Monday, January 26, 2015

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Athletics

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 9:32am
UVa's football team added three players this month: graduate student T.J. Thorpe and freshmen C.J. Stalker and Grant Polk.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 9:37pm
With a 50-57 comeback win over Virginia Tech on Sunday afternoon -- its fifth straight over the Hokies in Blacksburg -- second-ranked UVa stayed unbeaten.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 8:08pm
The weekly "Coach's Corner with Tony Bennett" radio program, presented by Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance, with Virginia men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett and hosted by the "Voice of the Cavaliers" Dave Koehn continues tonight on Virginia Sports Radio Network stations across the Commonwealth.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 6:43pm
Cavaliers conclude homestand with pair of 7-0 victories over Liberty and Morgan State.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 5:47pm
"We just need to play good defense and get points off of defense whether that is rebounds or getting to the basket or free throw line. We don't panic but we don't always execute the way we would like to in those situations."

Cavalier Daily

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:28pm
Derailing well-laid tracks In response to a series of events that shook the University community last semester, Student Council shifted its focus from day-to-day student concerns to focus on promoting and ensuring student safety. Safety and Wellness Chair Rachel Murphy, a third-year College student, said her committee originally planned to focus on an anti-smoking platform for the fall semester. “We were really committed to looking at making U.Va. Kayla Eanes
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:19am
State Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-Alexandria, proposed a bill Thursday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in Virginia. Kathleen Smith
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:19am
The Cavalier Daily held elections for its 126th term Saturday, electing an all-female Managing Board for the first time in the paper’s history. Jenna Dickerson
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:19am
Last Friday, all 31 of the University’s fraternities signed a new Fraternal Organization Agreement addendum, agreeing to new safety measures for social events. Juliana Radovanovich Kayla Eanes
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:19am
DNA test results released Friday excluded Jesse Matthew as a suspect from the Aug. 2013 murder and abduction of Alexis Murphy. Urvi Singhania

Darden

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Welcomes Dean Designate Scott C Beardsley U.Va. Darden School Welcomes Dean Designate Scott C. Beardsley 2015-01-22 Faculty, students, staff and alumni welcomed Scott C. Beardsley, the ninth dean of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.  by Carlos Santos.... Read More.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Announces Spring C Suite Level Speakers U.Va. Darden School of Business Announces Spring C-Suite Level Speakers 2015-01-16 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business  today announced its spring 2015 Leadership Speaker Series lineup. The  University of V.... Read More.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden Schools Batten Institute Partners With Miller Center on Report That Seeks to Unleash Job Creating Power of Entrepreneurship U.Va. Darden School's Batten Institute Partners With Miller Center on Report That Seeks to Unleash Job-Creating Power of Entrepreneurship 2015-01-15 The University o.... Read More.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 12:00am

Scott Beardsley Named Next Dean of University of Virginia Darden School of Business Scott Beardsley Named Next Dean of University of Virginia Darden School of Business 2015-01-08 The University of Virginia announced today that Scott C. Beardsley has been selected as the ninth dean of the University.... Read More.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Students First to Study the New Cuba U.Va. Darden School Students First to Study the New Cuba 2015-01-07 University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Greg Fairchild  is traveling in Cuba this week with over two dozen MBA students.  by Carlos Santos Unive.... 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

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 11:47am

A new University of Virginia School of Law course set in Israel offered students a unique way to study the nation's business laws and entrepreneurial practices last week..... Read More.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:20am

UVA Law professor Brandon Garrett's research and book, "Convicting the Innocent: Where Criminal Prosecutions Go Wrong," has helped inform a change in the way jurors are instructed to evaluate eyewitness testimony in Massachusetts. The book found that two-thirds of the 250 cases examined involved eyewitness misidentification, later cleared by DNA evidence..... Read More.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:39pm

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas inmate could wear a beard according to his religious beliefs, in a case argued by University of Virginia School of Law professor Douglas Laycock..... Read More.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 12:04pm

Some of the most elite tech companies in the world will defend themselves in a patent litigation hearing to be held at the University of Virginia School of Law on Jan. 20 from 1-5 p.m. in Caplin Auditorium..... Read More.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 10:33am

During a lecture for the January Term course The Law of Body Parts, Dr. Kenneth Brayman, division chief of transplant surgery at the University of Virginia, discussed the history of organ donation and current issues affecting the market and health care professionals..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:36am

Kenneth X. Warren knows the power of story.

His grandfather, Dr. Francis M. Foster, a Richmond dentist, was known in the family as “the golden griot.”

Kenneth X. Warren  (Educ ’04, ’11) teaches digital storytelling to doctors who wish to become more reflective and think more creatively. Photo by Adolphus L. Maples III... Read More

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 3:17pm

Through her research and innovations dating to the dawn of the digital age, Bethany Nowviskie, the director of digital research & scholarship at the U.Va. library, where she also directs the Scholars’ Lab, has been a pioneer in humanizing the computer revolution. Named one of “Ten Tech Innovators” for 2013 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Nowviskie recently discussed digital storytelling and what the online age has meant for the...

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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 3:02pm

Does having obsessive, violent thoughts mean that you are going to hurt someone? If not, how can you get the thoughts out of your head?

To Lulu Miller (Grad ’13) and Alix Spiegel, there is a narrative story lurking in such haunting questions—a story they want to share with you.

Intertwining scientific research with the challenges of real people, Miller and Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show, Invisibilia, with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior....

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 3:19pm

The death of second-year student Hannah Graham has many discussing student safety on and around the Grounds. The following is a brief overview of some of the security measures and resources the University has in place and what’s being done to improve safety at U.Va. and in the surrounding community.

 

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 1:37pm

 

A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation
by William Chapman (Col ’71)

The ancient ruins of Southeast Asia have long sparked curiosity and romance in the world’s imagination,...

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