The testing will prioritize Albemarle and Charlottesville public school employees and UVA staff. Pre-registration is required.
Also in the roundup: The UVA Medical Center is again a Magnet for nurses, the University is honored for its international education, a COVID expert and a biophysicist are lauded, and WTJU takes home three broadcasting trophies.
Charlottesville has seen relatively low numbers of COVID-19 cases so far, but UVA Health leaders are preparing for a winter surge, just in case.
Alumnus and philanthropist John Paul “Jack” Jones, who served in World War II and was a successful newspaper publisher and attorney, has died at age 100.
UVA play-by-play announcer Dave Koehn’s voice is the soundtrack of successful Cavalier sports teams. Now he’s hoping he can use it for something else he deeply cares about: climate and sustainability efforts.
Medical experts shared enthusiasm for the prospect of a vaccine, and UVA has begun planning for its eventual arrival and distribution.
In one last UVA Weekly episode for the fall, President Ryan, student host Nia Augustine and other Hoos reflect and offer thanks.
Enjoy this image of the illuminated Lawn as well as Thursday evening’s annual Lighting of the Lawn holiday celebration, made virtual this year by student organizers because of COVID-19.