W. Dean Harman, chair of the chemistry department, has guided more than 30 graduate students to doctoral degrees and taught about 7,000 undergraduates.

“Making a difference” - for undergraduates, grad students and colleagues - is the theme that flows through the career of chemistry department chair W. Dean Harman.

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Thursday’s 16th annual Lighting of the Lawn will bring together members of the University and local communities.

Thursday night, UVA will hold its annual Lighting of the Lawn ceremony, where members of the University and Charlottesville communities can come together to enjoy a dazzling light show spectacle.

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Video by Vinny Varsalona, University Communications

UVA Today assembled all the best moments from Trick-or-Treating on the Lawn 2016 in a new video. See the full footage here.

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The University of Virginia has a plethora of secret societies, some old and some newer, and many of which do good works without seeking recognition.

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Miller Center

UVA’s Miller Center has pulled together a cohort of historians and former presidential staffers to offer advice for the 45th president of the United States. The “First Year Project” uses the lessons of history to show what makes for effective leadership.

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Beta Bridge, one of Charlottesville’s most recognizable landmarks, affords students creative – and sometimes political – expression.

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The annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign provides UVA employees – perennially the most generous in the state – an easy way to support charities that match their interests.

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After suffering severe injuries in an accident caused by a drunk driver, Lisa Black has returned to her job as a teacher at the UVA Children’s Hospital.

In the blink of an eye, a hospital employee can become a hospital patient. It happened to Lisa Black, a teacher in the Children’s Hospital, and she is grateful for the care that enabled her to return to her life.

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