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Cavalier Connoisseurs: The Fralin Showcases Treasures of Alumni Art Collections

The new “Cavaliers Collect” exhibition includes diverse pieces from every century of art history and many countries around the globe, brought together by the common alma mater of their owners. Included: works by Pablo Picasso – and Bob Dylan.

Massive Study Reports Challenges in Reproducing Published Psychology Findings

U.Va. psychology professor Brian Nosek and an international team of researchers conducted a major review of the findings of 100 psychology studies. Less than half could be reproduced.

An Artist of the Arctic: Meet New Music Department Chair Matthew Burtner

Alaskan-born composer Matthew Burtner transforms the sounds of his home state into lyrical compositions that are raising awareness of climate change and its effects around the globe.

With Dawn of New Academic Year, Sullivan Assesses University’s Direction

After welcoming new students at Opening Convocation on Sunday, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses the year ahead and assesses how U.Va. is progressing on key issues before higher education.

Experts Offer Simple Solutions to Defeat Back-to-School Stress

The start of a new academic year can be stressful, especially for first-year and transfer students. U.Va. experts offer real-world strategies to not only lessen the stress, but make this the best year ever.


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Aerospace Student Aims for the Stars, and a Career at SpaceX

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Yes, Kelly Thomas really does want to become a rocket scientist, and the summer internships she has landed appear to have her on the right track.

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U.Va.’s Sustainability Efforts Rise to Meet Gold Standard

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognizes the University for its comprehensive work integrating sustainability into its whole program.

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Fertilization Discovery: Do Sperm Carry Tiny Harpoons?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

U.Va. researchers have identified and imaged the structure of a key protein in human sperm, hypothesizing that it may be vital to binding sperm and egg.

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U.Va. Forges Ahead with Efforts Against Sexual Violence, Alcohol Abuse

Friday, August 28, 2015

A new, mandatory student education program is the latest step in the University’s campaign to stem sexual violence and alcohol abuse.

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Deadliest Crash: U.Va. Takes Hard Look at Rollovers

Researchers at the Center for Applied Biomechanics are developing a dynamic rollover crash test and improving crash dummies in an effort to improve on current approaches to rollover safety ratings.

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For our most recent Throwback Thursday post on Facebook, we combed through our collection of Corks and Curls in search of pictures of some of our notable alumni.

We looked for individuals who could be easily recognized and, to provide a challenge, some who could not. Surprisingly, some of the people we had in mind, like Robert Kennedy (LAW 1951), didn’t have an individual photo.

We narrowed the selected pics down to a group of...

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