News

Conservation in Cuba

McIntire School

UVA students traveled to Cuba to study how trade isolation forced the island nation to develop sustainable agriculture and business practices that could hold lessons for the rest of the world.

McIntire Accounting Students Spend Spring Break in London

McIntire School

15 students in McIntire Professor Roger Martin’s “Accounting, Finance, & Financial Management in Europe” travelled to London to learn business, finance, and career-building within a European context.

Restoring an Old Resource in New Delhi

Architecture School

The Architecture School is working with partners in New Delhi to focus on water purification, transportation, and storage to support food production in the area.

VIDEO: Darden Hosts Nestle Chairman to Discuss World Water

Darden School

Brabeck warns of a looming global water crisis without coordinated action from government, business and citizens.

Germany Will Continue to Welcome Refugees

University at Large

German Ambassador Peter Wittig called the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe “probably the most daunting challenge for Europe since the Second World War.”

First In Their Families: Global First-Gen College Students

University at Large

UVA students from all over the world, including Bosnia and Colombia, comprise a growing community of first-generation university students.

Black Law Students Take on Projects in South Africa

Law School

As part of a nine-day annual service trip over winter break, seven law students researched and wrote briefs on cases with South Africa’s Legal Resources Centre.

The 2016 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals

University at Large

UVA and Monticello award the highest honors bestowed by the two bodies, including a new category for global innovation.

VIDEO: UVA’s Global Study of food, fuels and forests

College of Arts and Sciences

The work is funded by the signature Global Programs of Distinction grant.

UVA Students to Tackle Global Health Issues

University at Large

This year, University Scholar Awards have funded 20 projects in seven countries.

Food Vs. Fuel

College of Arts and Sciences

A new study from a UVA environmental scientist and colleagues shows about a third of the world’s malnourished population could be fed by using resources now used for biofuel production.

UVA’s Harry Harding Talks US/China Relations with the WSJ

Batten School

The Wall Street Journal’s James T. Areddy met Mr. Harding this week in Shanghai to discuss future American-Chinese relations.

Madeleine Albright to Receive Global Leadership Prize

University at Large

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has been selected to be the first recipient of the University of Virginia’s new Edward R. Stettinius Jr. Prize for Global Leadership.

 

UVA Architecture Students Learn from Chinese Urbanization

Architecture School

For one month each summer, undergraduate and graduate students taking UVA’s “Emerging Typologies in the City-Region” visit urban areas along the Yangtze and Pearl river delta regions.

Australian Aboriginal Culture Hits Local Runway

University at Large

The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection is featuring a Charlottesville runway show featuring textiles made by indigenous artists and displayed in couture clothing designed by UVA students.

Doing Business in a Changing World

Darden School

The 3rd annual Darden Global Conference was hosted by the Darden International Business Society and other international affinity clubs and sponsored by the Darden Center for Global Initiatives.

New Global Grants Fund Projects Around the World

University at Large

The Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation is awarding two grants this year to projects selected for their importance and global scale.

From Amsterdam to Zanzibar: New Creative Writing Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

The newest professor in UVA’s well-known Creative Writing Program, Allen brings a wide international perspective on the writing life to the classroom.

Harrison Scholars Explore the World to Understand It

University at Large

Harrison Research Awards give students opportunities to pursue faculty-mentored projects all around the world, with up to $3,000 to cover their expenses.

IHGC Hires International Humanities Leader as New Director

College of Arts and Sciences

Debjani Ganguly is an internationally eminent scholar of world literature who has explored the challenges of climate change, global terrorism and the information technology revolution.

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