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Athletics

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 9:15pm
Recognized Saturday at Scott Stadium for their improvement this spring were defensive end Mike Moore, fullback Connor Wingo-Reeves and offensive guard Ryan Doull.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:31pm
In that game's place, Virginia now will play William & Mary at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Davenport Field.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:02pm
The game originally was scheduled to start at 6 p.m. No new start time has been established.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 4:44pm
Coach Fetzer discusses the Cal-Michigan tri-meet and previews this week's ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:59pm
The Virginia women's lacrosse team finishes off the regular season on Wednesday, April 16 with a 6 p.m. game at Virginia Tech.

Cavalier Daily

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:37pm
Starting this semester, students will have the option to study in the original library of the University: the Rotunda.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:34pm
Forty percent of May 2012 graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences had acquired full-time employment or were self-employed after Final Exercises this past May, according to a recently unveiled report that profiled graduates’ post-college paths.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:29pm
Soulful music flooded the lecture hall at the Harrison Institute Special Collections library Wednesday as more than 100 people gathered to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s March on Washington. Deborah McDowell, director of the University’s Carter G.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:26pm
A proposed change to the Honor Committee’s bylaws could drastically change the way new members are recruited and trained.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 11:07pm
The University’s office of the Vice President for Research announced a new big data initiative, the Big Data Institute, at the Board of Visitors retreat earlier in the month.

Darden

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:00am

Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm 2014-04-15 The University of Virginia announced today that Dean Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of h.... Read More.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School to Host Shanghai Investing Summit 9 May in Shanghai U.Va. Darden School to Host Shanghai Investing Summit 9 May in Shanghai 2014-04-14 Two of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business' research Centers of Excellence, the Center for Global Initiatives and Center for Asset.... Read More.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Darden School Field Elective Gives MBA Students Unprecedented Access to Leaders in Nation's Capital Darden School Field Elective Gives MBA Students Unprecedented Access to Leaders in Nation’s Capital 2014-04-01 What happens when you cross unparalleled access to U.S. congressmen and defense and aeros.... Read More.

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Sisters Forge New Paths With Two Formats of UVa Darden School MBA Sisters Forge New Paths With Two Formats of U.Va.'s Darden School MBA 2014-03-28 2014 heralded new possibilities for sisters Katie and Elisabeth Wright. Katie, a Second Year full-time MBA student at the University of Virginia Darden Sc.... Read More.

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00am

Darden School of Business Announces Largest UVa iLab Incubator Class Darden School of Business Announces Largest U.Va. i.Lab Incubator Class 2014-03-24 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation  today announced the ventures accepted i.... Read More.

Health System

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:19am

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review has selected University of Virginia Medical Center to its 2014 listing of “100 Great Hospitals in America.”

Becker’s Hospital Review describes the hospitals chosen for the honor as having  “a rich history, strong credentials and a...

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Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:19am

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review has selected University of Virginia Medical Center to its 2014 listing of “100 Great Hospitals in America.”

Becker’s Hospital Review describes the hospitals chosen for the honor as having  “a rich history, strong credentials and a...

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Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 9:26am

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers studying a potentially deadly parasitic infection have discovered an unknown ways that human cells are killed, with the parasitic amoeba essentially nibbling cells to death as a piranha might attack its prey.

Until now, researchers had assumed that the amoeba, Entamoeba histolytica, killed and then engulfed and consumed human cells. But the UVA research upends that idea, suggesting instead that the amoeba takes small bites of the...

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Friday, April 4, 2014 - 10:15am

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have overcome one of the greatest challenges in biology and taken a major step toward being able to grow whole organs and tissues from stem cells. By manipulating the appropriate signaling, the UVA researchers have turned embryonic stem cells into a fish embryo, essentially controlling embryonic development.

The research will have dramatic impact on the future use of stem cells to better the human condition, providing a...

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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 3:00am

Under the microscope, they glow like streetlights, forming tidy rows that follow the striations of muscle tissue. They are mitochondria, the powerhouses of cells, and researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have created a method to illuminate and understand them in living creatures like never before. Not only can the researchers make the mitochondria fluoresce, to glow for the microscope, but they can discern from...

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Law School

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 2:27pm

As one of the nation's leading experts in alternative dispute resolution and administrator for funds for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the BP oil spill, and the Boston marathon bombings, among others, Kenneth Feinberg has helped decide who gets billions in compensation. But perhaps the most challenging part of his role is handling the fragile emotions of victims and their families, Feinberg said Friday in a talk at the University of Virginia School of Law..... Read More.

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 11:23am

Engaged couple Kevin Richards and Grace Bielawski, third-year students at the University of Virginia School of Law, won the school's 85th Lile Moot Court Competition on April 5..... Read More.

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 5:48pm

Bob Bauer and Ben Ginsburg, co-chairs of the Presidential Commission on Elections, wil discuss their recent report on voting issues..... Read More.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 2:49pm

Judge Robert Shelby '98 provided insights into the confirmation process and his first two years as a federal district judge..... Read More.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 2:45pm

Mohammad Al Abdullah, Syria Justice and Accountability Center and Balkees Jarrah of the International Justice Program and Human Rights Watch spoke about transitional justice in Syria..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 12:27pm

Social media and technology researcher Danah Boyd likes to tell this story as an illustration of the power of mass data gathering:

A couple of years ago, a 16-year-old Minneapolis girl received a mailing advertisement from Target. The ad congratulated her on her pregnancy and suggested she buy some infant care products.

The girl’s father was incensed and chewed out the manager of a local Target store. A few days later, the father called the manager to apologize — his daughter was pregnant, and Target’s corporate marketers and statisticians had found...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:23am

In the final two home matches of the season, the No. 5 Virginia men’s tennis team celebrated the careers of its seniors — Alex Domijan, Justin Shane and Ian Uriguen — while clinching its 11th consecutive ACC regular season title and breaking an all-sport ACC record. After tying the record Friday upon defeating No. 32 North Carolina State, the Cavaliers extended the program’s conference win streak to 117 matches Sunday in a 7-0 rout of No. 23 Wake Forest.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:14am

The University of Virginia announced today that Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of his second term as the school’s dean in 2015. During nearly a decade as dean and his previous 23 years of teaching, he has advanced Darden’s presence and stature on the global stage.

Robert...

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 9:18am

If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen University of Virginia physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Verizon Center’s Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.

“Professor Lou,” as he is called on TV, is science central on a feature segment called “Forces of Hockey,” which is produced by the Capitals and aired on the team’s associated cable networks, on the NHL Network, and shown during breaks between play at Caps games.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 2:01pm

Transverse section of the Rotunda, looking north. Much of the new mechanical equipment will be housed in a new, underground mechanical room that will be created beneath the east courtyard.

Latest from the UVA Today Blog

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 4:57pm

Spring means baseball, and baseball has a lot of history. Records go back decades – or more – and die-hard fans recall players from bygone eras as if they just left the room.

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