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Ready, Set, Go: U.Va. Students Create Socially Minded Ventures at ‘3 Day Startup’

Monday, September 29, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Thirty U.Va. aspiring entrepreneurs spent an intense weekend together at OpenGrounds to brainstorm and develop businesses that could help make the world a better place.

U.Va. Set to Offer New, Semester-Long Study-Abroad Program in India

Thursday, September 25, 2014

More than ever, students are engaging in longer-term education abroad programs. Now they have a new option: New Delhi, India.

Who Needs Stories Most? U.Va. Student Helped Award-Winning Irish Author Decide

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Fourth-year U.Va. student Mirenda Gwin’s internship in Ireland brought her face-to-face with the author of a popular children’s series that has inspired the making of a Hollywood movie.

Mead Grants Extend Learning Beyond the Lecture Hall – But Not to the Moon

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | Dan Heuchert

The Mead Endowment awarded a dozen grants to faculty who are seeking ways to further interact with students outside the classroom, including one engineering project that has a goal that is out of this world.

New Grant to Promote Teamwork Between Docs, Nurses in Treating Complex Patients

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Christine Phelan Kueter

Teaching advanced practice nursing and medical students to work together should increase their ability to offer seamless, safe, high-quality care to patients with multiple chronic conditions.

Graduation is the Floor, Not the Ceiling, for African-American Students at U.Va.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Despite the widening racial achievement gap among U.S. college students, African-American students at U.Va. are achieving high graduation rates and better grades with the help of the Office of African-American Affairs.

U.Va. First-Year Students and Faculty Advisers Build A Deeper Bond Over COLA

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Lorenzo Perez

First-year students have an opportunity to develop stronger connections with their advisers before selecting majors by taking a one-credit College Advising Seminar, or COLA.

New Dean Urges Incoming Students to Embrace, Transform U.Va.’s Traditions

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Lorenzo Perez

In his “First Lecture” to first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Ian Baucom urged his audience to embrace U.Va.’s history and traditions while daring to break new paths for the University.

U.Va. Group Learns About Transformative Power of Dialogue

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

At a summer retreat, U.Va. students and a faculty member learned new methods for enhancing the Sustained Dialogue program and building an inclusive community on Grounds.

Teachers Can Jazz Up Their Classes with Qmedia and Other Online Tools

Monday, August 18, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

The U.Va.-developed video tool will be featured at Thursday's Teaching with Technology Fair.