Rita Digrazia

UVa Resident

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Rita was an undergraduate researcher in the Columbus lab.

Rita is accepted into the Teach for America Program

Teach for America started in 1990 with Wendy Kopp’s senior thesis at Princeton University. She raised $2.5 million and hired 500 teachers in six low-income communities. Now, Teach for america has 20,000 teachers and Rita will be one next year.

Undergraduates receive summer research awards

Thien Nguyen (Bass Scholarship), Rita Digrazia (Bass Scholarship), and Ashley Keller (Departement Fellowship) received awards to conduct research this summer.