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Monday, September 15, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Find out more at an information session Sept. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Open Grounds.

Monday, September 15, 2014 | Bruce A. Vlk

Can the federal government require all citizens to purchase health insurance? Three experts will debate this and other questions about “Obamacare” on Wednesday.

Friday, September 12, 2014 | Matt Kelly

Craftsmen are recreating Thomas Jefferson’s original roof on Hotel D, one of the buildings in the University of Virginia’s Academical Village.

Friday, September 12, 2014 | McGregor McCance

With sexual misconduct on college campuses coming into sharper national focus, U.Va. leaders briefed members of the Board of Visitors on several new University initiatives aimed at preventing sexual violence.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Enslaved laborers built the University and served many of its inhabitants in the early years. How best to acknowledge and remember that legacy, and how other universities have wrestled with those issues, will be the focus of an upcoming conference.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 | Mary Wood

Josh Bowers has made a career of examining circumstances in which enforcing the letter of the law is not always in the public’s best interests.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

As planned, Dunlap guided the school while the University appointed a new executive vice president for heath affairs. But she was much more than a caretaker, leading several new initiatives.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | Robert Hull , | Rob Smith

Alumna and longtime faculty member Elizabeth Meyer is eager to get started in guiding the School of Architecture to its next phase. She recently took time to discuss her vision as the new dean of the school.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

At a seminar Monday, scientists, engineers and others reviewed best practices for recruiting and retaining talented and diverse female faculty.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

U.Va. doctors have demonstrated the ability to target and shape higher doses of radiation more precisely during “lumpectomy” surgery, with the aim of preventing recurrences of cancer near the tumor site and sparing nearby tissue.

Monday, September 8, 2014 | Dan Heuchert

The University is ranked No. 2 among public universities for the 11th straight year, and has ranked among the top 25 universities, public and private, every year since the rankings began in 1988.

Monday, September 8, 2014 | Lauren Jones

The University of Virginia’s annual Fall Convocation, to be held Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. in the John Paul Jones Arena, will also include the bestowing of Intermediate Honors and presentation of the Thomas Jefferson Awards.

Friday, September 5, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A U.Va. study that examined global food security finds that future trade may not be so secure for some countries.

Friday, September 5, 2014 | McGregor McCance

Roberts has experience both in higher education in Virginia and in health care law. He replaces Paul Forch, who retired as general counsel to U.Va. in August.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Dr. John A. Jane Sr. has been at the forefront of his field during his 45 years of service to the commonwealth of Virginia.

Thursday, September 4, 2014 | Ashley Patterson

Cav Man may be the public face of U.Va. Athletics, but the identities of the students beneath the costume are a closely guarded secret.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The University Programs Council will present the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia and the Free Bridge Quintet Sept. 20 at 8 p.m.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Ricardo Idagi, a Torres Strait Islander, will participate in four public events and engage with U.Va. students during his time in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Arguing for a deeper understanding of America’s obsession with football, he reflects on his experience as a high school player and discusses what the game teaches young men, for better or for worse.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Christine Phelan Kueter

Teaching advanced practice nursing and medical students to work together should increase their ability to offer seamless, safe, high-quality care to patients with multiple chronic conditions.


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