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New $30 Million Clark Scholars Program Supports Underrepresented Engineering Students

Posted: September 14, 2017, 12:00am

A new A. James Clark Scholars Program in the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, funded by a $15 million gift from the A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation, will provide financial aid and academic opportunities for undergraduate students who are underrepresented in the engineering field. The new program was announced Thursday at UVA’s Board of Visitors meeting. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Caroline Newman)

Rector Addresses University's History and Its Place in Current Events

Posted: September 14, 2017, 12:00am

University of Virginia Rector Frank "Rusty" Conner III delivered remarks at the Board of Visitor's meeting on September 14, 2017. (READ MORE)

Sullivan Stresses Safety; Urges Focus on Defending Values; Addresses 1921 KKK Pledge

Posted: September 14, 2017, 12:00am

 

President Sullivan delivered prepared remarks during the Board of Visitors meeting on September 14th, 2017. (READ MORE)

Pinn Hall Dedication Highlights Namesake and Future of Medical Research

Posted: September 13, 2017, 12:00am

Dr. Vivian Pinn, center, a 1967 graduate of UVA’s School of Medicine, was the only woman and only African-American in her class. (Photos by Coe Sweet)Dr. Vivian Pinn said she expects great things from the researchers who will eventually work in a University of Virginia medical research building that was dedicated in her honor on Wednesday. Pinn, a 1967 graduate of UVA’s School of Medicine, was the only woman and only African-American in her class. She eventually became the first director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today (Anne E. Bromley)

Sullivan, University Move to Support 'Dreamers' in Wake of DACA Decision

Posted: September 5, 2017, 12:00am

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan issued the following statement Tuesday on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:

To the University community:

Today, the White House announced plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known commonly as DACA. Since its creation in 2012, the DACA program has allowed hundreds of thousands of people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children to pursue education and employment without fear of immediate deportation. (READ MORE)

Source: UVA Today

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