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Summer Program Opens Door to Graduate Studies for Minority Students

Friday, July 24, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

U.Va. is participating in a national summer fellowship program devoted to increasing the number of underrepresented students pursuing graduate study in the humanities and social sciences.

In Cambodia, Students Learn They Don’t Have All the Answers

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Will Mullany

Three global development studies students recently got back from a trip around Cambodia to work with an NGO that promotes farmer-led innovation in rural areas of Cambodia.

Gardens Become Sustainable Classrooms in the Summer

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Matt Kelly

Interns and volunteers perform labors of love in the University of Virginia’s three student-run vegetable gardens.

Darden’s Ed Hess: How To Succeed in the ‘Smart Machine Revolution’

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Caroline Newman

The current generation of students is on the threshold of a job market unlike any the world has seen before, according to Edward Hess, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Emerging Young Leaders Work Toward Bipartisan Future at U.Va. Institute

Monday, July 20, 2015 | Katie McNally

For more than a decade, the Sorensen Institute’s College and High School leadership programs have helped build new generations of leaders who can overcome political divisions and elevate the commonwealth of Virginia.

New Professor Delves Into Rock ’n’ Roll’s Identity Crisis

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Katie McNally

New assistant professor of media studies and American studies Jack Hamilton uses music as a road map for the changing perceptions of race and identity over the last half-century.

Mellon Grant Supports Major New Global South Initiative at U.Va.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The multi-million dollar grant will help the College reimagine its undergraduate curriculum and draw new linkages in the humanities that defy national boundaries.

’Hoos in Cville: Great Internships Don’t Have To Be Far Away

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Caroline Newman

U.Va. students are making an impact on the ground in Charlottesville, whether in the classroom of a mobile preschool or on the floor at one of the region’s top manufacturing facilities.

Summer Student-Interns Coding for Tomorrow’s Tech Advances

Monday, July 6, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Students in the Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation are spending eight weeks at U.Va. deep in hands-on research in STEM fields including robotics, health informatics and big data.

Alum Returns to Grounds, Builds Ties Between Darden and Engineering Schools

Thursday, July 2, 2015 | Michelle Koidin Jaffee

Edward McDonnell said business and engineering students have much to learn from one another. By combining different students’ skills and knowledge in business and technology, they can form interdisciplinary teams and work to start new companies.