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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.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Rebecca P. Arrington

Landscape architect Mary Hughes and IT analyst David Vermillion serve U.Va. well, day-to-day, and accomplish in their avocation what Jefferson was unable to do in his lifetime.

Thursday, October 23, 2014 | Matt Kelly

The annual “Game Day Challenge” seeks to reduce waste at a designated Cavalier football game – to as little as zero in the suites.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Following expert commentary, breakout sessions will consider several responses to the crisis, from the role of the U.S. government to health and psycho-social victim support and economic empowerment to affected women and girls.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Rob Smith

Ricardo Idagi’s three-week residency gave students the opportunity to learn Australian Aboriginal art firsthand and gain an appreciation for its origins.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Mary Wood

The Supreme Court Litigation Clinic’s 12th case to reach the highest court in the land involves a fascinating question: Can the government prevent the sale of a convicted felon’s legally owned firearms, even if they were unrelated to his crime?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Virginia Carter

In the lead-up to Homecomings Weekend, organizers behind the “Hoos Got Your Back” campaign are planning a series of events this week aimed at preventing sexual assault.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Lauren Jones

On Saturday, U.Va. will host its 11th annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s event on the Lawn. Since 2004, U.Va. has raised more than $346,000 to support research toward finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. And the whole event is student-run.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Stephanie DeVaux

Lawn residents and U.Va. students will once again welcome local trick-or-treaters to the Lawn on Halloween afternoon, one of the highlights of the academic year.

Monday, October 20, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A U.Va. study used advanced DNA sequencing to produce new insights into the potentially nefarious origins of the cells’ “powerhouse” organelles.

Monday, October 20, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

W. Ralph Eubanks, who joined the staff last year, talks about what he thinks makes the journal distinctive, as well as a little bit about his own work and interests – including Southern food.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Successful applicants, including six undergraduate and two graduate students, will work with University partners to improve rural health conditions in South Africa, Uganda and St. Kitts and Nevis.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Drs. Chris Shaffrey and Justin Smith are among 18 surgeons chosen by a panel of “thought leaders in the field,” a list compiled by Orthopedics This Week.

Sunday, October 19, 2014 | Ashley Patterson

Kevin Spacey, the award-winning American film and stage actor, director, screenwriter and producer, talked arts and surviving college at the second installment of the President’s Speaker Series for the Arts.

Friday, October 17, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan called for “appropriate recognition of the historical role of slavery and enslaved persons at the University” as the University nears its bicentennial.

Friday, October 17, 2014

“The University of Virginia holds a unique and special place in the history of higher education in the nation and the world,” he said. “I will be forever grateful to the talented faculty, students and staff with whom I have had the privilege to work at this storied institution.”


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