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.
On Friday, student-led start-up Agrospheres won the prestigious ACC InVenture Prize for its novel product that safely degrades toxic pesticides in a matter of hours.
Religious studies professor Vanessa Ochs explains why we depend on rituals and how they have evolved to include more women, welcome the LGBTQ community and accommodate those who declare themselves “spiritual but not religious.”