Alum Photographer Shoots Nature Globally


Ian Nichols is now working on a master’s degree in biology at U.Va. and has photographed biodiversity for the Smithsonian Institution in Gabon, Africa and the Congo.

Basketball Alum Speaks on South American Experiences

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Jerome Meyinsse has played five seasons in South America’s professional basketball leagues for Brazil’s Flamengo club, and speaks both Spanish and Portuguese.

"Cavalier Travels" Takes U.Va. Alum Around the World

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A University non-profit, "Cavalier Travels" plans high-quality travel excursions with a faculty member that accompanies each trip and provides important in-country context.

Former Puerto Rican Governor to Give Law Welcome Address

Law School

Luis Fortuño '85, former governor of Puerto Rico and now a partner at Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C., will speak at the Law School orientation.

U.Va. ROTC Cadets Study Languages Over Summer


Eight U.Va. ROTC students have spent their summers learning a new language, both on Grounds and in foreign countries, through the federally-funded Department of Defense Initiative "Project GO".

U.Va. Astronomer Explains Greenwich Prime Meridian

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New technology and the use of GPS satellites have led researchers to shift the location of the prime meridian from its original predicted position in Grenwich, England.

Clinical Nurse Leaders Study Abroad in Guatemala

Nursing School

Lauren Catlett and Alena Pugacheva have spent their summer administering sustainable technology surveys in Guatemala.

Students Showcase Summer Experiences

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U.Va. students, faculty and staff share their summer experiences worldwide through the hashtag #MyUVASummer.

U.Va. Students Intern Around the World

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From Bangkok to South Africa, a number of U.Va. students have completed internships all around the world before returning back to school in the fall.

U.Va. Named Second Highest-Ranking Public University

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Forbes has again named the University of Virginia the nation’s No. 2 state university in its annual ranking of America’s Top Colleges.

Graduate Summer Program Spotlights Minority Students

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Six summer fellows, two of which are from Puerto Rico, learned about research as part of the Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative, a new fellowship program at U.Va.

Slovak Ambassador Discusses Policy in Central Europe

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Ambassador Peter Kmec talked innovation and entrepreneurship at the Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences Regional Conference.

A Tale of Two Rotundas

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Is the Grand Auditorium at Beijing's Tsinghua University modeled on the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda?

Global Development Studies Majors in Cambodia

College of Arts and Sciences

A trio of undergraduates took a three-week trip to Cambodia to work with an NGO that promotes rural and agricultural development.

Student Reflects on Summer in South Africa

College of Arts and Sciences

Hiwot Abate is a 3rd year Global Studies and Biology major studying abroad on the UVA in South Africa: Public Health Sciences program.

Law Student Studies Oceans and Policy in Greece

Law School

Allain Andry is learning about oceans law topics from top scientists, lawyers and international judges at the Rhodes Academy.

U.Va. Students Pursue Rewarding Internships

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A third-year student working with President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative is among the number of highly accomplished students completing internships.

U.Va. Expands Study of the Global South

College of Arts and Sciences

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences have made a five-year, $7 million investment to study the connected histories and cultures of Africa, Latin America, South and East Asia and other world regions.

U.Va. Researchers Witness New Horizons "Phone Home" Pluto Pics

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Alan Howard and Anne Verbiscer are among the first scientists at the Hopkins lab to begin interpreting data and images from NASA's satelitte journey past Pluto.

U.Va. Professors Among First to See New Pluto Images

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Two U.Va. scientists, along with hundreds of other scientists and engineers from NASA and research universities across the country, were at mission control to see the New Horizons data from its closest approach to Pluto.