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Athletics

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:10pm
Doniak, Iordanou and Reuther score as the Cavaliers clinch a spot in the ACC Tournament.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 5:21pm
Sophomore back Emily Faught talks about what the team needs to do to win this weekend in Boston as well as sharing her love of travel and love of winning championships.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:14pm
Ring Ceremony Photo GalleryThe Blue team captured the series, winning six of the seven games to earn bragging rights.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 1:25pm
The 18th-ranked Virginia women's golf team completes the fall portion of its schedule this weekend at the 13th annual Landfall Tradition held Friday through Sunday at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:38pm
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Prior to the match, Virginia will honor nine fourth-years during Senior Night festivities.

Cavalier Daily

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:45pm
The Graduate Student Consulting and Beyond Club held a panel Thursday night to discuss Science and Technology Policy and various careers surrounding the field. The panel, held at Garrett Hall, aimed to discuss such issues as the disconnect between the sciences and policy, how society and government uses technological knowledge, how science and technology policy decisions are made and how to start a successful science and policy career. Maggie Vaughan Mark Goode
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:33pm
The Alumni Association hosted its annual “Cocktails and Conversations” for Fourth Years in the College of Arts and Sciences on Thursday. Genny Huss Kevin Hare
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:22pm
The bystander awareness campaign #HOOSGotYourBack held Pledge Day Thursday to promote its message of bystander intervention. More than 300students signed a pledge committing themselves to combat sexual violence on Grounds as part of the event. Sara Rourke
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:26pm
The Law School Supreme Court Litigation Clinic will present Henderson v. U.S. in front of the Supreme Court next February. The case concerns individual property rights in the face of government restrictions on convicted individuals possessing firearms. Hanan Yazid Kaelyn Quinn Samantha Josey-Borden
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:15pm
The Virginia Department of Health has launched an Ebola hotline to help answer concerned Virginians’ questions and provide the most up-to-date information available on the highly contagious virus. Simone McDonnell

Darden

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden Curry Partnership for Leaders in Education Program Revolutionizes School Performance in Oklahoma and Louisiana U.Va. Darden/Curry Partnership for Leaders in Education Program Revolutionizes School Performance in Oklahoma and Louisiana 2014-10-23 The University of Virginia Darden/Curry Par.... Read More.

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Professor R Edward Freeman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Humboldt University in Berlin U.Va. Darden School Professor R. Edward Freeman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From Humboldt University in Berlin 2014-10-10 University of Virginia Darden School of Business  Prof.... Read More.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Rises to No 3 in the World in The Economist 2014 Rankings U.Va. Darden School Rises to No. 3 in the World in The Economist 2014 Rankings 2014-10-09 The Economist  today released its annual 2014 ranking of the  Top 100 international MBA programs  and named the  University of Virgin.... Read More.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 12:00am

Sullivan Launches UVa Student Created Fellowship for Cross Sector Leadership Sullivan Launches U.Va. Student-Created Fellowship for Cross-Sector Leadership 2014-10-08 Making an impact on society’s biggest, toughest challenges – from climate change to global poverty and sustainable development – requi.... Read More.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Global Program Offers Nine New Global Field Experiences U.Va. Darden School Global Program Offers Nine New Global Field Experiences 2014-10-07 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business announced nine offerings in its  Global Field Experience  (GFE) program - triple the.... Read More.

Health System

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 8:17am

Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center on its 2014 list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:06pm

A pilot study led by a University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher suggests that tampons could help detect ovarian cancer.

“Gynecologic malignancies such as cervical cancer can be detected at early stages through regular Pap smears, but similar screening is not available for ovarian cancer, which often presents in an advanced stage when the cancer has spread,” said the study’s principal...

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:08am

To help University of Virginia Health System care providers take full advantage of technology to enhance patient care, UVA has named its first chief medical information officer (CMIO). 

Michael A. Williams, MD, FAAP, comes to UVA from North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System in New York, where he has served since March 2012 as the first regional CMIO for four hospitals in the 16-hospital system. Williams also served as the first CMIO at the Medical Center of Central Georgia...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 2:28pm

University of Virginia Health System neurosurgeons Chris Shaffrey, MD, and Justin Smith, MD, PhD, have been named among the 18 best spine surgeons in North America.

The distinction comes from Orthopedics This Week, and is based on a survey of what the publication...

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Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:21am

A University of Virginia Health System physician is playing a key role in advancing the safety and quality of advanced brain surgery.

In an initiative coordinated by UVA neurological surgeon Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FACS, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) are developing a first-of-its-kind patient registry in order to...

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Law School

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:15am

Ben Tyson '14 will clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts next year, joining 2013 graduates Galen Bascom and Jonathan Urick, who will clerk for Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia, respectively. Tyson graduated from UVA Law and the Darden School of Business through the dual-degree J.D.-MBA program..... Read More.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 1:29pm

The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic is taking its 12th case to Washington, the court announced Monday. Henderson v. U.S. involves a Border Patrol agent, marijuana and a blocked firearms sale..... Read More.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:31pm

Through a conference sponsored by the University of Virginia School of Law and the Virginia Environmental Law Journal, attorneys and experts will examine the latest recommended approach to pesticide risk assessment. The event, "Acceptable Risks: Reconciling Pesticide Registration with Endangered Species Protection," will be held in the Law School's Caplin Pavilion on Oct. 29 from 10-2 p.m..... Read More.

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:14pm

Scholars and former government officials will gather at UVA Law next week to discuss more stable and sustainable approaches to immigration control. The symposium will be presented in honor of Professor David Martin, who will mark 35 years on the faculty next fall..... Read More.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 11:58am

The cyber law and policy course taught by Thomas Dukes '94, Albert Rees provides insight into a developing field..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 2:05pm

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Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess’ newest book, Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization, focuses on what individuals and organizations must do to thrive amid environments characterized by uncertainty and ambiguity. Technology is a big driver...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:00am

Left to Right: Ben Calhoun, PsiKick cofounder and CEO Brendan Richardson, and senior design engineer Yousef Shakhsheer with their ultra-low-power wireless, batteryless computer chip. Photo by Dan Addison

The Internet of Things is regarded by many as the next big technological revolution. How big? According to Cisco Systems,...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:04am

Assistant professor of systems and information engineering Amy LaViers with her lab's Aldebaran NAO robot. Photo by Stacey Evans

In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance. But this is no parlor trick. What LaViers, who arrived at U...

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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:48am

Returning piles of books to the library circulation desk, hurrying across the Lawn to class, moving the tassel at commencement: With each little ritual of college life that Tim Cauley performed, he was defying the odds. Cauley has cystic fibrosis, and when he was a U.Va. undergraduate the average life expectancy for someone with his disease was about 14 years.

Tim Cauley and actor Andy Phelan (...

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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 2:57pm

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