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Batten Panel Rationalizes Colombian Peace Process

On Wednesday, The Batten Global Policy Center hosted a panel in honor of International Education Week that focused on the peace process in Colombia....

Education Abroad Becomes a Tradition at UVa

With the slogan “Go Beyond the Corner,” education abroad at the University of Virginia has become a popular tradition for many students. Over the...

Fall Language Symposium Creates Buzz around UVa

On Friday in the Newcomb Ballroom, the Institute of World Languages kicked off their annual Fall Language Symposium. The event featured several guest speakers who discussed topics...

University Students Organize 3rd Annual Swimathon Benefitting UVa Children’s Hospital

The 3rd annual Charlottesville Swimathon will be held on Saturday at the Fairview Swim & Tennis Club. The event, organized each year by students...

New Strategies to Counter New Threats: UVa to Launch a Public Safety Masters Program

Select police officers chosen by their agencies and departments will soon have the opportunity to earn their Masters Degree at the University of Virginia. Thanks...
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UVa Urges Students to Get-Out-The-Vote

https://vimeo.com/189069485 With the 2016 presidential election just two weeks away, the Charlottesville community is uniting with one common goal in mind: getting students and faculty...

Charlottesville Police Stop-and-Frisks Disproportionately Target African Americans

The Charlottesville Police Department recently released data relating to the number of investigative detentions (otherwise known as stop-and-frisks) the department has made in 2016....

UVa’s Darden School Ranked Best Graduate Business Experience

The Economist recently ranked UVa’s Darden School of Business the number one graduate business experience in the world with the number three MBA program...
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Anti-Semitic Graffiti at Grandmarc

Hear how Jewish students at the University are reacting to anti-semitic vandalism at the off-Grounds student residence, Grandmarc.   https://vimeo.com/188753554

OPINION: Feigned Liberal Moralizing in the Age of Political Upheaval

Late last week, a Republican outpost in North Carolina suffered major damage after an explosive device was thrown through a window. The act has been widely, and...

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Snowball Fight 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhsPTBjUi1I On December 10th, 2018, UVA students gathered on the Lawn for an epic snowball fight!
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Repairing the Brain – A UVA Student’s Journey Through a Seismic Change

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkCc5TkqaMk Justin Hennessy is a 3rd year student at the University of Virginia who was suffering from a benign brain tumor. After surgery his entire...
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HooPolls: Reflection and Finals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ANc4jFHk_o Stressed about finals? You're not alone! Procrastinate a little by checking out the latest HooPolls video and see the highs (and lows) of the...