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Athletics

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 9:33am
No. 6 Virginia (10-0) continues its three-game homestand with a non-conference game against Harvard (7-1) on Sunday, Dec. 21. Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is set for 12 p.m. The game is sold out.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:32pm
Faith Randolph went 8-of-8 from the free throw line in the final 69 seconds, finishing the game with 20 points.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 4:45pm
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Virginia competes in its final dual before the holiday break on Saturday at Bucknell.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 3:50pm
Tara Vittese earned another pair of honors, being named the VaSID State Player of the Year and State Rookie of the Year.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 2:52pm
Cavaliers have nine players named to VaSID All-State women's soccer first and second teams.

Cavalier Daily

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 2:08pm
Fourth-year College student Hunter Smith died Wednesday, the Office of the Dean of Students has announced. Kelly Kaler
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:33pm
Atthar Mirza and Elizabeth Ballou — second and third-year College students, respectively — released a self-made video Thursday evening thanking Jackie for telling her story and offering support for sexual assault survivors in the University community. Kelly Kaler
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:07pm
Monday evening, Charlottesville Police arrested Gene Everett Washington, age 30, and charged him with two counts of first degree murder in connection with the Friday deaths of Robin Christine Aldridge and her daughter, Mani Viktoria Aldridge, ages 58 and 17. He will be held at the Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Jail with no bond. Rebecca Lim
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 7:48pm
University President Teresa Sullivan announced the formation of an ad hoc committee on public safety Monday. The committee, formally titled the Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture, is chaired by Sullivan and includes two members of the Board of Visitors, two faculty, four students, one staff member, one dean and four alumni and parent representatives. Joseph Liss Rebecca Lim
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 5:20pm
Charlottesville Police are labeling the deaths of two women found inside their Rugby Avenue home after a reported house fire around midnight Friday as homicides. Though an autopsy is not yet completed, the two victims appear to have “suffered severe blunt force trauma,” according to a media release. Police report the fire “appears to have been purposely set.” Rebecca Lim

Darden

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Professor and Alumnas New Lean Management Book Helps Organizations Save Money and Generate Revenue U.Va. Darden School Professor and Alumna's New Lean Management Book Helps Organizations Save Money and Generate Revenue 2014-12-16 In a world in which organizations must constantly ba.... Read More.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden Faculty Members Appointed to Research and Permanent Chairs U.Va. Darden Faculty Members Appointed to Research and Permanent Chairs 2014-12-16 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business  announced the appointments of faculty members to a research chair, existing permanent chair.... Read More.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Survey Shows UVa Entrepreneurs Significant Impact on Economy U.Va. Darden School Survey Shows U.Va. Entrepreneurs' Significant Impact on Economy 2014-12-15 An in-depth survey of the University of Virginia's  entrepreneurial alumni details their dramatic impact on the internation.... Read More.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:00am

Former CEO of Aston Martin Offers Five Career Maxims to UVa Darden Students Former CEO of Aston Martin Offers Five Career Maxims to U.Va. Darden Students 2014-12-10 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business  concluded its fall Leadership Speaker Series last month with a presentation from.... Read More.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 12:00am

UVa Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathys Work on Entrepreneurship Inspires Global Conference U.Va. Darden Professor Saras Sarasvathy's Work on Entrepreneurship Inspires Global Conference 2014-12-09 University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Saras Sarasvathy , whose research has inspi.... 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

According...

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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, December 19, 2014 - 4:52pm

Our annual tradition is back — University of Virginia School of Law faculty and administrators shared a few of the books they will be reading over winter break, as well as their favorite books they read in 2014..... Read More.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 3:07pm

Alumnus Joe Fore '11 has joined the University of Virginia School of Law faculty as assistant professor and co-director of the Legal Research and Writing Program..... Read More.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 10:07am

The first job second-year law student Monica Haymond ever applied for was Supreme Court justice. This semester she finally got a seat covering the Supreme Court for NPR..... Read More.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:54am

University of Virginia School of Law student Cat Martin '15 will help Philadelphia homeowners avoid foreclosure due to back taxes as the latest Powell Fellow in Legal Services..... Read More.

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 11:47am

Through the Street Law program, UVA Law students help teach legal issues to area high school seniors..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

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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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 3:58pm

Fiction/Poetry

  1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  2. Inferno by Dan Brown
  3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  5. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  6. The Bone Clocks by David...
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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 2:38pm

Kevin Spacey spoke to an audience of more than 9,000 as the 2014 President's Speaker for the Arts. Photo by Sanjay Suchak/U.Va. University Communications

Kevin Spacey Visits U.Va.

Speaks at JPJ about the importance of the arts

“Don’t be afraid to...

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:24pm

 

Poems by a Collegian

This book once belonged to John Staige Davis, who graduated from U.Va. in 1841 at age 13 and earned his medical degree in 1841 at age 16. The book contains rubbings of early 19th-century coins as well as the inscription on the back inside cover:

 

I own this book
est meum
touch not this mine honest friend
for fear the gallows be your end

 

Davis taught anatomy at the University for more than 30 years....

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 4:58pm

 

Field Hockey Beats a No. 1

Members of the U.Va. Field Hockey team Photo by Matt Riley

For just the second time in program history, the U.Va. field hockey team beat a No. 1 nationally ranked opponent. The Cavaliers beat the University of North Carolina 2-1 in October. It was the...

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Friday, October 3, 2014 - 4:51pm

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