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Athletics

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 8:32pm
Six members of the Virginia rowing team were named to the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team, the conference announced Monday.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 4:12pm
Brandon Waddell and infielder/outfielder Thomas Woodruff each were named to the 2015 All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 11:50am
A school-record three NCAA men's championships and a top-10 ranking in men's basketball led the University of Virginia to its first Capital One Cup all-sports competition championship for men's sports during the 2014-15 season.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:08am
Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) is one of 22 players that will participate in the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team training camp, USA Basketball announced Monday (June 29). The training camp will be used to select the 12 players who will represent the United States at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 4:47pm
Thaiss batted a team-leading .323 while hitting 10 home runs and driving in 64 runs for the Cavaliers’ national championship team.

Cavalier Daily

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:02pm
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced in Richmond Tuesday his intention to remove the Confederate Battle Flag from Virginia license plates.  Hailey Ross
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 1:54pm
This year, a record number of 14 students from the University received scholarships from the Fulbright Student Program, an organization run by the Department of State. Megan Richards
Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 6:58pm
The Commonwealth held a public presentation Jun. 17 addressing the highly publicized arrest of rising fourth-year College student Martese Johnson by Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control agents. Caity Seed
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 8:47am
Billy K. Cannaday Jr. announced that he will retire from his position as dean of the University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies and vice provost for academic outreach on Sept. 1 after almost seven years in the office. Juliana Radovanovich
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 9:45pm
In a hearing Thursday, Jesse Matthew — who is currently facing a capital murder trial for charges relating to the disappearance and death of former second-year College student Hannah Graham in September 2014 — waived his right to a speedy trial at the Albemarle County Circuit Court. Thrisha Potluri

Darden

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Welcomes Dean Designate Scott C Beardsley U.Va. Darden School Welcomes Dean Designate Scott C. Beardsley 2015-01-22 Faculty, students, staff and alumni welcomed Scott C. Beardsley, the ninth dean of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.  by Carlos Santos.... Read More.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School of Business Announces Spring C Suite Level Speakers U.Va. Darden School of Business Announces Spring C-Suite Level Speakers 2015-01-16 The University of Virginia Darden School of Business  today announced its spring 2015 Leadership Speaker Series lineup. The  University of V.... Read More.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden Schools Batten Institute Partners With Miller Center on Report That Seeks to Unleash Job Creating Power of Entrepreneurship U.Va. Darden School's Batten Institute Partners With Miller Center on Report That Seeks to Unleash Job-Creating Power of Entrepreneurship 2015-01-15 The University o.... Read More.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 12:00am

Scott Beardsley Named Next Dean of University of Virginia Darden School of Business Scott Beardsley Named Next Dean of University of Virginia Darden School of Business 2015-01-08 The University of Virginia announced today that Scott C. Beardsley has been selected as the ninth dean of the University.... Read More.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:00am

UVa Darden School Students First to Study the New Cuba U.Va. Darden School Students First to Study the New Cuba 2015-01-07 University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Greg Fairchild  is traveling in Cuba this week with over two dozen MBA students.  by Carlos Santos Unive.... Read More.

Health System

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 8:40am

Becker’s Hospital Review has honored the University of Virginia Department of Neurosurgery and the UVA Spine Center at UVA Medical Center on its 2014 list of 100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs.

The programs named to the list "offer remarkable spine and neurosurgical care as based on clinical accolades and...

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 8:17am

Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia Medical Center on its 2014 list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:06pm

A pilot study led by a University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher suggests that tampons could help detect ovarian cancer.

“Gynecologic malignancies such as cervical cancer can be detected at early stages through regular Pap smears, but similar screening is not available for ovarian cancer, which often presents in an advanced stage when the cancer has spread,” said the study’s principal...

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 10:08am

To help University of Virginia Health System care providers take full advantage of technology to enhance patient care, UVA has named its first chief medical information officer (CMIO). 

Michael A. Williams, MD, FAAP, comes to UVA from North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System in New York, where he has served since March 2012 as the first regional CMIO for four hospitals in the 16-hospital system. Williams also served as the first CMIO at the Medical Center of Central Georgia...

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 2:28pm

University of Virginia Health System neurosurgeons Chris Shaffrey, MD, and Justin Smith, MD, PhD, have been named among the 18 best spine surgeons in North America.

The distinction comes from Orthopedics This Week, and is based on a survey of what the publication...

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Law School

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 3:03pm

University of Virginia School of Law professor Ruth Mason, an expert in comparative taxation, facilitated a victory for tax justice in the U.S. when her amicus brief, co-authored with Michael S. Knoll of the University of Pennsylvania, helped persuade the Supreme Court in Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne..... Read More.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 1:00am

Jennifer Kye, a 2014 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, has received a prestigious Borchard Elder Law Fellowship..... Read More.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:34am

Brig. Gen. Richard Gross, a member of the U.S. Army JAG Corps, is legal counsel to the chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff. His talk was given as part of the National Security Law Institute, sponsored by the Center for National Security Law. (June 3, 2015, University of Virginia School of Law).... Read More.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 1:00am

University of Virginia School of Law professor Michal Barzuza has been elected to the American Law and Economics Association Board of Directors. ALEA is the largest and most prestigious organization dedicated to the advancement of economic understanding of law and related areas of public policy and regulation. Each year it hosts the nation's most elite law and economics conference..... Read More.

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 2:52pm

Gregg Strauss, a family law, jurisprudence and philosophy expert who is offering fresh insight into questions about marriage, will join the University of Virginia School of Law this summer as an associate professor of law..... Read More.

Virginia Magazine

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 11:08am

1. College of Arts & Sciences - undergraduate (42%)

2. Education (13%)

3. Engineering (11%)

4. Graduate Arts & Sciences (10%)

5. Law (9%)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:57am

1. Virginia (84,556)
2. New York (10,721)
3.California (10,680)
4. Maryland (10,100)
5. North Carolina (8,837)

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 4:38pm

Out of Africa

“I’m lucky enough to make films because I want to,” said award-winning filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako during a master class he taught at U.Va. in April—his third visit to the University in eight years. Sissako, who grew up in Mali, sees making films as his mission: “It’s important to be a spokesperson for a continent.”

The class included a screening of his 1998 film La Vie Sur Terre (Life on Earth), which is set on the last day of the 20th century in Sokolo, Mali, his father’s village.

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Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:35am

As a young architect preparing for her licensing exam, Karen Van Lengen spent countless hours studying in the voluminous reading room of the New York Public Library. There, she came to think of the sounds of the oak chairs scraping across the terra-cotta floor as the roar of the lion statues regally guarding the entrance to the building.

Throughout her career, including her decade as the dean of U.Va.’s School of Architecture, Van Lengen says she has always felt drawn to and inspired by the sounds of buildings. Now, she has launched a website called Soundscape Architecture...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:57pm

           

This town is known for many things—
Thomas Jefferson, the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge mountains, its thriving food, music and literary scenes, and...

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