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Sharon Love claimed in her May suit against UVA that the University was partly to blame for the death of her daughter, Yeardley Love, in 2010. Photo by Kevin Dietsch.

UVA to fight pair of wrongful death suits

UVA has been named as a defendant in two separate wrongful death suits in three months, fallout from a tragic year at the University. But how much blame lies at school’s doorstep in the unrelated 2010 deaths of lacrosse star Yeardley Love and Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor Kevin Morrissey? Love’s mother filed a $30 […]

The University of Virginia recently partnered with Coursera, an online learning company. Stock image.

Is Coursera the key to online learning at UVA?

Last week, UVA announced it was the latest university to partner with Coursera, an online learning company started last fall by a pair of Stanford professors. The deal is being presented as a win-win: since no money is exchanging hands, it’s a way for UVA to expand its brand for free, administrators said. But the […]

UVA filed suit against the software company it hired to create an electronic medical system for its hospital in 2009, a decade after it first entered the contract. Photo by Jack Looney.

UVA grapples with GE in electronic records suit

More than three years after it filed a $30 million lawsuit against the software company hired to design an electronic records system for its hospital, UVA heads to Charlottesville Circuit Court this week, and while the suit is expected to suck up an unusually large amount of the court’s time, it’s just the latest chapter […]