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U.Va. Surgeon Gives Boy a New Grip on Life

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Erik Duda

Born without thumbs, 2-year-old Connor Woodle is now able to hold open his favorite picture books. His parents couldn’t be happier with the U.Va. surgeon who made it possible.

Law School Graduate to Clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Kimberly Reich

Ben Tyson, who graduated in May from both the School of Law and the Darden School of Business, compiled an academic record that “has few parallels in the school’s recent history,” according to longtime law professor A.E. Dick Howard.

Video: Homecoming Crowds Flock to ‘Pancakes for Parkinson’s’ Event

Monday, October 27, 2014 | Erik Duda

Saturday’s brilliant fall weather brought large numbers of students and alumni to the Lawn for this year’s event, which appears on its way to setting new fundraising records to support Parkinson’s disease research.

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.


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