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UVA Discovery of Spinning Black Hole Jets

https://youtu.be/kZAJ33v2-CM Craig Sarazin, UVA Chair for the Department of Astronomy, reviews the recent discovery of spinning black hole jets that expel plasma into space at...

UVA National Championship License Plates Are Here!

https://youtu.be/n3gCCBnKSLg The DMV is now offering a limited-edition UVA license plate to celebrate the 2019 National Championship for Men’s Basketball. The plates cost $25 annually,...

UVA Ranked #7 in Most Welcoming Schools to LGBTQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXEwUSmZR0E?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 In partnership with Campus Pride Index, BestColleges.com ranked UVA as the 7th most welcoming school to LGBTQ students, a huge jump from their previous...

WUVA’s Guide to Orientation

https://youtu.be/HZ5zhK6PmSU?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 In this Guide to UVA Orientation, WUVA follows incoming first year, Calvin Min, as he experiences Grounds for the first time as a student....

McIntire School of Commerce Ranked Best M.S. Program in U.S. by the Economist

https://youtu.be/pDGKKBJ6_dc The Economist magazine ranked the University’s McIntire School of Commerce’s Masters in management program as the best in the United States and sixth in...

Monticello Celebrates New American Citizens on Independence Day

https://youtu.be/hRF3XE7LBv0 At the 57th annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello, over seventy immigrants took the oath of citizenship and became American citizens....

Jefferson’s Birthday Removed as Charlottesville Holiday

https://youtu.be/w1ngrfKnUMs The Charlottesville City Council voted on Monday to remove the birthday of Thomas Jefferson, April 13th, from the holiday schedule in Charlottesville. In its...

Sally Hudson: A Fresh Voice Heads to Richmond

https://youtu.be/b8n30rcM2hc?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 Sally Hudson, Assistant Professor and Candidate for the 57th District in the Virginia House of Delegates Sally met with WUVA to discuss the sexual...

GOP at UVA: Is the Party Over?

https://youtu.be/V98RVgUms0Y?rel=0&ytp-pause-overlay=0 The New York Times op-ed Columnist David Brooks predicts the Republican Party dying out in the near future due to the increasing number of...

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...

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Tony Bennett Talks Title Defense, UVA’s 19-20 Roster & Schedule

https://youtu.be/85S9erGSlBA Virginia men's basketball head coach Tony Bennett spoke with WUVA's Matt Newton on the 2019-20 UVA basketball roster and schedule. Coach Bennett discussed the...

Charlottesville’s First Annual Unity Days

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFPish1E_V8&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=WUVANEWS   The City of Charlottesville is commemorating the events of August 11 and 12, 2017 by holding an annual weekend of community events. Unity Days...

UVA’s Democracy Initiative Explained by Co-Director Melody Barnes

https://youtu.be/1Kb3LdOOp7o The University of Virginia's Democracy Initiative was launched in 2018 to "study and advance the prospects of democracy around the world." WUVA met with...