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Improbably, NCAA Baseball Returns to Davenport Field on Friday

When U.Va. played its last home game May 12, fans thought the next time they would root on the Cavaliers in person would be in 2016. But a pair of NCAA Tournament upsets bring Maryland and Virginia to Davenport this weekend to play for a College World Series berth.

U.Va. Law Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Wins Facebook Threat Case

In a 7-2 decision, justices sided with the clinic’s client, Pennsylvania man Anthony Elonis, who was appealing his conviction for making threats against his estranged wife and others on Facebook.

U.Va. Astronomer, Researchers Contribute to Landmark Look at Jupiter’s Moon

In a first for a ground-based telescope, the astronomers have observed a distinctive, never-before-seen feature on Jupiter’s innermost moon, Io.

What Happens When You Let Students Invest The Endowment?

At the Darden School of Business and the McIntire School of Commerce, students make the investing decisions normally delegated to the University’s endowment manager.

Students Study Rotunda Renovations Firsthand

Engineering and architecture students are working on the University of Virginia’s Rotunda renovation as interns, supplementing their classroom education with practical experience.

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Meriwether Leadership Institute Launches First Summer Cohort

Monday, June 1, 2015

The intensive six-week course will prepare 25 third-year students to tackle challenges they see within the University over the next two years.

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Center for Politics Receives Two Emmy Nominations, First for a MOOC

Monday, June 1, 2015

Nominated are “Bombs Away: LBJ, Goldwater and the 1964 Campaign that Changed it All” for Best Historical Documentary, and lessons from Larry J. Sabato’s MOOC, “The Kennedy Half Century,” for Best Instructional Programming.

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Aerospace Engineer Eric Loth Cited as ‘Brilliant Mind’ Behind Energy Revolution

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Popular Science magazine has recognized Loth’s innovative windmill rotor design, calling him one of 12 “faces of change.” In turn, Loth credited his students with being major contributors to his concept.

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Governor McAuliffe Appoints Four New Members to U.Va. Board of Visitors

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The new appointees include a former state legislator, a financial analyst, a businessman who runs an international food and beverage distribution company and a financier and former CEO.

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