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Following a Spring 2019 student anthropology class project, this summer we are excited to launch a small exhibition highlighting artifacts from archaeological excavations of Kitty Foster’s home site adjacent to campus.
Just more than 200 years ago, three U.S. presidents gathered to lay the cornerstone for the University of Virginia, a place they hoped would educate the future leaders of their fledgling democracy.
During Final Exercises this weekend, the University of Virginia will award more than 7,000 degrees across its 11 schools, continuing a steady climb in the number of degrees awarded annually and, more broadly, the number of students from Virginia and around the world who have found life-changing opportunity at UVA.
Politics has been part of James Roebuck’s life for as long as he can remember. He saw no reason for that to change when he began pursuing his doctorate at UVA. In fact, Roebuck’s political legacy grew on Grounds. He served as president of the Student Council during the 1969-70 academic year, the first African American student elected to that role.
From telehealth networks to start-up incubators, state parks to downtown revitalization, the University of Virginia and UVA’s College at Wise are finding new ways to engage in university-based economic development in Southwest Virginia.