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U.Va. Students, Corner Merchants Plan Week of Bystander Intervention Efforts

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Virginia Carter

In the lead-up to Homecomings Weekend, organizers behind the “Hoos Got Your Back” campaign are planning a series of events this week aimed at preventing sexual assault.

Flip for a Cure: Going Behind the Scenes at U.Va.’s Annual ‘Pancakes for Parkinson’s’

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Lauren Jones

On Saturday, U.Va. will host its 11th annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s event on the Lawn. Since 2004, U.Va. has raised more than $346,000 to support research toward finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. And the whole event is student-run.

City, County, University Community Safety Advisory Group Begins Work

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The 15-member panel is seeking ways to improve safety across the Charlottesville-Albemarle-U.Va. community, with emphases on enforcement, prevention and awareness, and engagement and education.

Voice Of the People, U.Va. Announce Partnership for Citizen Cabinet Initiative

Thursday, October 16, 2014

U.Va.’s Center for Survey Research is partnering with a D.C.-based nonpartisan organization in an effort that will use innovative methods and technology to give the American people more influence in the policymaking process.

Who Will Control Congress? U.Va.’s Crystal Ball Says …

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.

How Effective is Your Member of Congress? Scholars Create a Effectiveness Score

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

A new website and upcoming book offer effectiveness scores for members of Congress.

Hal Holbrook, Barry Levinson Headline 2014 Virginia Film Festival Schedule

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | John Kelly

Festival organizers on Tuesday announced the full lineup for the popular celebration of all things cinematic, and tickets go on sale Friday.

LaHood, Villaraigosa to Lead Panel on Infrastructure, Middle-Class Job Creation

Monday, October 6, 2014 | Kristy Schantz, | Kim Curtis

As part of the U.Va. Miller Center’s “Milstein Symposium: Ideas for a New American Century” program, the panel will seek innovative, bipartisan ideas on how to create and sustain middle-class jobs through infrastructure policy.

Donald Hunt: Pioneer in Mass Spectrometry

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.

U.Va. Law Professor Returns to Supreme Court to Argue for Inmate’s Religious Beliefs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | U.Va. School of Law

U.Va. Law Professor Returns to Supreme Court to Argue for Inmate’s Religious Beliefs

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