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Rob Seal

January 12, 2012
January 12, 2011 — Facebook wasn't part of presidential politics until the 2008 election. YouTube didn't exist during the 2004 race. Before the 1996 campaign, candidates didn't even have websites.
December 20, 2011
December 20, 2011 — State lawmakers must focus on the long-term health of the Virginia Retirement System both during the coming General Assembly session and for years to come, area legislators said Tuesday during a forum at the University of Virginia.
December 19, 2011
As the year draws to a close, UVa Today will look back at milestones, achievements, trends and big stories of 2011.
December 14, 2011
December 14, 2011 — Works by some of the most renowned writers in American literature are on exhibit in the University of Virginia's Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, but they aren't what you'd think.
December 14, 2011
December 14, 2011 — Successfully translating a Japanese novel or essay collection into English can take years – even decades – and is both a science and an art, according to University of Virginia professor Michiko Wilson, who is about to complete two such projects.
December 09, 2011
December 8, 2011 — The University of Virginia's Faculty Senate will deploy a survey this spring designed to measure faculty opinion, satisfaction and productivity, according to a presentation during a senate meeti
December 05, 2011
December 5, 2011 — The University of Virginia's Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures is offering a new slate of courses in the spring semester designed to explore the deep cultural and historical ties between
November 30, 2011
In an equipment-filled lab that looks as if it might be shared by a 19th-century bookbinder and a present-day chemist, Eliza Gilligan, the University of Virginia's conservator for library collections, examined a letter U.S. Rep. John Randolph of Roanoke wrote on Dec. 5, 1807.
November 28, 2011
November 28, 2011 — A grant program that funds research in the humanities, social sciences and arts by faculty from the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences is expanding to include collaborat