HU Welcomes 1,000 New StudentsHampton, Va. - Hampton University will welcome approximately 1,000 new students on August 22-23. Students will have an activity-filled orientation and get acquainted with HU’s campus, meet with University administrators and Student Leaders, and move into their assigned residence halls. “We are excited to welcome all of our new students to the Hampton University campus,” said Angela Boyd, Director of Admission. “These students are arriving with strong academic skills and diverse backgrounds.” The new HU students hail from 35 U.S. states, Washington D.C. and 16 countries including Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Kenya, Canada, Italy, India, Latvia, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Nigeria, Mexico, and Russia. The top five states represented are Virginia, Maryland, New York, California and New Jersey. Biology is the most popular major of entering students followed by psychology, business administration, journalism, nursing …
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Hampton, Va. - Democrat U.S. Senator Mark Warner has a 25-point lead in the race for the Virginia United States Senate seat over former Republican National Committee Chairman and Republican Candidate Ed Gillespie, and, Libertarian Robert Sarvis, according to a Hampton University Center for Public Policy poll released today. In a two-way ballot test, Warner’s lead is slightly reduced, but still significant, leading 23 points ahead of Gillespie.
The Hampton University Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded a five year $1.5 million dollar grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) program at Hampton University.
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