U.Va. researchers find that cancer diagnoses in Virginia will continue to grow over the next quarter-century, despite advances in prevention.
The alumna and technology innovator founded the coding-for-social-good organization CodeMontage and has helped more than 35,000 women improve their computer programming skills with her group, Girl Develop It.
Andrew Chen has been awarded a prestigious, two-year Equal Justice Works Fellowship that will allow him to provide legal aid to homeless youths in Los Angeles. “A big goal of this project is to give kids a second chance,” he said.
Johnson, a member of the faculty for 31 years after earning bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at U.Va., will lead the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships of the Directorate for Engineering.
U.Va.’s Medical Center Operating Board on Tuesday endorsed a plan to expand the Emergency Department and construct a new bed tower, which will allow nearly all of the hospital’s patient rooms to become private.
Designed to function as a service-oriented alternative to the standard college break experience, Alternative Spring Break takes students to locations ranging from the Amazonian rainforests to the Shenandoah Valley.
Ashley Blackwell, an advocate for low-income students and local residents, and Joel Hockensmith, an associate professor in the School of Medicine, demonstrated substantial leadership and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Students in the McIntire School of Commerce are launching the “March Madness Auction” to support The Haven, a local homeless day shelter. Up for bid: memorabilia from U.Va.’s basketball, baseball, lacrosse and football teams and U.Va. experience tours.
A U.Va. team will compete with teams from six other Virginia schools to come up with a new app to make life easier for those caring for elderly loved ones.
Organizers selected the students for the quality of their ideas to address global challenges across five focus areas: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health.