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Two College Fourth Years Net Rhodes Scholarships

Published November 23, 2016 in News
Aryn Frazier and Lauren Jackson have been named 2017 Rhodes Scholars, to pursue their studies at the University of Oxford in England.

Survey Shows UVA Millennial Alumni a Cut Above in Job Prospects, Well-Being

Published November 21, 2016 in News
A new Gallup survey, polling more than 7,000 alumni from the classes of 2001 through 2015, indicates that UVA graduates are outpacing national averages in workplace engagement, well-being and attachment to the University.

Maurice Wallace Broadens Study of Black Identity In The Arts, On The Streets

Published November 20, 2016 in News
Having a range of academic interests, Wallace said he has found a ready-made community here. “It’s easy to be interdisciplinary at UVA,” he said.

That's A Wrap? Drama Professor Robert Chapel, Mentor To College Alum Tina Fey, Reviews Hit Career ... So Far

Published November 20, 2016 in News
Chapel’s storied career includes more than 130 directing credits, 60-plus acting gigs, one lifetime achievement award and at least one superstar student. He reflects on memories with Fey, bringing Broadway music to Russia and more.

APOGEE: A $6 Million Special Delivery From UVA to Chile

Published November 19, 2016 in News
The instrument – built at the University – will allow astronomers to peer through the stellar dust and observe stars at the farthest reaches of the Milky Way.

When Do Children Show Morality?

Published November 18, 2016 in News
A UVA psychologist showed young children two videos, one in which bad behavior was corrected and another where it was tolerated, then asked, “Who did the right thing?”

A&S Professor Studies Lands Linked By an Ocean

Published November 17, 2016 in News
University of Virginia history professor Fahad Bishara looks at history of the Middle East and regions of Asia and Africa from the periphery of the Indian Ocean.

Science vs. Reality

Published November 15, 2016 in News
UVA students and their peers on the autism spectrum are exploring the tension between research and lived experience with the neurodevelopmental condition.

Faulkner as Father: Student’s Prize-Winning Research Reveals Conflicted Portrait

Published November 9, 2016 in News
In closely reading William Faulkner’s letters to his daughter, College 4th-year Marcella Sohm discovers a more personal – and flawed – side of one of the 20th century’s towering literary figures.

One Aria at a Time, Third-Year College Student Builds Professional Opera Career

Published November 7, 2016 in News
Wesley Diener, a music major who has performed in operas in the U.S. and abroad, offered UVA Today a glimpse of his rehearsals, performing an aria from the Italian opera “Don Pasquale.”


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