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Pilot Program Offers Incoming Students a Mountaintop Experience

The Cavalier Outdoor Adventure Retreat invited three groups of 10 incoming first-year students to travel into the Shenandoah National Park for two days of hiking, staying in a primitive cabin and – hopefully – bonding with one another.

Cavalier Connoisseurs: The Fralin Showcases Treasures of Alumni Art Collections

The new “Cavaliers Collect” exhibition includes diverse pieces from every century of art history and many countries around the globe, brought together by the common alma mater of their owners. Included: works by Pablo Picasso – and Bob Dylan.

Massive Study Reports Challenges in Reproducing Published Psychology Findings

U.Va. psychology professor Brian Nosek and an international team of researchers conducted a major review of the findings of 100 psychology studies. Less than half could be reproduced.

An Artist of the Arctic: Meet New Music Department Chair Matthew Burtner

Alaskan-born composer Matthew Burtner transforms the sounds of his home state into lyrical compositions that are raising awareness of climate change and its effects around the globe.

Experts Offer Simple Solutions to Defeat Back-to-School Stress

The start of a new academic year can be stressful, especially for first-year and transfer students. U.Va. experts offer real-world strategies to not only lessen the stress, but make this the best year ever.

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Aerospace Student Aims for the Stars, and a Career at SpaceX

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Yes, Kelly Thomas really does want to become a rocket scientist, and the summer internships she has landed appear to have her on the right track.

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U.Va.’s Sustainability Efforts Rise to Meet Gold Standard

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognizes the University for its comprehensive work integrating sustainability into its whole program.

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Study: Following the Pack in Adolescence Leads to Health Benefits Down the Road

Monday, August 31, 2015

The authors of a U.Va.-led study hypothesize that being a loner might have negative health consequences.

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Interview Prep Week Readies Students for Influx of Employers

Monday, August 31, 2015

Recruitment numbers are up and U.Va. is getting ready for one of its most active recruiting seasons in recent memory, with more companies coming to Grounds keen to fill opportunities that span majors and disciplines.

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Deadliest Crash: U.Va. Takes Hard Look at Rollovers

Researchers at the Center for Applied Biomechanics are developing a dynamic rollover crash test and improving crash dummies in an effort to improve on current approaches to rollover safety ratings.

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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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