In this roundup: Rankings and more rankings, the Jefferson Scholars Foundation awards three outstanding professors and Facilities Management is honored for its continuing education programs.
Attiya Latif, who chairs UVA’s Minority Rights Coalition, will receive $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to prepare for a career in public service leadership.
VIDEO: Pool water has run through Shannon Rauth’s veins since she began diving off blocks at age 5. She ended her swimming career at UVA on several high notes; being elected co-captain of her team is her fondest accomplishment.
The University’s annual 24-hour fundraising drive, “GivingToHoosDay,” begins today with a $100,000 challenge gift established by President Teresa A. Sullivan.
Astrophysics student Bridget Andersen, who has been analyzing X-ray emissions from galaxy clusters, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
Using Soviet-era spy satellite photos and more current satellite imagery, UVA environmental scientists are examining changes to the Siberian tundra.
The duo will pursue graduate education and research in combating cancer and HIV/AIDS at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.
The weeklong spring festival, which kicks off Monday, celebrates Central Virginia’s art, entrepreneurship, education and local cuisine.
After she graduates next month from the University of Virginia in just three years, art history major Emily Cox will continue her studies at the University of Oxford in England as UVA’s first participant in the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities.
Juan Manuel Santos, a Nobel Laureate and president of Colombia, will address UVA students during Valedictory Exercises. Deborah E. McDowell, director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, and Robert C. Pianta, dean of the Curry School of Education, will speak at Final Exercises.