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Up-Close Learning, From a Distance: U.Va., Swedish Nursing Students Compare Notes

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Christine Phelan Kueter

“There are many health issues in the world that we all share, and by collaborating, we expand on our shared understanding – and solutions,” said nursing professor Elizabeth Friberg, who leads the Internet encounters.

U.Va. Students Become Sound Journalists in New Radio Production Course

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Taught by the associate producer of a public radio show, the new U.Va production course teaches students the basics of radio journalism. Their final projects will air on WTJU, the University’s own community station.

Former Diplomat: Fighting Climate Change Requires More Than Just Policy

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Bruce A. Vlk

Fighting climate change will require governments working in concert with other major stakeholders such as banks, investors and companies, said Carlos Pascual.

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.