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Please be aware that due to NOVA's COVID-19 response, most campus events have been canceled for the Spring 2020 semester. Please check back for updates as events are rescheduled. See NOVA's COVID-19 FAQ here.

Events

April 9 - May 8, 2020

Thursday, April 9

Student Life presents Didgital Caricatures

Student Life presents Didgital Caricatures! During the session an Artist will draw each participant and will upload the digital caricatures to a site where...

Virtual STEMinar - Bubbles & Math: Design a 3D Printed Bubble Wand

Participants design a bubble wand in TinkerCAD and then their design is 3D printed and shipped! An instructor will guide the participant step-by-step through...

Virtual STEMinar - Face of Artificial Intelligence

This presentation will focus on ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used for facial recognition, surveillance, and what can be done to protect...

Citations 101

Whether writing papers, speeches, or discussion board posts, as a student you need to understand how and when to cite sources accurately. This new Citations...

Friday, April 10

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Organize ALL the Things!

Buried under an avalanche of papers, assignments, deadlines, books, and appointments that you, as a college student, need to keep track of? Then this...

Virtual STEMinar - Introduction to SketchUp

SketchUp is a premier 3D design software that truly makes 3D modeling for everyone, with a simple to learn yet robust toolset that empowers you to create...

DJ Romin Quarantine Jams: Live Stream DJ Friday Nights!

Are you looking for a way to destress and unwind? Look no further! Student Life presents DJ Romin Quarentine Jams. DJ Romin will be live streaming in the VSU...

Monday, April 13

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Virtual STEMinar - LED Emojis & Electric Circuits

Learn about basic circuitry through the amazing world of sewable electronics with this hands-on STEM Challenge. In this project, participants create a light...

Virtual STEMinar - VEX IQ: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Tuesday, April 14

Study Hacks

Have you ever spent a lot of time studying for an exam, only to find that you still weren’t prepared? Stop wasting time with ineffective study strategies!...

Virtual STEMinar - 3D Scanning

Learn about the present and future possibilities of 3D modeling. We'll discuss the current technologies such as Photogrammetry and 3D scanners and more...

Virtual STEMinar - Introduction to Inkscape

Take part in a free & live tutorial on the basics of Sketchup Free™ - “the simplest free 3D modeling software on the web”. The tutorial will cover accessing...

Wednesday, April 15

Join Dr. Kress' virtual meeting with Students on Wednesday, 4/15

Dr. Kress will be holding a virtual meeting with students on Wednesday, April 15 from 10:00-11:30am. Connect to the virtual meeting through Zoom by clicking...

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

You are invited to attend this introductory workshop on mindfulness meditation! With so much in these uncertain times, what can we do to care for ourselves,...

Virtual STEMinar - Intro to Programming with Python - Text Adventure

Explore how to make decisions on the fly with if/elif/else statements in order to create a simple text adventure game using Python.

Virtual STEMinar - VEX VRC: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Thursday, April 16

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Student Life Presents Virtual Mind-Reading!

Student Life Presents Virtual Mind-Reading! Experience Mark Toland, the master mind-reader and mentalist. Do I need to say more? Check the Virtual Student...

Bouncing Back From Trouble - Resilience and Grit

Resilience, or the ability to keep going after experiencing setbacks, helps people succeed in all areas of life. It is also a characteristic that you can...

Friday, April 17

Virtual STEMinar - Build a Solar Car

Participants will build a solar car with a 3D printed chassis (car frame) that they designed in TinkerCAD. An instructor will guide the participant...

Amazing Resumes and Cover Letters

Are you applying for a job or internship and need a resume? If so, you need to understand how changes in technology have changed the content, format, and...

DJ Romin Quarantine Jams: Live Stream DJ Friday Nights!

Are you looking for a way to destress and unwind? Look no further! Student Life presents DJ Romin Quarentine Jams. DJ Romin will be live streaming in the VSU...

Monday, April 20

Virtual STEMinar - VEX IQ: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Tuesday, April 21

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Grammar and Proofreading for College Writing

Do you make grammar mistakes such as run-on sentences or sentence fragments? This new workshop will provide a quick grammar refresher to explain how to avoid...

Virtual STEMinar - Bubbles & Math: Design a 3D Printed Bubble Wand

Participants design a bubble wand in TinkerCAD and then their design is 3D printed and shipped! An instructor will guide the participant step-by-step through...

Wednesday, April 22

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

You are invited to attend this introductory workshop on mindfulness meditation! With so much in these uncertain times, what can we do to care for ourselves,...

Virtual STEMinar - Intro to Programming with Python - Guessing Game

Examine and use ‘while’ loops to have your user guess a random number until they run out of tries or get it correct. We’ll explore the dynamics of user...

Virtual STEMinar - VEX VRC: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Thursday, April 23

Virtual Game Show

Open to 50 students Student Life presents Virtual Game Show! Join us on April 23rd at 4:00 PM via Zoom for a live game show. Play a variety of games on a...

Critical Thinking: What It Is and How to Do It

Critical thinking – the ability to analyze and make decisions about information and arguments – is one of the most important skills you can learn. It’s also...

Virtual STEMinar - Introduction to SketchUp

SketchUp is a premier 3D design software that truly makes 3D modeling for everyone, with a simple to learn yet robust toolset that empowers you to create...

Friday, April 24

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Improve Your Concentration and Memory

Many students struggle to concentrate while reading, during lectures, and in exams, which makes it difficult to remember the content of their classes. Come...

DJ Romin Quarantine Jams: Live Stream DJ Friday Nights!

Are you looking for a way to destress and unwind? Look no further! Student Life presents DJ Romin Quarentine Jams. DJ Romin will be live streaming in the VSU...

Monday, April 27

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Virtual STEMinar - VEX IQ: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Virtual STEMinar - LED Emojis & Electric Circuits

Learn about basic circuitry through the amazing world of sewable electronics with this hands-on STEM Challenge. In this project, participants create a light...

Tuesday, April 28

Do It Now! No More Procrastinating

Do you often find yourself rushing to complete assignments on time, even though you had time to do them earlier? Are you concerned about the amount of work...

Wednesday, April 29

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

You are invited to attend this introductory workshop on mindfulness meditation! With so much in these uncertain times, what can we do to care for ourselves,...

Virtual STEMinar - Intro to Programming with Python - Hangman

After a brief intro to Python’s built-in list collection, we’ll use these data structures to implement a simple version of the classic word-guessing game...

Virtual Digital Realty Mock Interviews

NOVA SySTEMic and Digital Realty are hosting Mock Interviews virtually for NOVA Students. Refine your interviewing skills and receive valuable feedback to...

Virtual STEMinar - VEX VRC: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Thursday, April 30

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Top Test-Taking Tips

Do you get anxious about taking exams? Well, you are not alone! While there’s no quick fix for dealing with test anxiety, this workshop will offer concrete...

Virtual STEMinar - Introduction to Inkscape

Take part in a free & live tutorial on the basics of Sketchup Free™ - “the simplest free 3D modeling software on the web”. The tutorial will cover accessing...

Friday, May 1

Virtual STEMinar - Build a Solar Car

Participants will build a solar car with a 3D printed chassis (car frame) that they designed in TinkerCAD. An instructor will guide the participant...

Chill Out! Dealing with Academic Stress

Do you feel like you don’t have enough time? Are you dealing with personal issues that impact your academics? Do you work too hard or not hard enough? Many...

Virtual STEMinar - 3D Scanning

Learn about the present and future possibilities of 3D modeling. We'll discuss the current technologies such as Photogrammetry and 3D scanners and more...

Monday, May 4

Virtual STEMinar - VEX IQ: Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Tuesday, May 5

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

Top Test-Taking Tips

Do you get anxious about taking exams? Well, you are not alone! While there’s no quick fix for dealing with test anxiety, this workshop will offer concrete...

Wednesday, May 6

Virtual STEMinars - Strategic Approach

Learn how to start the robotics season right! Afnan Ali, a world champion roboticist, will spend an hour each week working through game strategy....

Friday, May 8

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program Virtual Information Sessions

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies -Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Program from University of Virginia will be offering virtual...

April 9 - May 8, 2020

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