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Professors Are People Too: Episode 2 – Mary Middleton

Each week on Professors Are People Too we ask a professor to tell us a story. This week we took the time to talk to Mary...
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The Special Athlete

https://youtu.be/TgPIiDjkMYI Beloved Newcomb Employee Chris Raupp represented the United States at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi this past March, bringing home the gold in...

HooPolls: Best Classes at UVA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVk0UNX_nXE   College can be fun, except for the minor inconvenience of going to class; but what if you took a class you actually enjoyed?! We...

Navigating the Meal-Plan-Maze

  Find out what meal plan is best for you with our user friendly guide to all things dining. This is it- this is college. We’re...
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A Student Story: Tania Rodriguez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlwkbraNrjM Tania: "Hello, my name is tania. I am not always around, but when I am, I'd like to tell you a story. Could you...
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Virginia’s Hard Cider Boom

By: Caroline Coleburn One of Virginia’s newest and most explosive industries is an alcoholic drink called hard cider. With only 8 cideries in 2014, Virginia’s...
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Days on the Lawn: UVA Stereotypes

We went out to talk to newly admitted students during Days on the Lawn asking them: What stereotypes do they have of UVa students,...

In Their Shoes: Life from the Perspective of a Homeless Charlottesville Resident

A life-long resident of Charlottesville, who for years has drifted in and out of homelessness, has found a home in the heart of his community. UVA...
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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...

Professor Spotlight: Francesca Calamita

Dr. Francesca Calamita is a lecturer in Italian Studies who came to UVa in August 2014. She is originally from a small town close...

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UVA Loses Third Straight… Time to Panic?

https://youtu.be/k6qgEQLBRjw The Virginia Cavaliers suffered their third consecutive loss Wednesday night in Tallahassee, falling to the Florida State Seminoles 54-50. WUVA's Matt Newton is here...
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HooPolls: What Were You Going to do Over Winter Break?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWqMsg7UWz0&feature=youtu.be Fresh into our first day of classes, WUVA takes a look back at the eve of winter break to see what you all thought...

Syracuse Pulls Away in OT to Give UVA 2nd Straight Loss

The Syracuse Orange buried five three-pointers and scored 20 points in overtime to defeat the Virginia Cavaliers 63-55 Saturday evening at John Paul Jones...