Also in the roundup: An autism researcher is honored, three from the University are tapped to focus on disparities in health care, really helpful law students receive an award, the Special Collections Library is hailed as “incredible” – and more. more >
Commission members include faculty, staff, students and community members, who will begin their work this fall under President-Elect Jim Ryan. Four national, local, student and alumni boards will advise the commission. more >
The class president spoke for nearly 12 minutes about the meaning of family and home, sharing the heartbreaking story of his mother’s battle with cancer and how it helped him find a second family at UVA. Did he really do it without notes? more >
The guide helps researchers who are mapping out the human body, molecule by molecule, avoid some potential pitfalls that could inadvertently compromise their work. more >
See how these four young alumni are tackling their first jobs and making an impact in medicine, media, engineering and research. more
Two ’Hoos made guest appearances at the royal wedding – at least one alumnus in person among the celebrity-studded crowd, and one professor in the powerful sermon delivered by his good friend, American Bishop Michael Curry. more >
Since joining the faculty in 1979, Judith Shatin, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Music, has contributed to several decades of impressive growth in the department and its computer music program, her brainchild. She is retiring this month. more >