Dr. Francis Collins

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins Speaks at UVa

The University welcomed Dr. Francis Collins to Grounds on Tuesday for a lecture titled "Science, Diversity, and All Of Us." The speech was part...

Evaluating Unity at the Concert for Charlottesville

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx3aM0Sunlw Just about a month after the Unite the Right rally sent shock waves throughout the once quiet town of Charlottesville, the Dave Matthews Band...

“We’ll be back sooner than you might imagine,” Richard Spencer told WUVA

Richard Spencer is the American editor of altright.com and is credited with leading the Alt Right movement to what it is today. He gained international...

Nationwide Legalization Efforts and the UVa Focus

Cannabis legalization for medical and recreational use has caught traction in the US since Colorado's historic statewide recreational legalization in 2012. Over the last...

International Student Dormitory Renamed to Honor First Chinese Graduate

The Board of Visitors has passed a resolution to rename a signature international student dormitory from the Lewis House to the Yen House, honoring...

Leslie Cockburn Discusses Fake News, Student Responsibility

This past Wednesday, the University Democrats invited Leslie Cockburn to grounds for a discussion of journalism in the era of fake news.  Over the course...

Watch Protesters Walk Down West Main Street

Protesters marched down West Main Street until they reached their destination of Carr's Hill. This protest came as an apparent response to a white supremacist Richard...

BREAKING: UVa President Teresa Sullivan’s House Surrounded by BLM Activists and Police

**Story is developing. Stay tuned for updates here.** As of 11:30pm, multiple groups - including Black Lives Matter activists, Antifa, and UVa students - were...

WUVA Alum Fred Shackelford Publishes Mystery Novel

Fred Shackelford, an alumnus of UVa and WUVA News, is the author of a new, acclaimed thriller entitled The Ticket.  Shackelford's work has been the subject...

UVa’s Bicentennial Celebration in Pictures

Last night UVa stepped into its third century. Take a look.

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Beth Akers

Batten School Hosts Talk with Student Loan Expert Beth Akers

The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy hosted a talk on Wednesday with student loan expert Beth Akers. The senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute...

UVa Faculty Member Strives to Improve Local Democracy

Public protests have become more commonplace in our polarised system, and with that situations have become more tense, and voices have become louder. However,...

The BSA’s 5th Demand Calls for a Required Curriculum

https://www.facebook.com/wuvanews/videos/vb.198717970153316/1848745525150544/?type=2&theater   The BSA believes the University is not doing enough to address its history of white supremacy and slavery. Reporter Yahya Abou-Ghazala takes a closer...

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