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At ‘Look Hoos Talking,’ Faculty Pack Big Ideas Into 12 Minutes

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | Ashley Patterson

In the spirit of the liberal arts education that Thomas Jefferson envisioned, faculty members presented some of their favorite ideas to students during “Look Hoos Talking.”

U.Va. Wins Prestigious Award for Campus Internationalization

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | Jane Kelly

NAFSA: Association of International Educators has given U.Va. the 2015 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization for expanding global learning for students and scholars.

Supreme Court to Hear U.Va. Law Clinic Case Involving Felons and Firearms Tuesday

Monday, February 23, 2015 | Kimberly Reich

At the Supreme Court on Tuesday, law professor Daniel Ortiz will argue a case at the intersection of criminal and property law involving felons’ rights to transfer or sell non-contraband firearms.

Darden Alum Reinvents the Snow Shovel

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 | Diana Williams

Phil Davis thought there had to be a better way to remove snow. He credits his education at the Darden School for helping him learn how to make his idea a reality.

Third Annual TEDxUVA Moves to Morven, Challenges Attendees to ‘Leave the Cave’

Friday, February 13, 2015 | Lauren Jones

TEDxUVA provides a microphone, video camera and a stage to some of the most innovative ideas from U.Va. and the Charlottesville community.

Law Alumna Janet Napolitano Returns to Reflect on Value of Public Service

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | Mary Wood

Explaining why she pursued a career in public service, she said, “The way I look at it is, you’re put on the earth for a reason and you’re put on the earth to make a positive difference somewhere, somehow, for someone other than yourself.”

Student Spotlight: Passion Leads Student to U.N. Conference on Climate Change

Monday, February 9, 2015 | Jane Kelly

Fourth-year student Dyanna Jaye began her education on climate change as a small child. A change in majors and a commitment to the cause led her to Lima, Peru in December to explore climate policymaking at the very highest levels.

Alumni Mentors Offer Students the Inside Scoop on Fulfilling Careers After Graduation

Thursday, January 29, 2015 | Kathleen Herring

The new program gives students insights into their intended career paths, while offering alumni a fulfilling new way to give back to the University.

In New U.Va. MOOC, Washington Veterans Share Real-World Policymaking Lessons

Thursday, January 29, 2015 | Bruce A. Vlk, | H. Brevy Cannon

Among those who will offer their expertise: U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, former Congressman Tom Davis, Congressman Gerry Connolly and former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers.

After Teaching 45,000 Students, Elzinga in a Class By Himself

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | Mitchell Powers, | Lauren Jones

Now in his 47th academic year as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Ken Elzinga is showing no signs of slowing down.

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