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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | Mary Wood

U.Va. Law Professor Returns to Supreme Court to Argue for Inmate’s Religious Beliefs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | Matt Kelly

Nearly two centuries after Thomas Jefferson designed it, the American Planning Association listed the centerpiece of the Academical Village as one of America’s premier planned spaces.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The awards honor alumni who have made significant contributions in their chosen professional fields.

Monday, September 29, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Thirty U.Va. aspiring entrepreneurs spent an intense weekend together at OpenGrounds to brainstorm and develop businesses that could help make the world a better place.

Monday, September 29, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

John Casey’s new book offers “a singular contribution to the conversation about how fiction is made and what it can do,” says former pupil Eleanor Henderson, herself the author of an acclaimed novel, “Ten Thousand Saints.”

Sunday, September 28, 2014 | Audrey Breen

With three grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $4.4 million, Curry School of Education researchers will seek to widen the pipeline for those entering science, technology, engineering and math careers.

Friday, September 26, 2014

“This fearless poet extends American poetry in invigorating new directions,” said one peer. Rankine will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Bryan Hall, room 229.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Official updates and information regarding missing student Hannah Graham.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Crews built ramps on the University of Virginia’s multi-terraced Lawn Wednesday to get a crane to the Rotunda renovation without damaging the hallowed turf.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

More than ever, students are engaging in longer-term education abroad programs. Now they have a new option: New Delhi, India.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Fourth-year U.Va. student Mirenda Gwin’s internship in Ireland brought her face-to-face with the author of a popular children’s series that has inspired the making of a Hollywood movie.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A U.Va. study ranks the top 200 psychologists from recent decades. Six U.Va. professors made the list.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Two U.Va. English professors have produced a Web application based on the founder’s “Notes on the State of Virginia,” with the help of students and the Scholars' Lab.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon , | Ashley Patterson

If you’ve been to the Downtown Mall lately, you may have noticed some new faces – on dozens of banners hanging from lampposts. These Tom Tom Founders Festival posters feature 18 local “founders” – Charlottesville innovators who have transformed their community and impacted the world through original research, business and service initiatives.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | Dan Heuchert

The Mead Endowment awarded a dozen grants to faculty who are seeking ways to further interact with students outside the classroom, including one engineering project that has a goal that is out of this world.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | Lynn Bell

U.Va.’s vice president and chief student affairs officer is honored for “her contributions to the public and community, her exceptional professionalism, her exemplary leadership and her compassion and dedication.”

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Matt Kelly

A journalist and historian, Meacham will present some different perspectives on Thomas Jefferson in the first of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation’s Shadwell Lecture series.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Since its founding in 1996, the center has established 128 telemedicine sites across Virginia and supported more than 40,000 patient encounters in every region of the commonwealth.

Monday, September 22, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

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.

Monday, September 22, 2014 | Robert Hull

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.


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