The Jefferson Scholars Foundation has announced the names of 35 young men and women who will commence their studies at the University of Virginia in August as the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2019.
U.Va. alumni and graduate students will be using Fulbright grants to teach English or continue their research in foreign countries next year.
The director of the program says jobs are plentiful and students should be guided by their passions, not job jitters.
At the Darden School of Business and the McIntire School of Commerce, students make the investing decisions normally delegated to the University’s endowment manager.
U.Va.’s Special Collections Library holds rare artifacts and documents dating as far back as Babylonian times. This month, the library acquired its first original manuscript from classical antiquity, and research has already begun on the text.
Engineering and architecture students are working on the University of Virginia’s Rotunda renovation as interns, supplementing their classroom education with practical experience.
By unlocking the secrets of a bizarre virus that survives in nearly boiling acid, scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found a blueprint for battling human disease using DNA clad in near-indestructible armor.
Seventeen years ago, a young Karissa Nanetta witnessed the combustible despair of poverty as riots raged outside her home in Jakarta, Indonesia during the 1998 Asian financial crisis. Now Nanetta, a 2011 graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, is working to remedy the economic disparity that fueled those terrifying nights.
“I remember one night when we slept with our shoes on,” Nanetta recalled. “My mother prepared our luggage so we could grab our things and run.
How did singing in a bathroom in Old Cabell Hall get two alums to the top of pop music charts in China? Two former Academical Village People share their story.
The 2015 i.Lab Incubator session begins Wednesday with a 10-week intensive entrepreneurship accelerator. Nearly two dozen emerging start-up teams from across the University and local community will test their business concepts.
University Awards for Projects in the Arts will fund filmmaking, poetry, photography and performance art as five undergraduates express their creative sides.
Thanks to the efforts of the Innocence Project at the U.Va. School of Law and a group of alumni, state courts must consider illegally suppressed, exculpatory evidence, no matter when it is uncovered.
Several supporters likened the winning employees and their work to longtime administrator Leonard W. Sandridge, for whom the award program is named, because they share his legendary dedication, passion and service to the University.
During his tenure, Robert F. Bruner has earned a reputation as a global business education leader, a social media maven and a prolific reader and author.
A newly arrived faculty member is part of a research team that found a faulty “brake” within immune cells that may cause many of the symptoms of MS.
The University’s new program is placing outstanding, underrepresented minorities at public health sites in South Africa and St. Kitts and Nevis for eight weeks this summer, including Maya Wright, who graduated from U.Va. this weekend.
In “a clear victory for the little guy,” the court ruled that felons who are no longer able to possess firearms may legally sell their guns.
Nearly 500 early portraits of African-Americans from the Charlottesville area can be found in the Holsinger Collection, housed in U.Va.’s Special Collections Library. This week, the collection is the subject of a conference to plan for a future exhibition.
Student group HackCville offers a collaborative space for students to pursue their passions, from HTML coding to sewing, and it’s tapping into a growing network of supportive alumni.
Learning a foreign language in its homeland is one of the best ways for University of Virginia scholars to gain their fluency, and this summer five are being assisted by Critical Language Scholarships from the State Department.