News

Darden Hosts Paris Leadership Forum

Darden School

More than 100 students and alumni gathered alongside the Darden Global Advisory Council in France to discuss luxury business practices.

Commerce Program Takes Top Spot in Value Colleges Ranking

McIntire School

McIntire’s high ranking was based on its achievement of “the right balance between reputation, quality and cost to give students a high return on investment and a proven advantage [in] the job market.”

Native American Rock Group to Perform in Charlottesville

University at Large

Offering a fusion of cultural rock, traditional sound and theatrical dance, the band’s performances are often compared to the electrifying excitement of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Celtic Thunder or Riverdance.

Retention, Superb Graduation Rate Keep U.Va. High in U.S. News Rankings

University at Large

U.Va. is the No. 3 public university in the nation and No. 26 overall among national universities, according to the magazine’s highly anticipated annual ranking.

U.Va. Announces New French J-Term Course in Québec

College of Arts and Sciences

For a fraction of the cost of traveling to France, students can experience life in a French society thanks to a new immersion program in Québec.

Celebrating the 150th Birthday of "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Special Collections

A new exhibit of Alice features illustrations from the original text written in "Anglo-Saxon", the language spoken and written in Britain from about A.D. 700 to 1100.

Batten Welcomes New International Faculty Member

Batten School

Among the new faculty is Bala Mulloth, who specializes in social entrepreneurship and is joining the Batten School from Hungary’s Central European University Business School.

Co-Winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize to Ban Landmines Joins U.Va. Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences

Jerry White worked closely with the late Princess Diana and then King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan to address the crisis, caused by tens of millions of mines buried in more than 80 countries.

New Fralin Collection Spotlights International Alumni Pieces

The Arts

New exhibits feature work from India and China as loaned by U.Va. alumni family and friends.

Curry School Dean Presents to Chinese Ministry of Education

Curry School

Justin Thompson spoke at an international symposium on faculty performance evaluations and incentives for educators.

New Music Department Chair Shares Global Work

College of Arts and Sciences

Listen to how Matthew Burtner incorporates sounds of the Arctic into his music.

Architecture Professor Revisions a More Sustainable Hong Kong

Architecture School

Seth McDowell, who is earning recognition among the nation’s top architects, has created a vision of Hong Kong where daily life takes place on an infrastructure made of excess food waste.

International Collaboration Solves Plant Virus Mystery

School of Medicine

A team of U.Va. researchers and their teammates in Taiwan have deployed new microscope technology to study the shape and form of the bamboo mosaic virus.

U.Va. Welcomes Students From 76 Countries this Fall

University at Large

Just over 5 percent of the Class of 2019 comes from foreign countries, with the largest numbers from China, India and Korea.

U.Va. Hospital Receives International "Baby-Friendly" Designation

U.Va. Hospital

U.Va. is one of fewer than 300 U.S. hospitals to be recognized as a Baby-Friendly®, as part of an international initiative led by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund.

Center for Global Health Takes MadiDrops to Tanzania

Center for Global Health

A team of Scholars from the U.Va. Center for Global Health are studying the effects of MadiDrops, ceramic water purification devices that purify household drinking water, in Nzali, Tanzania.

Alum Photographer Shoots Nature Globally

Alumni

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

UVA Athletics

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

University at Large

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.

U.Va. ROTC Cadets Study Languages Over Summer

ROTC

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".

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