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A Competitive Advantage for Job Seekers

Graduate Career Services offers individual advising sessions, assistance in creating job search materials, mock interviews, online presence critiques, self-assessment instruments, and workshops on career paths, leadership, communication, and management. Explore offerings...

The Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment, a major survey of the stars in our home galaxy led by University of Virginia astronomers, has now played a key role in a totally unexpected way – by shedding new light on faint objects known as brown dwarfs.

Mentoring Institute Fosters Inclusive Environment

Sponsored by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Diversity Programs, this inter-ethnic, interdisciplinary program acclimates new students by providing access to advanced graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and faculty. 


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Examining the incarceration of black women in the nation's capital during the Civil War has earned History student Tamika Richeson a Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies. 

In a year where it seems like every aspect of American politics is being watched and analyzed on the world stage, University of Virginia doctoral candidate Michael Poznansky is interested in the powerful political plays that are hidden beneath the surface.

Teaching Writing

Mellon-funded seminars train graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to mentor undergraduates in the art of communicating to stratified audiences and effecting change through their writing.  Read more...