A degree in engineering, eight years in the Air Force and a chance meeting at a church in South Korea led a UVA alum to a new life and mission in eastern Congo.
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May 24, 2016
The trip will build on Teresa A. Sullivan’s 2012 visit to the region and aims to grow UVA’s partnerships, educational opportunities and research.
May 18, 2016
Meet “Master Kong.” A popular member of the Class of 2016, Ken Kong has earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in just four years and attained the esteemed Chinese moniker “master” for being a friend and mentor to many.
May 10, 2016
What can happen when a UVA teacher brings together students and residents at a local correctional center to discuss Russian literature? The answer will be revealed in an upcoming documentary.
May 10, 2016
Yannick Kaeser has logged thousands of hours in the pool at UVA’s Aquatic and Fitness Center. He is hoping all that hard work pays off in Brazil, where he will swim for his native Switzerland in his second Olympic Games.
May 06, 2016
With the World Bank predicting a 70 percent increase in urban garbage by 2025, two UVA undergraduates ventured to Brazil to study the phenomenon of “trash-pickers,” who make a living recycling garbage from massive landfills.
May 03, 2016
Arthur Wu is a humble guy, but his time on Grounds has been filled with bold action – from co-founding an advertising agency, to finishing near the top of national commerce case competitions and maintaining a long-form blog.
April 25, 2016
What can happen when UVA alumni in the business world and government come together with faculty and students to support a nascent business in an impoverished part of Indonesia? Jobs for women, improved health, education and joy.
April 18, 2016
David Lee is one of two UVA foreign affairs graduates named to Taiwan’s incoming cabinet. He studied on Grounds in the 1980s.
April 01, 2016
Named for the princess in Homer’s “Odyssey” to whom Odysseus tells his stories, Nausicaa is a recording booth where people can document their worldly tales.