The Hampton University School of Science held its 17th Annual Student Research Day Symposium Feb. 10, in the Student Center Ballroom. This year's symposium was hosted by the Department of Computer Science and focused on, "Information Security in STEM fields and beyond."
The conference keynote speaker was Robert Willis, a retired lecturer in the computer science department. Willis successfully led an initiative to bring the National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, a designation from the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, to HU.
Team Tidewater Virginia, made up of students from Hampton and Old Dominion Universities, has been selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2013. This is the second consecutive time Team Tidewater has been chosen to compete in the contest. Team Tidewater consists of the universities' architecture and engineering students.
The Solar Decathlon is a worldwide competition between 20 teams from colleges and universities across the United States and around the world, including Vienna University of Technology in Vienna, Austria and Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic. Teams compete to build solar-powered, highly energy-efficient homes that combine affordability, consumer appeal and design excellence.
Hampton University professors, administrators, coaches and student athletes spent the morning of March 2 reading stories to students at Lee Hall Elementary School in Newport News, Va. as part of Read Across America.
Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss...