A group of U.Va. students spent last summer as the only Americans interning for Samsung in South Korea, thanks to the new U.Va. Global Internship Program. Grant applications for next summer’s programs are due in spring.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, students, faculty and staff can apply for or renew their passports in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom, saving a trek to the post office.
Elizabeth Leet, who is pursuing a bi-national doctorate in French at both U.Va and a French university, has been awarded a fellowship to fund her research in feminist theory and interspecies communication as seen through the lens of medieval women in equestrianism.
Karen Van Lengen arrived in Berlin for a design competition one week after the Berlin Wall fell, and visited frequently over the next months. Her vantage point, artifacts and memories offer a unique perspective on the aftermath.
Lectures, panel discussions, theatrical and dance performances, art projects, film screenings and photography exhibits are among the events planned to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall during the first week of November.
Fighting climate change will require governments working in concert with other major stakeholders such as banks, investors and companies, said Carlos Pascual.
Following expert commentary, breakout sessions will consider several responses to the crisis, from the role of the U.S. government to health and psycho-social victim support and economic empowerment to affected women and girls.
Successful applicants, including six undergraduate and two graduate students, will work with University partners to improve rural health conditions in South Africa, Uganda and St. Kitts and Nevis.
A U.Va. study that examined global food security finds that future trade may not be so secure for some countries.
U.Va. student Russell Bogue reflects upon spending the summer between his second and third years in Taipei, Taiwan, surveying the political views of university students, the island nation’s future leaders.
Russia’s ambassador to the United States will discuss the countries’ strained relations at U.Va. on Aug. 26. The event is free and open to the public.
U.Va. is unveiling a new Global Studies major this fall that offers several tracks, including “security and justice” and “environments and sustainability.”
Students who participated in U.Va,’s new Global Internship Program discuss living, working and fasting for Ramadan during their intern abroad experience in Morocco.
From the Grounds of the University of Virginia to an exclusive town hall session with President Obama, the first members of a fellowship for young African leaders learned civic leadership from the pros.
Clean air is hard to come by in China. Graduate psychology student Thomas Talhelm, already published in the journal Science for groundbreaking research, has created an inexpensive rival to $1,000 air purifiers, getting clean air to people who were previously priced out of the market.
It’s a complex world, and the State Department has a need for fluent speakers of many languages ¬– so much so that Uncle Sam foots the bill for top students to travel overseas and learn from native speakers.
Fulbright awards will enable eight University of Virginia graduate students and alumni to fan out across the globe teaching, pursuing research and advancing scholarship.
U.Va. welcomes some of Africa’s leading young leaders, who are embarking on a six-week fellowship this week that is the staple of a signature White House Africa initiative.
Food opens the doorways of cultural understanding and familial history for one University of Virginia engineering student, who is exploring her roots in China.
Heavyweights of Chinese finance shared how they expect China to grow in the next decade, and how a nascent Chinese investor class is starting to make an impact in the West.
Two decades ago, Bernard Doe set his sights on experiencing an American education. Thanks to uncommon determination, and huge amounts of furniture sales, he will earn a degree May 18 from U.Va.’s McIntire School of Commerce.
Neither Tony Cella nor Anne Daniels set out to select “ripped from the headlines” dissertation topics capitalizing on current events or popular culture, but their scholarship is shedding new light on two nations in the news.
Backed by U.Va.’s new “Global Programs of Distinction” funding program, the effort brings together faculty from across Grounds to model the long-term effects of climate change by tracking both the forest and the trees.
Six U.Va. law students traveled to Ghana to do field research on the status of some of the West African country’s ongoing human rights issues. They reported on their findings Monday.
Three U.Va. undergraduates receive prestigious prize to analyze and improve special education in Africa.