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Whitelaw Reid

April 16, 2018
An avocado-based ice cream, a homemade skin- and hair-care product line and a program that teaches students how to become innovators were the winning entrepreneurial ideas at the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Crowdfunded Pitch Night.
April 16, 2018
Kim Johnson, who dropped out of a college in California more than a quarter-century ago and joined the Marines, will earn her diploma from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in May.
April 13, 2018
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, former astronaut Leland Melvin, and Bradford and Bryan Manning, blind cofounders of a clothing company, discussed challenges they’ve overcome during a Tom Tom Founders Festival event on Friday.
April 12, 2018
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, spoke at McLeod Hall Thursday night as part of the year-long Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series.
April 11, 2018
Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of an upcoming book examining Facebook, discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
April 09, 2018
A University of Virginia team won first place and the People’s Choice award at Friday night’s ACC InVenture Prize, an entrepreneurship competition between ACC schools.
April 05, 2018
Erik Weihenmayer, who in 2001 became the first blind person to climb Mount Everest, spoke to a group of Batten School students Thursday in the Dome Room of the Rotunda.
April 05, 2018
As president of the student organization Towards a Better Latin America, fourth-year McIntire School of Commerce student Mateo Semerene has helped raise money for several disaster relief efforts.
April 03, 2018
With 500 speakers and dozens of concerts, parties and other events, this year’s Tom Tom Founders Festival is bigger and more diverse than ever.
April 03, 2018
After defeating Venus Williams last week, former Cavalier tennis star Danielle Collins is now ranked No. 53 in the world, a career-high – and the best ever for a UVA alum.