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Our occasional photo feature travels down I-81 to bring us a scene from the campus of UVA Wise in beautiful Southwestern Virginia. more >
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A rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, signed by Lincoln, and the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery, as well as a unique note by Frederick Douglass, the famous abolitionist who escaped slavery, are on display at UVA’s Special Collections Library. more >
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UVA President Jim Ryan and others lauded Nicholas Champigny and Brandon Smoot at a midday luncheon for courageous actions that saved one man’s life and successfully thwarted a separate, physical attack without the use of a firearm. more >
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Those who knew him describe O’Neil, who died Sunday, as a dedicated administrator and brilliant First Amendment scholar committed to opening Grounds to underrepresented groups and protecting free speech nationwide. more >
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Lisa Palmer, the first Cavalier softball player to have her jersey retired, and her mother are behind the gift that is a “game-changer” for the UVA softball program. more >
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Also in this roundup: A law professor’s article wins a prize from the American Philosophical Association, the director of UVA’s Cancer Center lands an important posting and the UVA Foundation wins an honor that one might expect to get in Napa Valley. more >
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Each percentage point increase in female police officers resulted in an equal increase in crime reporting by female assault victims in that district, according to UVA economist Amalia Miller. Domestic violence in those areas also dropped significantly. more >