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Athletics

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 5:11pm
Virginia women's tennis standouts Julia Elbaba and Stephanie Nauta are enjoying success at a pair of United States Tennis Association Pro Circuit events this week.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 1:45pm
Virginia rising senior diver JB Kolod (Pittsburgh, Pa.) qualified for the 2014 AT&T USA Diving National Championships in three events.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:54am
The UVa football team, which is heading into its fifth season under head coach Mike London, opens training camp Aug. 4.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:14am
UVa's corps of linebackers is led by seniors Henry Coley and Daquan Romero, who finished first and second, respectively, on the team in tackles last year.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 6:53am
Heading into his senior season, tailback Kevin Parks is No. 8 on UVa's all-time rushing list.

Cavalier Daily

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 9:07pm
President Teresa Sullivan recently wrote to the entire University community concerning several cuts in the Virginia appropriation for the University. The final state budget adds $8.2 million less than planned to the University’s budget. Joseph Liss Joseph Liss
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 8:43am
Recent University alum Brendan Wynn, along with 75 other students, faculty and administrators, issued a letter Tuesday to Attorney General Mark Herring, encouraging the Commonwealth to extend same-sex partner benefits to public employees in Virginia. Virginia law currently does not permit state-provided health insurance benefits for same-sex domestic partners. Thrisha Potluri
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 9:02am
The Board of Visitors convened Friday to review committee reports and welcome new student member of the Board, Meg Gould. Emily Hutt
Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 12:08pm
Details regarding 2015 Final Exercises were announced in an email sent Friday to the Class of 2015 by Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer Patricia Lampkin. Thrisha Potluri
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 12:03am
The Board of Visitors announced Thursday the convening of a new subcommittee to strengthen and sustain the University’s commitment to affordable excellence, according to a University press release. The subcommittee, which falls under the Board’s finance committee, will weigh in on issues surrounding tuition, financial aid and the annual budget. Matt Comey

Darden

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Welcomes Three New Faculty Members U.Va. Darden School of Business Welcomes Three New Faculty Members 2014-07-15 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced three new faculty members, who will join the Global Economies and Markets, Leadership and.... Read More.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Names Scott Snell Senior Associate Dean for Darden Executive Education Programs U.Va. Darden School of Business Names Scott Snell Senior Associate Dean for Darden Executive Education Programs 2014-07-10 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Darden.... Read More.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden Faculty Publish New Book on Public Trust in Business U.Va. Darden Faculty Publish New Book on Public Trust in Business 2014-07-08 What do business leaders know about building public trust in their companies? What don’t they know and how might that be important for their particular busine.... Read More.

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 12:00am

Kirby Clarke Adams Elected to UVa Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees Kirby Clarke Adams Elected to U.Va. Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees 2014-07-07 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Darden School Foundation today announced the election of a new trustee,.... Read More.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School and Better Business Bureau Team to Examine Self Regulation at Washington DC Conference U.Va. Darden School and Better Business Bureau Team to Examine Self-Regulation at Washington, D.C., Conference 2014-06-25 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business' Institute for Busine.... Read More.

Health System

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:00am

Seven University of Virginia Health System specialties are honored in the U.S. News & World Report 2014-2015 “Best Hospitals” guide.

U.S. News cited the following programs for being among the top 25 percent in their respective specialties:

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10:10am

A $253,330 federal grant will enable the University of Virginia Center for Telehealth to more easily connect UVA doctors with frail, seriously ill patients at nine locations in Central Virginia.

The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will connect medical specialists through secure videoconferencing links with patients at senior centers, rehabilitation...

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:19am

Richard P. Shannon, MD, executive vice president for health affairs at the University of Virginia, has been appointed to the boards of directors of a nationally recognized provider of healthcare and not-for-profit health plans.

Shannon has joined the boards of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. 

“Dr. Richard Shannon is an accomplished cardiologist and health care executive with deep expertise in...

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Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:20am

The Sedalia Blues Society and Central Virginia Blues Society are hosting an evening of blues and roots music Sunday, June 29, to support pancreatic cancer research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. The acoustic blues review will feature jump blues, country blues, Piedmont blues, Delta blues, North Mississippi blues and other varieties. Performers include Lisa Miller and the Juke Joint Junkies, Proffitt and Sandidge, Eli Cook...

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 11:10am

University of Virginia Cancer Center’s Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program has been designated as a National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match® transplant center and now has access to the Be The Match Registry®, the world’s...

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Law School

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 12:34pm

University of Virginia law professor Kerry Abrams explores how immigration and citizenship law decides who receives rights of parentage in her new paper, "Immigration's Family Values," which was co-authored with 2012 UVA Law graduate Kent Piacenti and published this month in the Virginia Law Review..... Read More.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:38pm

The University of Virginia School of Law recently completed its 2013-14 annual giving campaign and, thanks in part to the generosity of a record 9,172 alumni donors, raised $17.3 million in total gift revenue..... Read More.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 11:39am

Sarah Davies, a 1991 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, joined UVA Law this month as assistant dean for student affairs..... Read More.

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 12:37pm

Each year at the University of Virginia School of Law, more than a dozen professors put their unique stamp on the course Seminar in Ethical Values, which is structured around popular books, films and even simulations in order to spark discussion about lawyers' ethical and moral responsibilities. The one-credit seminars are typically taught in the professors' homes or other informal settings, and resemble a book or film club, but are focused on a particular theme..... Read More.

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 3:37pm

Galen Bascom, a 2013 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, will clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer during the 2015-16 term. .... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 1:05pm

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 12:40pm

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was influenced by Professors James Bash and Nathan Johnson, who founded the...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:42am

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 1:18pm

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was influenced by Professors James Bash and Nathan Johnson, who founded the...

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Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 9:12am

Object Lesson Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time

This collection of historical objects contains some of the tangible reminders of the University’s past that can be found on, or nearby, Grounds. From a lock of Thomas Jefferson’s hair cut off just after his death in 1826 to the basketball net cut down just after the Cavaliers won the 2014 ACC Tournament, each of these objects has a story to tell.

Credits Text by the magazine staff

Objects courtesy of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, the... Read More

Latest from the UVA Today Blog

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 4:17pm

Anyone passing through Newcomb Hall recently likely noticed the “selfie station” set up on the first floor for summer orientation. The person who submits the best selfie with one of the cardboard U.Va. notables pictured wins a free lunch with Dean of Students Allen...

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