South American youth hosted by U.Va.’s Center for Politics heard from Chief Stephen Adkins about the importance of education for indigenous people across the Americas who share many similar challenges living as minorities in their countries.
Next week, lyricist Alain Boublil and composer Claude-Michel Schönberg will visit U.Va. to discuss their Tony Award-winning “Les Misérables,” considered to be the most popular stage musical of all time.
U.Va. is among just 55 hospitals nationwide to receive the recognition from the American College of Cardiology.
Official updates and information regarding missing student Hannah Graham.
Rivanna – a new, high-performance computer cluster unveiled Thursday – will provide University researchers with the combined computational power of 4,800 individual desktop computers linked together.
Sharing memories and some of Hannah Graham’s favorite things, the University community came together to show their support and hope for the missing student.
More than 1,000 U.Va. employees volunteered through the annual community service day, completing more than 100 projects and reaping the satisfaction and camaraderie of working together outside the office to help others.
At the first pan-University entrepreneurship event of the year, students learned about entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities across Grounds, including some format changes for this fall’s Entrepreneurship Cup.
In 1948 – and for the next 20 years – Gordon Parks was the only black staff photographer at a major U.S. magazine or newspaper. A U.Va. exhibit tells the story of the Life magazine spread that launched his career – and his own ambivalence toward it.
Haibo Dong, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, hopes to use what he is discovering to create tiny, flying sensors that can detect airborne toxins.
In the latest issue of the Virginia News Letter, published by U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, VCU professor Thomas Baker makes a proposal for closing the “private sale” loophole in Virginia’s gun laws.
Find out more at an information session Sept. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Open Grounds.
Can the federal government require all citizens to purchase health insurance? Three experts will debate this and other questions about “Obamacare” on Wednesday.
Craftsmen are recreating Thomas Jefferson’s original roof on Hotel D, one of the buildings in the University of Virginia’s Academical Village.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At a seminar Monday, scientists, engineers and others reviewed best practices for recruiting and retaining talented and diverse female faculty.