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U.Va. Astronomer, Researchers Contribute to Landmark Look at Jupiter’s Moon

In a first for a ground-based telescope, the astronomers have observed a distinctive, never-before-seen feature on Jupiter’s innermost moon, Io.

What Happens When You Let Students Invest The Endowment?

At the Darden School of Business and the McIntire School of Commerce, students make the investing decisions normally delegated to the University’s endowment manager.

Students Study Rotunda Renovations Firsthand

Engineering and architecture students are working on the University of Virginia’s Rotunda renovation as interns, supplementing their classroom education with practical experience.

From Academical Village to C-Pop: Alums Are a Hit in China’s Pop Music Scene

How did singing in a bathroom in Old Cabell Hall get two alums to the top of pop music charts in China? Two former Academical Village People share their story.

23 Start-Up Teams Set to Put Their Ideas to the Test

The 2015 i.Lab Incubator session begins Wednesday with a 10-week intensive entrepreneurship accelerator. Nearly two dozen emerging start-up teams from across the University and local community will test their business concepts.

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Jefferson Scholars Foundation Welcomes Next Class of Standout Graduate Students

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The foundation has selected two dozen new Jefferson Fellows, exceptionally talented graduate students who demonstrate outstanding achievement and the highest promise as scholars, teachers, public servants and business leaders.

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Alumna is Reducing Poverty, One Loan at a Time

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Seventeen years ago, a young Karissa Nanetta witnessed the combustible despair of poverty as riots raged outside her home in Jakarta, Indonesia during the 1998 Asian financial crisis.

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Nearly Indestructible Virus Yields Tool to Battle Diseases

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

By unlocking the secrets of a bizarre virus that survives in nearly boiling acid, scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found a blueprint for battling human disease using DNA clad in near-indestructible armor.

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Museum Director Honored by Australia for Bringing ‘Down Under’ Up to U.Va.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Smith, who directs the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to Australian Aboriginal art, is being recognized with the highest honor the Australian government bestows upon individuals who have contributed outstanding service in their field.

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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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