A-School Students Recognized at International Skyscraper Competition

Architecture School

Three A-School students enrolled in the Master of Architecture program entered the 2015 Evolo Skyscraper Competition and their project, "Go Vertical : A City Designed for Volume" garnered an honorable mention for presenting one of the most innovative designs of the competition.

Darden Hosts 6th Annual Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference in Cambridge

Darden School

Approximately 60 scholars flew in from a wide range of countries: United States, Chile, Singapore, Russia, and many countries in between.

U.Va. Acquires Its First Original Papyrus Manuscript from Ancient World

University at Large

The Special Collections Library purchased its first original manuscript from classical antiquity, a papyrus document from Egypt tentatively dated to the third century CE.

Korea Alumni Chapter Hosts Darden Professors

Darden School

The Korea Chapter Leader, Kenneth Kim (MBA ’05), organized an evening reception to welcome the Warnocks to Seoul and provided an opportunity for them to share updates from Darden, particularly regarding the Asia Initiative.

The Darden Report: The Global Issue

Darden School

The Spring/Summer 2015 Darden Report has an international theme and is full of global content, such as the future of Cuban entrepreneurship and a Q & A with Dean Designate Scott Beardsley.

Class of 2015: New Graduate Finds Passion in Physics and French

University at Large

Janet Rafner will study in Denmark, working with a MAYA software specialist on new ways of illustrating scientific principles.

Undergraduate Goes Global

University at Large

Kelly Thomas lands dream internship at Space Exploration Technologies Corporation – better known as SpaceX.

Young African Leaders Initiative Kicks Off at Batten School

University at Large

For the next six weeks, the 500 selected Mandela Fellows will be hosted by the Presidential Precinct, a consortium comprising U.Va, Morven, the College of William & Mary, Monticello, Montpelier and Ash Lawn-Highland.

U.Va. Anthropologists Discuss Pueblo Society Organization

University at Large

Scientists are excavating ancient Pueblo homes and are learning more about culture, hierarchy, and the rare Macaw bird.

U.Va. Study: Rainfall Associated with Increases in Domestic Violence in India

College of Arts and Sciences

Sheetal Sekhri, of the Economics department, found in a new study that decreases in rainfall are correlated with increases in domestic violence and with dowry killings.

Gallup Survey: U.Va. Grads Lead Great Lives

University at Large

U.Va. alumni surpassed national averages in employment, engagement at work, well-being and attachment to their alma mater.

Interview: Mike Soriano (MBA ’16) on the Global Leadership Ride in Normandy

Darden School

The Global Leadership Ride is a program that allows students to apply broad leadership lessons from the Normandy invasion to their own reflection on planning and leading large, complex organizations.

U.Va. Economist: Each New Immigrant Creates 1.2 Jobs for Local Workers

College of Arts and Sciences

Economics professor John McLaren's new research finds that contrary to popular belief, immigrant workers actually create new local jobs, many of them subsequently filled by American-born employees.

Darden Professors Lead Conversation on Global Data Ethics

Darden School

Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich (HWZ) at the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business hosted the conference Big Data: Little Ethics? in Switzerland in June.

First-Year Med Student Creating Impact for Dhaka Slums

School of Medicine

Nona Jiang has won two prestigious national awards that will support her work with malnourished children in the slums of Bangladesh, a passion she has pursued since her undergraduate career.

U.Va. Students Earn Critical Language Scholarships from the U.S. Department of State

University at Large

Five University students will travel to Bangladesh, China, Japan, and India, spending seven-to-ten weeks fully immersed in the culture in intensive language institutes.

New Law Grad Provides Scholarships to Tanzanians

Law School

Lide Paterno is president of Tumaini Tanzania, a non-profit that he co-founded, and has helped raise over $70,000 worth in scholarships for secondary education in 2014.

Politics Professor Earns Research Grant On Non-State Actors

College of Arts and Sciences

John M. Owen IV has earned a Humboldt Research Award and will study various international groups in Germany for a year.

International Cooperation Yields Unprecedented View of Jupiter's Moon

University at Large

The Large Binocular Telescope is an international collaboration among institutions in the United States, Italy and Germany.

Center for Politics Receives Emmy Nomination for a MOOC

Center for Politics

“The Kennedy Half Century,” is a massive open online course available on and iTunes U streamed worldwide and available globally.