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UVA Alum Receives Medal from Kosovo President

Alumni

Jason Steinbaum received a Presidential Medal of Merit from fellow UVA alum President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo.

UVA Researchers Explore Relationship Between Bacteria and Stunting

UVA Health System

Excessive growth of bacteria in the small intestine could be damaging the guts of young children, leading to stunting, scientists from the U.S. and Bangladesh have discovered.

The Virginia Gentlemen Have Traveled to Every Continent

University at Large

The Virginia Gentlemen, UVA’s oldest a cappella group, has performed on Grounds countless times and they recently reached a milestone - traveling to their seventh continent, Antarctica.

Spotlight: Madison House Director Nena Evans

University at Large

Evans, a long-time Madison House volunteer, now serves as the head program director for its English Speakers of Other Languages Program.

The Ethics of “Three-Parent Babies”

University at Large

A new technique, known as mitochondrial replacement, was approved in the United Kingdom last year and is under consideration in other countries.

Defending Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

School of Law

U.S. Army Lt. Col. Frank Rosenblatt (UVA Law '06) defends Bergdahl after he left his combat outpost in Afghanistan’s Paktika province.

National Security Implications of Global Health

Batten School

Monday, February eighth, the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host Stephen Morrison, senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and director of its Global Health Policy Center.

The Global Business Experience to India

Darden School

The Global Business Experience, led by Professor Casey Lichtendahl, allowed students to visit with Indian companies on the cutting-edge of data analytics.

Princeton Review: UVA Yields Top Return for Students

University at Large

UVA has moved up two spots to No. 14 in the Princeton Review’s 2016 list of the top-50 schools that give the highest return on the cost of tuition.

Darden Students Partner with Ugandan Entrepreneurs

Darden School

Darden students and faculty visited the Institute of Management Sciences at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda.

U.Va. Expert Answers Questions about the Zika Virus

School of Medicine

The World Health Organization is warning the Zika virus is “spreading explosively” in South America. Learn about the implications of Zika. 

State Council Approves M.S. in Global Commerce Program

University at Large

The first class of approximately 60 students – 20 each from the Americas, Europe and Asia – will matriculate this fall and will study as a cohort at U.Va. or two other international schools.

Preserving the Past in 3-D

Graduate students Jennifer Grayburn and Benjamin Gorham hold examples of artifacts and archaeological dig sites they’ve recreated using the 3-D printer.

Climatologists Study Early Agriculture's Role in Global Cooling

University at Large

Ancient agriculture, including early rice farming, may have played a role in delaying the next ice age, according to new research.

Couple Has U.Va. Themed Wedding in China

University at Large

Karen Dong and Keer Liu are both members of the University of Virginia’s Class of 2013, and were married in Fujian, China.

U.Va. Astronomers Discover Insights on the Early Universe's Evolution

University at Large

Newly formed dwarf galaxies were likely the reason that the universe heated up about 13 billion years ago, according to new work by an international team of scientists that included a University of Virginia researcher.

J-Term Brings Students Up to Speed on 1,000 Years of Russian History

Yuri Urbanovich, a lecturer in politics and Slavic languages and literatures who was born in Georgia, in the U.S.S.R., taught a January-term course on “Post-Soviet Political Challenges: Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict, Separatism and Irredentism.”

Miller Center Advises Next President on National Security Challenges

The Miller Center

The Miller Center will release seven detailed essays focused on the national security challenges such as attacks on the homeland, foreign wars, global economic crises, nuclear proliferation, and global terrorism.

New University Research Grant Focuses on Refugee Shelters

University at Large

Earl Mark and his team received a 4-VA grant to prototype more durable, cost-effective and easily assembled emergency shelters that could be used in refugee camps.

U.Va. Brain Discovery Earning International Acclaim

School of Medicine

A discovery about the human brain is being hailed as one of 2015’s biggest scientific breakthroughs by Scientific American, Science and the National Institutes of Health.

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