- February 27, 2015

Word of the Day: Pedantic

Word of the Day: Pedantic

Word of the Day:Pedantic Pedantic (adjective): “Unimaginative, dull” (“Pedantic”, 2015, para.3). Examples: From Hendrik Hertzberger, The New Yorker (as cited in Webster’s Dictionary, 2015): It may seem pedantic to harp on what looks like mere procedure, but this is one case where the process is the forest. Can you use pedantic in a sentence? Send […]

- February 24, 2015

Vocabulary Bingo!

Vocabulary Bingo!

 

- February 13, 2015

Thursday Workshops in February

Thursday Workshops in February

The WRMC has been hosting extra workshops this semester so that VIU students can acquaint themselves with academic and professional writing. We were so proud to host Ms. Aziza Mirkhanova as our guest speaker for yesterday’s workshop, E-mail Etiquette. Next Thursday, we will be hosting Dr. Jillian Wendt as she presents her workshop, Avoiding Plagiarism […]

- February 11, 2015

Health Care Week Feb 16 – Feb 20

Health Care Week  Feb 16 – Feb 20

Dear students, The office of Student Affairs will be hosting a Health Care Week from February 16th to February 20th. If you have any questions regarding your Health Insurance don’t miss out this important event!  

- February 10, 2015

Faith and Cultural Communities Workshop

Faith and Cultural Communities Workshop

On Saturday, Febraury 28, 2015 from 9 AM – 3 PM Virginia International University’s School of Public & International Affairs (SPIA) and Institute for Islam and the Sciences (IIS) will host a workshop entitled Expanding Faith and Cultural Communities’ Cooperation in Fairfax County: Building Effective Networks and Common Projects.

- February 5, 2015

Word of the Day: Solipsistic

Word of the Day: Solipsistic

Word of the Day: Solipsistic Solipsistic (adjective): “Extreme self-importance” (“Solipsistic”, 2015, para.3). Examples:His solipsistic attitude lead him to put his speech first on the conference agenda because he thought it was only one worth hearing. Can you use solipsistic in a sentence? Send us your sentence using solipsistic and we will post it on our […]

- February 4, 2015

Attention Graduates! Caps & Gowns

Attention Graduates! Caps & Gowns

Attention Graduates! Our accounting office is now receiving payments for cap and gown. The deadline to pay for your regalia is February 27th. Don’t forget to bring your receipt to Student Affairs with your measurements so we can order your size!  

February Activities

February Activities

Welcome February! These are the events that have been prepared for you this month. Have a lovely February!    

- February 3, 2015

VFF: Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management

VFF: Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management

The School of Education at Virginia International University welcomes all to join us for an upcoming event in our Voices from the Field speaker series: a presentation entitled Teaching Online: Design, Delivery, and Management by Gorky Cruz, Director of the Center for Language Exploration, Acquisition, and Research at American University

Word of the Day: Pragmatic

Word of the Day: Pragmatic

Word of the Day:Pragmatic Pragmatic (adjective): “dealing with the problems that exist in a specific situation in a reasonable and logical way instead of depending on ideas and theories” (“Pragmatic”, 2015, para.1). Examples:He was a man who didn’t like responses that were set in passion or were too whimsical. Rather, he always respected those who […]