What can a professor with a Ph.D. in religious studies teach students about engineering, using only children’s toys? Plenty, it turns out.
The opportunity to take a January Term course at no additional cost has proven popular with University of Virginia students.
Democracy in danger. Climate justice in cities. Race, protest and the media. An ongoing pandemic.
Most graduate students working toward doctoral degrees in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – plan to work in academia or industry. But increasingly, STEM graduates are seeking, and finding, careers in science policy.
Spring classes don’t resume until Jan. 14, but many UVA students are already hard at work. Currently, more than 1,000 UVA students are enrolled in January term courses, including 627 studying in the U.S. and 377 studying internationally. The term runs from Jan. 2 to Jan. 12.
Professor Lisa Spaar shares her experience with J-Term.
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