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With Seas Rising, U.Va. Researchers to Explore, Model Vulnerable Coastlines

Two federal research grants, worth $3.5 million, will help U.Va. researchers develop models to predict changes to coastal zones, home to nearly half of the world’s population.

David Neuman to Step Down from Post as Architect for the University

In more than a decade at U.Va., Neuman has skillfully balanced the enduring legacy of one of America’s foremost architects with the needs of a growing modern research university.

Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Talks Ukraine at U.Va.

Russia’s ambassador to the United States came to U.Va. Tuesday to share his country’s view on the situation in Ukraine, offering students and the community a valuable opportunity to hear from a seasoned diplomat.

U.Va. First-Year Students and Faculty Advisers Build A Deeper Bond Over COLA

First-year students have an opportunity to develop stronger connections with their advisers before selecting majors by taking a one-credit College Advising Seminar, or COLA.

Rite of Passage: First-Year Students Join the Community of Trust

Members of the Class of 2018 formally entered U.Va.’s “community of trust” on Sunday by signing the honor pledge at the University’s opening convocation. Their reward: ice cream.

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New Dean Urges Incoming Students to Embrace, Transform U.Va.’s Traditions

Monday, August 25, 2014

In his “First Lecture” to first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Ian Baucom urged his audience to embrace U.Va.’s history and traditions while daring to break new paths for the University.

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New Fralin Museum Exhibit Captures the Dazzle of Early Indian Painting

Friday, August 29, 2014

Courtly love and lively battles come alive in colorful and stylistically varied Indian paintings from the 15th to the 19th centuries in the new exhibit, “Realms of Earth and Sky,” at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.

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China Odyssey: Student Spends Summer Exploring Taiwan-Mainland Relations

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

U.Va. student Russell Bogue reflects upon spending the summer between his second and third years in Taipei, Taiwan, surveying the political views of university students, the island nation’s future leaders.

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Rejuvenated Office Seeks to Enhance Life for U.Va.’s Grad Students and Postdocs

Monday, August 25, 2014

With a new name and new digs in renovated New Cabell Hall, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs is seeking to link research across Grounds, offer career and professional development and boost efforts to diversify the graduate student body.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:18pm

Over the summer months, a team of interns in U.Va.’s Office of Admission used Instagram to chronicle some of what students were up to over the break. Take a look at some of the #uvasummer posts and read more at http://hoostories.blogspot.com/.

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