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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.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A “Star Party” featuring telescopes, food, apple cider and the night sky is set for Saturday at a cidery in Albemarle County.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A new online academic journal, founded by a University of Virginia history graduate student, examines the cultural legacy of Bruce Springsteen.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

A sample of new titles from U.Va. creative writing alumni shows the wealth of talent coming out of the small but well-regarded program.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

Economist Steven Stern found that Region Ten, the only option for those who cannot afford private mental health care, faces at least twice as much demand as it is serving.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

The project “is breaking new ground in encouraging theologians and religion scholars to attend more intentionally to the everyday experiences of ordinary Christians,” an endowment official said.

Friday, July 18, 2014 | Kyle Kondik

The Center for Politics will update its interactive maps weekly, showing which way its analysts believe races for the House, Senate and governorships are leaning and explaining the logic behind changes in ratings.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | Lauren Jones

A University of Virginia undergraduate is spending her summer researching the abilities of different sunflower types to absorb heavy metals for purposes ranging from environmental cleanup to safe consumer products.

Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

People are focused on the external world and don’t enjoy spending much time alone thinking, according to a new study led by U.Va. psychologist Timothy Wilson and published in the journal Science.

Thursday, June 12, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Librarian of Congress James Billington said of Wright, “For almost 50 years his poems have reckoned with what he calls ‘language, landscape and the idea of God.’”

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Being cool as a teenager may not be so cool later, according to a new U.Va. psychology study. The problem, researchers say, is that staying in the top spot often requires more and more extreme behavior.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Bacteria that cause meningitis and gonorrhea seemed to evade detection by the body’s immune system before flaring up. U.Va. chemist Linda Columbus and her research team want to know how.

Friday, June 6, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Confrontational and deceptive interrogation techniques are inappropriate for the developing adolescent mind, according to Todd Warner’s psychology study at U.Va.

Thursday, June 5, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Onyinye Ihezukwu says the Creative Writing Program gives her the time and space “to listen to the silence behind the noise of conventional living,” which enriches her storytelling.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

A pioneer in digital humanities, Jerome J. McGann joins an elite group of scholars and scientists in the American Philosophical Society, an organization Benjamin Franklin founded in 1743.

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