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Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Jane Kelly

About two-thirds of U.Va. students come from Virginia, but just over 5 percent made much, much longer journeys to join the Class of 2019.

Monday, August 10, 2015 | Matt Kelly

For seven years, the University of Virginia and the Department of Defense have teamed to promote “critical language” learning for ROTC cadets.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | Jane Kelly

You’ve heard of study abroad. How about “intern abroad”? These students are doing it, learning job skills and boosting their cultural fluency at the same time.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | Skylar Frederick

From Mount Rainier to the Hoover Dam and beyond, University of Virginia students, alumni and staff members sported their Wahoo pride all over the world this summer.

Monday, July 27, 2015 | Jane Kelly

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?

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | Will Mullany

Three global development studies students recently got back from a trip around Cambodia to work with an NGO that promotes farmer-led innovation in rural areas of Cambodia.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The multi-million dollar grant will help the College reimagine its undergraduate curriculum and draw new linkages in the humanities that defy national boundaries.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The director of the program says jobs are plentiful and students should be guided by their passions, not job jitters.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 | Caroline Newman

The University community will gather for a weekend fundraiser and candlelight vigil to raise money for relief efforts and support Nepalese students after Saturday’s earthquake.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | Jane Kelly

He wasn’t a fan at first, but the gregarious Rafat Khan quickly realized U.Va. “was the perfect match” for him and found a passion for public speaking by connecting with parents, students and alumni.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | Ashley Patterson

The University of Virginia hosted Virginia’s first Lessons From Abroad conference, aiming to help students who have studied abroad process their experiences and incorporate them into their educational and career plans.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

A high-level delegation is in Shanghai to celebrate the grand opening.

Friday, February 27, 2015 | Geoffrey Skelley

Hans Peter Manz discussed trade and international conflict during an appearance Thursday at the University of Virginia.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | Jane Kelly

NAFSA: Association of International Educators has given U.Va. the 2015 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization for expanding global learning for students and scholars.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | Lauren Jones

A group of U.Va. students spent last summer as the only Americans interning for Samsung in South Korea, thanks to the new U.Va. Global Internship Program. Grant applications for next summer’s programs are due in spring.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

On Tuesday and Wednesday, students, faculty and staff can apply for or renew their passports in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom, saving a trek to the post office.

Monday, November 3, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Elizabeth Leet, who is pursuing a bi-national doctorate in French at both U.Va and a French university, has been awarded a fellowship to fund her research in feminist theory and interspecies communication as seen through the lens of medieval women in equestrianism.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Robert Hull

Karen Van Lengen arrived in Berlin for a design competition one week after the Berlin Wall fell, and visited frequently over the next months. Her vantage point, artifacts and memories offer a unique perspective on the aftermath.

Friday, October 24, 2014 | Robert Hull

Lectures, panel discussions, theatrical and dance performances, art projects, film screenings and photography exhibits are among the events planned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall during the first week of November.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Bruce A. Vlk

Fighting climate change will require governments working in concert with other major stakeholders such as banks, investors and companies, said Carlos Pascual.


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