The Organization for UnderRepresented Students 

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The Organization for UnderRepresented Students (OURS) is focused on providing a safe space for Ph.D. students from underrepresented backgrounds to come together and discuss the unique challenges we face. OURS hosts a lunch every other month where students come together to share their struggles as underrepresented students, celebrate success, and discuss solutions that would make the pursuit of a Ph.D. more equitable. 


Nnenna Onyima, Co-president

Louis Mainwaring Foster, Co-president

Amina Diop, Vice president

Bavaro Hall Room 116

Register online at the link below for the 2023 Diversity Retreat. 

Alamo Drafthouse

The Organization for UnderRepresented Students (OURS) will be watching Black Panther: Wakanda Forever on Friday, November 11th at 6:00pm at Alamo Drafthouse.  Grab a ticket and join us!  We will be

UVA Alumni Hall | 221 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA 22903

The Doctoral Diversity Dinner is an opportunity to celebrate the academic accomplishments of our graduate students and recognize 2022-2023 doctoral graduates.

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