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Environmental Scientist Scott Doney on What Societies Can Do to Help the Planet

The decade that just ended, the 2010s, was the warmest experienced by the planet since people started collecting widespread, instrumental temperature data almost 200 years ago.

Varon: Union Forces Sought South’s Salvation in U.S. Civil War

Was the American Civil War a conflict of deliverance, in which Union forces were not only seeking to preserve the nation, but also, as they saw it, trying to save the misled Southern masses?

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6 Things I did While Abroad with the University Arts Award

Feb 24, 2020

All the world’s a stage,” wrote the world’s most famous playwright.

When I was chosen as one of the 2019 recipients of the University Award for Projects in the Arts, I took Shakespeare’s words to heart.

Exploring the Immune System One Cell at a Time: UVA Chemist Receives Coveted NSF CAREER Award

Feb 24, 2020

Ku-Lung (Ken) Hsu’s research project has led to a National Science Foundation’s 2020 CAREER Award.

Dean’s Office Appoints Chief of Staff

Feb 11, 2020

Nicole Woods, who brings more than 20 years of strategic planning experience, is joining the Dean’s Office as its new Chief of Staff.

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The New Works Festival

Featuring the creative work of UVA students. Feb. 27 - March 5, Helms Theatre

Breaking the Sound Barrier: Deaf Opera Workshop

Performed in English and ASL. UVA Disability Symposium and Victory Hall Opera. 7 PM, Thursday, Feb.27, Old Cabell Hall 

Mental Wellness Screening Day

Brief, anonymous screening for mental health concerns. 11 AM - 3 PM, Thursday, Feb. 27, Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Humanities Week 2020: HistoRemax - Revisit. Retell. Reclaim

Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures, February 23-28