This summer, pairs of University of Virginia student researchers will examine corrosion in aluminum alloys, probe the social and economic impact of large urban development in the Middle East and develop new therapies for multiple sclerosis.The University has awarded 20 “Double Hoo” research awards, which fund pairs of undergraduate and graduate students who collaborate on research projects. Each project is awarded up to $6,000 toward research expenses, plus $500 to compensate a faculty mentor.
Understanding the big picture cultivated a new passion for macroeconomics in fourth-year Clement Bohr, driving him to move away from a family tradition of physics and towards a Ph.D. in economics.
An accomplished trumpet player, Rachel Duncan has performed professionally with orchestras in the United States and Scotland. A native of Plymouth, Minnesota, she was awarded a full tuition scholarship in 2003 to study at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Reconnect with classmates and friends during Reunions. This year, the classes of 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982 and the TJ Society will celebrate their Reunion on June 1-4, 2017, and the classes of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 will celebrate their Reunion on June 8-11, 2017.
Reconnect with classmates and friends during Reunions. This year, the classes of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 will celebrate their Reunion on June 8-11, 2017.
Reconnect with classmates and friends during Reunions. This year, the classes of 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982 and the TJ Society will celebrate
Las Vegas native David Dent, one of four children of a single parent, was on a quest for higher education, and a UVA scholarship through a national program provided the bridge.
VIDEO 9th Wonder – a Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer who has collaborated with the likes of Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige – packed performances, lectures and workshops into his weeklong UVA residency.
Mark Doty, an award-winning writer who has been hailed for crafting some of the most original and arresting work in contemporary poetry while drawing equal praise for his artistry as a memoirist, will spend the Fall 2017 semester at the University of Virginia as the Creative Writing Program’s fifth Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence.
Michael Allen works on religion, philosophy, and ecology in South Asia, drawing on both Sanskrit and vernacular sources. He specializes in Advaita Vedanta, with wider interests in other Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions.