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Mellon Foundation Awards $517,000 to HU School of Liberal Arts

Mellon Foundation Awards $517,000 to HU School of Liberal Arts

By: Yuri Milligan

The Hampton University School of Liberal Arts has received a $517,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the creation of a Center for Teaching and Learning in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

This Center will be home to projects that are designed to increase student success through exposure to and engagement with the humanities, arts and social sciences.

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HU Scripps Howard School of Journalism & Communications Hosts Digital Media Innovation Camp for High School Students

By: Yuri Milligan

Thirty select high school students from around the nation, all with a passion for digital platforms such as mobile apps, video games and social media, participated in the first "DREAM Digital Media Academy" at Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism & Communications.

Beginning on July 12, the students will spent two weeks immersed in an innovative campus environment, learning and exploring ways to create, design, and develop digital content and technology for media and entertainment. The program was presented by the Scripps Howard School's Center for Innovation in Digital Media, which is funded by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Dream Digital Media Academy is being conducted in partnership with the Excellence, Drive and Confidence Program, a Pennsylvania-based non-profit that operates summer college programs for high-achieving high school students from underrepresented communities.

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Tiasara Arties Pharmacy Intern, Wal-Mart, Norfolk

Tiasara Arties

Tiasara Arties

Tiasara Arties is a pharmacy intern with Wal-Mart Stores in Norfolk while working toward a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Hampton University School of Pharmacy. She has been featured on the Virginia Department of Education website.

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