Gwendolyn Cassady was expecting a few Afghan refugee women to pick up some clothes and fabric remnants she was donating. When dozens showed up, a new business was born. more
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Fifty-five years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, UVA researchers are working with British playwright Nick Drake to bring the remarkable story of his African-American valet – Berryville native George Thomas – to light. more >
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The Princeton Review ranked UVA among the nation’s MBA programs in nine categories, including a No. 1 ranking for best professors, honoring the world-class faculty Darden has assembled. more >
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Paul Hamaguchi’s family started Higeta Shoyu Co. in 1616. Today the company annually produces almost 55,000 kiloliters – or more than 14 million gallons – of their prized soy sauce, the official soy sauce of the Japanese Imperial Family. more >
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UVA’s president said the University will continue to sharpen its focus on Northern Virginia, and describes Amazon’s decision to locate a headquarters there as “a testament to everything the commonwealth has to offer now and in the future.” more >
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Three UVA experts developed a unique course on the 2008 financial crisis, exploring what happened and examining the possibility of future crises. Hear what they had to say in a recent Facebook Live session. more >
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UVA Law’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic will present an oral argument Wednesday in a case that may ultimately help more people receive their Social Security benefits. more >
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Two civic-minded students are making it easier than ever for UVA students of all political stripes to get out the vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. more >