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Athletics

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:46pm
Virginia inside linebacker Henry Coley was named ACC Linebacker of the Week for games played through Sept. 1.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 12:27pm

GameTracker
The No. 6 Virginia field hockey team plays at No. 20 Iowa on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. ET.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:02am
At 3:30 p.m. Saturday, UVa (0-1) hosts Richmond (1-0) at Scott Stadium. Virginia leads the series 27-2-2.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 6:01pm
Coach London talks to the media in advance of UVa's home game with Richmond.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 4:53pm
The Virginia athletics department's annual Youth Day at Scott Stadium is Saturday, Sept. 6, when the Cavalier football team plays host to Richmond. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.

Cavalier Daily

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 9:28pm
The Department of Justice announced the conviction of Monticello High School Athletic Director Fitzgerald Barnes in public a press release Friday. Barnes was involved in a bid-rigging scheme taking place at high schools around the Charlottesville area.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 6:56pm
Student Council will renew its SpeakUpUVa initiative in hopes of creating an easier and more user-friendly outlet for students to voice concerns. Tiffany Truong
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 6:54pm
Charlottesville City Council will vote Tuesday on whether or not to accept a grant to train city police officers on making youth arrests. Owen Robinson
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 11:51pm
Popular ride-sharing program Uber pulled into Charlottesville last week. On Thursday, Uber launched services in 24 new cities across the U.S., most of which are college towns. “Part of our effort is to bring reliable and safe transportation to everyone, everywhere,” Uber spokesperson Taylor Bennett said. Thrisha Potluri
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 11:49pm
The Honor Committee and the University Judiciary Committee held meetings on Sunday to discuss the coming semester and review outreach and recruitment initiatives. Honor Chair Nick Hine, a fourth-year College student, spoke about upcoming changes in the Honor Committee interview process, saying that the group hoped to include non-members in the interview process. “It’s going to help us recruit a more diverse group of support officers,” Hine said. Owen Robinson

Darden

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Welcomes Diverse Class of 2016 U.Va. Darden School of Business Welcomes Diverse Class of 2016 2014-08-25 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business on Monday welcomed to Charlottesville First Year students from all three formats of its degree program — MBA, M.... Read More.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:00am

More UVa Darden School Grads Head to Work in the Technology Sector More U.Va. Darden School Grads Head to Work in the Technology Sector 2014-08-21 As the University of Virginia Darden School of Business   welcomes the Class of 2016, alumni of the most recent graduating class are settling into job.... Read More.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Annual Fund Celebrates Fourth Consecutive Record Breaking Year U.Va. Darden School Annual Fund Celebrates Fourth Consecutive Record-Breaking Year 2014-08-13 The University of Virginia  Darden School of Business Annual Fund  raised $5 million in unrestricted support for the 2014 fi.... Read More.

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Education and Business Students Tackle Education Challenges U.Va. Education and Business Students Tackle Education Challenges 2014-08-08 Through a University of Virginia business and education dual-degree program, three graduate students are exploring the use of entrepreneurship, analytics and te.... Read More.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 12:00am

U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth 2014-08-05 Washington-area chief financial officers (CFO) agree that alignment and balancing demands among stakeholders are now priorities for corporate le.... Read More.

Health System

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 9:47am

Expanding its pioneering work in the field of focused ultrasound, the University of Virginia Health System has launched the nation’s first clinical trial testing the technology’s potential to treat benign tumors of the breast known as fibroadenomas.

Fibroadenomas are the most common type of lump within the breast. They often appear in young women, occurring most frequently between the ages of 15 and 35. While fibroadenomas are...

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Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:15am

Kohl’s Department Store is donating $45,828 to support health education in Central Virginia through the Kohl’s Growing Up Healthy (KGUH) Program. 

The KGUH curriculum was designed by experts at the UVA Children’s Fitness Clinic and is delivered through a partnership between the clinic, the Social Issues in Medicine course at the...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:20am

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed an important new diagnostic approach to determining the cause of diarrhea in the developing world, revealing a problem even more complex than previously appreciated. The new approach is set to have enormous impact on vaccine development and is already prompting researchers to reevaluate the effectiveness of existing vaccines.

The approach uses a...

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:07am

The University of Virginia Health System in collaboration with UVA Licensing & Ventures Group (LVG) launched the UVA Children’s Hospital app, a tool that will allow parents and families to personalize their hospital experience.

"Just as the Battle Building makes it easier for children and families to receive consolidated outpatient care, the new UVA Children's Hospital app will make it easier for families to get information about the...

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:45pm

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital will open a pediatric specialty care clinic Aug. 4 in Winchester, offering heart care with plans to add additional services for patients in the region.

Located at 1829 Plaza Dr. in Winchester off U.S. 50 near Interstate 81, UVA Children’s Hospital Specialty Clinic Winchester will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, with ample free parking available right outside the clinic entrance.

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Law School

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:55pm

The 17th annual University of Virginia Law Library art show will feature the courtroom sketches of Ida Libby Dengrove, who documented some of the most famous trials in the 20th century..... Read More.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 12:06pm

First-year University of Virginia School of Law students Jonathan Bubar, Austin Clarke, Danielle Desaulniers and Jessica Douglas are among this year's recipients of the prestigious Hardy Cross Dillard Scholarships, which offer full tuition to a select group of outstanding UVA Law applicants..... Read More.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 4:28pm

Second- and third-year law students interested in public service careers learned from four experienced attorneys on Friday during the inaugural TRACKS institute held at the University of Virginia School of Law..... Read More.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:55am

The competition to recruit the nation's top law school applicants has never been fiercer, says Cordel Faulk, the new interim assistant dean for admissions at the University of Virginia School of Law. Faulk, a 2001 UVA Law graduate who has clerked and worked in law firms, in politics and for the media, most recently served as the Law School's director of admissions, and is also a member of the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors..... Read More.

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:40pm

Warren Gorrell, a 1979 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and a corporate partner and former co-CEO of Hogan Lovells, was the featured speaker at orientation for the Class of 2017 on Aug. 18, 2014. Dean Paul G. Mahoney introduced Gorrell..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 1:01pm

University of Virginia researchers have found a parasitic infection that kills human cells by nibbling them to death, a surprising discovery that suggests a broader range of organisms could use this method than originally thought.

Parasitic cells (shown in green) ingesting bites of human cells Ivan Konstaninov, Visual Science, Moscow...

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 4:57pm
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 3:39pm

From the collection of Paul Mott.

Several years after James Hay Jr., the former editor-in-chief of Corks & Curls, graduated, he penned “The Honor Men,” which is given out at Convocation to first-years and expresses, in somewhat purple prose, how U.Va. emphasizes Honor on Grounds:

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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:21pm

 

1. Go to law school

When I made the decision to attend law school, I knew that I didn’t want to be a lawyer. But I also knew that a law degree didn’t close any doors—it only opened them. Did I think I would make ice cream? No. But entrepreneurship is a natural route for...

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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 3:13pm

1. Make the leap

There’s a great way to teach courage and bond with your offspring, what I call a Grand Adventure. It’s a physically challenging coming-of-age experience that I believe casts a foundation in a child’s character that lasts a lifetime. Encourage your kids to attempt...

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Latest from the UVA Today Blog

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:18pm

Over the summer months, a team of interns in U.Va.’s Office of Admission used Instagram to chronicle some of what students were up to over the break. Take a look at some of the #uvasummer posts and read more at http://...

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