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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.

New U.Va. Global Studies Major to Deepen the Student Experience

Friday, August 15, 2014 | Jane Kelly

U.Va. is unveiling a new Global Studies major this fall that offers several tracks, including “security and justice” and “environments and sustainability.”

McIntire Launches New Center for Business Analytics

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Mary Summers Whittle

Business is now generating mind-boggling quantities of data. College graduates who can analyze that data and use it to an organization’s advantage are in high demand, say the new center’s organizers.

Between Rome and Richmond: Student Explores the Southern Catholic War Experience

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Lauren Jones

A University of Virginia undergraduate history major found that, unlike Protestants, American Catholics remained united as a church during the American Civil War, though individual churches supported their combatants.

U.Va Offers New Summer Program to High Schoolers Looking for Taste of University Life

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Rising juniors and seniors tucked six college credits under their belts this summer at U.Va. in a new residential program that gave them a taste of college life alongside undergraduates and star faculty.

Students Follow in the Footsteps of ‘Freedom Summer,’ 50 Years Later

Monday, August 11, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Students in two U.Va. summer courses learned civil rights history “on the ground” by visiting sites and reenacting events from that fateful time.

Students Talk Interning Abroad Through U.Va. Global

Friday, August 8, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Students who participated in U.Va,’s new Global Internship Program discuss living, working and fasting for Ramadan during their intern abroad experience in Morocco.

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