Author Archives: Katie Densberger

A Majors Fair? That sounds fun! But what do I DO there?

The Majors Fair will be FULL of representatives from Batten, McIntire, Engineering, Nursing, Data Science, Education, Architecture, and many College majors. This is your chance to “shop around,” explore possibilities, and speak with people who can answer your questions all …

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Connect with the School of Education and Human Development (EHD) – Zoom and In-Person Opportunities!

EHD offers majors that lead to careers in teaching, public health, speech pathology and audiology, research, education policy and more. Connect with us by signing up for our mailing list or attend one of the upcoming events.

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Overwhelmed by emails? These tips will help!

We receive a lot of emails – it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Learning how to manage your email is an important skill, not just for your time at UVA, but also for your future employment. Consider these tips for one …

By Christy Rotman
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Adjusting to Learning while Away from Grounds

We have prepared several guides designed to help students adjust to distance learning. You will see communications and web resources related to technology and housing considerations elsewhere. The resources below are related more specifically to the shift from life as …

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How to Get Moving on that Project You’re Avoiding

Do you have a huge project, paper, exam, or task looming over you? Are you feeling unsure how to begin? Overwhelmed? Scared of not completing the task? Often when we have large tasks, it is difficult to know how or …

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Getting Research Help from IRB

Research is a key part of the U.Va. experience for most undergraduate students. Many will embark on their own research projects before they graduate. But did you know that research involving human subjects is regulated by the federal government? Before …

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Tips for Getting Things Done

Aim for progress, not perfection. Changing your behavior is hard; if you’ve been a chronic procrastinator for years, it’s unlikely that you will be able to wake up tomorrow and convince yourself that from now on you will do every …

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Visit Course Advising Days before signing up for spring classes!

Enrollment for spring classes starts in early November. Visit your advisor, but plan to visit Course Advising Days as well to get lots of questions answered in one convenient location. On 10/30 and 10/31/18, from 1-4pm, more than a dozen …

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What does undergraduate research look like at UVA?

By the time they graduate more than half of U.Va. students participate in undergraduate research either a part of a class or outside of the classroom.  But what does it mean to do research? The University of Virginia is a …

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On Reading for Research

Reading for research is a skill of its own. Get some tips for what that process looks like in this short article by Joli Jensen: “Lessons on the Craft of Scholarly Reading” at the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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