Topic: University News

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Building the Sciences

Building the Sciences

At its October meeting, the Board of Visitors endorsed a comprehensive approach to enhancing the sciences when it approved three major research buildings—one for Medicine, one for...

Winter 2007

Q&A with Michael Gibson

Q&A with Michael Gibson

Michael A. Gibson, a 25-year veteran of the UVA Police Department, was recently appointed chief of police.

What have you learned from the shootings at Virginia Tech? <...

Fall 2007

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

Key University positions filled

Executive Vice President and Provost

Arthur “Tim” Garson Jr., a pediatric cardiologist who had served as vice president and dean of the University of Virginia...

Fall 2007

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Virginia Tech

It warms my heart to see the kind of support that UVA has truly led on behalf of many universities across the nation. The magazine cover is...

Fall 2007

Responding to Tragedy

Responding to Tragedy

As students, faculty, and other members of our University family prepare for the beginning of the fall semester, our memories of the mass murder at Virginia Tech last spring...

Fall 2007

Verbatim

Verbatim

“Streakers are ubiquitous. There was a period last spring when I would snap awake every night at 2:20 a.m. The bars would close at 2,...

Fall 2007

Missed Fortune

Missed Fortune

An experiment in risk and randomness ended badly for first-year Darden student Hideki Inoue. Identified as Darden’s “luckiest student” through a series of random drawings,...

Summer 2007

Verbatim

Verbatim

“Here at UVA it makes us forget our rivalry with Virginia Tech and instead we join with them in tears and prayer.”

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Summer 2007

History of Giving

History of Giving

The Next Five Largest Single Gifts to the University

$100 million from Frank Batten Sr. Read article here »

$64 million from David A. Harrison III (2002) The late David A. Harrison III (College ’39, Law ...

Summer 2007

United in Grief

United in Grief

The morning after a Virginia Tech student shot and killed 32 fellow students and faculty on April 16, the Virginia state flag flies at half mast in front of...

Summer 2007

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The Tragedy at Virginia Tech

April 16, 2007 Adapted from a message sent by President Casteen to members of the University community The shootings this morning at Virginia Tech...

Summer 2007

An Eye to the Future

An Eye to the Future

Summertime in Charlottesville this year will be a respite between semesters and also a time of hard work as we continue a significant planning project that has to do...

Summer 2007

Biking to Uganda

Biking to Uganda

During the first week of April, students on stationary bikes pedaled the equivalent of more than 7,300 miles—the approximate distance between Charlottesville and Kampala, Uganda. With the help...

Summer 2007

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

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Highlights

The First President

The First President

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.

Period Pieces

Period Pieces

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.