Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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Athletics

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:25pm
Senior Sarah Beth Barnette reflects on her time at Virginia in this feature from the March 1 game program.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 2:31pm
Faith Randolph has been named to the All-ACC Second Team. Mikayla Venson was named to the All-Freshman Team.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 2:07pm
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This marks Virginia's latest home opener since the 2003 season when UVa also opened on March 4.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:34am
The weekly "Coach's Corner with Tony Bennett" radio program, presented by Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance, continues Tuesday on Virginia Sports Radio Network stations across the Commonwealth.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:29am
The Tuesday, March 3 game between Virginia and Harvard will now be played at University Hall Turf Field. Game time is 4 p.m.

Cavalier Daily

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:54pm
The Prevention Working Group of the President’s Ad Hoc Group on University Climate and Culture, held a town hall-style meeting Monday in which students, faculty and other University community members discussed ideas about how to prevent sexual violence on Grounds. Anna Higgins
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:51pm
Resources at the University are working to reduce suicide risk and build prevention efforts following a difficult fall semester. Both Counseling and Psychological Services and Madison House are involved with this endeavor. Hannah Mezzacappa Katherine Ballington
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:29pm
Students petitioned last weekend for an apology from Zeta Psi fraternity following a party thrown Saturday night entitled “Bombs Over Baghdad.” Maggie Vaughan
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:57pm
Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones proposed a spending plan for the next fiscal year which would increase the city’s meals tax rate by 25 percent — raising the tax from four to five cents on every dollar. Genny Huss
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:17am
The University hosted its second 24-hour Hack.UVA event over the weekend. Held in Newcomb, the event allowed students from the University and other schools in the region to take part in a programming competition. The contest sought to have students — undergraduate and graduate — develop and construct web and mobile platforms from scratch. Samantha Josey-Borden

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

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:37am

As part of a symposium sponsored by the student-run Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, participants discussed Virginia's sentencing laws. The panel features John Monahan, John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia; Meredith Farrar-Owens, Legislative Director, Virginia Sentencing Commission; Linda Bryant, Deputy Attorney General, Virginia; Member, Virginia Sentencing Commission, and Steven Benjamin, Special Counsel to the Virginia Senate's Courts of Justice Committee; Past President, Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers..... Read More.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:35am

University of Virginia School of Law student Morgan Lingar '16 begins her term as president of the Student Bar Association this week. She formerly served as the SBA's representative to the UVA Student Council..... Read More.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:31am

Professors David Martin and John Harrison discuss executive amnesty in regards to immigration during a talk at the University of Virginia School of Law on Feb. 26, 2015..... Read More.

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 8:58am

Civil rights pioneer Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke at the University of Virginia School of Law on Feb. 24. He discussed the fight for racial and social justice in the post-Jim Crow landscape of the South in the 1960s and '70s, as well as the challenges facing the civil rights movement in the 21st century..... Read More.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 2:40pm

Cassandra Maximous had her heart set on a career as a U.S. government attorney, but with a federal hiring freeze in place as she approached graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2013, few such jobs were available to newly minted lawyers. Still, she had one more option to get her foot in the door. Soon after graduating she began working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a Robert F..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 9:46am

Greta Garbo once famously quipped, “I want to be alone,” but recent studies by U.Va. psychology professor Timothy D. Wilson indicate the reclusive actress may have regretted that wish.

U.Va. psychology professor Timothy D. Wilson

Wilson conducted a series of 11 studies—...

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Friday, February 20, 2015 - 9:56am

Love Among the Equations Two U.Va. economics professors find quantifiable evidence of caring

by Molly Minturn, Illustrations by Mary Smith

“Economists take a pretty unemotional approach to thinking about relationships,” says Leora Friedberg, sitting in the lounge of Monroe Hall, which houses U.Va.'s Department of Economics. “We focus on what we can quantify.”

Strange then, that Friedberg, an associate professor of economics, and her colleague, economics professor Steven...

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Friday, February 20, 2015 - 9:56am

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:15pm

The "New Monticello" in Somers, Connecticut Photo courtesy of Sotheby's International Realty

On his gravestone at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson chose to be remembered for three things: the Declaration of Independence, the Virginia statute for religious freedom, and the University of Virginia.

Though 100-year-old S....

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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 3:36pm

H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. The Remedy includes chapters about Williams' time as a student at U.Va., where she arrived just after she was assaulted. She talked to U.Va. Magazine about her book and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.

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