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The Mysterious Origin of China’s (Possible) Version of U.Va.’s Rotunda

One of China’s premier universities features a rotunda very much like the historic structure on Grounds. Could U.Va.’s first graduate from China, who went on to the highest levels of government in Beijing, be the link?

New Research Examines Bottled Water Sales During Hurricane Season

The sales of bottled water, an important commodity during disasters, can give clues to emergency preparedness.

Study: Implicit Bias Against Lesbians, Gays Decreasing Across Demographic Groups

In an online study of more than 500,000 people, women, as well as among white, Hispanic, liberal and younger people, showed the greatest reductions in bias.

i.Lab Startup Helps MBAs Find Their Perfect Match

Darden graduates Sarah Rumbaugh and Zach Mayo are playing matchmaker to their fellow MBAs. Their new job recruiting platform, RelishMBA, helps business school students find success by treating their job search like a prolonged courtship.

Gardens Become Sustainable Classrooms in the Summer

Interns and volunteers perform labors of love in the University of Virginia’s three student-run vegetable gardens.

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Summer Program Opens Door to Graduate Studies for Minority Students

Friday, July 24, 2015

U.Va. is participating in a national summer fellowship program devoted to increasing the number of underrepresented students pursuing graduate study in the humanities and social sciences.

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Scholars Wrestle With Remembering Slavery at State’s Colleges and Universities

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A consortium of scholars from Virginia colleges and universities met last week to discuss collaborative research and ways to present the historical relationship between slavery and the institutions.

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Researchers Uncover Markers in the Blood to Identify Women at Risk for Postpartum Depression

Monday, July 27, 2015

The hormone oxytocin, sometimes called “the love hormone,” may be a factor in postpartum depression, when a mother has a lower than normal level. A blood marker now may help identify the risk.

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Alice J. Raucher Named Architect for the University of Virginia

Thursday, July 16, 2015

At Yale University, Raucher served as senior architect, major projects planner and chair of the Design Steering Team. She also has experience in the private sector and held faculty appointments at Syracuse University and the New York Institute of Technology.

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For our most recent Throwback Thursday post on Facebook, we combed through our collection of Corks and Curls in search of pictures of some of our notable alumni.

We looked for individuals who could be easily recognized and, to provide a challenge, some who could not. Surprisingly, some of the people we had in mind, like Robert Kennedy (LAW 1951), didn’t have an individual photo.

We narrowed the selected pics down to a group of...

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