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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...
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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...

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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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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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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Professors Are People Too: Episode 5 – Allen Groves

Each week on Professors Are People Too we ask a professor to tell us a story. This week Dean of Students Allen Groves tells...

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Early Decision at UVA: Is Diversity at Risk?

https://youtu.be/tpBI7abQb1k?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 More than a decade after its elimination, early decision is being reintroduced at UVA, mainly due to high demand from prospective students and their...

Cavs Add 4-Star Recruit Reece Beekman

https://youtu.be/xFSG11qyAz0?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 Louisiana-bred Reece Beekman commits to Virginia, making him the second player in Virginia’s 2020 basketball class. Beekman ranks #44 in ESPN’s Top 100 for...

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad: UVA Students Saving Lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye3MDSUQFZg?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 Despite the national shortage of volunteer EMTs, the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad continues to thrive with the help of many UVA students. Produced by Kyra Min,...