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Curry Dean's Plan Attracts White House Interest

Obama Administration education advisor Roberto Rodriquez met with Dean Robert Pianta and John Fantuzzo of the University of Pennsylvania to discuss a proposal for improving publicly-funded preschool programs.

New $2.5 Million Grant to Support Vocational Rehabilitation Research

UVA economists Steven Stern and John Pepper have received a federal grant to assess the impacts of programs developed to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

UVA Biologist Named Executive Director of the New Allen Institute for Cell Science

Cell biologist Rick Horwitz has been named executive director of a new $100 million Seattle-based institute created by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen.

Survey Shows Alumni Business Ventures Have Dramatic Economic Impacts

A Darden survey indicates that alumni entrepreneurs have launched 65,000 companies, have employed 2.3 million people worldwide and generate global revenues worth $1.6 trillion annually.