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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.

Thomas C. Skalak and John C. Herr Inducted Into National Academy of Inventors

The two UVA faculty members were honored for innovations that improve the quality of life and the welfare of society.

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.