The University’s plan emphasizes safety elements such as virus testing, requirements for wearing masks, social distancing and thorough sanitizing of spaces.
The announcement reaffirms the University’s mission to recruit and educate the best and brightest students from around the world, its leaders said.
The revision to the new athletics logos replaces curved handles on the sabres with straight-line handles, eliminating a reference to the serpentine walls on Grounds.
UVA President Jim Ryan expects recommendations no later than early August on how the University can improve racial equity, and encouraged task force members to pursue bold ideas.
The fellowships provide full support to attend UVA for the fellowship period as well as living and research stipends; National Fellowships provide support for one year of dissertation research and writing.
Working with local vendors, the University is purchasing cloth face coverings and other safety equipment to protect students and employees from COVID-19.
Also in this roundup: The Lawn’s new ramps earned a landscape architecture award, the athletic department honored the best of the 2019-20 academic year, Delta Force won recognition from an energy efficiency group, and more.
Many of those who met at the memorial Friday afternoon were health care providers dressed in white coats or scrubs, part of a national “White Coats for Black Lives” movement.