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U.Va. Chosen to Host ‘Priceless’ Shakespeare Folio

University at Large

One of the most famous books in the world, the collection of plays will be on view at the U.Va. – the only location in the commonwealth – as part of a 2016 national traveling exhibition.

Madison House Executive Director Volunteered in Costa Rica

Madison House

U.Va. alum Tim Freilich was once a Madison House volunteer himself and has spent time abroad in Costa Rica working as a park volunteer.

U.Va. Astronomer Wins Prestigious Early-Career Fellowship

College of Arts and Sciences

Shane Davis, named a Sloan Research Fellow for 2015, works with researchers overseas on collaborations.

University Wins Prestigious Award for Campus Internationalization

University at Large

U.Va. has been awarded the 2015 Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, which highlights excellence in global education.

Darden Student Reflects on Exchange in Argentina

Darden School

Darden student Kimberly Ellenson (MBA ’15) writes on her time in Buenos Aires.

U.Va. Top-Ranked in the Production of Peace Corps Volunteers

University at Large

U.Va. ranked third among medium-sized schools in the 2015 Peace Corps list of colleges and universities producing the most volunteers.

Darden Student Shares Perspective on Lunar New Year

Darden School

Sojeong Choi (MBA ’15) shares the origins and traditions of Lunar New Year in Asia, especially in Korea.

Professor's Bonhoeffer Biography Wins Book Award

College of Arts and Sciences

Charles Marsh’s in-depth biography of the devout pastor who stood up to Hitler’s laws won the 2015 Christianity Today Book Award in Biography/History.

Researchers Receive Grant to Study Ebola

School of Medicine

A tool designed to diagnose Ebola quickly and cheaply could save countless lives, allowing for earlier isolation and care of patients while reducing future outbreaks.

U.Va. Student Attends U.N. Conference on Climate Change

College of Arts and Sciences

Fourth-year student Dyanna Jaye was selected as a United States youth delegate to the 2014 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

U.Va. Grad Takes International Film Community by Storm

McIntire School

Jamie Sisley has taken his short film, “Stay Awake,” to the esteemed Berlin International Film Festival.

Fourth-Year Shares Her Path on Grounds and Abroad

College of Arts and Sciences

Kiana Williams spent last summer abroad in Peru, where she studied indigenous communities and their relations to public policy and globalization in the mining industry.

McIntire Alum to Premiere Film at Berlin Film Festival

McIntire School

“Stay Awake,” a new film written and directed by McIntire alum Jamie Sisley (McIntire ‘05), has been accepted to the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival.

U.Va.’s Nursing Students Without Borders Works in El Salvador

Nursing School

In January, UVA's Nursing Students Without Borders celebrated the groundbreaking of a new medical clinic in San Sebastián, El Salvador, for which they’ve independently raised $95,000 since 2004. 

Darden School Global Conference Challenges the Status Quo

Darden School

The second annual student-led conference examined three topics: doing business in tough environments, impact investing and the global financial market going forward.

U.Va. Tops "Best Value" List as #1 Public University

University at Large

U.Va. is ranked as the nation’s top public school for affordability, academics and career prospects by the Princeton Review.

Curry Researchers Work in Latin America

Curry School

Inter-American Development Bank commissions education researchers at U.Va.’s Curry School of Education to analyze the classroom experiences of young students in Brazil, Chile and Ecuador.

2015 Casteen Diversity Award Nominations Open

Office for Diversity and Equity

The University is accepting nominations for the Casteen Diversity-Equity Inclusion Leadership Award for a student, faculty or staff member who has demonstrated a deep commitment to diversity in the U.Va. community.

Darden Hosts Second Annual Global Conference

Darden School

Six Darden student clubs and the Center for Global Initiatives hosted the second annual Darden Global Conference, with the theme of “Challenging the Status Quo”.

Sullivan Establishes "Cornerstone Plan" to Sustain U.Va. Excellence

Office of the President

Sullivan spoke on new measures meant to address concerns about student safety and sexual misconduct, and also emphasized U.Va's progress towards advancing itself as a global leader in academics and innovation.

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