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We call graduations "commencements" because students, once schooling is done, enter "real life." In that sense "dying" is the most radical commencement, as we move from what C.S. Lewis called the shadowlands into a far sunnier existence.
E.W. Jackson played every card in the deck to win Virginia's Republican lieutenant governor nomination Saturday night in Richmond - a rousing speech, a dedicated base, and charismatic appeal to undecided conservative delegates.
Don't believe everything you hear leading up to this year's state elections - that's the message from some political analysts, as new advertisements in the race for governor hit airwaves this week.
There is new headway in the fight to cure brain cancer and it comes from the University of Virginia.
Final exercises at University of Virginia took place on the Lawn last weekend, May 18 and 19, and while much was made of tradition, something was different: the dome of the Rotunda was copper colored - instead of the traditional white - for the ceremonies.
IF YOU'RE in your 20s and you think you've got, like, a decade before you have to get serious about your future, you'd better think again.
Baltimore-based higher education consulting firm Art & Science Group told the University of Virginia's governing board Tuesday that despite the university's stature as a "public Ivy," school and state leaders have been complacent in the past 15 years and the school is now falling behind many of its competitors, The Washington Post reported.
Even in Charlottesville, considered one of the most liberal cities in Virginia, blacks and whites had to fight to be seen not only equal as late as the 1970s and beyond.
It released its 'Charlottesville Works' project Monday. It stems from the 2011 "Orange Dot Project" report that found 27 percent of people in the city are living in poverty.
Researchers have developed an experimental iPhone application, or app, designed to help emergency medical technicians diagnose a particularly deadly form of heart attack and send that information quickly to waiting hospital surgical teams.
Some are calling this year's GOP ticket the most conservative in recent memory. And now, just days after nomination, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor is coming under fire for a series of controversial statements.
The University of Virginia's Board of Visitors is meeting in Charlottesville Monday and Tuesday to discuss strategies for the school's future.
"Books Behind Bars" is program which pairs undergraduates from the University of Virginia with inmates at the Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center to read classic Russian literature.
The school announced Monday that coach Steve Pritzker is leaving to become the chief financial officer for the athletic department at the University of Virginia.
You'll now be forking up more money if you get a parking ticket in Charlottesville.
A University of Virginia analysis of census data finds that 2-in-3 people who live in Illinois were born in Illinois.