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Celebrating 200 Years

Published October 6, 2017 in News

The UVA community gathered for a celebration like no other. A spectacular projection mapping show, celebrity special guests, and thousands of 'Hoos heralded the arrival of UVA's third century.

Preserving Life on a Sand Bar

Published October 3, 2017 in News

Fighting coastal erosion is one of many sustainability efforts conducted by College scientists and researchers on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

A&S Taking Star Turns in Bicentennial Celebration

Published October 2, 2017 in News

Hundreds of Arts & Sciences faculty and students will perform and be featured prominently this Friday at a series of public events marking the opening of the University of Virginia’s Bicentennial celebration, including an evening gala expected to draw more than 20,000 people.

UVA’s Lewis House Renamed Yen House to Honor Noted Chinese Graduate

Published September 25, 2017 in News

Yen House honors Yan Huiqing, who was also known as W.W. Yen, the first international student to graduate from UVA – in 1900. He went on to serve as China’s premier for five terms and was acting president during his last premiership in 1926. 

A Fairy Tale Ending: Student Finds New Meaning in Her Education By Teaching

Published September 22, 2017 in News

As a part of the Student Council’s Cavalier Education program, third-year student Saskia Feldman designed and is currently teaching her own class, “The Beauty Behind the Beast.”

New Fellowship Expands Access to Social Entrepreneurship Careers

Published September 19, 2017 in News

Meet UVA’s first Royster-Lawton Fellows in Social Entrepreneurship and learn how their fellowships connected them with unique hands-on opportunities in this growing, socially conscious industry. 

Video: Preserving Life on a Sand Bar

Published September 19, 2017 in News

The University is taking a multi-pronged approach to solving difficult issues involving human interactions with the environment, especially areas along coasts and rivers.

Hip-Hop Professor’s New Album Mixes Literature and Art With Current Events

Published September 18, 2017 in News

A.D. Carson gained national attention for his dissertation, a 34-song hip-hop album, and has followed up with a new album of 12 songs that he wrote and produced this summer. 

Board Approves New Professorship in Honor of Revered Economics Professor

Published September 15, 2017 in News

Ken Elzinga has taught economics to more than 45,000 students in a University of Virginia career that dates back five decades, and the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics’ classes remain among the largest and most popular on Grounds.

So Long, Cassini: UVA Astronomer Celebrates the Successes of Saturn Explorer

Published September 14, 2017 in News

Anne Verbiscer, a planetary astronomer who played a key role in NASA’s multinational Cassini mission to Saturn, is now watching its controlled demise. 

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