March 30, 2011 - As the Turkish boat Mavi Marmara steamed toward Israel's border in May 2010, simmering tensions between Israel and Turkey were coming to a head.
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March 28, 2011
March 28, 2011 — The University of Virginia is joining forces with Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Gayle Ferraro to show her movie, "To Catch a Dollar," which documents the birth of Grameen America, the Bangladesh-based microlende
March 25, 2011
March 25, 2011 — The director of the University of Virginia's Studies in Women and Gender program was on the 11th floor of a Tokyo hotel Skyping with her partner in Charlottesville when the devastating earthquake hit Japan on March 11.
March 22, 2011
March 22, 2011 — The University of Virginia will host a public teach-in Thursday to focus on the events in Japan following that country's earthquake and tsunami.
March 15, 2011
March 15, 2011 — When Indonesia's former presidential adviser became ambassador to the United States last year, one of the first things he wanted to do was come to the University of Virginia.
March 15, 2011
March 15, 2011 — Easter Sunday 2009 was marked by a daring rescue that freed American ship captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates 350 miles off the Horn of Africa.
March 10, 2011
March 10, 2011 — Indonesia's ambassador to the United States comes to the University of Virginia on Monday to discuss how his and other countries can adapt to what he calls "this amazing century."
March 03, 2011
March 3, 2011 — This year, more than 2,000 University of Virginia students participated in education abroad activities.
February 23, 2011
February 23, 2011 — A two-day symposium Feb. 25 and 26 at the University of Virginia will explore the long transformation of the status of Turkic peoples and societies and the concept of a Turkic identity that spans political systems and world regions.
February 22, 2011
February 22, 2011 — A University of Virginia audience got a lesson Monday in "United States Security Challenges for the 21st Century," with a backstory on how and why the sphere of U.S. influence has grown to where it is today.