Early Christmas morning in 2011, terror struck at three churches in northern Nigeria. Oluwatimiehin Ayoh knew immediately that he had to help, and decided the best way to fight hate was with books.
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October 18, 2017
Colleagues, clients, family and friends recalled Lowe’s determination to see justice served, no matter the obstacle. Many reflected on one of his most impactful cases, which saw full coeducation arrive at UVA in 1970.
October 13, 2017
The forum will explore what the future holds for women leaders around the globe. It’s part of the University’s bicentennial celebration, which is marking the progress of the past 200 years while envisioning the University’s aspirations for the next century.
October 11, 2017
Giving back is a core belief at the University of Virginia. Read these inspiring stories of how members of the UVA community are helping people and places hard hit by hurricanes, earthquakes and more.
September 28, 2017
UVA has been fully coeducational for only 47 of its nearly 200 years. This is the story of how a determined 18-year-old woman joined forces with a tenacious UVA law grad to take on the University in federal court, scoring a victory for women around the world.
September 25, 2017
Yen House honors Yan Huiqing, who was also known as W.W. Yen, the first international student to earn a bachelor's degree from UVA – in 1900. He went on to serve as China’s premier for five terms and was acting president during his last premiership in 1926.
September 22, 2017
Matthew Wajsgras took a novel approach to learning about the school to which he was transferring: He built an app featuring all things UVA.
September 19, 2017
We tagged along as resident adviser Rebecca Lewis welcomed 22 new first-year students to the University, sampling an experience duplicated hundreds of times around Grounds over the past few weeks.
September 14, 2017
In the first stop of a state-wide tour, Jackson urged students at UVA to petition Virginia’s General Assembly to enact automatic voter registration for all Virginians when they turn 18.
September 06, 2017
The new research finds that when it comes to friendships in adolescence, quality trumps quantity in predicting long-term mental health.