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Humanity in Action Fellowship to Send Second-Year Student to Berlin

Published May 4, 2017 in News

Backed by a Humanity in Action fellowship, Zaakir Tameez will focus on human rights issues during his month-long stay in Germany.

UVA College Alums Tina Fey, Katie Couric Go Back to Class

Published May 4, 2017 in News

Two major television stars and UVA alumnae, TinaFey and Katie Couric, talked with Anna Katherine Clay’s “Women and Television” students about what it takes to make it on the small screen.

Celebrated Poet Mark Doty to Spend Fall Semester at UVA as Kapnick Writer

Published May 3, 2017 in News

Mark Doty’s place in contemporary literature as a peerless poet and memoirist makes him an ideal Kapnick Writer-in-Residence, UVA creative writing faculty members say.

Kluge-Ruhe Readies for Largest-Ever Aboriginal Art Exhibition Outside Australia

Published May 3, 2017 in News

Since John W. Kluge donated his collection to UVA 20 years ago, the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection has become America’s most prominent, permanent platform for Aboriginal art. Now it is preparing for its largest national exhibition. 

VIDEO: Universe of Mysteries, Teacher of Questions

Published May 2, 2017 in News

What is time? Does life exist beyond Earth? What happens in a black hole? These are just some of the topics studied in Kelsey Johnson's class. 

Capt. Humayun Khan Honored for His Service, Sacrifice

Published May 2, 2017 in News

Khan, a 2000 University of Virginia graduate and a member of the UVA Army ROTC program, who was killed in the Iraq War, was honored Tuesday with a plaque on the Rotunda. 

‘Double Hoo’ Awards Power Undergrad-Grad Student Research Pairs

Published April 28, 2017 in News

This summer, pairs of University of Virginia student researchers will examine corrosion in aluminum alloys, probe the social and economic impact of large urban development in the Middle East and develop new therapies for multiple sclerosis.The University has awarded 20 “Double Hoo” research awards, which fund pairs of undergraduate and graduate students who collaborate on research projects. Each project is awarded up to $6,000 toward research expenses, plus $500 to compensate a faculty mentor.

Class of 2017: Economics Scholar Has a ‘Nobel Legacy’ in Physics

Published April 28, 2017 in News

Understanding the big picture cultivated a new passion for macroeconomics in fourth-year Clement Bohr, driving him to move away from a family tradition of physics and towards a Ph.D. in economics.

UVA Class Reunions 2017

Published April 27, 2017 in News

Reconnect with classmates and friends during Reunions.  This year, the classes of 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982 and the TJ Society will celebrate their Reunion on June 1-4, 2017, and the classes of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 will celebrate their Reunion on June 8-11, 2017.

Class of 2017: Chemistry Major Seized Opportunity From Hardship

Published April 25, 2017 in News

Las Vegas native David Dent, one of four children of a single parent, was on a quest for higher education, and a UVA scholarship through a national program provided the bridge.

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