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OF SPECIAL NOTE

Renew Your Contracted Independent Organization (CIO) for 2021-2022
May 25 - June 15.
Renew your CIO for the coming academic year! Incoming presidents can submit the application on @UVA.

22nd Century Scholars Summer Internship Program
Application Deadline: May 21.
The UVA Center for Politics and other participating partner organizations are now accepting applications for this summer’s 22nd Century Scholars Summer Internship Program. The five-week program, open to rising second-, third-, and fourth-year undergraduates, will be administered virtually, and each student selected for the program will receive a $2,000 stipend payable at the end of the program. For more information or to download the application, see the website.

OPPORTUNITIES

Apply to the Girls Hoo Hack Hackathon Planning Committee
Application Deadline: May 20, midnight EDT.
Girls Hoo Hack is aiming to build a strong team of diverse organizers with lots of creative ideas to help us plan an amazing hackathon. Applications are open to all UVA students.

ComSciCon: Communicating Science Workshop
Application Deadline: June 1.
August 16 – 18. 

Are you interested in improving your science communication skills? Come and join us for ComSciCon in August!

MILLER CENTER PROGRAMS

“Celebrating the LBJ Telephone Tapes”
May 20, 8 p.m. EDT, virtual.
Michael Beschloss, Brian Williams, and Melody Barnes join Mark Lawrence, director of the LBJ Library, to discuss what telephone recordings of President Lyndon Johnson tell us about the man and his presidency. The event celebrates the library's 50th anniversary and a new initiative that makes the tapes more accessible.

“Federalism in the Age of Covid-19”
May 27, 4:30 p.m. EDT, virtual.
Scholars examine federalism in light of the ongoing government response to Covid-19. Panelists will discuss how federal, state, and local officials reacted to the challenge and what their actions tell us about the future of the federal system, particularly in light of the rural/urban split in the United States.

NEWSLETTERS

Stall Seat Journal: New Beginnings
As this semester draws to a close, be proud of yourself for all that you’ve accomplished. Finish the school year strong! View the new edition online for tips on reflecting, connecting and making the most of your summer.

Girls Hoo Hack Newsletter
Girls Hoo Hack (GHH) is coming back for our second annual hackathon this fall! Women and women-supporters of all gender backgrounds are welcome, and no coding experience is necessary. If you’re interested in getting updates and details about all things GHH, make sure to join our newsletter by filling out the interest form.

 

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