Marking this year’s global 25th anniversary celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall, four panels from the Wall itself will be delivered Monday to Grounds as part of a yearlong loan to the University.
Ukrainian and Ukrainian-American students discussed the crisis in Kiev alongside experts in a forum hosted Friday by the Slavic Student Association. Although students planned the event weeks ago, the panel’s timing proved serendipitous.
Hoda Barakat spent a month as the first-ever author-in-residence with U.Va.’s Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures.
Since the late 19th century, French cinema has been captivating audiences around the world. This week, the U.Va. French Film Festival will bring the continuing magic of French cinema to Grounds and the local community from Feb. 12 to 16.
The Arctic Design Initiative incorporates environmental, political, economic and cultural factors into designing the future of one of Earth’s most forbidding landscapes. An exhibit on its work runs through Feb. 15.
Students: An internship could make or break your chances at that dream job. A new U.Va. program can help you land a coveted international internship that could take you places you never dreamed possible.
Studying film or finance, video game politics or medieval manuscripts, on Grounds or abroad, the goal is the same: to enhance student-faculty engagement.
U.Va. seeks to strengthen ties with European parents, alumni and friends with the creation of a mechanism that allows tax-advantaged, cross-border giving within Europe.
The push to include more global experiences in the M.B.A. curriculum is picking up steam, with more real-world projects being offered this month and in the coming semester in locations including Sweden, South Africa, Indonesia and India.
At issue is whether Palestinian students and scholars in Israel lack academic freedom, and whether a boycott itself impinges on academic freedom.
Amadeo Bennetta and Dan LaRossa, graduates of the U.Va. School of Architecture master’s program, have made a positive impact on refugee and migrant communities in Southeast Asia through their Moving School design.
U.Va. students and faculty received a lesson in Colombian presidential politics Wednesday from the primary source, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
Lufuno Mavhandu, who is working toward her doctorate at South Africa’s University of Venda, is on Grounds to develop a bioassay that will allow scientists to screen compounds from South African plants that are thought to have anti-HIV replication abilities.
The State Department is tapping the brainpower and technological savvy of U.Va. students to find solutions to real-world problems including human trafficking in conflict situations. The pilot, dubbed “Diplomacy Lab,” will launch on campuses nationwide next fall.
This past week, U.Va.’s School of Continuing of Professional Studies hosted a 16-member Chinese delegation that included a high-level official from the Ministry of Education.
Membership in the initiative will afford undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to attend the organization’s annual conference, hosted by President Clinton.
The broadcast will feature former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Afterward, longtime U.S. diplomat Douglas G. Spelman will field questions from the U.Va. audience.
When third-year Rachel Schwartz was writing her final paper for a class on antiterrorism, she never dreamed it would help land her a life-changing internship and place her research in the hands of leading members of the global counterterrorism community.
With more and more activity in China, the University has tapped an expert on educational ventures there to lead its new outreach efforts.
A varied group of scholars from the University of Virginia will offer diverse perspectives on Syria’s civil war.
John Hawley and former U.Va. colleague Steven Balbus will receive the Shaw Prize, which includes a goal medal and $1 million.
Faculty members weigh in on Syria – its civil strife, whether the U.S. should engage in a military strike, Russia’s stand on the issue – as President Obama prepares to address lawmakers and the nation.
The team also included students from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and U.Va.’s College at Wise. Despite their varied backgrounds, the team members meshed, and brought back some lessons, too.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 2, 2013 — Due to increased Congressional attention to possible U.S. military strikes on Syria, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va. has canceled Tuesday’s scheduled 1 p.m. appearance at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.
David Gies has begun a three-year term as president of the International Association of Hispanists.