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UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection

April 15, 2014

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Ernest Mead, renowned music professor and University alumnus, passed away Thursday evening from congestive heart failure. Mead, a graduate of the class of 1940, was 95.

February 18, 2014

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Highlights

’Hoos got the medals

’Hoos got the medals

Turns out that the road to the Olympics isn’t the only hard one—where do you go from there? Eight alumni medalists offer their advice.

Soul Power

Soul Power

Professor Claudrena Harold’s From Motown to Hip-Hop course traces the African-American experience through popular music.

Going Home to Give Back

Going Home to Give Back

Jasmine Drake (Col ’13) entered UVA expecting to apply to medical school. After an Alternative Spring Break trip, she decided to give back to her community in the South Bronx.