Monday, March 30, 2015

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Athletics

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:43am
Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) and Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) have earned All-America honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the organization announced Monday (March 30).
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 7:34am
Offensive lineman Jay Whitmire, who started all 12 games for Virginia in 2013, missed last season because of injuries.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 6:30pm
Virginia posts its highest-ranked win of the season with its 131st straight ACC victory.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 6:19pm
The No. 22 Virginia men's golf team is tied for sixth place following the opening round of play at the Hootie @ Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in Awendaw, S.C. The Cavaliers shot 2-under 286 and are tied with Duke, nine shots behind tournament leader Missouri.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 3:39pm
Playing in blustery conditions, the Cavaliers claimed their first ACC road series sweep since April 6-8, 2013, at Wake Forest.

Cavalier Daily

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:42am
The University Judiciary Committee held elections Sunday evening to determine the four voting members of the executive committee.  Kayla Eanes Owen Robinson
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:19am
Sharon Davie, the University Women’s Center founding director, has announced she will be retiring at the end of the academic year, vacating a position she has held for 25 years. Anna Houghton Elizabeth O’Roark
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 10:36pm
The Charlottesville City Council approved expenditure amendments to the proposed budget Thursday night, restoring funding to the Public Housing Association of Residents. Juliana Radovanovich
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 10:11pm
American Civil Liberties Union attorney Ben Wizner — legal advisor to Edward Snowden — spoke at the Law School Wednesday. Rachel Taylor
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 9:44pm
A fraud examiner was recently commissioned by Saving Sweet Briar, Inc. to review the financial documents and data of Sweet Briar College.  Hannah Hall Kathleen Smith

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, March 27, 2015 - 12:14pm

ACLU attorney Ben Wizner spoke at the University of Virginia School of Law on March 25 about protecting privacy in an era in which government organizations and businesses wish to gather increasing amounts of information about people's everyday lives. Wizner is introduced by UVA Law professor Josh Bowers, co-director of the Program in Law and Public Service..... Read More.

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 11:03am

More than 500 University of Virginia School of Law students signed this year's Student Bar Association Diversity Pledge. The statement of respect and tolerance, now in its ninth year, kicked off Diversity Week events, which began Monday..... Read More.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 12:20pm

They danced, they sang, they skewered: The 107th Libel Show sends up law school culture and involves a student cast and crew of more than 100. We offer a behind-the-scenes photo slideshow of the dress rehearsal action..... Read More.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 10:59am

Professors Timothy Jost, from Washington and Lee University School of Law, and Mimi Riley of the University of Virginia School of Law discuss the upcoming Obamacare-challenging Supreme Court case King v. Burwell and the future of the Affordable Care Act..... Read More.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 3:16pm

An article by University of Virginia School of Law professor Dotan Oliar, economics Ph.D. student Nathanial Pattison and third-year law student K. Ross Powell has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Intellectual Property Law Review, an anthology of the best IP law scholarship..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 5:36pm

We take every possible measure to ensure the personal safety and security of U.Va.’s students. Yet incidents of violence do sometimes occur in our community. We were reminded of this reality in the most horrific way this fall with the disappearance and death of Hannah Graham. This semester has been particularly difficult for students in the Class of 2017, as they have lost two of their classmates. In addition to Hannah, second-year student Connor Cormier died in October.

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 3:12pm

Capital Replacement A How-To Guide

In February, as part of a major renovation of the Rotunda scheduled for completion in summer 2016, the delicate process of replacing the old capitals with new ones got underway. Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 1:41pm

Linwood Adttoidx is in rough shape.

The 39-year-old Iraq War veteran was admitted to U.Va. Medical Center five days ago with acute pancreatitis. Since then, he’s developed renal failure, respiratory distress, hyperglycemia and a fever.

But his biggest hurdles to recovery are medical errors.

He’s been pumped with medicines he doesn’t need, had misconnected tubes stuck into his body and been placed at risk for pneumonia and falling out of bed.

Good thing he’s just a mannequin.

Linwood is part of a new training tool U.Va....

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Monday, March 16, 2015 - 10:50am

Safety and Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a heinous crime that should be treated as such. But, we mustn’t judge and convict without first seeking the truth. There can be victims on both sides of this situation if we are not careful. As exemplified by the reaction to the Rolling Stone article, we are often too quick to judge and react without all available facts.

The Greek system has been unjustly vilified by our community, the press and the nation in reaction to the salacious story in Rolling Stone. Those of us involved with the Greek system, or who...

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Friday, March 13, 2015 - 2:09pm

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