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Monday, April 27, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

U.Va. and five other major universities on Monday signed a charter with Virginia Sea Grant to cooperate on coastal research, outreach and education activities.

Monday, April 27, 2015 | Ashley Patterson

From student to teacher, Blake Calhoun has impacted many during her time at U.Va. As she prepares to graduate, she reflects on her experience with the many student organizations she has been a part of and considers her future at U.Va.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

The global public health major will graduate May 16 with a minor in art and proceed to the School of Medicine’s one-year master’s in public health program in the fall.

Friday, April 24, 2015 | Matt Kelly

History major Brittany Brown has received a Kenan Fellowship to investigate relations among students, faculty and slaves in early years of the University of Virginia.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Anthony P. de Bruyn

The 33rd U.Va. faculty member to be inducted, she will go in alongside Terry Gross, executive producer of NPR’s “Fresh Air”; Phillip Knight, co-founder of Nike; and U.Va. alumna Janet A. Napolitano, president of the University of California system.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Matt Kelly

University of Virginia history professor Elizabeth Thompson was named to the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows, scholars who examine American politics or threats to international order.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

A roundup of some of recent accomplishments by the University and its faculty, ranging from law faculty to an English professor to caregivers at the U.Va. Health System

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Selden, a champion swimmer, taught a U.Va. summer course in economics last year, at the age of 92.

Friday, April 17, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Zieman chaired the Department of Environmental Sciences and played a key role in establishing the Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | McGregor McCance

In a nationally televised event, historians and history buffs will ponder how and why the War Between the States remains relevant a century and a half after Lee’s surrender in Appomattox.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Lisa Russ Spaar is a finalist for the Cherry Award for Great Teaching, which brings a cash prize, and the winner receives one of the most generous awards ever.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Lorenzo Perez

Defeating ISIS and other radical religion-based groups will require a coalition of both civil society and religious actors, said 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jerry White.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Matt Kelly

For her breadth of talent, involvement on Grounds and humility, University of Virginia third-year student Caroline Herre received a scholarship named in honor of a 1979 graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce.

Monday, April 13, 2015 | Matt Kelly

Kathryn Marqueen, a University of Virginia chemistry major, and Catherine C. Henry, a biomedical engineering major, have received 2015-2016 Goldwater Scholarships.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | Matt Kelly

University of Virginia fourth-year student Anna Cait Wade will return to the Dominican Republic this summer to implement a leadership development and mentoring component to a foundation’s day program for girls.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Three University of Virginia students majoring in chemistry, biomedical engineering and neuroscience have received one of the highest awards in the nation for excellence in undergraduate research.

Friday, March 27, 2015

People with higher levels of oxytocin have greater activity in regions of the brain that support social cognition, a U.Va. psychology study indicates.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A study comparing the IQs of male siblings in which one member was reared by biological parents and the other by adoptive parents found later that the children adopted by parents with more education had higher IQs.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | Ashley Patterson

The University of Virginia hosted Virginia’s first Lessons From Abroad conference, aiming to help students who have studied abroad process their experiences and incorporate them into their educational and career plans.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

Denis Nekipelov, an economist and advisory board member with U.Va.’s Data Science Institute, is forming coalitions among researchers and students who use big data.

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