Topic: University News

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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

Troubling Signs

Troubling Signs

Protests lead to repeal of policy

A short-lived ban on signs at Scott Stadium this fall raised the hackles of fans—particularly among students—and drew darts from pundits across the nation.

Winter 2008

Something for Everyone

Something for Everyone

Navigating the carnival-like atmosphere of the Student Activities Fair is an annual rite of passage for newly arrived first years.

Winter 2008

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Kellogg House signals next wave of first-year residence halls

Residents call it "the O-Hilton." It’s still dormitory-style housing, but given its many amenities and commanding views of Grounds, the new $18.8 million Kellogg House feels more like a hotel, according to its denizens.

Winter 2008

Say Hello to the Future

Say Hello to the Future

New leaders begin work

A number of key leadership positions have been filled in recent months around Grounds. The following is a brief introduction to the people who will help guide the University in coming years.

Fall 2008

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Stories from Iraq

The article “Soldiers’ Stories” in the Summer 2008 issue is one of the finest anthologies I have read in a long time. These are...

Fall 2008

Surrounded by History

Surrounded by History

President Casteen discusses the past and future of some of the University's historic buildings.

Summer 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

Cartoon Flaps

Cartoon Flaps

Muzzle award faults student editors

A cartoon that caused an uproar after its publication in the student newspaper last year was at the center of another wave of controversy this spring.

Summer 2008

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Who’s Buried Where?

Living just north of the University cemetery, on the other side of the creek, I was delighted to read your Spring issue...

Summer 2008

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Green Thoughts

I wish to applaud your coverage of the University’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, as discussed in “Blue, Orange, and Green” (Winter 2007)...

Spring 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

The Medical Center receives accolades for cardiovascular care, admissions has another record-breaking year and more.

Spring 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

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

Faces of Grounds

Faces of Grounds

They have long tenure, but they don’t grade and they don’t judge. They make you feel at home.

Greeks Bearing Gifts

Greeks Bearing Gifts

From scholarships to Rotunda restoration, Greek organizations are giving back and standing out in a big way.