Colombian President Tells Students: Use Failures To Achieve Success

In his Valedictory address at the John Paul Jones Arena, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos told University of Virginia graduates that they would face more failure than success in their lives, but that learning from those failures would help them attain success.

12 UVA Scholars Earn Fulbright Grants To Teach And Study Abroad

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Twelve University of Virginia scholars will pursue their work on foreign shores with the help of Fulbright Scholarships this year. The UVA scholars will teach English in foreign countries such as Brazil, Laos and Colombia or pursue research in international academic centers.

Class of 2017: Artist, Entrepreneur Finds New Life After Emigrating From Iran

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Golara Haghtalab was 21 and in her final year of architecture school in Iran when her family decided to move to the United States, ultimately settling in Charlottesville. Five years later, the 26-year-old is on the cusp of graduating from the University of Virginia.

Journeying Through Japan: A Look Into One Of Darden's Newest Worldwide Course Offerings

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Forty-eight students arrived in Kyoto, Japan on 11 May to begin their Darden Worldwide Course led by professors Yael Grushka-Cockayne and Bob Conroy. This course is one of the newest DWCs offered by the Center for Global Initiatives.

In the Spotlight

The Yamuna River Project

The University of Virginia's Yamuna River Project is an inter-disciplinary research project whose objective is to revitalize the ecology of the Yamuna River in New Delhi, thus reconnecting India's capital city back to the water. There is an ongoing exhibit from March 13 to April 14 at Campbell Hall. Click here for more information.

There will also be a Symposium for the Yamuna River Project held April 14 from 10 AM to 12:30 PM in Campbell Hall. To find out  more information,click here