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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

U.Va. researchers find that cancer diagnoses in Virginia will continue to grow over the next quarter-century, despite advances in prevention.

Monday, April 20, 2015 | Mitchell Powers

How does one go about duplicating the capitals that originally sat atop the Rotunda’s columns when most were lost to a fire in 1895? An inside look at the transatlantic effort to restore Thomas Jefferson’s original design.

Monday, April 20, 2015 | Caroline Newman

McCharen talks about her journey from a seamstress in U.Va.’s drama department to an in-demand fashion designer with a client list that includes Beyoncé and Madonna.

Monday, April 20, 2015 | Katie McNally

The alumna and technology innovator founded the coding-for-social-good organization CodeMontage and has helped more than 35,000 women improve their computer programming skills with her group, Girl Develop It.

Friday, April 17, 2015 | Matt Charles

Bowles brings vast experience in legislative consulting, particularly on issues of health care, energy, technology, higher education and environmental law, and was previously a member of the Board of Visitors of James Madison University.

Friday, April 17, 2015 | Robert Hull

For the first time, U.Va. students have curated an exhibit at The Fralin Museum of Art, selecting photographs of the human body in motion from the museum’s permanent collection.

Friday, April 17, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Zieman chaired the Department of Environmental Sciences and played a key role in establishing the Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center.

Friday, April 17, 2015 | Christine Phelan Kueter

Writing “can be a powerful, creative and vulnerable exploration to better understand healing, grieving and the human experience,” one winner said.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Katie McNally

On Sunday, engineering students Trisha Hajela and Grace Wusk will present “Ladies in the Lab: An Interactive Showcase of Women in STEM.” The event is designed to help foster an early interest in STEM topics for middle and high school girls.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | McGregor McCance

In a nationally televised event, historians and history buffs will ponder how and why the War Between the States remains relevant a century and a half after Lee’s surrender in Appomattox.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Caroline Newman

The new approach serves students based on the career fields they express interest in, and not on their majors and schools.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

Lisa Russ Spaar is a finalist for the Cherry Award for Great Teaching, which brings a cash prize, and the winner receives one of the most generous awards ever.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 | Derik Diver

The Jefferson Trust is an unrestricted endowment that distributes grants on Grounds to support initiatives that enhance teaching, scholarship and research, and programs that allow faculty and students to work closely together while engaging in hands-on learning.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Lorenzo Perez

Defeating ISIS and other radical religion-based groups will require a coalition of both civil society and religious actors, said 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jerry White.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

With the selection process still to be worked out, the board will appoint someone by next semester to serve a one-year term, with a limit of two consecutive terms.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | Matt Kelly

An engineering major and a politics student at the University of Virginia, both with an interest in policy questions, receive Truman scholarships.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Matt Kelly

The Earth Day Expo, a free lunch-and-learn community event promoting the theme of “Advancing a Sustainable Society,” is one of the centerpieces of Earth Week celebrations at the University of Virginia.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Matt Kelly

For her breadth of talent, involvement on Grounds and humility, University of Virginia third-year student Caroline Herre received a scholarship named in honor of a 1979 graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce.

Monday, April 13, 2015 | Robert Hull , | Mary Wood , | Anne E. Bromley

Monday’s Founder’s Day celebrations featured several U.Va. public events, including talks by the three recipients of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals, the University’s highest external honors.

Monday, April 13, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

He was the first to describe the clinical efficacy of Viagra, publishing his findings in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998.

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