif – April 22nd, 2018

Applications are currently open for WindAid’s 2018 Program in Peru. Volunteers will have to opportunity to install and maintain wind turbines to deliver clean, cheap energy to rural communities in Peru. While constructing and installing the wind turbines, volunteers are directly integrated into multiple opportunities including Research & Design, Community Engagement, and Building Skills for the Future! 

Energy Intern for Prince William County VA

Humna Sharif – April 1st, 2018

Prince William County Government | Manassas, Virginia

The Energy Intern position is for an undergraduate student with a desire to gain knowledge about energy efficiency, building science and control systems, utility usage tracking, and energy audits. The energy intern will work with Prince William County’s Energy Coordinator to manage ongoing energy efficiency efforts.

Volunteers needed for the Better Business Challenge

Humna Sharif – April 1st, 2018

Charlottesville Climate Collaborative (C3)
Summer Business Outreach Volunteer Internship

C3 is currently looking for a few enthusiastic change agents to work with C3’s staff to execute its mission of catalyzing local climate action! They specifically need an business outreach intern to help launch the Charlottesville Area Better Business Challenge, a friendly points-based competition encouraging local businesses to increase their energy efficiency, use of renewable energy, and sustainability.

Connect With These Amazing Companies at Identity Diversity and Your Career

Christie Julien – March 20th, 2018

Join us Wednesday, April 4th from 5-7 pm in the Newcomb Ballroom as we welcome Dean Gates and UVA Alum Oris Stuart (Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Office at the National Basketball Association) to have a critical conversation about the intersection of diversity and career. Join other students and employers like JP Morgan, the CIA, Capital One, APT, Cvent, EY, and others in #RealTalk conversations and interactive design-thinking exercises about identity/diversity and the workforce. Check out who's coming below:

The Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Program: A Great Opportunity for Graduate-Level Studies

Tyler Macaluso – March 1st, 2018

Are you passionate about a career in the physical or biomedical sciences, but need additional coursework, training, or research experience before beginning PhD-level work? Really want to pursue a graduate degree in a STEM field but need finical help or guidance on the required actions and qualifications to qualify for such a degree?  The Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's to PhD Bridge Program can fulfill all of these questions, concerns and more!

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