This is the time of year when college-aged students, from the United States and other countries, gear up to re-enter the intellectual life. The University of Virginia has some special programs that help its students from around the globe make that transition not only stress-free, but easy.
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August 16, 2013
August 08, 2013
Dean Harry Harding spent some of his summer leading a Batten delegation that built contacts with several Chinese universities. The students’ push for greater international focus is also extending to future hires at Batten.
August 01, 2013
Reading everything from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and philosopher Immanuel Kant’s writings to extensive text on NGOs, a new U.Va. course prepares students for global civil society.
July 05, 2013
A recent exploration of Hong Kong led to a new discovery for U.Va. students, who are on the island for the inaugural session of the Jefferson Global Seminars.
May 12, 2013
Amy Curtis thought she knew exactly what she wanted to study when she came to U.Va., but her natural curiosity took her places she never expected – Flash Seminars, a public radio program and post-graduation field work in D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood.
March 08, 2013
On International Women’s Day, U.Va’s Bargach Wins Education Award from American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Group
February 14, 2013
Transitions in the Arab world won’t be quick and easy, but that does not mean the revolutions have failed, say five U.Va. experts with insight into the events there.
February 13, 2013
Students, administrators and members of the Board of Visitors talked big concepts at intimate Jeffersonian dinners Friday, the first such gatherings to be held.
February 06, 2013
A panel of top scholars will convene Tuesday at U.Va. to discuss the violent reverberations of the Arab Spring.
February 03, 2013
U.Va. is deepening its ties in China, affirming President Teresa A. Sullivan’s commitment to growing educational and research partnerships in the region.