Newsweek

University of Virginia students agree that being a slaveholder was a stain on former President Thomas Jefferson's legacy, but differ in their views on whether it made him unworthy of being honored through campus events.
 

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Charlottesville Tomorrow

Reggie Leonard, associate director for career connections and community engagement at UVA’s Data Science Institute and School of Engineering and Applied Science, is an avid supporter of companies’ effort to invest in local organizations.
 

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Voice of America

“Will they be willing to rally around the one candidate out of the 20-plus candidates who will actually get the nomination when their candidate loses? And that is a great test for a party in any year and you simply don’t know the answer this early,” UVA political analyst Larry Sabato said.  
 

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Great Courses Daily

“Communications satellites provide television, telephone, and data services between two widely distant locations,” said Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, a professor in UVA’s Department of Engineering and Society. 
 

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MedicalXpress

Crystal Chu, a first-generation college student who enrolled in the Ph.D. program in 2016, is now at work on her dissertation. Chu is testing a novel decision aid for patients who have been diagnosed with cancer in one breast and are considering having both the cancerous and healthy breast removed.
 

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Rasmussen Reports

(Commentary by Larry J. Sabato and Kyle Kondik of the Center for Politics) Farewell Ross Perot; Senate races on the fringe of the competitive map; the curious case of Justin Amash.
 

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WVTF Public Radio/Radio IQ (Roanoke)

University of Virginia has received a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards. The award will support the work of researchers statewide, including experts at Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic.
 

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Science News

In 1827, one Joseph Atterley (a pseudonym for George Tucker, a UVA professor who had once been a U.S. congressman) wrote “A Voyage to the Moon.” Atterley traveled in a copper vessel powered by “lunarium,” an antigravitational metal (repelled by the Earth, but attracted to the moon) discovered in Burma.
 

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CBS 19 News (Charlottesville)

Before heading into his first year at UVA, swimmer Dylan Cudahy was diagnosed with Lyme disease. Soon after starting training for the Wahoos his first year, he had to make the decision to step away, leaving behind one of his life's biggest passions – until the opportunity to lead his childhood swim team at Hollymead opened up. 
 

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Bristol Herald Courier

This fall, UVA’s College at Wise will provide each full-time student, faculty and staff member with an iPad, Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard. UVA-Wise is committed to boosting innovative teaching and academic success on its campus and enhancing the educational experience in the classroom and beyond
 

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The Conversation

(Commentary by Samuel Lengen, research associate at UVA’s Data Science Institute) New proposed legislation by U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. As a researcher exploring the ethical and political implications of digital platforms and big data, I’m sympathetic to the bill’s ambition of increasing transparency and empowering users. However, estimating the value of user data isn’t simple and won’t, I believe, solve privacy issues.
 

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WVTF Public Radio/Radio IQ (Roanoke)

A team of engineers at the University of Virginia reviewed data from nearly 23,000 crashes and concluded there are some big problems with car safety systems.   Women and people over 65 are at extra risk.

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MinnPost

“Until we understand the fundamental biomechanical factors that contribute to increased risk for females, we’ll be limited in our ability to close the risk gap,” says Jason Forman, the study’s lead author and an injury prevention researcher at UVA’s Center for Applied Biomechanics.
 

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Missourian

Since March 2016, McDonald has served as the chief diversity officer for the University of Missouri System and MU’s vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity, positions that were created in response to student demands following campus protests in 2015. In the fall, McDonald will head to the University of Virginia to assume a position as vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion.
 

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Indianapolis Star

As for Malcolm Brogdon, coming off one of the single greatest shooting seasons in NBA history, he could have gone to Harvard. Could have gone anywhere, with his grades coming out of Greater Atlanta Christian School. He chose University of Virginia for its combination of powerhouse basketball and powerhouse academics.
 

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Charlottesville Tomorrow

UVA’s school colors might be navy blue and orange, but the University has made strides to be greener. Through incorporating some hybrid vehicles to its recycling and maintenance fleet, the University has become the first in the state to earn National Association of Fleet Administrators accreditation. 
 

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U.S. Green Building Council

Earlier this year, USGBC announced its annual Top 10 States for LEED, with Virginia ranked No. 8. Two key players contributing to the growth of LEED-certified spaces in the state include the City of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. 
 

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Virginia Mercury

Richard Bonnie, director of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia, said, If the goal was gun safety legislation, not much happened.

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MSNBC

Features Chris Lu, who served as deputy secretary of Labor during the Obama Administration and is currently a senior fellow at UVA’s Miller Center.
 

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Times News (Kingsport, Tenn.)

The Virginia Dental Foundation and UVA’s College at Wise are preparing for the 20th annual Mission of Mercy free dental clinic Friday and Saturday.
 

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