George Wu had never been abroad before he made the decision to enter the University of Virginia in 2008. Undaunted, he boarded a plane bound for Washington, D.C., and traveled more than 7,000 miles from the only home he had known to come to Charlottesville.
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April 23, 2012
Vietnam's ambassador to the United States, Nguyen Quoc Cuong, on Friday discussed his country's foreign policy and how Hanoi views the world in light of what he termed the "remarkable and historic" 11th Communist Party congress, held in his country in January 2011.
April 17, 2012
April 17, 2012 — Immigration, diversity and the League of Human Rights in France will be the topic of a free seminar today at the University of Virginia's Center for International Studies.
April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012 — Vietnam's ambassador to the United States, Nguyen Quoc Cuong, will discuss the 11th congress of his country's Communist Party and its impact on foreign and domestic policy Friday in a speech at the University of Virginia.
April 12, 2012
April 12, 2012 — When is a piece of writing considered a novel and when is it a biography? Some of the world's leading female writers who focus on the Middle East and South Asia will address these and other questions Monday at a symposium at the University of Virginia.
April 10, 2012
April 10, 2012 — The University of Virginia is hosting a Stanford University expert on eastern European history Thursday and Friday for two free talks about ethnic cleansing.
March 29, 2012
March 29, 2012 — Ireland's ambassador to the United States, Michael Collins, will discuss his country's weakened economy and the European Union's financial crisis Tuesday at the University of Virginia.
March 28, 2012
March 28, 2012 — First- and second-year students at the University of Virginia are invited to attend the first-ever "International Night" Friday to celebrate the many cultures that make up the student body.
March 28, 2012
In an appearance at the University of Virginia Tuesday, Australia's ambassador to the United States, Kim Beazley, discussed the importance of the United States' new strategic pivot to the Asia Pacific.
March 26, 2012
March 26, 2012 — The University of Virginia is hosting two university librarians from Ghana this week as part of a new effort to establish networks with foreign libraries.