The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

AAS Alumni Panel

Please join us this Friday for an AAS Alumni Panel from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. in Minor 125. There will be good food to share following the event.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Our alumni have a lot to say about how they have used the knowledge and skills they acquired as AAS students in their careers and beyond. We have a wonderful group of panelists joining us. Short biographies of the participants can be seen below.


Please do plan to join us! We look forward to seeing you there.

Joshua Adams (AAS 2012):

Caribbean Dinner

The AAS/AS Undergraduate Program requests the honor of your presence at our Annual Spring Diaspora Dinner!

This year, we will be dining on delicious Caribbean food, catered by Chef Tony Polanco

We are looking forward to hosting you at this special, informal event to celebrate the end of classes. Let's join in together and fortify ourselves for papers and exams (and grading!), and let us congratulate our soon-to-be AAS graduates.

Lunch with Adom Getachew

A lunch with Adom Getachew (University of Chicago Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College) -- students are invited to join us for a discussion and informal advising session with Professor Getachew regarding identifying graduate programs that fit, applying to graduate schools and the student experience once admitted.


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