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Master Stylist James Salter Takes Post as First Kapnick Writer-in-Residence

The program, patterned after William Faulkner’s legendary residencies on Grounds in 1957 and ’58, aims to host writers of international stature for a semester to teach and engage with U.Va. students and the literary community.

Planners’ Group Designates U.Va.’s Lawn a ‘Great Public Space’

Nearly two centuries after Thomas Jefferson designed it, the American Planning Association listed the centerpiece of the Academical Village as one of America’s premier planned spaces.

New Study Lists Top Psychologists of Modern Era

A U.Va. study ranks the top 200 psychologists from recent decades. Six U.Va. professors made the list.

U.Va. Faculty Aim to Boost STEM Education from K through Ph.D.

With three grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $4.4 million, Curry School of Education researchers will seek to widen the pipeline for those entering science, technology, engineering and math careers.

Updates Regarding Missing University Student

Official updates and information regarding missing student Hannah Graham.


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Ready, Set, Go: U.Va. Students Create Socially Minded Ventures at ‘3 Day Startup’

Monday, September 29, 2014

Thirty U.Va. aspiring entrepreneurs spent an intense weekend together at OpenGrounds to brainstorm and develop businesses that could help make the world a better place.

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Festival to Honor 12 Pioneering Faculty, Alums with ‘Founding C’ville’ Awards

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

If you’ve been to the Downtown Mall lately, you may have noticed some new faces – on dozens of banners hanging from lampposts.

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‘A Restless, Revolutionary Book’: Jefferson’s Work on Virginia Lives Online

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Two U.Va. English professors have produced a Web application based on the founder’s “Notes on the State of Virginia,” with the help of students and the Scholars' Lab.

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Truck Carrying Crane Inches Up the Lawn to Continue Rotunda Work

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Crews built ramps on the University of Virginia’s multi-terraced Lawn Wednesday to get a crane to the Rotunda renovation without damaging the hallowed turf.

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