Emancipation Park

Charlottesville Renames Emancipation Park…Again

Charlottesville City Council has voted to rename Emancipation Park and Justice Park — formerly Lee Park and Jackson Park after Confederate generals Robert E....
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Prof Talk: Is Facebook a Global Threat?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aQ4QCC1gIo In today's Prof Talk, UVA Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan explains how Facebook has become a global threat to democracy. It's not just babies and dog...
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Alzheimer’s…A Health Care Crisis?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3pJrs7zh5g By 2050, Alzheimer's care is projected to cost the U.S. 1 TRILLION dollars a year. We sat down with UVA Professor George Bloom to...
James Fields Jr

Heyer’s Alleged Killer, James Fields, Charged with Hate Crimes

James Alex Fields, Jr. was charged with 30 federal hate crimes on Wednesday afternoon. He is accused of plowing his car into a crowd...
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Prof Talk: Why Smart Students Stop Caring

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKrytb5Ffw In today's Prof Talk, Professor Joseph Allen explains why smart kids lose motivation, and how to get yourself back up again.
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Prof Talk: “Liberals, You’re Not as Smart as You Think”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dccf2GmLRQQ Gerard Alexander, the author of "Liberals, You're Not as Smart as You Think," spoke to WUVA about his disregard for cultural appropriation, and the...
George Huguely

Love Family Withdraws Wrongful Death Suit Against Huguely

The family of late UVa lacrosse player Yeardley Love has withdrawn their wrongful death lawsuit against George Huguely V, Love's former boyfriend who was convicted...

Breaking News: Black Lives Matter Protests Corey Long’s Conviction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebOPdfSmkRQ Earlier this morning, Black Lives Matter demonstrators gathered to protest the district court’s conviction of Corey Long for misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct. Long...

What’s REALLY Going on with the Alderman Renovations?

Yesterday, Brandan Nigro held an open forum to discuss the Alderman Library renovations. The plans have been met with outcries of both support and...

Not so Fast: UVA Football Recruits, and then Loses, 4 Star Defensive Tackle

Yesterday, Ben Smiley III, one of the top high school players in the country, verbally committed to UVA—only to decommit within half an hour. Smiley...

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Catching Up with the “Crying Nazi”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-s4S8DzSrM One year after the alt-right took to the streets of Charlottesville, WUVA News caught up with white nationalist podcaster Christopher Cantwell.

UVA Lauded by Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The University has received four major accolades this week, with several national publications recognizing the school's cost-effectiveness, academics, hospital facilities and Grounds in their...

Interview Interruptus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrGEAkr5lHM Earlier this week, WUVA News was in the middle of an interview with Charlottesville Vice Mayor Heather Hill on the Downtown Mall. Without warning,...