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 […]
Much like Virginia Attorney Gen Ken Cuccinelli (R), who launched a failed fraud investigation into Michael Mann’s funding, ATI requested information on grants
Former Governor Tim Kaine previously asked the U.S. Department of Justice to approve Soering’s transfer from Virginia to his native Germany
When the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors first created the Acquisition of Conservation Easements (ACE) program in 2000, a hearty economy ensured it an annual budget of $1 million.
In 2008, Albemarle set a benchmark of placing 30,000 additional acres under easement by 2010. The county has currently preserved less than a quarter of that acreage
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 […]
Now that Wills and Kate have taken their vows, the year’s biggest social event is coming to a close. But Charlottesville won’t have to wait long to indulge its aristocratic side again
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 […]
This weekend promises to be busy for the One Love Foundation, a charitable organization created last May after the death of UVA lacrosse player Yeardley Love
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 […]
The donation allows the Virginia Athletics Foundation to proceed with the design and construction of a project that is expected to cost nearly $14 million
The markings indicate that motorists and bicyclists are sharing the roadway, rather than restricting cyclists to the side of the street
In a press conference on Wednesday, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell (R) reiterated his support for a third nuclear reactor at the North Anna Power Plant in Louisa County
The event was part of a school-wide celebration for Hollymead students, who raised a record breaking $20,300 for the American Heart Association.
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.
A proposal drafted by Charlottesville City School officials aims to replace textbooks with computer learning in order to better engage students and prepare them for the workplace
Sirard notes that people with larger dog breeds such as Labradors or Golden Retrievers will likely see more physical benefits from their pets than those with smaller dogs