Director’s Note on the EDI Theme of Housing

    This year, Dr. Call and I decided to structure the EDI curriculum, such as speakers, case studies, hackathons, and more, around the theme of housing.  Housing touches everyone in our community of Hampton Roads, our country, and our world. A …
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    Director’s Note on Our Visit with Citrine Informatics

    During our Silicon Valley 2019 summer experience, the 2020 and 2021 EDI Fellows met with NA’03 alumnus Greg Mulholland, the CEO of Citrine Informatics.  Greg shared some of the lessons he learned at Norfolk Academy – lessons, which prepared him …
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    Silicon Valley 2019 EDI Summer Experience – Vasper Systems and Escape Room by Christopher Asuncion

    On Thursday, we first visited Vasper Systems in the NASA Ames Research Park. There, we met with the founder, Peter Wasowski, who gave us a background on his company. Vasper Systems (Vasper being short for Vascular Performance) focuses on developing …
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    Silicon Valley 2019 Summer Experience – Stanford’s GPS Lab and The Tech Museum – Post by AJ Keels

    On Wednesday, July 17, the EDI Fellows set out on a visit to a professor at Stanford University. At around 10:30 we all met with Mr. Lo, a professor specializing in GPS. Mr. Lo and his students work on different parts of the Global Positioning System, or …
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    Silicon Valley 2019 EDI Summer Experience – Hackathon and Dinner with LinkedIn Engineer – Post by Keon Tavakoli

    The ‘20 and ‘21 EDI fellows performed a hackathon today to prepare for a Middle School advisee competition next school year. The fellows were split into three groups, each providing several potential challenges for the competition and eventually each group …
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    Silicon Valley 2019 EDI Summer Experience – Citrine Informatics and Autodesk Gallery – By Charlie Walker

    On Tuesday, the second day of our California trip, we continued to meet up with different companies and perform different activities. On this day, we met up with Greg Mulholland, the CEO of Citrine Informatics. His company develops new products …
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