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The Rhodes Journey

As difficult as it may be to win a Rhodes scholarship ­– only 32 Rhodes Scholars are chosen nationwide each year – a remarkable number of U.Va. graduates have accomplished the feat.

Liberal Arts and the World of Work

As a debate over the vocational value of a liberal arts education focuses on the employment opportunities it can provide, more students are eager to start chiseling away to specialize their studies toward a potential career as quickly as possible.

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U.Va.-Hosted Conference to Wrap Up Series Marking 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Apr 17, 2015

“Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War,” is bringing together leading historians to discuss the war’s closing, its aftermath and its legacy in American life.

Nobel Peace Laureate Outlines Strategy to Combat Religion-Based Violence

Apr 16, 2015

Jerry White’s lecture, “Religion, Violence and Strategy: How to Stop Killing in the Name of God?,” served as a preview of a new course that he will teach during May’s short academic session and in the fall.

Third-year Economics Major Caroline Herre Receives Sky Alland Scholarship

Apr 15, 2015

The award honors a rising fourth-year student who displays leadership, achievement, enterprising spirit, humility and devotion to the University.

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Klezmer Ensemble with Daniel Kahn and Jake Shulman-Ment from Painted Bird

Music Department. Thursday, April 23, 8 PM. Old Cabell Hall.

21st Annual Physics Day Show

Family-Oriented and Open to the Public. Wednesday, April 22, 7 PM. Jesse Beams Lab in the Physics Building.

Screening of "The Hunting Ground"

Women, Gender & Sexuality Program. Monday, April 20, 6:30 PM. Newcomb Hall Theatre.

Physical Objects and the Future of the Past

English Faculty Lecture with David Vander Meulen. Friday, April 17, 1:30 PM.  229 Bryan Hall.