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A Cashless Society?

Published June 13, 2017 in News

UVA currency expert Lana Swartz explains why cash is still king – or at least relevant – even in a world of digital payment platforms. 

SOS: New, Student-Run Medical Spanish Course Helps First Responders

Published June 5, 2017 in News

Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in the U.S. To address that, UVA grads and EMS volunteers Marc Blatt and Sabhi Singh created a curriculum so that first responders can better communicate with their Spanish-speaking patients.

Developing More Brain Power

Published May 31, 2017 in News

Sahil Chawla's first experience with Alzheimer’s disease came as a high school volunteer at a care facility for Alzheimer’s patients. He remembers being shocked at how the patients seemingly lost their identities right before his eyes due to the dementia brought on by the progressive disease. Those volunteer shifts inspired the University of Virginia student to continue researching the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease as a neuroscience major. 

Exploring Podcasts: New Course Looks to Future of Digital Storytelling

Published May 31, 2017 in News

In a world dominated by digital media, a new University of Virginia course taught during the spring semester looked at podcasts as the possible future of storytelling. 

Exploring Podcasts: New Course Looks to Future of Digital Storytelling

Published May 31, 2017 in News

In a world dominated by digital media, a new University of Virginia course taught during the spring semester looked at podcasts as the possible future of storytelling. 

U2 Rocks a Rita Dove Poem in Pre-Concert Multimedia Show

Published May 25, 2017 in News

On U2’s tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of its “The Joshua Tree” concept album, one of Dove’s poems, “Wingfoot Lake,” is part of the tour’s pre-concert multimedia production. 

Class of 2017: Graduating Student Says He Owes it All to University Singers

Published May 12, 2017 in News

Coming from a low-income background, graduating student Walter Floyd found a variety of opportunities in the McIntire Department of Music. As a result, he hopes to use music to create opportunities for other low-income students after graduation. 

Meet Assistant Professor Xi Yang

Published May 12, 2017 in Faculty

An ecologist who studies how climate change influences forests, Xi Yang uses satellite remote sensing and other spectroscopic methods to research the climatic controls on vegetation photosynthesis and related plant functioning, the feedbacks of vegetation to the climate, and the impact of climate

One Last Work Of Art

Published May 11, 2017 in News

UVA’s fourth-year studio art students worked on their final projects for months on end, putting together an elaborate, four-week show that featured the best of their photography, paintings, sculptures, prints and films.

Class of 2017: Olympic Gold Medalist Smith Breaks Barriers in Women’s Athletics

Published May 10, 2017 in News

After competing at the Olympic Games in Rio, fourth-year Leah Smith came back with two medals and new perspective on her media studies major. After competing at the Olympic Games in Rio, fourth-year Leah Smith came back with two medals and new perspective on her media studies major. 

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