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Monday, December 8, 2014 | Kristy Schantz

A U.Va. alumnus, Antholis is managing director of the Brookings Institution and previously held key positions at the White House and State Department.

Friday, December 5, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Two U.Va. students designed – while still in high school – an important component of the Orion spacecraft that lifted off this morning from Cape Canaveral.

Monday, November 17, 2014 | Matt Kelly

The Nazis had to alter the history of Germany, even of Christianity, to justify its conquests and mass exterminations, according to Alon Confino's now book.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

The beauty products company, L’Oréal, each year recognizes promising young women scientists. This year, U.Va. astronomer Sabrina Stierwalt is honored with a fellowship.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Along with the historian Gary Gallagher’s keynote speech, the ceremony included the bestowing of Intermediate Honors to top third-year students and the Thomas Jefferson Awards to two longtime faculty members.

Monday, November 3, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Elizabeth Leet, who is pursuing a bi-national doctorate in French at both U.Va and a French university, has been awarded a fellowship to fund her research in feminist theory and interspecies communication as seen through the lens of medieval women in equestrianism.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry, like his stories, might not be uplifting, but English professor Jerome McGann makes a case for him being one of most important early American poets.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Taught by the associate producer of a public radio show, the new U.Va production course teaches students the basics of radio journalism. Their final projects will air on WTJU, the University’s own community station.

Monday, October 27, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Infants at 7 months old are able to unconsciously pick up on eye cues, based on the size of the whites of a person’s eyes – a vital foundation for the development of social interactive skills, a new U.Va. psychology study shows.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Dove was awarded for her range of achievements related to poetry, and Varon won for her book on the end of the Civil War and debates about it that remain relevant today.

Monday, October 20, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A U.Va. study used advanced DNA sequencing to produce new insights into the potentially nefarious origins of the cells’ “powerhouse” organelles.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

Will Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate? And what happens if they do? U.Va.’s crack team of political pundits ponders those questions and a few more.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Hunt has published more than 350 articles and sent more than 100 former graduate and postdoctoral students leading positions in the field of mass spectrometry, and has taught organic chemistry to more than 14,000 premedical students.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

The program, patterned after William Faulkner’s legendary residencies on Grounds in 1957 and ’58, aims to host writers of international stature for a semester to teach and engage with U.Va. students and the literary community.

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.

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.

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Two federal research grants, worth $3.5 million, will help U.Va. researchers develop models to predict changes to coastal zones, home to nearly half of the world’s population.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Lorenzo Perez

First-year students have an opportunity to develop stronger connections with their advisers before selecting majors by taking a one-credit College Advising Seminar, or COLA.

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Lorenzo Perez

In his “First Lecture” to first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Ian Baucom urged his audience to embrace U.Va.’s history and traditions while daring to break new paths for the University.


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