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A Life’s Work: Philosopher Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Students, Colleagues

Published May 8, 2015 in News

Article by: Katie McNally, UVA Today

Raised in the country outside of Bountiful, Utah, University of Virginia philosophy professor James Cargile had never been east of the Mississippi before he joined the Army in 1958. 

This spring, even as Cargile celebrates 50 years of teaching with the University, he still remembers the culture shock of his first arrival in Charlottesville as a graduate student in 1960.

Two Professors Earn Coveted NSF Early Career Development Awards

Published April 22, 2015 in News

Two promising U.Va. Arts & Sciences scientists – Utpal Chatterjee, an assistant professor of physics, and Nitya Kallivayalil, an assistant professor of astronomy – have earned coveted National Science Foundation Early Career Development awards.

Economist Denis Nekipelov Seeks to Bring Together ‘Research at the Frontiers’ in Big Data

Published April 22, 2015 in News

As the sheer volume of data in a range of computationally intensive fields grows bigger, computer scientists, engineers and researchers from across the disciplines are finding that work involving “big data” increasingly lands at the intersection of disciplines.

Teaching Generations: Professor Ken Elzinga

Published April 1, 2015 in News
It’s likely that Ken Elzinga has impacted more students than any professor in University of Virginia history. By the spring of 2015, the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics had taught nearly 45,000 students. That’s more than the population of Charlottesville, and more than any professor on record at U.Va., according to George Stovall, director of the Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies.

U.Va.-Sponsored Tour of Civil Rights Landmarks with Julian Bond

Published March 10, 2015 in News
Renowned civil rights leader Julian Bond will take participants on a tour of some of its key landmark sites in the South.


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