Paul Saunier, an assistant to U.Va. president Edgar Shannon, played a rarely acknowledged role in boosting African-American student enrollment in the late 1960s. “Without his work, this whole thing would have fallen apart,” one student said.
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May 06, 2014
Charles Murry, who moonlights as a jazz musician, will graduate May 18 with a Ph.D. in economics. The 29-year-old has impressed his professors with the unusual approach he’s taken to studying advertising spending in the automobile industry.
May 06, 2014
Brendan Maupin Wynn, a fourth-year government major at the University of Virginia, holds a certain reverence for tradition. His grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather all attended U.Va. and were members of the Jefferson Literary & Debating Society (as is Wynn).
April 16, 2014
For many U.Va. students, speaking several languages is a way of life. There are pragmatic reasons for being multilingual in a global society, but students also cite it as a source of joy.
March 11, 2014
U.Va. fourth-year Charlie Tyson, who will attend Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar this fall, gives an opinion on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
February 24, 2014
Ukrainian and Ukrainian-American students discussed the crisis in Kiev alongside experts in a forum hosted Friday by the Slavic Student Association. Although students planned the event weeks ago, the panel’s timing proved serendipitous.