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Learning From The Pool’s Deep End

Earlier this month, minister of state, housing and urban affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri spoke to an international gathering in Delhi about the imperative to restore the Yamuna to life. It is truly an epic challenge to renew a completely dead waterway — currently with 0% oxygen content and unable to support any life — in one of the most populous urban centres on the planet.

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Expanding Partnerships

Thomas C. Katsouleas and Cyril Clarke: State universities collaborate to boost Virginia economy.

Recently the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech convened a meeting of our fellow provosts and chief academic officers at public higher education institutions across the commonwealth.

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National Walkout Day

Office of the Provost: March 8, 2018

To all faculty:

As you know, many students around the country will be walking out of classrooms on March 14 as a show of support for those who lost their lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and to show support for stronger action on gun legislation. I speak for all of us in adding my heartfelt sympathy and unwavering support for the families and the community of Parkland.

Statement on Diversity

Diversity stands with integrity and academic excellence as a cornerstone of University culture. The University promotes an inclusive and welcoming environment that embraces the full spectrum of human attributes, perspectives, and disciplines.

When, How, and Who to Respond to Insults in Our Environment

Open Letter to the Editors of the Cavalier Daily

Dear Editors,

I am responding to the editorial in the Cavalier Daily Wednesday (9-21-16) about the racial slurs on the walls of Kent-Dabney dormitory.  As yesterday's editorial stated, this egregious and hateful act is indeed appalling. We must rise as a community to repudiate such behavior each time it occurs. This is an obligation for all of us, and important for us not to wait for an institutional leader to frame every event.

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