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Class of 2015: Choosing U.Va. ‘For All the Wrong Reasons,’ Calhoun Thrives

From student to teacher, Blake Calhoun has impacted many during her time at U.Va. As she prepares to graduate, she reflects on her experience with the many student organizations she has been a part of and considers her future at U.Va.

Class of 2015: Shantell Bingham Bridges Cultural Barriers with Research, Photos

The global public health major will graduate May 16 with a minor in art and proceed to the School of Medicine’s one-year master’s in public health program in the fall.

Teachers Awarded for Their Passion and Creativity in Impacting Students’ Lives

Fourteen professors and five graduate instructors received teaching awards Wednesday night in recognition of their impact not only on students, but also on their colleagues who nominated them.

President Teresa A. Sullivan Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The 33rd U.Va. faculty member to be inducted, she will go in alongside Terry Gross, executive producer of NPR’s “Fresh Air”; Phillip Knight, co-founder of Nike; and U.Va. alumna Janet A. Napolitano, president of the University of California system.

Historian to Focus on Post-World War I Arab Democracy

University of Virginia history professor Elizabeth Thompson was named to the inaugural class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows, scholars who examine American politics or threats to international order.


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Pilot Program Brings ‘Total Advising’ Overhaul to the Engineering School

Monday, April 27, 2015

A new advising structure reduces the randomness and anonymity of academic advising to focus on forging strong personal connections.

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U.Va. Joins Five Other Virginia Universities With Coastal Science Charter

Monday, April 27, 2015

U.Va. and five other major universities on Monday signed a charter with Virginia Sea Grant to cooperate on coastal research, outreach and education activities.

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Academical Village Research to Focus on Hotel C

Friday, April 24, 2015

History major Brittany Brown has received a Kenan Fellowship to investigate relations among students, faculty and slaves in early years of the University of Virginia.

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Student Leadership Enhancing Dialogue with BOV, Administration

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The initiatives will increase engagement between the Board of Visitors and students, and provide more student input to the administration on matters regarding the cost of a U.Va. education.

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