Topic: University News

Subtopics:   Bicentennial Budget Philanthropy Rankings
Accessibility in Tough Times

Accessibility in Tough Times

In the middle of all of the bad news about the nation’s economy that we have been hearing and reading in recent months, we received some good...

Summer 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

Money Matters

Money Matters

Bond sales and tuition costs helped by federal programs

The University took action this spring on two financial fronts, one to support building projects and the other to increase students’ tuition and fees. The sale of $250 million...

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

April ’09 University News Highlights

April ’09 University News Highlights

Virginia hires Washington State’s Bennett SOURCE: JERRY RATCLIFFE AND WHITELAW REID, DAILY PROGRESS

No, not the singer. The University...

April 13, 2009

March ‘09 University News Highlights

March ‘09 University News Highlights

Scholar named dean at UVA’s Batten School SOURCE: STAFF REPORTS, DAILY PROGRESS

China scholar Harry Harding will become the first dean of the...

March 17, 2009

This Old Academical Village

This Old Academical Village

Preserving a national treasure

A comprehensive effort to preserve the University’s historical places is under way.

Spring 2009

Remembering Two University Icons

Remembering Two University Icons

All of us lost two great friends in January when first Gilly Sullivan and then Jack Blackburn died. Both of these men helped build and shape our modern University...

Spring 2009

The Next Great Initiative

The Next Great Initiative

Jay Gundy (Grad ’79) sees opportunities in Jefferson Trust

With his appointment as executive director of the Jefferson Trust, James A. “Jay” Gundy (Grad ’79) takes charge of a program rooted in tradition.

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Spring 2009

Spanning the Globe

Spanning the Globe

Regional officers tie together UVA network

No matter where you are in the country—or the world, for that matter—you’re never far from a UVA connection. A network of regional...

Spring 2009

News Briefs

News Briefs

Animal Rights

Bob Barker, longtime host of the game show The Price is Right and animal-rights advocate, has given $1 million to the Law School to establish an animal law...

Spring 2009

Election Season

Election Season

In the John Paul Jones Arena, a crowd of approximately 3,000 people watched the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States.

Spring 2009

Historical Modern Dance

Historical Modern Dance

During a week as an artist in residence at UVA, Tony Award-winning dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones brought together students and community members with the Bill T. Jones...

Spring 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

Bookmarked: A Gift From Above

Bookmarked: A Gift From Above

During halftime of the Clemson football game on Nov. 22, a sky diver landed in Scott Stadium to present a gift from the Seven Society in the amount of $14,777.77. In...

Spring 2009

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Highlights

200 and Growing

200 and Growing

Take an overhead look at UVA then and now, and explore the features of the Bicentennial issue.

A Hat Tip to UVA

A Hat Tip to UVA

Other schools’ alumni love their alma maters too. But it’s just not the same. Here’s why.