If Ted Obi has his way, the taxed healthcare system in rural Ghana will be streamlined by a telemedicine program conceived at the University of Virginia.

The fourth-year student traveled to Koforidua, a rural community in Ghana, last summer with a team of UVA students. Funded by the Center for Global Health and the Parents Fund, Obi and the group, with project leader Emmanual Abebrese, a third-year UVA medical student, spent seven weeks in Ghana.

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The University of Virginia School of Law is one of 12 U.S. law schools from a field of 120 to advance to the International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition, to be held April 1 through 7 in Washington, D.C.

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The latest figures from the Virginia Department of Education paint a bleak picture of the state’s teacher shortage. In 2016, more than 1,000 paid teacher positions in the public-school system sat unfilled, up by 200 from the previous year.

Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the deficit “the single biggest challenge” that would face his successor, Gov. Ralph Northam, when he took office in January.

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The University of Virginia is among the nation’s top producing schools of Fulbright scholars, the U.S. State Department said Monday.

The department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs ranked UVA on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2017-18 Fulbright scholars. The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

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A seven-foot rabbit came to rest in Artis Plaza on Monday, joining its brethren in the sculpture garden by the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital.

The rabbit, officially known as “Rabbit Reach,” sculpted by artist Tim Cherry, joins a fox, an otter bench and a bear with cubs, in populating the plaza in front of the Battle Building. A gaggle of four geese and some turtles will join them later.

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As a varsity cheerleader, fourth-year University of Virginia student Avery Rocke knows how to get the fans pumped up. As a Madison House volunteer with the PB&J Fund, she knows how to wield a kitchen knife and help children stay safe while fixing healthy foods.

Beyond the fun she has in these activities, Rocke, a foreign affairs major, has gained valuable skills and experience that have helped her in her post-graduation job search.

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We’ve showed you how to sink a half-court shot and how not to panic over the volatile stock market, posted about faculty research that led to amazing new earplugs and that could provide new insight on the

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Law students and faculty from the University of Virginia will return to the nation’s capital Tuesday to see a case they prepared – City of Hays, Kansas v. Vogt, testing the limits of compelled testimony – argued at the highest court in the land.

The School of Law’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic is representing the city in the question of whether the Fifth Amendment is violated when statements are used at a probable cause hearing, but not at a criminal trial.

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Space: the final frontier. Wouldn’t it be cool to go there – really go there – to the far reaches of our galaxy, and beyond to other galaxies?

That may not be humanly possible (yet), but we can explore the far reaches of space from here, and space reveals itself from the constant stream of signals it sends to Earth, via light and radio waves and in the infrared spectrum.

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Valentine’s Day brought another sadly familiar hail of deadly, semi-automatic gunfire at a school, this time at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The alleged shooter, a former student, killed 17 people.

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As Americans prepare to mark Presidents Day on Monday, they rate John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan the best of recent chief executives, according to a new poll conducted by Ipsos in conjunction with the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

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Bruce Wasem, the head football coach at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, was participating in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Wise when he learned that one of his former players, Hakeem Abdul-Saboor, had qualified for the 2018 Olympics as a bobsledder on Team USA.

“I didn’t know what they were talking about,” the former UVA-Wise football coach said.

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It began with a tweet, as so many things seem to do these days.

Like many, William Antholis, the director of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, was troubled by allegations of domestic violence against President Trump’s staff secretary, Rob Porter. Porter’s two ex-wives told FBI agents of the abuse during a routine background check on the high-level White House aide. Porter, who has denied the allegations, resigned last week when they became public.

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Since the Associated Press’ weekly Top 25 college basketball poll was released on Monday, University of Virginia fans have been in a state of euphoria.

For the first time since December 1982, the UVA men’s basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the country.

Following Tuesday night’s 59-50 victory at Miami, the Cavaliers have a 24-2 record, including a 13-1 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

How does this year’s team compare to the Cavaliers’ dominant squads of the late 1970s and early 1980s, when Hall-of-Famer Ralph Sampson was patrolling University Hall?

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Peter Belmi still remembers how surprised he was when one of the Stanford Graduate School of Business courses he took, called “Paths to Power,” turned out much differently than he expected.

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University of Virginia professor Peter Sheras and wife, Phyllis Koch-Sheras, have been married for 41 years. That alone would qualify them to offer marriage advice. But the pair are also psychologists and professional marriage counselors.

Peter and Phyllis joined UVA Today on Monday for a lively Valentine’s Day-themed Facebook Live session, which opened with a UVA version of “The Newlywed Game,” aptly called “The Hoolywed Game.” Not surprisingly, in answering several questions about their married lives, the couple got a near-perfect score.

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A December investment of more than $100,000 from NewSchools Venture Fund – an organization funded by nonprofit heavy hitters such as the Walton Family Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative donor-advised fund (founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan) – has proven to be a “game-changer” for one University of Virginia Darden School of Business student’s startup education nonprofit.

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What is the future of American conservatism?

That was the question at hand Monday afternoon at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, as the center’s “American Forum” host, Douglas Blackmon, spoke with former New Jersey governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie.

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Lauren Greenlief says she’s always liked solving problems. That inclination for tackling issues and finding solutions led her to a gratifying career in consulting.

After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2011 with undergraduate degrees in mathematics and economics, she chose to continue her studies in the McIntire School of Commerce’s one-year M.S. in Commerce program. In that program, she realized that the challenging work of a consulting career was the right fit for her varied interests and progressing skill set.

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Margaret Anderson, a graduate student in the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, put her advocacy for criminal justice into print, co-writing a well-received book about a noteworthy opponent of the death penalty in Virginia and South Carolina.

A second-year student in the Master of Public Policy program, Anderson worked with one of her undergraduate professors at Roanoke College to publish “A Courageous Fool: Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty” (Vanderbilt University Press).

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