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Recent Articles by
Wesley P. Hester
April 22, 2020
The University seeded the fund with a $2 million contribution, helping employees and furloughed contract workers maintain financial stability while awaiting state and federal relief.
April 16, 2020
State and local emergency declarations activated the Charlottesville area’s regional emergency operation plan, leading to regular meetings among city, county and UVA officials that have streamlined the response to COVID-19.
April 08, 2020
President Jim Ryan on Monday announced the creation of the fund to help furloughed contract workers and UVA employees who face unexpected costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 26, 2020
The expanded capacity comes at an important moment, as a shortage of tests has hampered the ability of care providers across the country to accurately diagnose patients and isolate those with the disease.
March 19, 2020
The new capability allows UVA Health to more broadly and immediately advance its service to the public during this crisis and will provide a better idea of the spread of COVID-19 in the area.
March 10, 2020
The University also announced the formation of four working groups to address employment, housing, education and the economy in the local community.
February 13, 2020
Longo was named interim chief of police in October and soon thereafter took on the additional interim responsibilities of associate vice president for safety and security.
February 03, 2020
The President and Provost’s Fund for Institutionally Related Research will support faculty research on topics that could improve quality of life and learning for the UVA community.
January 17, 2020
The voluntary restriction permanently removes more than 1,150 acres of scenic Albemarle County land from possible development.