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Athletics

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:36am
UVa's associate head coach for men's lacrosse, Marc Van Arsdale, was an assistant on the Iroquois Nationals team that placed third at the world championships July 19.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 5:53am
The UVa football team returns a talented and experienced group of defensive backs led by All-America safety Anthony Harris.
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 7:00am
As the 2014-15 academic year approaching, there's plenty going on with UVa athletics.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:55pm
Virginia rowing rising senior Lizzy Youngling won gold with the U.S. women's eight.
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:21pm
Five Cavalier alumni and one current player in action at ATP 500 event in Washington.

Cavalier Daily

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 9:07pm
President Teresa Sullivan recently wrote to the entire University community concerning several cuts in the Virginia appropriation for the University. The final state budget adds $8.2 million less than planned to the University’s budget. Joseph Liss Joseph Liss
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 8:43am
Recent University alum Brendan Wynn, along with 75 other students, faculty and administrators, issued a letter Tuesday to Attorney General Mark Herring, encouraging the Commonwealth to extend same-sex partner benefits to public employees in Virginia. Virginia law currently does not permit state-provided health insurance benefits for same-sex domestic partners. Thrisha Potluri
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 9:02am
The Board of Visitors convened Friday to review committee reports and welcome new student member of the Board, Meg Gould. Emily Hutt
Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 12:08pm
Details regarding 2015 Final Exercises were announced in an email sent Friday to the Class of 2015 by Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer Patricia Lampkin. Thrisha Potluri
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 12:03am
The Board of Visitors announced Thursday the convening of a new subcommittee to strengthen and sustain the University’s commitment to affordable excellence, according to a University press release. The subcommittee, which falls under the Board’s finance committee, will weigh in on issues surrounding tuition, financial aid and the annual budget. Matt Comey

Darden

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:00am

Darden Executive Education to Offer Its First Fully Online Course Darden Executive Education to Offer Its First Fully Online Course 2014-07-30 For the first time, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business will offer an Executive Education course entirely online.  by Abena Foreman-Tri.... Read More.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School MBA Project Creates New Social Venture in Tunisia U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Social Venture in Tunisia 2014-07-24 What began as a student-led project at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business has turned into a startup. What began as a student-led.... Read More.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Professors New Marketing Analytics Book Helps Managers Predict Business Outcomes U.Va. Darden School Professors' New Marketing Analytics Book Helps Managers Predict Business Outcomes 2014-07-24 In the new world of "big data" marketers must sift through mountains of information to d.... Read More.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Welcomes Three New Faculty Members U.Va. Darden School of Business Welcomes Three New Faculty Members 2014-07-15 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced three new faculty members, who will join the Global Economies and Markets, Leadership and.... Read More.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Names Scott Snell Senior Associate Dean for Darden Executive Education Programs U.Va. Darden School of Business Names Scott Snell Senior Associate Dean for Darden Executive Education Programs 2014-07-10 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business and the Darden.... Read More.

Health System

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 9:18am
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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 11:20am

The medical Internet is not here yet, but the widespread availability of electronic medical records (EMRs) and enhanced data storage capabilities are pushing it closer to reality. As now envisioned, this new cyberspace destination would place a wealth of aggregated, de-identified patient care information at the fingertips of healthcare providers, enabling them to better diagnose and treat patients, especially those who have critical, rare or complex conditions.

Giving providers easy...

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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:49am

A new antibiotic being developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to combat the dangerous C. difficile superbug also appears effective against a wide array of other pathogens, including the Helicobacter pylori bacterium, a new study suggests. With antibiotic resistance a growing concern – and an alarming shortage of new antibiotics in development – the drug is notable because it works in a way that prevents microbes from becoming resistant...

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:00am

Seven University of Virginia Health System specialties are honored in the U.S. News & World Report 2014-2015 “Best Hospitals” guide.

U.S. News cited the following programs for being among the top 25 percent in their respective specialties:

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 10:10am

A $253,330 federal grant will enable the University of Virginia Center for Telehealth to more easily connect UVA doctors with frail, seriously ill patients at nine locations in Central Virginia.

The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will connect medical specialists through secure videoconferencing links with patients at senior centers, rehabilitation...

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Law School

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 1:56pm

The University of Virginia will offer a new dual-degree option, the J.D.-M.D., starting this fall..... Read More.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 12:34pm

University of Virginia law professor Kerry Abrams explores how immigration and citizenship law decides who receives rights of parentage in her new paper, "Immigration's Family Values," which was co-authored with 2012 UVA Law graduate Kent Piacenti and published this month in the Virginia Law Review..... Read More.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:38pm

The University of Virginia School of Law recently completed its 2013-14 annual giving campaign and, thanks in part to the generosity of a record 9,172 alumni donors, raised $17.3 million in total gift revenue..... Read More.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 11:39am

Sarah Davies, a 1991 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, joined UVA Law this month as assistant dean for student affairs..... Read More.

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 12:37pm

Each year at the University of Virginia School of Law, more than a dozen professors put their unique stamp on the course Seminar in Ethical Values, which is structured around popular books, films and even simulations in order to spark discussion about lawyers' ethical and moral responsibilities. The one-credit seminars are typically taught in the professors' homes or other informal settings, and resemble a book or film club, but are focused on a particular theme..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 9:39am

After the Virginia baseball’s team’s heartbreaking loss to Vanderbilt in the final game of the College World Series by just one run, many Wahoos asked the question: "What are the chances that would have happened?"

U.Va. statistics professor Amber Tomas and Ph.D. student Paul Diver provide some answers. The pair dug into the numbers, and what they found shows both how much of a longshot this year’s baseball Cavs really were to win it all—and the very small chance that a one-run loss would have decided it.

Tomas and Diver based their numbers in...

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Monday, July 21, 2014 - 2:50pm

It was a memorable year for U.Va. sports: the men’s and women’s soccer teams came close to winning NCAA titles; the men’s basketball team took home the 2014 ACC Tournament title and advanced to the Sweeet 16 in the NCAA Tournament; the baseball team made it all the way to the College World Series Finals in Omaha, Nebraska; and tennis player Danielle Collins became the first player in school history to win the women's NCAA Singles Championship. All of these moments and more contributed to a No. 4 finish in the Directors’ Cup, a competition that measures the...

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Monday, July 14, 2014 - 1:05pm

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 12:40pm

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was influenced by Professors James Bash and Nathan Johnson, who founded the...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:42am

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 4:09pm

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