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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...
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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...

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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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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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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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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Professors Are People Too: Episode 1 – Dana Elzey

Each week in Professors Are People Too we ask a professor to tell us a story. This week we took the time to talk...

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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The Woody Hall Tinderview (Tinder Interview)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_rbRM5_mq0&t=1s You know their numbers, but do you know their stories? At the beginning of the semester, the residents of Woody Hall 1 created a joint...

What Twins Reveal About Humanity

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZnCseDWgbw Professor Erik Turkheimer discusses his research on twins and what they can tell us about the rest of humanity. Produced by Mia Gaulteri and Jamie...

Wrap Up: Lemon Kurds?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0h0KvADqgg This week on Wrap Up, Aaryan covers the Turkish invasion of Syria, the U.S. Military's ban on vaping, UVa construction, and Tony Bennett. Wait,...