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02/14/2019

After eight years at the University of Virginia Police Department, Muki is retiring. Muki is a 10-year-old Belgian Malinois who has served as the department’s explosive-detection canine. He will continue to live with his handler, Officer Audrell Ragland. Read more.

01/30/2019

The Princeton Review has refreshed its return-on-investment rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities, but the main image on its website gives a clear indication about what remains the same: a shot of the University of Virginia’s Rotunda.

01/30/2019

The architects who worked on the renovation of the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda have been honored by their peers for their contributions. The American Institute of Architects honored John G.

01/28/2019

The Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Award Advisory Panel recognized the University of Virginia’s Delta Force as the 2019 Innovation Award winner in the category “Higher Education Energy Efficiency Technology” for its innovative approach to energy efficiency advances.

01/15/2019

A new working group made up of University of Virginia faculty, staff and students and local community members has identified seven pressing issues facing the Central Virginia area. As challenging as the task was for the working group, that was the easy part. For the hard part, the working group is turning to the community.

01/14/2019

For the first time in more than 100 years, the University of Virginia is renovating Carr’s Hill, a signature historic property that shares architectural DNA with the Rotunda, Old Cabell Hall and other buildings on Grounds that were designed or refurbished by famed architect Stanford White.

01/09/2019

The University of Virginia has expanded its commitment to the Bicentennial Professors Fund to further strengthen efforts to attract and retain the best and the brightest faculty members across every discipline.

01/07/2019

East of the Rotunda and Brooks Hall, a tall fence wrapped in green marks out an important construction project: the future Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia. Conceived initially by students almost 10 years ago, the idea for a memorial was continued by the President’s Commission on Slavery and the University.

12/07/2018

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors on Friday approved a 2.9 percent increase in tuition for most undergraduate Virginians and a 3.5 percent increase for out-of-state students.

11/26/2018

In early August, University of Virginia President Jim Ryan announced the appointments of several new members of his leadership team, including Jennifer “J.J.” Wagner Davis as the University’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer. On Nov.

11/07/2018

Clark Hall is now a lot cheaper to operate, thanks to Delta Force. Clark Hall, which opened in 1932 and currently houses the University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences and the Charles L.

10/23/2018

In 2016, the University of Virginia, the first in the country to set nitrogen reduction goals, laid out its environmental principles in a landmark sustainability plan. Those and other efforts have helped UVA establish itself as a leader in sustainability, environmental education and green building and repairs.

10/23/2018

The University of Virginia plans to waive tuition for in-state students whose families earn less than $80,000 annually and have "typical assets" while students from families earning less than $30,000 annually would be eligible for free tuition and room and board.

10/22/2018

James E. Ryan, the new president of The University of Virginia (UVA) pledged to waive tuition for students in families whose combined income is less than $80,000 a year during his inauguration. Read more.

10/17/2018

Strengthening the University’s relationship with the City of Charlottesville, County of Albemarle and the surrounding region is the goal of a new working group established by University of Virginia President Jim Ryan. The group will determine the highest-priority issues for consideration, which might include wages, housing, education, health care and other matters.

09/28/2018

Forbes magazine has long lauded the University of Virginia as one of “America’s Top Colleges.” But this year, it has also placed the University on its lists of “America’s Best Employers for 2018” and “America’s Best Employers for Women 2018.” Read more

09/23/2018

University of Virginia volunteers were visible throughout the community yesterday, working on a wide array of projects as part of the United Way’s annual Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring.

09/20/2018

Carla Williams walked out of the Rotunda with a deep sense of gratitude. She was coming from a meeting at which the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors approved a master plan designed to transform the athletics precinct on North Grounds.

09/18/2018

University of Virginia Investment Management Co.'s pool of $9.5 billion in endowment assets and other long-term funds returned a gross 11.4% in the fiscal year ended June 30, according to an annual report posted on UVIMCO's website.

09/13/2018

If the original Academical Village offers a portrait of constancy across the University of Virginia’s first 200 years, the rest of Grounds might fairly be described as a scene of perpetual motion.

09/11/2018

With Hurricane Florence projected to impact the southeastern United States in the coming days, the University of Virginia is taking the necessary steps – in coordination with city, county and state partners – to prepare for what could be a very serious situation.

09/11/2018

President Jim Ryan today announced the expansion of a new parental leave policy for all University of Virginia and UVA Health System staff members who are eligible for benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

09/10/2018

University of Virginia Health System held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for a $105 million comprehensive musculoskeletal center. The approximately 195,000-square-foot facility will consolidate U.Va.’s outpatient orthopedic care in a single location. It will include six outpatient operating rooms, where orthopedic and sports medicine surgeries will be performed.

09/10/2018

A new task force established by President Jim Ryan will develop recommendations for how a critical piece of property can best serve the University of Virginia and the community into UVA’s third century.

09/09/2018

The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2019” rankings are out today, and the news is again good for the University of Virginia. UVA again ranks as the magazine’s No. 2 “Best Value” among public national universities.

08/23/2018

The University of Virginia is planning for the next 10 years of parking and transportation on Grounds and seeking input from the UVA community. “We will be looking at developments in the area of transportation, and what that might mean for the future on Grounds,” said Julia Monteith, the senior land use planner in the Office of the Architect for the University.

08/17/2018

Last week was a good week for accolades about the quality and value of the University of Virginia, from U.S. News & World Report’s hospital rankings to the Princeton Review’s “best bang for your buck” honorific.Check our ranking of recent rankings. Read more.

08/15/2018

The University of Virginia is No. 1 among public colleges and universities in Princeton Review’s annual return-on-investment rankings, “Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back.” The return-on-investment listing is among the rankings and categories that Princeton Review compiles in the 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges,” which was released earlier this month.

08/13/2018

The University of Virginia has jumped into the top 10 best-value American universities in Money Magazine’s 2018 “Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings, announced today, edging out Harvard University.

08/06/2018

This page contains messages and content produced by the University of Virginia in preparation for, and related to, the one-year anniversary of the violent demonstrations associated with the “Unite the Right” rally on Aug. 11 and 12, 2017. Read more.

08/04/2018

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors today approved an investment of $100 million in strategic funds to support new student scholarships through UVA’s Bicentennial Scholars Fund. This is the second $100 million investment that the board has designated for matching scholarships from the University’s Strategic Investment Fund.

08/03/2018

University of Virginia President James E. Ryan today announced the appointment of three senior executives...Jennifer “J.J.” Wagner Davis will serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Read more.

07/02/2018

Tommye S. Sutton, deputy chief of police at Northwestern University, has been named assistant vice president and chief of police at the University of Virginia, effective Aug. 1. Sutton will succeed Mike Gibson, who is retiring after leading the University Police Department for nearly 13 years. Gibson started his career at UVA as a patrol officer in 1982.

05/04/2018

University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan on Friday announced a revised policy regarding the time, place and manner of expressive activity by groups that are unaffiliated with the University meeting outdoors on University property.

04/19/2018

New York, April 19, 2018 -- Moody's Investors Service has assigned Aaa ratings to the University of Virginia's proposed $200 million General Revenue Pledge Bonds, Series 2018A and Series 2018B. The proposed bonds are likely to be structured with bullet maturities in fiscal 2049. The outlook is stable.

04/19/2018

Fitch Ratings-New York-19 April 2018: Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'AAA' rating to the following series of bonds to be issued by The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia (UVA): --$200 million general revenue pledge (GRP) bonds, (tax-exempt) series 2018. Read more.

04/10/2018

S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' rating to the University of Virginia's (UVA) $200 million tax-exempt series 2018 bonds. In addition, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'AAA' rating on UVA's fixed-rate general revenue pledge bonds. S&P Global Ratings also affirmed its 'A-1+' short-term rating on the university's outstanding $175 million commercial paper (CP) debt.