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Incoming Students Learn the Basics of U.Va. Life at Summer Orientation

About 700 first-year students learned about getting around Grounds and signing up for classes during one of eight orientation sessions offered before the start of the semester.

Meet U.Va. Grad Kim Dylla, Heavy Metal Seamstress

She majored in studio art and minored in computer science at U.Va. Her first job was with U.Va.'s Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, helping to digitally recreate ancient Rome. But her passion? Rock 'n' roll.

Politico Teams with U.Va.’s Center for Politics to Offer Interactive Election Ratings

The Center for Politics will update its interactive maps weekly, showing which way its analysts believe races for the House, Senate and governorships are leaning and explaining the logic behind changes in ratings.

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Move to Hands-On Learning

The traditional way to teach engineering – lectures, homework sets and tests – often leaves little room for students to do actual hands-on engineering. Several professors in U.Va.’s Engineering School are now using the latest innovative methods.

CCAM High-Tech Consortium Lands European Giant Airbus

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing unites industry and academic resources to improve products and manufacturing systems. Results are applied directly to the factory floor, turning ideas into profit quickly and affordably.


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Law School Seminars Explore Ethics, Morality Through Popular Literature and Film

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

What can Marlon Brando and John Steinbeck teach future lawyers about how they go about their work? Informal, one-credit seminars use books, films and simulations to explore the concepts of legal ethics and morality.

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Free Health Screenings to be Available July 26 at Community Health Fair

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Free health screenings and other information are planned for the annual Charlottesville Community Health Fair, to be held July 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Booker T. Washington Park on Preston Avenue.

Research & Scholarship

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Light + Sound = Medical Imaging 2.0

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By deploying laser and ultrasound technology side-by-side, biomedical engineer Song Hu’s work has the potential to further advance medical imaging.

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Listening to Nature: A Sound Artist Takes His Place Among Biologists

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Since nature often serves as an artist’s muse, each summer, U.Va.’s Mountain Lake Biological Station hosts an artist-in-residence. This year’s guest is Stephen Vitiello, a nationally renowned sound artist.

UVA Today TV

The Charlottesville Newsplex hosts a weekly three-minute segment each Wednesday evening at 5:35 p.m. The segment highlights University of Virginia faculty and staff members engaged in research and scholarship, teaching and learning and public service. Check out the latest episode.

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Monday, July 21, 2014 - 4:17pm

Anyone passing through Newcomb Hall recently likely noticed the “selfie station” set up on the first floor for summer orientation. The person who submits the best selfie with one of the cardboard U.Va. notables pictured wins a free lunch with Dean of Students Allen Groves. The marketing team in the Office of the Dean of Students will name a winner after orientation. Take a look at some of the submissions so far:

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