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?
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.
The multi-million dollar grant will help the College reimagine its undergraduate curriculum and draw new linkages in the humanities that defy national boundaries.
The director of the program says jobs are plentiful and students should be guided by their passions, not job jitters.
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.
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.
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.
A high-level delegation is in Shanghai to celebrate the grand opening.
Hans Peter Manz discussed trade and international conflict during an appearance Thursday at the University of Virginia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fighting climate change will require governments working in concert with other major stakeholders such as banks, investors and companies, said Carlos Pascual.
Following expert commentary, breakout sessions will consider several responses to the crisis, from the role of the U.S. government to health and psycho-social victim support and economic empowerment to affected women and girls.
Successful applicants, including six undergraduate and two graduate students, will work with University partners to improve rural health conditions in South Africa, Uganda and St. Kitts and Nevis.
A U.Va. study that examined global food security finds that future trade may not be so secure for some countries.
Russia’s ambassador to the United States came to U.Va. Tuesday to share his country’s view on the situation in Ukraine, offering students and the community a valuable opportunity to hear from a seasoned diplomat.