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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The multi-million dollar grant will help the College reimagine its undergraduate curriculum and draw new linkages in the humanities that defy national boundaries.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 | Robert Hull

When then-Architecture School Dean Kim Tanzer found a sculpture in a school storage unit, she had no idea it was worth more than $1 million. The discovery sparked decisions that would lead to financing the school’s first doctoral program.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | McGregor McCance

The need-based scholarship program is already aiding dozens of high-achieving students, and organizers are aiming to help more this fall.

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Dan Heuchert

The ultra-secret Seven Society announced gifts totaling $115,554 to U.Va.’s Counseling and Psychological Services and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center in support of efforts to advance empathy and understanding.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | Agnes Filipowski

Lynn, a 1951 Curry School of Education graduate, will be honored on Oct. 23 for her $3 million endowment to the Women’s Center.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

The project “is breaking new ground in encouraging theologians and religion scholars to attend more intentionally to the everyday experiences of ordinary Christians,” an endowment official said.

Friday, May 9, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

Seven nonprofits left Grounds with big checks, but the students in a Batten School philanthropy class may have been the biggest beneficiaries of all.

Monday, February 3, 2014 | McGregor McCance

Once matched, the first $1 million will aid current high school seniors who will begin their U.Va. careers in August.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 | McGregor McCance

The $10 million endowment will support instruction and research in the growing field of data analytics, storage, security and ethics.

Friday, July 19, 2013 | Robert Hull

The School of Architecture’s popular global sustainability program has been given a boost by a grant awarded from Hilton Worldwide, the school’s first corporate philanthropic partner.

Friday, July 19, 2013

After discovering she had won a $3,000 Parents Committee Internship Grant, “I started jumping up and down on Ruffner Bridge, and immediately called my mom,” said one fourth-year student.

Monday, April 22, 2013 | Linda J. Kobert

Once a library, then a computer lab, the space is now envisioned as a place where students, teaching assistants and faculty members can collaborate.

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | Christine Phelan Kueter

A $5 million gift from Washington-area financier Bill Conway and his wife, Joanne, will provide funding for students in the School of Nursing’s graduate Clinical Nurse Leader program, as well as support for more faculty.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

For more than 10 years, U.Va. has been the No. 1 contributor to the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign. This year, employees’ donations surpassed $1 million for the first time.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

A new gift will help U.Va.’s Miller Center systematically address some of the thorniest challenges facing the nation.

Monday, October 15, 2012 | H. Brevy Cannon

At its fifth anniversary celebration, the Batten School announced several major gifts, including two $1 million gifts.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Organizers of the annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign at the University are hoping to provide more support than ever to area nonprofits through workplace giving.

Monday, September 24, 2012

A $2 million gift from alumnus Sandy Miller “changes everything” for the Arts Scholars program, says the program’s overseer.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 | Jane Ford

A new professorship in design and health at U.Va.’s School of Architecture advances the school’s goal of becoming a national leader in cross-disciplinary research to aid the design and planning of environments that enhance human health and well-being.

Monday, August 27, 2012 | Matt Kelly

Craftsmen have renovated a room on the historic West Range, restoring it from a bathroom anteroom to a student residence.


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