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Athletics

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 9:46pm
Virginia scored three second-half goals in a 3-0 victory over Radford Tuesday at Klöckner Stadium.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:41pm
The Virginia women's tennis team swept the singles and doubles titles at the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional on Tuesday (Oct. 21) at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center in Blacksburg, Va.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:33pm
A brief look at the performances of former Cavaliers now playing in the NFL.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:21pm
Ryan Shane wins singles title and teams with Luca Corinteli to win doubles title.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:21pm
Virginia sophomore golfer Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) has been named the Player of the Week by Golfweek. Bard took medalist honors last weekend at the U.S. Collegiate Championships held at The Golf Club of Atlanta.

Cavalier Daily

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:55am
After a lengthy debate Monday night, Charlottesville City Council deferred a decision on a set of new Council procedures and guidelines of operation. Caelainn Carney
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:04am
Middle East analyst Asaf Romirowsky addressed students Tuesday on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Aubrey Salmon
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 1:50am
The Sexual Violence Prevention Coalition, the Women’s Center and Sigma Psi Zeta held a panel Tuesday to discuss domestic violence in the National Football League. Katie Grimesey
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 1:43am
With the 2016 presidential election just two years away, a newly formed student committee is leading an effort to bring a presidential debate to the University. Luc Cianfarani
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 1:36am
Student Council met in the Commerce School Tuesday to discuss student safety. Kayla Eanes

Darden

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.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School and National Partners Announce CocoaLink as Winner of Public-Private Partnership Award U.Va. Darden School and National Partners Announce CocoaLink as Winner of Public-Private Partnership Award 2014-09-30 The  University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute forBusiness i.... Read More.

Health System

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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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 11:32am

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined the shape and structure of a key element of the deadly Ebola virus, a discovery that will act as a road map for the development of drugs to treat or prevent infection.

Ebola has killed thousands during the ongoing outbreak in West Africa, and the first person diagnosed with the disease in the United States died Wednesday. By better understanding the molecular biology of the virus,...

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Law School

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.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 1:26pm

Scholars and corporate executives will gather at the University of Virginia School of Law on Oct. 23-24 at a conference to discuss whether such disclosure requirements have an important role to play in consumer financial regulation or whether they are outdated and should be replaced..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

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
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 1:35pm

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 11:58am

Fiction ⁄ Poetry

  1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  2. From Sand Creek by Simon J. Ortiz
  3. A Burnable Book  by Bruce Holsinger (Faculty)
  4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  5. The Goldfinch...
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:35am

 

The End of the City
by David Bendernagel (Grad ’00)

Following the destruction of the twin towers and the death of his estranged father, high school senior Ben Moor begins to reject his childhood obsessions—comic books,...

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