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Woodson Institute Series Fulfills Students’ ‘Thirst’ for Civil Rights History

Friday, April 18, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies has launched a series of courses and events focusing on 50th anniversaries in the history of the modern Civil Rights movement and their relevance to today’s society.

‘Starchitect’ and Jefferson Medalist Ito Drops in on Graduate Architecture Class

Thursday, April 17, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon, | Robert Hull

Design reviews are a staple activity for School of Architecture students, but not often do they include face-to-face feedback from one of the most renowned architects in the world.

U.Va. Students Pursue the Pleasures of Multilingualism

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Charlie Tyson

For many U.Va. students, speaking several languages is a way of life. There are pragmatic reasons for being multilingual in a global society, but students also cite it as a source of joy.

U.Va. Undergrads’ Biomedical Research Nets Major Beckman Support

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Three students, tapped to be Beckman Scholars, will pursue groundbreaking research that ultimately could benefit people with diabetes, muscular dystrophy and parasitic infections.

Grant to Rare Book School to Fund Library Fellows Underrepresented in the Field

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The fellowship program will help educate and contribute to the professional development of early-career special collections librarians.

Former White House Press Secretary Shares ‘Simple’ Leadership Lessons at U.Va.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | H. Brevy Cannon

Dee Dee Myers shared how Bill Clinton taught her the value of listening and how her own work on a string of losing political campaigns taught her perseverance.

President Sullivan Revives Public Day, A 19th-Century U.Va. Tradition

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Ashley Patterson

The revival of the 19th-century end-of-year celebration will showcase the scholarly, research and creative works of U.Va. students.

Bloomberg Businessweek Ranks McIntire No. 2 Among Nation’s Business Programs

Monday, April 7, 2014 | Jim Travisano

The McIntire School of Commerce earned A-plus grades for teaching quality, facilities and services, and job placement, and remains the top-rated program among public institutions.

Toddlers to Teens: Curry School Research Parents Can Use

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | Lynn Bell

Teach those lowercase letters! That and other findings by Curry School of Education researchers on the academic, emotional, social and physical wellbeing of kids across the span of childhood put a wealth of information at parents’ fingertips.

U.Va. Student Project to Aid Zambian Disabled Children Earns Davis Prize

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 | Matt Kelly

Three U.Va. undergraduates receive prestigious prize to analyze and improve special education in Africa.

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