Topic: University News

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Bald is Beautiful

Bald is Beautiful

Students shorn for a good cause

St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally observed by the wearing of the green. But St. Baldrick’s Day, celebrated at the University of Virginia on March 23, requires...

Summer 2007

News Briefs

News Briefs

Honored

Renowned economist and former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, visionary architect Zaha Hadid and pioneering international relations attorney and educator Anne-Marie Slaughter were the recipients of the 2007 Thomas...

Summer 2007

Main Plans and Rain Plans

Main Plans and Rain Plans

Each year a new puzzle for graduation planner

The University has held 177 graduations, so how hard could it be to plan the 178th? Can’t the old plans be dusted off? Round up the usual suspects,...

Summer 2007

Granting Excellence

Granting Excellence

Fund helps future nurses, doctors and lawyers pursue public good

Nursing and medical students working to prevent the spread of AIDS in southern Africa are among the beneficiaries of grants totaling $325,000 that the Jefferson Trust announced April 13, Thomas Jefferson...

Summer 2007

Next Chapters

Next Chapters

The final days of the fall semester and the early part of the holiday break saw the resignations of two of our most visible and productive academic leaders. Ed...

Spring 2007

Research Party

Research Party

More students are pursuing knowledge outside the lecture hall

Perhaps it represents a revival of intellectual curiosity, or, more cynically, a fine way to burnish one’s grad-school credentials. Whatever the motivation, increasing numbers of UVA undergraduates...

Spring 2007

Virginia: Cradle of Presidents (and Chancellors)

Virginia: Cradle of Presidents (and Chancellors)

Homegrown scholars to lead University of Richmond, UCLA

Call it the American Dream, academia-style. Gene D. Block arrived on Grounds as an assistant professor of biology in 1978; two years later, Edward L. Ayers joined the history department....

Spring 2007

Going on Record

Going on Record

Black leaders reveal stories behind their rise

Phyllis Leffler’s cozy office is well off the beaten path, tucked under a stairway in Hotel F of the East Range. There, she toils quietly on a...

Spring 2007

News Briefs

News Briefs

Rankings Roundup

Watching rankings of all sorts has become a national pastime. Here are a few that spotlight UVA.

For the 13th straight year, UVA’s black-student...

Spring 2007

Qualified Support

Qualified Support

What faculty think of the Honor System

When cheating is observed, what do teaching faculty at the University do about it? The answer is far from unanimous. In a recent survey of faculty, only 27.6 percent said...

Spring 2007

Home-Grown Tradition

Home-Grown Tradition

UVaClubs gear up for Cavaliers Care

Traditions are revered at UVA, and one of the best to emerge in recent years has been Cavaliers Care.

Initially established through the efforts of the Alumni...

Spring 2007

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

On Africa

Thank you for spotlighting the work that Dr. Robert Swap and his colleagues are doing in southern Africa. I have had the privilege to work...

Spring 2007

Verbatim

Verbatim

“If you want to find out who Tiki and I are, we are a 100-percent reflection of our mother and what she’s...

Winter 2006

News Briefs

News Briefs

Building the sciences

An ambitious initiative to enhance UVA’s science and technology research is gaining steam with the appointment of two new faculty. Stephen S. Rich, one...

Winter 2006

Tempest in an Ink Well

Tempest in an Ink Well

Cavalier Daily cartoons create a stir

Comics in the 'Cavalier Daily' lead to a national controversy and questions about free speech.

Winter 2006

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Sensors & Sensibility

Sensors & Sensibility

At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.