The actor and comedian keynoted a ceremony that included moving remarks from the class president, the presentation of a $500,000 gift and the bestowing of awards to graduating students and other University community members.
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May 15, 2015
The University and the graduating class lauded those who helped build community, including Nicole Eramo, an associate dean of students who counsels and supports survivors of sexual assault.
March 30, 2015
The ultra-secret Seven Society announced gifts totaling $115,554 to U.Va.’s Counseling and Psychological Services and the Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center in support of efforts to advance empathy and understanding.
March 10, 2015
U.Va.’s programs in the six areas that were freshly ranked this year all landed among the top 40 in the country.
February 12, 2015
The Business Journals, which owns 40 newspapers, rated 484 U.S. public colleges and universities based on a 19-factor formula. U.Va. earned the highest marks for selectivity, retention and graduation rates, prestige and its local community.
February 05, 2015
Helms is a passionate advocate for music education and a prominent supporter of Malaria No More, an organization at the vanguard of the fight to eradicate malaria worldwide.
February 03, 2015
Using a new “return on education” formula, the educational services company rates the University of Virginia as being the top public university for blending affordability, academics and career prospects.
January 28, 2015
Beginning Monday, Ambassadors wearing distinctive neon-green vests will be deployed throughout the neighborhoods to the north and east of U.Va. Grounds, ready to offer assistance to anyone who needs it.
January 15, 2015
The panel -- which will examine the practices and procedures by which student-athletes are advised and mentored, enrolled in courses and are evaluated -- was not established in reaction to any institutional issues or concerns, but rather as a way to proactively review the effectiveness of U.Va.’s current support, practices and procedures related to student-athletes and their experiences at the University, and in an attempt to ensure continuous improvement.
December 17, 2014
The rankings, which balance academic strength and cost factors, have included U.Va. among the nation’s top 100 – public or private – since their inception in 2008.