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Reasons To Explore - How Travel Shapes Our Individuality

Architecture School

Yijun Li, an international student who has studied in the United States for almost six years, has benefited from multiple experiences of studying abroad. For her, sudying abroad has been a way of bringing out her indepenent nature and reflecting back on her experiences. 

Atthur Fattah on Leading Darden’s Middle East and Islamic Student Association

Darden School

As the President of Darden’s Middle East and Islamic Student Association (MEISA), Atthur works with all Darden student organizations to enrich Darden community’s experience in cultural diversity and global business.

The Virtual Student Foreign Service Placed UVA Fourth

University at Large

For the last few years, Nina Toyo, an EducationUSA adviser at the U.S. embassy in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, has been showing students there a short film on college student life. 

International Visitors Talk Democracy at UVA with Gov. Terry McAuliffe

University at Large

At Pavilion IV on Thursday afternoon, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe candidly discussed civic engagement, democracy, business and economic opportunities and a range of political issues with a group of 25 government, nonprofit and business leaders from the Middle East and North Africa.

Project Nurture is Winner of P3 Impact Award

Darden School

Project Nurture, a partnership between a global nonprofit and different foundations that addresses poverty among African smallholder farmers, was accounced as a model public-private partnership (P3) and the winner of the third annual P3 Impact Award. 

Alum's App Aspires To Become ‘The Amazon Of Health Care’ in Asia

Alumni

University of Virginia graduate Dato' Chevy Beh envisions his startup, BookDoc, a free mobile app and online platform to help patients quickly identify and get an appointment with nearby health care providers, to transform health care in Asia. 

Former National Security Adviser Tom Donilon '85 Explains Why Next President Inherits Shaky Ground

School of Law

Former National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, a 1985 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, spoke at the Law School on Thursday in a talk co-sponsored by UVA's Miller Center about how the next president of the United States will inherit some of the worst global instability in modern times.

Global Week at Darden

Darden School

Global Week at Darden runs through Wednesday 21 September and includes a variety of fun, culturally enriching activities, all student-led and organized. 

UVA, India Strike Agreement to Revitalize Major New Delhi River

University at Large

The University of Virginia has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the New Delhi water authority to map out an expansive, multidisciplinary prescription to rehabilitate the pollution-choked Yamuna River.

Stephanie Fung '18 Spent Summer at War Crimes Tribunal

School of Law

Stephanie Fung, Class of 2018, spent her summer working as an intern at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, a Dutch city on the North Sea known as the “international city of peace and justice.”

Arctic Design Group

Architecture School

The A-School's Arctic Design Group is America's only multidisciplinary research group that looks at how architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design affects the far North. 

UVA Student, Director Attend Rare Aboriginal Art ‘Makarrata’ In Australia

Alumni

Collins, who worked at UVA’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection while a student, flew to Australia with the director of Kluge-Ruhe, Margo Smith, to attend a historic summit called the "Makarrata". 

Margarita Jover Chosen for HNA Eco-Island Competition Jury

Architecture School

Margarita Jover, professor of practice at the University of Virginia School of Architecture, was chosen to serve on the jury for the Hainan Airlines Group Eco-Island competition, along with several other international leaders in architecture.

Scholar Showcase: Alexander Kaps

Darden School

Alexander Kaps, Class of 2017, studied business at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany and completed a semester exchange program at Washington University of St. Louis before coming to Darden.

Two UVA Alums Are Bringing Back Doctor House Calls in Malaysia

Center for Global Health

Two 2014 UVA alums, Garvy Beh and Keegan Flynn, tackle the problem of the lack of in-home health care for elderly patients in Malaysia. 

Spanish Journey Strengthens Cavaliers' Bond

Athletics

During a 10-day tour of Spain that began August 9th in Madrid and ended Thursday in Barcelona, the Cavalier basketball team built bonds that will make them better when their season rolls around this fall.

Darden Student Interns with Accenture on Clean Water Project in Ghana

Darden School

Jocelyn Recht, Class of 2017, spent her summer in Accra, Ghana working as the Summer Strategy Consultant for Accenture Development Partnerships.

Curry's Impact Improves Schools in South America, Central Asia

Curry School

Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch is using the Curry-designed Classroom Assessment Scoring System to examine the interactions between teachers and students in Ecuador and Kyrgyzstan.

Alumni Join Forces to Fight for Diversity

Alumni

UVA’s IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) Fund creates a coast-to-coast alliance committed to more vibrant, diverse workplaces.

Law Student Spends Summer Working for IFC in Johannesburg

Law School

In addition to his work at the IFC, Karl Lockhart '18 explored historic landmarks and natural wonders in Africa. Lockhart is a Monroe Leigh Fellow in International Law.

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