U.Va. students and faculty received a lesson in Colombian presidential politics Wednesday from the primary source, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
Among the three proposals awarded is a music project dealing with the study of wolves in a national park located on an island in Lake Superior and a new media project spotlighting the environmental cost of online activity.
The report, which draws upon the input of six former U.S. transportation secretaries, calls for a new push to improve the nation’s infrastructure.
Inclement weather could delay for one week the planned installation of a 30,000-gallon water tank to serve the U.Va. Health System’s new Battle Building.
A new research-based report and recommendations supplement the traditional focus on mental illness with temporary gun restrictions for those with convictions for violence, drugs and alcohol.
Three graduate student research teams – winners of the inaugural Jefferson Trust Fellowships – recently gave progress reports on their work. The program was created last year to generate ideas for collaborative “big data” research. Pre-proposal submissions for the 2014-15 academic year are due Jan. 15.
Renewing an annual tradition that dates to 1959, WTJU will broadcast classical music – from early treasures to modern masterworks, from solo work to symphonies, from a cappella motets to grand operas – ’round the clock during its weeklong exam marathon.
The Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia plans to award up to three Battestin Fellowships worth $3,500 each to U.Va. graduate students. The application deadline is Feb. 1.
A U.Va. graduate nursing student examines the diets and food habits of residents of Southwestern Virginia, and offers a menu of ideas for making them healthier.
G. Carleton Ray, a research professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, received an inaugural lifetime award on his cross-disciplinary coastal-marine research and conservation from the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences.
Independent research allows law students to pursue intriguing legal questions, work closely with supervising faculty and often have their papers published in legal journals.
With little time remaining before the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign at U.Va. closes on Dec. 13, giving is well behind last year’s record pace.
’Hoos will gather on the Lawn Thursday evening to celebrate the holidays and embrace the season of giving.
Works by drama students and faculty inspired by subjects ranging from American Sign Language to Bob Fosse dance movements are featured in this weekend’s Fall Experimental Dance Concerts.
Despite playing a man down for 89 of the game’s 90 minutes, the U.Va. men’s soccer team topped Marquette, 3-1, and advanced to the NCAA quarterfinals. Next up: Connecticut, Friday at 7 p.m. in Klöckner Stadium.
The top-seeded U.Va. women’s soccer team is headed to the College Cup this weekend for the first time since 1991. The Cavaliers will face UCLA in a semifinal match.
’Tis the season for conspicuous consumption, but on Giving TueHoosDay, U.Va.’s Young Alumni Council offers a break from the shopping spree with a meaningful way to give back to the University.
The Global Ingenuity 21 program is an intensive two-week program offered each summer to the Engineering School’s Rodman Scholars.
The event will include viewings, followed by themed group discussions covering various topics pertaining to women in business led by members of Darden’s Graduate Women in Business student club.
Washable, reusable sanitary pads made of locally sourced cotton could be “life-changing” for more than 2 million girls and women in Zambia.