Thursday, November 27, 2014

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Athletics

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 2:48pm
Cavaliers look for second consecutive NCAA College Cup berth as they play Friday in Los Angeles.
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:11pm
No. 8 Virginia (5-0) plays La Salle (4-0) in the Barclays Center Classic on Friday (Nov. 28) in Brooklyn, N.Y. Tipoff at Barclays Center is set for 9:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 10:29am
In a rematch of their College Cup semifinal from 2013, UVa meets UCLA in an NCAA women's soccer quarterfinal Friday night in Los Angeles.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 4:02pm
Box ScoreCavaliers post highest hitting percentage since 2010 in win.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 2:58pm
Mike London will return as head football coach at Virginia for the 2015 season University of Virginia Director of Athletics Craig Littlepage announced on Wednesday.

Cavalier Daily

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 2:19pm
The Board of Visitors met Tuesday in a special session to address ramifications of the Rolling Stone article and resulting protests against sexual assault on Grounds. Student leaders played a key role in the meeting, offering promises for change and suggestions for University policies. Kelly Kaler
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:03pm
Law firm O’Melveny & Myers will be tasked with examining University policy following the removal of attorney Mark Filip. Julia Horowitz
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 5:13am
Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order Thursday to help improve access to nutritious food in Virginia. Carson Creasy
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 3:38am
Among a sea of protests, University faculty have been active participants in the dialogue permeating Grounds which critically analyzes the University's culture and policies surrounding sexual assault. In addition to organizing a rally Saturday night on Beta Bridge, faculty from a swath of departments have issued statements and held discussions to help promote constructive change on Grounds, after a Rolling Stone article published last week thrust the University community into the national spotlight over the administration's handling of sexual assault cases. Anna Higgins Lee Williams Madeline... Read More
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 2:52am
The Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA), a Charlottesville-based nonprofit that aims to support survivors of sexual assault, held its sixth annual Annette DeGregoria Grimm Award Celebration last Friday at the Darden School of Business. This year’s award went to Ron and Lorelei Pulliam of the Gallastar Equine Center in Afton. Nicholas Western

Darden

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:00am

Darden Dean Robert F Bruner Named UVa Class of 2015 Graduation Speaker Darden Dean Robert F. Bruner Named U.Va. Class of 2015 Graduation Speaker 2014-11-20 The University of Virginia yesterday announced that U.Va. Darden School of Business Dean Robert F. Bruner and Virginia Governor Terry McAuli.... Read More.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:00am

Anheuser Busch InBev CEO Tells UVa Darden Students to Aim High Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Tells U.Va. Darden Students to Aim High 2014-11-19 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business continued its fall Leadership Speaker Series Monday with a presentation from Carlos Brito, CEO of Anheuser-B.... Read More.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:00am

Speakers at 7th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference Predict Solid US Economy Will Drive Global Growth Speakers at 7th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference Predict Solid US Economy Will Drive Global Growth 2014-11-17 Nancy Lazar, a partner of Cornerstone Macro, told inves.... Read More.

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 12:00am

Investors Told to Brace for Astounding Changes at Dardens 7th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference Investors Told to Brace for Astounding Changes at Darden's 7th Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference 2014-11-14 Experts in innovation treated investors attending the first da.... Read More.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:00am

Coach CFO Reveals the Five Maxims That Have Shaped Her Life and Career at UVa Darden Event Coach CFO Reveals the Five Maxims That Have Shaped Her Life and Career, at U.Va. Darden Event 2014-11-13 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business continued its fall Leadership Speaker Series Monday.... Read More.

Health System

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:40am

Becker’s Hospital Review has honored the University of Virginia Department of Neurosurgery and the UVA Spine Center at UVA Medical Center on its 2014 list of 100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs.

The programs named to the list "offer remarkable spine and neurosurgical care as based on clinical accolades and...

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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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Law School

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:40am

Andrew Kilberg '14 is the fourth University of Virginia School of Law graduate named to clerk at the Supreme Court in the next term, tying a record from 2009..... Read More.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 1:01pm

A team of students and the Innocence Project at UVA School of Law run down leads that may exonerate a man convicted of murder in the wildly popular podcast "Serial.".... Read More.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:17pm

Students in a University of Virginia School of Law clinic are busy compiling questions to prepare their teacher for a special assignment: arguing Elonis v. United States before the Supreme Court. Experts hope the case will help the court answer what constitutes a "true threat.".... Read More.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:00am

University of Virginia School of Law professor Ashley Deeks recently penned a chapter for "The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law" on whether and when it is lawful for a state to use force in anticipatory or pre-emptive self-defense..... Read More.

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 3:17pm

University of Virginia School of Law professor Alex Johnson, along with Director of Academic Support Pam Starsia and third-year students Katie Barber and Zachary Ray, outline effective strategies for first-year students taking exams..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:27am

Ian Baucom took over as dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences this past summer, succeeding Meredith Jung-En Woo, who held the post for six years. Baucom spent the previous 17 years at Duke, where he served as an English professor, department chair and director of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute.

In a recent conversation, Baucom explained why he believes U.Va. can be one of the nation’s most important players in providing answers to core questions about the value of higher education, and discussed some of the changes that might be in...

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Friday, November 14, 2014 - 3:53pm

Big changes lie ahead for the University of Virginia: over the next decade, U.Va. will replace half its professors as a generation retires. Here, eight faculty members who’ve taught at the University for a decade or longer share their observations about academic and cultural changes over the years. What...

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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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