News

The U.S. in Cameroon: Why Expand Now?

College of Arts and Sciences

John Owen responds to how President Obama's increase in 300 troops to Cameroon will impact the fight against global terrorism.

Rodger Briney and Caroline Bauserman

Mentoring Program Pairs Students and Alumni Around the Globe

University at Large

The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program has connected U.Va. alumni scattered around the world with current students to form advising relationships.

Darden Rises to No. 2 in the World

Darden School

The Economist released its annual global ranking of the top 100 full-time international MBA programs and named U.Va.’s Darden School of Business No. 2 in the world.

Trailing the Next President's Foreign Policy

Miller Center

The U.Va. Miller Center is launching a two-year project devoted to the next president’s make-or-break first year, tracking U.S. foreign policy during this inaugural year.

U.Va. Hires New "Global Markets" Faculty

University at Large

In the last two years, the University has hired 481 new faculty members in all categories, many with global experience and expertise.

Batten School Dean Studies Global Leadership Trends

Batten School

Allan Stam is the co-author of a new book that studies chief executives from 1870 to the early 2000s - about 2,500 chief executives worldwide - to study why leaders fight and other leadership dillemas.

Darden’s Widespread Reach Across India

Darden School

The Darden School held MBA Admissions events 7,000+ miles away from the Darden campus in cities such as New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.

Dominican-born Professor Joins McIntire School

McIntire School

Kisha Lashley, who grew up in the Caribbean, studies how businesses’ reputations are made and broken, using examples from the medical marijuana industry.

What’s Behind Putin's Ramped-Up Syria Intervention?

College of Arts and Sciences

Allen Lynch, a U.Va. politics professor and author of “Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraft,” is available to speak on Moscow’s growing involvement in Syria.

U.Va. Alumna to Compete in Ironman World Championships

Alumni

Camrynn “Cammie” Genda Fausey – the Ironman 2014 all-world champion for her age group - will compete again this weekend to retain her title. Learn more about her story in this video.

Top European Scholar to Lead U.Va. Design Center

University at Large

Jenny Roe is a native of Scotland, and has concentrated much of her work in the United Kingdom and Western Europe.

Decorated News Journalist Appointed as U.Va. Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

Wyatt Andrews, an award-winning journalist who covered the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the first Gulf War, and historic summit meetings between the United States and the Soviet Union is joining the faculty of the Department of Media Studies.

Grant Places Professor in “Global City Teams Challenge”

College of Arts and Sciences

John Stankovic of the Computer Sciences Department is part of an initiative launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology showcasing technologies with the potential to transform cities around the world.

U.Va. Press to Digitize World War I Documents

University at Large

U.Va. is preserving the papers of former President Woodrow Wilson, who earned the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in founding the League of Nations, a precursor to the United Nations.

U.Va. to Recognize 50th Anniversary of NEH

College of Arts and Sciences

Next year, U.Va. will host a forum with the National Endowment for the Humanities on globalization, race, war, the environment, and democratic citizenship.

Virginia Film Festival Announces International Set List

Virginia Film Festival

This year's highly-anticipated festival features over a dozen different international films and directors.

U.Va. Transfer Student Explores Global Interests

College of Arts and Sciences

Xavier Roberts, who graduated with an Associate's degree at age 18, is a Global Studies major and teaches yoga to his fellow classmates.

Darden Student Interns in Google Tokyo Office

Darden School

Christopher Porter, half-Japanese himself, interned as a sales engineer for Google in the Japan office, working alongside a diverse set of peers from Japan, India and France.

Med School Prescribes Travel Safety Tips

School of Medicine

Dr. William Brady and his colleagues have published a new piece in the New England Journal of Medicine with tips for addressing in-flight emergencies.

Mead Grants Enable Global "Dreams"

University at Large

The Mead Endowment is funding faculty projects with a variety of international components, including projects teaching Indian songs, several language programs, and partnerships with the Global Civil Society Lab.

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