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Once a Volunteer, Tim Freilich Takes the Helm as Madison House’s Director

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Tim Freilich reflects on his undergraduate experience with Madison House and how it influenced his journey, plus his vision for Madison House into the future.

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Nets Record-Breaking Online Gifts

Friday, February 20, 2015 | Matt Charles

Once again, U.Va. employees led the way in giving to the statewide charity drive, donating nearly $1 million to a variety of local and statewide non-profit organizations.

Partly Snowy and a Big Chance of Cold: State Climatologist Deals With it All

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

What’s with this weird weather, and what happens in the U.Va. Climatology Office when it happens? Here’s what.

U.Va. Top-Ranked in the Production of Peace Corps Volunteers

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

U.Va.’s public service mission continues to produce U.S.-leading numbers of Peace Corps volunteers.

Law Student, Alumna’s Efforts Lead to 91 Percent Reduction in Public Housing Evictions

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | Kimberly Reich

Kimberly Rolla and Meryem Dede helped residents and the city negotiate and formalize an agreement that was in both of their interests.

U.Va. Law Students Travel to Uganda to Share Best Legal Practices

Friday, February 6, 2015 | Eric Williamson

Six University of Virginia School of Law students traveled to Uganda during the winter break to build a continuing education curriculum for legal professionals.

U.Va.’s Nursing Students Without Borders is Finally Breaking Ground in El Salvador

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 | Lauren Jones

The chapter, part of a national group that was chartered at U.Va., has broken ground on a much-needed medical clinic in El Salvador after 10 years of fundraising and overcoming obstacles.

Miller Center Launches Website Offering Lessons from History for Today’s Issues

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 | Kristy Schantz

“Great Issues” uses short interviews with experts to offer historical perspective on issues of the day.

UBike’s Official Launch Expands Transportation Options on Grounds

Monday, February 2, 2015 | Matt Kelly

The bicycle share program will provide a quick, healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around the University of Virginia’s Grounds.

Virginia’s Population Growth Slows to Decades’ Low; Cities Rebound

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | Meredith Gunter

The vast majority of the growth occurred in Northern Virginia, while the rest of the commonwealth appeared apprehensive about “having babies, buying houses or making big moves.”