Biology Professor and Students Study Marine Biology in Cuba

Biology Professor and Students Study Marine Biology in Cuba

NOVA students had the opportunity to experience science and culture in Cuba during a study abroad program this past summer. Biology and Natural Sciences Associate Professor Jill Caporale took eight students with her during the trip where she said they had a learning experience that differs greatly from the traditional classroom setting. “I’m interested in getting students out in the real world to experience science … Continue reading Biology Professor and Students Study Marine Biology in Cuba

Emeriti Reading Series to Begin September 15

Emeriti Reading Series to Begin September 15

Annandale will have its first Emeriti Reading Series starting September 15 at 3:00 p.m. The series, organized by the Division of Languages and Literature, will take place in the President’s Dining Room in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center. Over the years, NOVA has been home to a number of faculty and staff members who have made an impact on students and colleagues. The … Continue reading Emeriti Reading Series to Begin September 15

Manassas and George Mason Provide Research Opportunities

Manassas and George Mason Provide Research Opportunities

The George Mason University Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP) was established in 2007 for high school and undergraduate students to gain hands-on experience in laboratories at George Mason. Students work alongside Mason researchers using state-of-the-art technology to solve hypothesis-driven questions in biochemistry, biodefense, bioengineering, bioinformatics, chemistry, computer science, cybersecurity, environmental science, genomics, geoinformation science, mathematical modeling, medicine, nanotechnology, neuroscience, sports medicine, physics and proteomics. … Continue reading Manassas and George Mason Provide Research Opportunities

New Professional Writing Certificate at NOVA

NOVA’s English Cluster is pleased to announce that the new Professional Writing Certificate is now being offered across the College, online and through Workforce Development. This 31-credit certificate offers training to professional writers in a variety of regional industries, while also helping those seeking to enter the field get the preparation they need to begin a career in professional writing. This certificate is an exciting opportunity for the … Continue reading New Professional Writing Certificate at NOVA

2nd Annual Final STEAM Exhibit at Annandale

2nd Annual Final STEAM Exhibit at Annandale

Honors students from multiple campuses presented their artwork at the second annual Final STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) Exhibit held in the President’s Dining Room on the Annandale Campus. The exhibit was held during exam week of spring semester 2015. The student art reflected 16 weeks of independent study where each student interacted with both a science faculty and an art faculty member … Continue reading 2nd Annual Final STEAM Exhibit at Annandale

New Technology Training Website Launched

NOVA faculty and staff who are looking for technology training opportunities now have a newly redesigned website to find and register for technology training programs covering a wide variety of current instructional and enterprise technologies. Current workshop offerings include Blackboard Basics, Hybrid Certification, Panopto Lecture Capture, Google Apps, NOVAConnect, SharePoint and many more. Workshops are available in face-to-face, webinar and online formats. All workshops are led … Continue reading New Technology Training Website Launched

Woodbridge to Host Tech Week

NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus will host the first-ever Tech Week for students, faculty and staff. Tech Week will be held September 14 to 17 in the Black Box Theatre. It will offer exposure to the latest technology and services the College provides throughout the year. Each day of Tech Week is designed to highlight products from a specific computer software company (Apple, Dell, HP and Microsoft) … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host Tech Week

Two-Person Exhibit “Artifact” at the Fisher Art Gallery

Two-Person Exhibit “Artifact” at the Fisher Art Gallery

The Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Gallery is featuring “Artifact,” selected works by J.T. Kirkland and John James Anderson. This two-person exhibit is available for viewing from Friday, September 11 to Sunday, October 25 with an opening reception on Saturday, September 12 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Kirkland has had solo exhibitions in New York City, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis, and Richmond, Virginia, … Continue reading Two-Person Exhibit “Artifact” at the Fisher Art Gallery

Science Seminar: "Research That Rocks!”

Science Seminar: “Research That Rocks!”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, September 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. Current student Robin Rohrback-Schiavone and former student Victoria Martin will present “Research That Rocks! Undergraduate Research at NOVA from Cliffs to Coasts to Climate Change!” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speakers will be from … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Research That Rocks!”

Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

As flu season quickly approaches, NOVA’s Human Resources has coordinated flu shot clinics for NOVA employees. Clinics will be hosted by Walgreens Pharmacy. Onsite clinics have been scheduled at the following locations this year: Woodbridge Campus Room 118 in the Woodbridge Arts and Science Building (WAS) Tuesday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairfax Complex 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 150 (Fairfax 2 – Large … Continue reading Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

New Travel Expense Tool: Chrome River Is Coming May 1

Chrome River Training Opportunities

If you travel on behalf of NOVA, you need to understand Chrome River and how it can make your life easier. There will be two opportunities to receive Chrome River training on September 16 and 22 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Building 4 of the Fairfax offices, Room 149. More training will be offered in October and November. Computers are available to work … Continue reading Chrome River Training Opportunities

Faculty Art Show at the Manassas Campus

Faculty Art Show at the Manassas Campus

Recent works by the Manassas Campus art faculty are on display through September 25 and the College community is invited to a reception to meet the artists September 16 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Colgan Gallery. Matt Pinney’s art will be featured in Colgan Gallery with paintings by Rosemary Gallick, Eric Garner and other faculty members on display around the Campus. Pinney joined … Continue reading Faculty Art Show at the Manassas Campus

Exhibit at the Gallery at the Woodbridge Campus

The Woodbridge Campus is currently showcasing its first art exhibit of the year, “Material/Method: Contemporary Practices in Painting,” through September 25. Billy Hertz (Kentucky), Ryan McCoy (Washington, D.C.), Nikki Painter (Virginia), Phyllis Plattner (Maryland), Jessica van Brakle (Washington, D.C.), Brent Dedas (Tennessee), Evan Fugazzi (Pennsylvania), James Doiron (Kentucky), Jackie Hoysted (Maryland) and Chee-Keong Kung (Virginia) will show unique levels of experimentations and creativity. Gallery Director … Continue reading Exhibit at the Gallery at the Woodbridge Campus

Printing Services Reminder for Faculty and Staff

Printing Services – Your One-Stop Shop

Now that the fall semester is in full swing, faculty and staff often need additional materials printed. NOVA Printing Services would like to remind you that we are your one-stop shop for copies and prints. Syllabi, worksheets, study guides, exams, lab materials and more can be yours in black and white or using a stunning array of colors. Do not settle for the slow and … Continue reading Printing Services – Your One-Stop Shop

Leave Sharing Request

Shahin Mafaher (CS) has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please print, complete and submit the form to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance or have questions about NOVA’s Leave … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request