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U.Va., Presidential Precinct to Host Prince Charles at Magna Carta Event

The Prince of Wales will join a roundtable discussion with 20 emerging leaders from around the world.

U.Va.’s Daniel Judge Appointed as New Student Board of Visitors Member

On June 1, the third-year student begins his duties on the Board of Visitors – which, as he explained to friends back home, has nothing to do with tourism, but everything to do with running the University.

U.Va., Monticello Announce Winners of 2015 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, International Court of Justice Judge Joan E. Donoghue and architect Herman Hertzberger will receive the medals in Citizen Leadership, Law and Architecture – the highest honors the University and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation award.

First QuestBridge Scholars Excel on Grounds, Are Poised to Graduate

This May, the first class of eight QuestBridge scholars will graduate, adding to the accomplishments of these high-achieving students who have excelled at U.Va.

Listening to New York: Architecture Professor Captures Sounds of the City

Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen has recorded the sounds of New York, transforming the city’s sonic landscape into art. Her exhibit opens at the Museum of the City of New York in early March.

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At ‘Look Hoos Talking,’ Faculty Pack Big Ideas Into 12 Minutes

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In the spirit of the liberal arts education that Thomas Jefferson envisioned, faculty members presented some of their favorite ideas to students during “Look Hoos Talking.”

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Once a Volunteer, Tim Freilich Takes the Helm as Madison House’s Director

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Tim Freilich reflects on his undergraduate experience with Madison House and how it influenced his journey, plus his vision for Madison House into the future.

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Exclusive $4 Million Partnership with Max Planck Society Targets Energy Research

Friday, March 6, 2015

The Max Planck Society – the world’s foremost non-academic research institution – selected U.Va. as its only U.S. partner, touting the quality of the University’s faculty in the energy research field.

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U.Va. in China: Officials to Celebrate Grand Opening of Shanghai Office

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

A high-level delegation is in Shanghai to celebrate the grand opening.

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For our most recent Throwback Thursday post on Facebook, we combed through our collection of Corks and Curls in search of pictures of some of our notable alumni.

We looked for individuals who could be easily recognized and, to provide a challenge, some who could not. Surprisingly, some of the people we had in mind, like Robert Kennedy (LAW 1951), didn’t have an individual photo.

We narrowed the selected pics down to a group of...

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