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U.Va. Board of Visitors Adopts Zero-Tolerance Approach on Sexual Assault

In a special meeting, the University of Virginia Board of Visitors resolved to take a zero-tolerance approach toward sexual assault.

Important University of Virginia Messages Regarding Sexual Assault

Messages to the University of Virginia community regarding sexual violence.

Calling it a “National Epidemic,” U.Va. Student Leaders Vow to End Sexual Violence on Grounds

Saying there is no overnight solution, the students voiced their united resolve to work to end sexual violence on Grounds.

Donors Propel Blue Ridge Scholarships and Financial-Aid Endowment

The new scholarship program allows the University to provide grants to promising students with financial need for all four years of their attendance. This year, 110 students received Blue Ridge Scholarships.

U.Va. Batten School’s Leadership Focus More Critical Than Ever, Stam Says

Facing a national leadership gap, the Batten School offers students something most public policy schools don’t: training in practical leadership skills like negotiation, conflict resolution, bargaining and group dynamics.

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U.Va. Law Clinic Brings ‘True Threats’ Facebook Case to Supreme Court

Monday, November 24, 2014

At issue is whether a Pennsylvania man’s comments on social media constitute a “true threat” that lies outside free speech protections.

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UBike to Provide Another On-Grounds Transportation Option

Monday, November 24, 2014

The University of Virginia Department of Parking & Transportation’s new program will offer a bicycle fleet for casual riders.

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Study Identifies Why Re-Educating Torturers May Not Work

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Rachel Wahl, an assistant professor in U.Va.’s Curry School of Education, found that human rights educators working in India were hampered by a fundamental misunderstanding of police and military officers’ moral compasses.

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Clad in White, a Collective Rite: Nursing Holds First White Coat Ceremony

Monday, November 3, 2014

In U.Va. Nursing’s first-ever White Coat Ceremony, 89 second-year students formally donned their white coats and pledged an oath in a ritual to mark the beginning of their clinical rotations and their official entry into the health care profession.

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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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