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.
What has the recent outbreak of Ebola taught us? U.Va.’s John D. Arras and the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues tell us in a report to the U.S. president.
This May, the first class of eight QuestBridge scholars will graduate, adding to the accomplishments of these high-achieving students who have excelled at U.Va.
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.
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.