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UVA recently hosted a program that educates rising high-school freshmen from low-income families about advancing to higher education. more >
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UVA architectural history professor Louis Nelson is part of a team of scholars restoring one of Senegal’s most notorious slave trade sites to create an important educational resource for the next generation. more >
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In a breakthrough called “as unexpected as it is important,” UVA researchers have found that a cell normally blamed for causing allergies and asthma provides protection against potentially deadly infections. more >
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Photo Essay
The festival’s 42nd season features a rollicking group of pirates, a Charlie Brown musical, a one-man show written by a former “Seinfeld” writer and two dramas that have inspired silver screen hits. more >
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Smith posted the second-best time in the world this year in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. Trials. UVA has been represented in the pool at every Olympiad since the 1996 Games in Atlanta. more >
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At various times, he has been an outstanding college boxer, a standout law student, a beachmaster at D-Day, commissioner of the IRS and the founder of a law firm. Above all, though, he has been a steadfast supporter of UVA. more >
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As Congress once again debates the heated issue of gun control, UVA economics professor John Pepper explains why the scholarly community has not been able to reach consensus about the effects of gun legislation. more >
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The Darden School of Business landed near the top of the global ranking thanks to extensive resources supporting entrepreneurship and an extraordinary track record of success among alumni entrepreneurs. more >