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Fourth-year Aaron Ojalvo Relishes Grand Tour of Monticello, U.Va. and the Humanities

Published May 19, 2015 in Students

By: Robert Hull | University Communications

As a high school senior touring the University of Virginia for the first time, Aaron Ojalvo had a revelation.

U.Va. Astronomer, Researchers Contribute to Landmark Look at Jupiter’s Moon

Published May 14, 2015 in News

By: Lorenzo Perez, Senior Writer

A University of Virginia astronomer and a former Ph.D. student from the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Astronomy are playing key roles in an international effort to dramatically extend the reach of discovery for the next generation of Extremely Large Telescopes.

A Life’s Work: Philosopher Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Students, Colleagues

Published May 8, 2015 in News

Article by: Katie McNally, UVA Today

Raised in the country outside of Bountiful, Utah, University of Virginia philosophy professor James Cargile had never been east of the Mississippi before he joined the Army in 1958. 

This spring, even as Cargile celebrates 50 years of teaching with the University, he still remembers the culture shock of his first arrival in Charlottesville as a graduate student in 1960.

My College Story: Meet Yolanda Taylor

Published May 4, 2015 in Friends

Blake Calhoun ('15): Choosing U.Va. ‘For All the Wrong Reasons,’ Sociology Major Blake Calhoun Has Thrived

Published April 30, 2015 in Students
The classes that I’ve taken in sociology are the most fascinating classes I’ve taken in my life. It’s just thinking. That makes it sound stupid, but it’s such an intellectual challenge.

Karen ('84) & Brad Radulovacki

Published April 29, 2015 in Friends
“With our endowment, we believe we can support the economics graduate students in their research work and teaching ambitions."

Michael ('87) and Mary-Ann Maquet-Diafouka

Published April 29, 2015 in Friends
“I am a huge believer in the value of the Jeffersonian Principles of Education, I have seen how much they helped me form my future career and, more importantly, how they have impacted everyone who graduates from U.Va.”

Peter Armstrong ('06)

Published April 24, 2015 in Friends
"Supporting the College is an investment in the institution that produces passionate, intelligent, and committed graduates unmatched by other public universities."

Two Professors Earn Coveted NSF Early Career Development Awards

Published April 22, 2015 in News

Two promising U.Va. Arts & Sciences scientists – Utpal Chatterjee, an assistant professor of physics, and Nitya Kallivayalil, an assistant professor of astronomy – have earned coveted National Science Foundation Early Career Development awards.

Meet Professor Nitya Kallivayalil

Published April 22, 2015 in Faculty
One recent NASA grant will allow Nitya to use the Hubble Space Telescope to study the Orphan Stellar Stream, a system in the process of merging with the Milky Way, and whose orbit about the Milky Way therefore allows us to probe the dark matter content of our galaxy.


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