With more and more activity in China, the University has tapped an expert on educational ventures there to lead its new outreach efforts.
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September 25, 2013
September 11, 2013
John Hawley and former U.Va. colleague Steven Balbus will receive the Shaw Prize, which includes a goal medal and $1 million.
September 05, 2013
Several U.Va. faculty members can comment on Syria in days leading up to the U.S. Congress vote about whether or not the U.S. should engage in a military strike.
August 30, 2013
Media Advisory: Amid Rising Debate Over Possible U.S. Strikes in Syria, Sen. Kaine Will Talk War Powers at U.Va. Sept. 3
Debate over U.S. strikes on Syria is rising in Washington. Sept. 3, U.Va. students at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will hear firsthand from U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, who is helping to lead a bipartisan effort to reform the 1973 War Powers Resolution.
August 28, 2013
Students, do you want to join the growing number of your peers who make study abroad an integral part of their education at U.Va.? There will be one-stop-shopping for education-abroad programs at Thursday’s annual Study Abroad Fair in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom.
August 16, 2013
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.
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.