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Student, Writer, Nurse: Annual Writing Contest Helps Process Bedside Experiences

Writing “can be a powerful, creative and vulnerable exploration to better understand healing, grieving and the human experience,” one winner said.

New U.Va. ‘Career Communities’ To Shake Up Liberal Arts Career Services

The new approach serves students based on the career fields they express interest in, and not on their majors and schools.

At U.Va., Nobel Peace Laureate Outlines Strategy to Combat Religion-Based Violence

Defeating ISIS and other radical religion-based groups will require a coalition of both civil society and religious actors, said 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jerry White.

Medalists Reflect on Civil Rights, Innovative Architecture and International Law

Monday’s Founder’s Day celebrations featured several U.Va. public events, including talks by the three recipients of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals, the University’s highest external honors.

Editorial: U.Va. Tuition Plan Diversifies Student Body

U.Va.'s new tuition plan is a sincere effort by the university to make its world-renowned education more affordable to undergraduates from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic and diverse backgrounds, including first-generation students, writes Dr. Marcus Martin, vice president and chief officer for diversity and equity.


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Bodies in Motion: In a First, U.Va. Students Curate Fralin Exhibit

Friday, April 17, 2015

For the first time, U.Va. students have curated an exhibit at The Fralin Museum of Art, selecting photographs of the human body in motion from the museum’s permanent collection.

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Law Student Will Help Homeless Youths in Los Angeles Through Fellowship

Friday, April 10, 2015

Andrew Chen has been awarded a prestigious, two-year Equal Justice Works Fellowship that will allow him to provide legal aid to homeless youths in Los Angeles. “A big goal of this project is to give kids a second chance,” he said.

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Student Spotlight: Nigerian Grad Student Focuses on Groundwater

Friday, April 10, 2015

Life experiences have guided the direction of chemical engineering student Joanna Adadevoh’s career as she works to find new ways to purify polluted water.

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Ladies in the Lab: An Interactive Showcase of Women in STEM

Thursday, April 16, 2015

On Sunday, engineering students Trisha Hajela and Grace Wusk will present “Ladies in the Lab: An Interactive Showcase of Women in STEM.” The event is designed to help foster an early interest in STEM topics for middle and high school girls.

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LUMI Juice

Hillary Lewis received her M.B.A. in 2013 from the Darden School of Business. During her second year at Darden, she founded the juice company, LUMI. Three months after graduation, the company had a manufacturing facility located in Charlottesville where she has hired a team to make her dream a reality.

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