There are currently 79 exchange students enrolled at the University. Of those 79, 17 of them will be here for the full academic year. Exchange students come from all over the world from institutions the University has exchange agreements with and enroll in both undergraduate and graduate schools.
Though a bittersweet truth, summer has come to an end. While some of us spent our days lazing in the sun at the beach, sprawling across our couches watching TV with the ‘rents and gorging ourselves on home-cooked meals, many students were working out in the mythical “real world.” For the past two summers, second-year Engineering student Grace Wusk has interned at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
The days of waking up to text messages and phone calls you don’t remember sending or making are over, thanks to third years Joshua Anton (COMM) and Justin Washington (SEAS). Monday evening Apple Inc. approved their App, ‘Drunk Mode,’ which is a 99 cent app that “hides selected phone number from the contact list and history so one cannot send texts or make phone calls while intoxicated for [a period up to] 12 hours,” Anton said.
April brings warm spring weather, looming finals, Foxfield, and lots of tabling. Lesser known is that April is also National Autism Awareness Month, which, according to the Autism Society, seeks to highlight the need for concern and awareness about autism, which is estimated to affect close to 2 million Americans.
This new year, I decided to sign up for the Charlottesville 10-miler. I had been frustrated with the lack of direction in my life and completing this test of endurance would not only help me get in shape after the holidays, but would more importantly be a tangible goal for me to work toward Over winter break it was easy to follow the training plan I found online when my only obligations were to sleep, watch TV, and occasionally drive my sister somewhere.