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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.

Meet Associate Professor Katelyn Hale Wood

Published April 6, 2017 in Faculty
Katelyn Hale Wood

Katelyn Hale Wood is a performance studies scholar and theatre historian whose research engages the intersections of critical race and queer theory, gender studies, and 20th/21st century comedic performance.

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.

’Hoos Take a Leading Role in the Sixth Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival

Published April 4, 2017 in News

The weeklong spring festival, which kicks off Monday, celebrates Central Virginia’s art, entrepreneurship, education and local cuisine.

Emily Cox to Pursue Pissarro at Oxford as UVA’s First Ertegun Scholar

Published April 4, 2017 in News

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.


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