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Cavalier clamor

Cavalier clamor

 While UVA students have fled Grounds in favor of sandy beaches and the luxuries of summer vacation, construction crews are gearing up for the completion of five new University buildings by the end of August. According to UVA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Leonard Sandridge, the school currently has “as much construction as […]

UVA fights TBI at home

UVA fights TBI at home

For the past five years, UVA’s neurotrauma laboratory has gathered the school’s top doctors to study what has been called a “signature wound” in American military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Traumatic Brain Injuries—known as TBIs—have afflicted 200,000 soldiers since the start of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001. In an effort to develop TBI testing […]

Sullivan steps out

Sullivan steps out

Cloaked in orange and blue robes, Teresa Sullivan was inaugurated Friday as the first female president in UVA’s nearly 200 year history. The ceremony, held outside Old Cabell Hall, drew an audience of faculty, students, and community members that spilled halfway up the Lawn. Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, along with University of Michigan President Mary […]

UVA students house Haitians

UVA students house Haitians

Earlier this year, a UVA architecture program took top prize in an international housing competition sponsored by ARCHIVE (Architecture for Health in Vulnerable Environments). Contestants developed sustainable and affordable homes that could offer attainable relief to a portion of the estimated 1 million Haitians left homeless after a massive earthquake devastated the region in January […]

Dorm dilemma

Dorm dilemma

According to Patricia Romer, UVA’s Acting Chief Housing Officer, portions of the project are up to one year ahead of schedule, which translates into an earlier completion, but less available housing now. Overall, the Alderman Road Replacement project will provide an extra 500 beds.