News Highlights

A Monday seminar, “Advancing the Practice of Transdisciplinary Research: Disasters, Bio-Threats, and Social Behavior,” kicks off a series of Building Bridges Lectures, sponsored by UVA’s four pan-University institutes.

The University of Virginia is launching the state’s first regional community survey panel, called BeHeardCVA, through the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

The University of Virginia’s Dual Career Program has launched a new community resource aimed at connecting talented job candidates with local employers, in collaboration with the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, UVA Licensing and Ventures Group and the UVA Research Park.

The Jefferson Trust, an initiative of the University of Virginia Alumni Association, will distribute more than $800,000 in seed money to 13 UVA initiatives in 2019, the largest focusing on innovation in education.

The University of Virginia is a top choice for women seeking engineering and computer science degrees, as confirmed in the newest rankings of U.S. colleges and universities

The McIntire School of Commerce at UVA has announced a $5 million gift from alumnus John P. Connaughton and Stephanie F. Connaughton to create the Connaughton Alternative Investing Professorship Fund.

UVA leaders are going through feedback from every corner of the UVA community as they begin to put together President Jim Ryan’s strategic plan for the University,

John Grisham is helping the Law School kick off its new podcast, “Common Law,” hosted by Dean Risa Goluboff and Vice Dean Leslie Kendrick.

Through a fund he recently started, Batten School professor Brian N. Williams is encouraging students to engage with members of the Charlottesville community.

This week, Catholic bishops gather in Rome to confront a widespread sexual abuse crisis. See how one religious studies professor has been discussing the crisis in his classroom, and what it has taught him about young people’s views on religion.

Michael Wiener is developing a new, potentially revolutionary approach to mapping the submicroscopic world.