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Class of 2017: High-Flying Art Student Has One Patent to His Name, More Pending

Published April 18, 2017 in News

Zihan Chen already has one patent granted and five more pending, ranging from upgraded faucet designs to improved methods for authenticating pairing between electronic devices. He’s also developed several mobile games and learned to fly. 

MENAR Fellowship Puts May Degree Candidate in Jordanian Refugee Camp

Published April 18, 2017 in News

Lilly Crown will pursue her ambition to work in the Middle East – and seek direction for her graduate studies – with an assist from a Middle East and North Africa Regional Fellowship.

Class of 2017: Rhodes Scholar Looks to Future in Criminal Justice Reform

Published April 14, 2017 in News

Jefferson Scholar and newly named Rhodes Scholar Aryn Frazier is using her leadership experience at UVA to plan for a future spent helping others.

Accolades: New National Rankings, Jefferson Scholars Honor Faculty Members

Published April 12, 2017 in News

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.

UVA’s Latest Truman Scholar, Attiya Latif, is a Clear, Strong Voice for Muslim Women

Published April 12, 2017 in News

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. 

Student Spotlight: For Fourth-Year Swimmer, the Team’s the Thing

Published April 12, 2017 in News

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.

Annual ‘GivingToHoosDay’ Seeks Groundswell of University Support

Published April 11, 2017 in News

The University’s annual 24-hour fundraising drive, “GivingToHoosDay,” begins today with a $100,000 challenge gift established by President Teresa A. Sullivan. 

Goldwater Scholarship Propels UVA Student’s Exploration of the Universe

Published April 7, 2017 in News

Astrophysics student Bridget Andersen, who has been analyzing X-ray emissions from galaxy clusters, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

Cold War-Era Spy Satellite Images Reveal Possible Effects of Climate Change

Published April 6, 2017 in News

Using Soviet-era spy satellite photos and more current satellite imagery, UVA environmental scientists are examining changes to the Siberian tundra.

Two UVA Students to Attend Oxford, Cambridge with Rotary Scholarships

Published April 6, 2017 in News

The duo will pursue graduate education and research in combating cancer and HIV/AIDS at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.

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