November 4, 2011 — The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Fair on Wednesday was a chance for University of Virginia departments and centers to interest students in their research, and for students to survey their options.
March 14, 2012 — Forty-six University of Virginia undergraduates have received funding to support their independent research this summer, including 44 who received 38 Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards and two more students who had their research underwritten by the Stull family of Dallas and the Finger family of Houston.
April 4, 2012 — University of Virginia undergraduate Reedy Swanson is one of 12 students selected nationwide for a research fellowship at the prestigious Carnegie Endowment for International Peace next year. The winners were selected from a pool of about 225 nominees.
April 11, 2012 — Eight University of Virginia students are among approximately 575 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who will go overseas this summer to study languages with Critical Language Scholarships from the United States Department of State.
April 23, 2012 — Creating imagined environments that are based on a thirst for learning and producing the tools to make her art are a passion for Hannah Barefoot, a studio art major in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences who will graduate May 20.
May 3, 2012 — Nine University of Virginia students have received eight grants from the Undergraduate Award for Arts Projects program, which supports projects of creative expression, such as filmmaking, writing and dance.
May 8, 2012 — Two University of Virginia fourth-year students have received the Davis Prize for Peace to create a health education and water filtration program in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala, a rural lakeside town.
July 12, 2012 — It is 8 p.m. on a Tuesday in June at the University of Virginia's Mountain Lake Biological Station and associate director Eric Nagy, a biology research assistant professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, is leading a class of undergraduate students who have come from around the country as budding researchers.
August 1, 2012 — Hans Verkerke's history of researching and publishing about amebiasis, an intestinal infection that often affects children in developing countries, predates even his enrollment at the University of Virginia.