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Feb 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

University of the District of Columbia To Create Four 'Gardens of the Senses' With $25,000 Verizon Foundation Sustainability Grant

 The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) soon will allow visitors to stop and smell the roses with the creation of four on-campus...

Apr 04, 2012, 14:20 ET
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UDC Receives 40 Cherry Trees in Centennial Celebration

The University of the District of Columbia is planting 40 cherry trees, gifts from the National Cherry Blossom Festival, in commemoration of the...

Jan 05, 2012, 15:26 ET

Richard Bebee Appointed UDC Business School Dean

Dr. Richard Bebee was confirmed by the Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia as the new Dean of the School of Business...

Dec 16, 2011, 11:36 ET

Dr. Pier A. Broadnax Appointed To Chair DC Department of Health's Task Force on Workforce Development

Director of Nursing will lead initiative to strengthen the District's system of healthcare delivery The University of the District of Columbia...

Dec 02, 2011, 12:16 ET
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University of the District of Columbia Earns Certification for Information Assurance Curriculum from the National Security Agency

The National Security Agency has recognized the University of the District of Columbia for its information assurance curriculum, which includes...

Nov 30, 2011, 12:19 ET
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Conference to Focus on Race in Public Higher Ed

University of the District of Columbia President Allen L. Sessoms announced a two-day conference, "Washington, Race, and Public Higher...

Nov 07, 2011, 13:52 ET
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Commemorating Physics History

UDC Site is Where Significant Discovery Was Made  In the 1950s, the site in the Van Ness neighborhood of Northwest that is now home to...

Nov 03, 2011, 15:58 ET

Allen Sessoms Appointed to NCAA Division II President's Council

University of the District of Columbia President Allen L. Sessoms has been appointed to the NCAA Division II President's Council.  The...

Oct 25, 2011, 17:19 ET
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

University hosts a celebrity panel to discuss the woman whose cell line changed medical history The University of the District of Columbia...

Oct 19, 2011, 11:00 ET
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University of the District of Columbia Partners With the DC Sustainable Energy Utility to Promote Demonstration Energy Efficiency Projects

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) and the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU) have formed a partnership to pilot demonstration...

Sep 12, 2011, 14:33 ET
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Capitol Hill Embraces UDC Students

The University of the District of Columbia announces the inaugural class of the Congressional Internship Program, a new program designed to give...

Aug 18, 2011, 12:45 ET

UDC Takes Major Step in Ambitious Transformation

After a nearly year-long national search, the University of the District of Columbia has selected Dr. Ken Bain as the new Provost and Vice...

Jul 19, 2011, 15:26 ET
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Council Approves Seven New UDC Trustees

University of the District of Columbia President Dr. Allen L. Sessoms today thanked members of the Council of the District of Columbia for...

Jun 29, 2011, 15:24 ET
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Commission Approves First-Ever UDC Master Plan

"Stage is Set for Major Physical Revitalization" After more than a year's worth of hearings, adjustments, negotiations and renegotiations, the...

Jun 16, 2011, 15:20 ET
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Fifty Students from the Community College of the District of Columbia Participate in Gap for Community Colleges

In Spring 2011 Gap Inc. and the Community College of the District of Columbia (CCDC) partnered as a part of President Obama's Skills for America's...

Jun 09, 2011, 15:39 ET
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Casciero Named Learning Resources & IT Dean of UDC

Albert J. Casciero has been named Dean of Information Technology and Learning Resources at the University of the District of Columbia.  Since...

Jun 02, 2011, 12:47 ET
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UDC Receives Major DOD Research Grant

The University of the District of Columbia has received a $424,000 grant from the Department of Defense to investigate the feasibility of using...

Mar 04, 2011, 18:56 ET
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University of the District of Columbia's Internal Audit Clears Racquel Layne

USGA President Innocent of All Allegations On Friday, March 4, 2011, the University's Internal Audit Department concluded an investigation of the...

Jan 20, 2011, 18:14 ET
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UDC Celebrates 160 Years of Public Higher Education in Washington

Kick-Off Gala Highlights Scholarship, Achievement The University of the District of Columbia announces the beginning of a year-long series of...

Feb 17, 2009, 05:31 ET

The University of the District of Columbia Proposes Graduated Tuition Increase

The University is pleased to announce that the economic stimulus package, to be signed by President Obama on Tuesday, provides UDC with sufficient...