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Friday, October 31, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Along with the historian Garry Gallagher’s keynote speech, the ceremony included the bestowing of Intermediate Honors to top third-year students and the Thomas Jefferson Awards to two longtime faculty members.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry, like his stories, might not be uplifting, but English professor Jerome McGann makes a case for him being one of most important early American poets.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Robert Hull

Karen Van Lengen arrived in Berlin for a design competition one week after the Berlin Wall fell, and visited frequently over the next months. Her vantage point, artifacts and memories offer a unique perspective on the aftermath.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Christine Phelan Kueter

“There are many health issues in the world that we all share, and by collaborating, we expand on our shared understanding – and solutions,” said nursing professor Elizabeth Friberg, who leads the Internet encounters.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The national health care publication cited the comprehensive orthopedic care available at the U.Va. Medical Center.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Many old library books contain unique details not originally printed on the pages – well-known or historical signatures, drawings, pressed flowers, coin rubbings and other memorabilia.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Michelle Koidin Jaffee

Computer science professor Kamin Whitehouse is working on home-monitoring technology that can automatically sense who is where in a home and adjust systems such as temperature controls and water heaters accordingly.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 | Erik Duda

Born without thumbs, 2-year-old Connor Woodle is now able to hold open his favorite picture books. His parents couldn’t be happier with the U.Va. surgeon who made it possible.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Lauren Jones

Taught by the associate producer of a public radio show, the new U.Va production course teaches students the basics of radio journalism. Their final projects will air on WTJU, the University’s own community station.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | Kimberly Reich

Ben Tyson, who graduated in May from both the School of Law and the Darden School of Business, compiled an academic record that “has few parallels in the school’s recent history,” according to longtime law professor A.E. Dick Howard.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

With the help of the U.Va. community, the Holiday Sharing program provides food and gifts to local families in need.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The national health care publication cited the comprehensive orthopedic care available at the U.Va. Medical Center.

Monday, October 27, 2014 | Erik Duda

Saturday’s brilliant fall weather brought large numbers of students and alumni to the Lawn for this year’s event, which appears on its way to setting new fundraising records to support Parkinson’s disease research.

Monday, October 27, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Infants at 7 months old are able to unconsciously pick up on eye cues, based on the size of the whites of a person’s eyes – a vital foundation for the development of social interactive skills, a new U.Va. psychology study shows.

Sunday, October 26, 2014 | Ashley Patterson

The site at Monroe Hill serves as a place of remembrance and tribute, where students are invited to join together to remember the life of their classmate, contribute to the memorial and reflect together.

Friday, October 24, 2014

“For Hannah’s young life to end so tragically, and for her destiny of promise to be left unfulfilled, is an affront to the sanctity of life and to the natural order of human events,” Teresa A. Sullivan said in a statement to the U.Va. community.

Friday, October 24, 2014

The parents of John and Sue Graham thanked the community for its support since the disappearance of their daughter. “Put simply, Hannah lit up our lives, the lives of our family and the lives of her friends and others who knew her,” they wrote.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Dove was awarded for her range of achievements related to poetry, and Varon won for her book on the end of the Civil War and debates about it that remain relevant today.

Friday, October 24, 2014 | Robert Hull

Lectures, panel discussions, theatrical and dance performances, art projects, film screenings and photography exhibits are among the events planned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall during the first week of November.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Bruce A. Vlk

Fighting climate change will require governments working in concert with other major stakeholders such as banks, investors and companies, said Carlos Pascual.


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