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Video: Australian Artist Shares Creative Skills with U.Va. Students, Community

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Rob Smith

Ricardo Idagi’s three-week residency gave students the opportunity to learn Australian Aboriginal art firsthand and gain an appreciation for its origins.

Supreme Court to Hear U.Va. Law Clinic Case Involving Gun, Property Rights

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Mary Wood

The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic’s 12th case to reach the highest court in the land involves a fascinating question: Can the government prevent the sale of a convicted felon’s legally owned firearms, even if they were unrelated to his crime?

Jefferson’s Living-Learning Legacy Thrives in U.Va.’s Diverse Residential Colleges

Thursday, October 16, 2014 | Ashley Patterson

U.Va. undergraduates have the opportunity to live and learn in residential colleges. Three distinct environments offer the chance for faculty and students to fulfill Thomas Jefferson’s vision for the University as a learning community.

Industry Veterans Bullish on Real Estate Investments at McIntire’s Fall Forum

Thursday, October 9, 2014 | Mary Summers Whittle

Drawing on a wealth of market-savvy alumni and friends, the McIntire School of Commerce’s annual fall forum offered valuable insight into the post-recession real estate investment market.

Sullivan Launches U.Va. Student-Created Fellowship for Cross-Sector Leadership

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

The program brings together graduate law, business and public policy students to address society’s biggest, toughest challenges.

Master Stylist James Salter Takes Post as First Kapnick Writer-in-Residence

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

The program, patterned after William Faulkner’s legendary residencies on Grounds in 1957 and ’58, aims to host writers of international stature for a semester to teach and engage with U.Va. students and the literary community.

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.

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.