WHSV-ABC-3 (Harrisonburg)

James Madison and six other schools across the state were in the top 105 for the nation's best colleges for your money. Joining JMU on the list were the University of Virginia, Washington and Lee, Virginia Tech, VA Polytechnic Institute, University of Richmond, George Mason, and William and Mary, and VMI.
 

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

For the past year, some critics have condemned University of Virginia leadership for failing to acknowledge just how it failed students and staff on Aug. 11, 2017. Their wait is over. New President Jim Ryan offered an apology for officials’ failure to deal adequately with the possibility that white supremacists, in town for the scheduled Unite the Right rally, might also converge on UVA. “I am sorry,” he said, simply. “We are sorry.”
 

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The Asia Foundation

(Commentary by Harry Harding, University Professor and professor of public policy) How do thoughtful Asian observers evaluate these developments? And do they regard the president’s views simply as a temporary consequence of his unexpected election that will be swept away at the end of his term, or as deeper, more enduring trends that foreshadow the decline and retreat of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region?
 

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Road & Track

UVA alumnus Greg Whitten was chief software architect at Microsoft. Now, he spends his time with a fantastic collection of vintage cars.
 

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Arkansas Democrat Gazette

(Commentary) Among the ceremonies over the peaceful weekend was a "morning of reflection and renewal" at the University of Virginia that included a speech by the university's president, James Ryan, who recalled how a group of students, joined by other citizens, confronted the demonstrators who were shouting slogans promoting white supremacy. He called it a "remarkable moment of courage and bravery."
 

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CBS 19 News (Charlottesville)

On the three-year anniversary of his death, the University of Virginia community is honoring the legacy of civil rights advocate and former UVA professor Julian Bond by launching a project to transcribe thousands of pages of his work.
 

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Washington County News

Other regional colleges fared better. At the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, students graduated with the lowest amount of student debt of any college in Virginia and a little more than half, 58 percent, graduated with debt.
 

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

People in Charlottesville are celebrating the legacy of the late UVA history professor Julian Bond, a national equality activist, by preserving his work for generations to come.
 

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CBS 19 News (Charlottesville)

National school safety expert and University of Virginia professor Dewey Cornell said that some of the measures schools take to enhance security do not make students feel safer, and it comes at the expense of resources in place at the schools like counselors and teachers. 
 

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KSL (Salt Lake City)

"Students and teachers report feeling safer and more positive about their schools using a threat assessment approach," said professor Dewey Cornell, a University of Virginia clinical psychologist who studies school safety issues.
 

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ABC News

“It’s obvious from the high levels of participation in the contested gubernatorial primaries in Minnesota and Wisconsin that Democrats appear to be particularly engaged,” asserts Geoffrey Skelley at the University of Virginia Center for Politics.
 

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Trout Unlimited blog

(Commentary by Jeffrey Constantz, UVA student and Trout Unlimited intern) It’s crucial for all of us to take a moment to consider: What do such policies mean for the health of trout resources, and more broadly, the environment?
 

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Bristol Herald-Courier

James Ryan spent his 14th day as president of the University of Virginia helping new students at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise feel welcome. “You belong here,” Ryan said. “It won’t take long for you to feel at home.” Ryan spoke to the class of 2022 during the fall convocation on Tuesday.
 

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Charlottesville Daily Progress

Civil rights activist, author and politician Julian Bond spent the last 20 years of his career teaching at the University of Virginia. The school possesses copies of many of his papers, speeches and other works in its special collections archives. Up until now, those materials have been difficult to access, requiring a visit to the archives. UVA is looking to change that.
 

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Quartz.com

In his 2015 book “Raising Kids Who Read,” UVA psychology professor Daniel Willingham explains the concept of “virtuous cycle” of reading. Children who read well tend to enjoy reading; because they enjoy reading, they read more; because they read more, they become better readers. But how do you generate literary enthusiasm among kids who are not in the virtuous cycle? 
 

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CBS 19 News (Charlottesville)

Money Magazine has released its 2018 Best Colleges for Your Money ranking, and the University of Virginia has broken into the top ten.
 

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Architecture

The following list explores undergraduate degrees offered to high school and transfer students interested in pursuing architecture and its related fields.  Here, presented in MONEY's order of ranking, are some of the most affordable and top quality schools that also have architecture programs: University of Virginia (No. 10).
 

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WVIR-NBC-29 (Charlottesville)

University of Virginia Medical Center is once again high on a prestigious list of the nation's best. For the third consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report ranked the center No. 1 in Virginia in its "best hospital" guide.
 

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Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

An annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report ranked Sentara Norfolk General Hospital first in Hampton Roads, third in the state and 52nd in the nation. The top two hospitals in Virginia were the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond.
 

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Virginia Tech News

A Virginia Tech associate professor and University of Virginia professor have received funding to fight a type of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Webster Santos, associate professor of chemistry and the Cliff and Agnes Lilly Faculty Fellow in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, and collaborator Professor Kyle Hoehn, in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Virginia, received a $400,000 grant from the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, known as Virginia Catalyst, with $800,000 matching funds from Continuum Biosciences, a company they co-founded.
 

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