Are the poor indeed doomed to be “always with us”? Or can they rise through American society, Horatio Alger-style? These questions, and the role of government in all this, will be the focus of a talk Feb. 22.
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January 23, 2013
With another record number of admissions applications to consider, U.Va. got a jump on building its Class of 2017 by extending more than 3,800 offers through its early action program.
December 19, 2012
The key to preventing incidents like the Newtown, Conn., school shootings lies not in better school security, but in more attention to mental health, according to a widely endorsed statement crafted in part by U.Va. psychologist Dewey Cornell.
November 06, 2012
Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting included a report on President Sullivan’s proposal to boost faculty salaries and a call for reform of how the Board of Visitors is selected and composed.
September 18, 2012
John Simon, executive vice president and provost, has begun the search for a vice provost for academic affairs to succeed J. Milton Adams, newly named to lead the University’s strategic planning efforts.
August 22, 2012
The Charlottesville area's lifeblood starts flowing again beginning Friday, as U.Va. students return for the 2012-13 academic year. Motorists in the University area should expect a few clogged arteries this weekend.
August 17, 2012
The Jefferson Scholars Foundation has awarded Ashley Robin Hurst its first Groundbreakers Fellowship for graduate study at the University of Virginia beginning this fall.
August 08, 2012
A newly revised edition of "Best Little Stories from the White House," by the husband-and-wife writing team of C. Brian Kelly and Ingrid Smyer-Kelly, is being released in August, in time for the presidential election.
June 20, 2012
While acknowledging the "deeply flawed" process that led to his appointment early Tuesday morning as interim president of the University of Virginia, Carl P. Zeithaml said he "had no choice" but to accept the post.
May 15, 2012
May 15, 2012 — The Jefferson Scholars Foundation has selected 15 incoming graduate students to receive Jefferson Fellowships