The University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors announced significant expansions of two scholarship programs that support underrepresented and underserved student populations, and of one fund created to attract top faculty.
Strategic Investment Fund
In the future, most of the physical objects people use will be connected to the internet and will be able to help us live more comfortably, effectively and efficiently. UVA Engineering’s new Link Lab will develop and deploy them.
The Board of Visitors has approved new research-related investments from the University of Virginia’s Strategic Investment Fund, including $17 million toward a cross-disciplinary effort to end childhood diabetes, led by the School of Medicine.