Topic: Rankings

Verbatim

Verbatim

For 20 years, our state has put essentially every other priority ahead of education. It has done this for so long that most people simply take it for granted now that the state can dodge this most basic of its obligations.

Winter 2009

Holding Steady

Holding Steady

Still No. 2 among publics

This year’s U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of America’s best colleges yielded a familiar outcome for the University.

Winter 2009

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

A famous lacrosse player, a winning tennis duo, a golfer makes history and a third baseman earns a spot in an all-star game.

Fall 2009

Academic Notes

Academic Notes

Brain Drain?

A new study indicates that some cognitive skills peak at the age of 22, then begin a slow decline a few years later. Timothy Salthouse, a UVA professor...

Summer 2009

News Briefs

News Briefs

Single Sanction Affirmed

A proposal to create a multiple-sanction honor system was rejected by 70 percent of student voters in a February referendum. The proposal, put forth by Hoos Against...

Summer 2009

Best Bang for Your Buck

Best Bang for Your Buck

UVA named the top value among public universities

According to “Best Value Colleges for 2009” rankings released in January by The Princeton Review and USA Today, the University of Virginia offers the best education for the...

Spring 2009

Holding Steady

Holding Steady

Still ranked second

In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, the University of Virginia’s standing remains the same as last year’s: second among national public universities and 23rd among all American colleges and universities.

Winter 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

High Honors

The University of Virginia bestowed its highest external honors—the annual Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals—during Founder’s Day celebrations in April. The medals...

Summer 2008

Swelling Ranks

Swelling Ranks

Cavs step forward for Peace Corps

UVA supplies more Peace Corps volunteers than any other university in its class.

Spring 2008

A Better Bargain

A Better Bargain

University ranks third for educational value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance gives UVA high marks.

Spring 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

Holding Steady

UVA remains the No. 2 public university in the 2008 edition of the U.S. News & World Report rankings and is tied for No. 23 among all 262 institutions in...

Winter 2007

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Highlights

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.