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Athletics

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:16pm
Virginia has won all three matches at its season-opening tournament for the second consecutive season.
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 9:53pm
In the season opener, UVa challenged No. 7 UCLA before losing 28-20 at Scott Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 5:39pm
No. 7 UCLA escapes with a 28-20 win over UVa
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 5:34pm
No. 7 UCLA escapes with a 28-20 win over UVa
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 5:26pm
No. 7 UCLA escapes with a 28-20 win over UVa

Cavalier Daily

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 7:12am
A growing number of innovative risk-management solutions are sprouting up at universities nationwide — increasingly aimed at combatting sexual assault on campuses. Allison Phanthavong Meg Gardner
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 7:11am
The Virginia Department of Education released the Standards of Learning test results from the 2013-14 school year Wednesday. Student test scores in math increased, from a 71 percent pass rate in 2012-13 to 74 percent this year. Kaelyn Quinn
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:11am
A recent internal study showed female professors at the University are paid $3,638 less than their male colleagues on average. Henry Pflager Rachel Goretsky
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:27am
Members of the Charlottesville community met with local law enforcement officials Wednesday night at Ebenezer Baptist Church to attend a forum titled “Can Ferguson Happen Here?” Sara Rourke
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:26am
The University Library recently purchased a new language learning software recently named Mango, intended to help students, faculty and staff become familiar with new languages more quickly and help them practice outside the classroom free of charge. Maddy Weingast

Darden

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Welcomes Diverse Class of 2016 U.Va. Darden School of Business Welcomes Diverse Class of 2016 2014-08-25 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business on Monday welcomed to Charlottesville First Year students from all three formats of its degree program — MBA, M.... Read More.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:00am

More UVa Darden School Grads Head to Work in the Technology Sector More U.Va. Darden School Grads Head to Work in the Technology Sector 2014-08-21 As the University of Virginia Darden School of Business   welcomes the Class of 2016, alumni of the most recent graduating class are settling into job.... Read More.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Annual Fund Celebrates Fourth Consecutive Record Breaking Year U.Va. Darden School Annual Fund Celebrates Fourth Consecutive Record-Breaking Year 2014-08-13 The University of Virginia  Darden School of Business Annual Fund  raised $5 million in unrestricted support for the 2014 fi.... Read More.

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Education and Business Students Tackle Education Challenges U.Va. Education and Business Students Tackle Education Challenges 2014-08-08 Through a University of Virginia business and education dual-degree program, three graduate students are exploring the use of entrepreneurship, analytics and te.... Read More.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 12:00am

U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth 2014-08-05 Washington-area chief financial officers (CFO) agree that alignment and balancing demands among stakeholders are now priorities for corporate le.... Read More.

Health System

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 9:47am

Expanding its pioneering work in the field of focused ultrasound, the University of Virginia Health System has launched the nation’s first clinical trial testing the technology’s potential to treat benign tumors of the breast known as fibroadenomas.

Fibroadenomas are the most common type of lump within the breast. They often appear in young women, occurring most frequently between the ages of 15 and 35. While fibroadenomas are...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:15am

Kohl’s Department Store is donating $45,828 to support health education in Central Virginia through the Kohl’s Growing Up Healthy (KGUH) Program. 

The KGUH curriculum was designed by experts at the UVA Children’s Fitness Clinic and is delivered through a partnership between the clinic, the Social Issues in Medicine course at the...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:20am

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed an important new diagnostic approach to determining the cause of diarrhea in the developing world, revealing a problem even more complex than previously appreciated. The new approach is set to have enormous impact on vaccine development and is already prompting researchers to reevaluate the effectiveness of existing vaccines.

The approach uses a...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:07am

The University of Virginia Health System in collaboration with UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) launched the UVA Children’s Hospital app, a tool that will allow parents and families to personalize their hospital experience.

"Just as the Battle Building makes it easier for children and families to receive consolidated outpatient care, the new UVA Children's Hospital app will make it easier for families to get information about the...

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:45pm

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital will open a pediatric specialty care clinic Aug. 4 in Winchester, offering heart care with plans to add additional services for patients in the region.

Located at 1829 Plaza Dr. in Winchester off U.S. 50 near Interstate 81, UVA Children’s Hospital Specialty Clinic Winchester will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, with ample free parking available right outside the clinic entrance.

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Law School

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:55pm

The 17th annual University of Virginia Law Library art show will feature the courtroom sketches of Ida Libby Dengrove, who documented some of the most famous trials in the 20th century..... Read More.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:06pm

First-year University of Virginia School of Law students Jonathan Bubar, Austin Clarke, Danielle Desaulniers and Jessica Douglas are among this year's recipients of the prestigious Hardy Cross Dillard Scholarships, which offer full tuition to a select group of outstanding UVA Law applicants..... Read More.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 4:28pm

Second- and third-year law students interested in public service careers learned from four experienced attorneys on Friday during the inaugural TRACKS institute held at the University of Virginia School of Law..... Read More.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:55am

The competition to recruit the nation's top law school applicants has never been fiercer, says Cordel Faulk, the new interim assistant dean for admissions at the University of Virginia School of Law. Faulk, a 2001 UVA Law graduate who has clerked and worked in law firms, in politics and for the media, most recently served as the Law School's director of admissions, and is also a member of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors..... Read More.

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:40pm

Warren Gorrell, a 1979 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and a corporate partner and former co-CEO of Hogan Lovells, was the featured speaker at orientation for the Class of 2017 on Aug. 18, 2014. Dean Paul G. Mahoney introduced Gorrell..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 1:01pm

University of Virginia researchers have found a parasitic infection that kills human cells by nibbling them to death, a surprising discovery that suggests a broader range of organisms could use this method than originally thought.

Parasitic cells (shown in green) ingesting bites of human cells Ivan Konstaninov, Visual Science, Moscow...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:57pm
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 3:39pm

From the collection of Paul Mott.

Several years after James Hay Jr., the former editor-in-chief of Corks & Curls, graduated, he penned “The Honor Men,” which is given out at Convocation to first-years and expresses, in somewhat purple prose, how U.Va. emphasizes Honor on Grounds:

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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:21pm

 

1. Go to law school

When I made the decision to attend law school, I knew that I didn’t want to be a lawyer. But I also knew that a law degree didn’t close any doors—it only opened them. Did I think I would make ice cream? No. But entrepreneurship is a natural route for...

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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:13pm

1. Make the leap

There’s a great way to teach courage and bond with your offspring, what I call a Grand Adventure. It’s a physically challenging coming-of-age experience that I believe casts a foundation in a child’s character that lasts a lifetime. Encourage your kids to attempt...

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Latest from the UVA Today Blog

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:18pm

Over the summer months, a team of interns in U.Va.’s Office of Admission used Instagram to chronicle some of what students were up to over the break. Take a look at some of the #uvasummer posts and read more at http://...

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