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W. Golf. Hoos Move Up to Ninth at ACC Championships

Apr 14 7:36pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Virginia women’s golf team is tied for ninth place after the second round of play at the ACC Championships in Pawleys Island, S.C.
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W. Tennis. No. 40 Virginia Downs Duquesne, Pittsburgh

Apr 14 7:28pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 40 Virginia women's tennis team opened a road weekend with wins at Duquesne and Pittsburgh on Friday.
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Division I Council Approves Football Recruiting Changes

Apr 14 4:38pm TheSabre.com
An early signing period and a 10th assistant coach are part of the changes. The post Division I Council Approves Football Recruiting Changes appeared first on TheSabre.com.
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W. Lacrosse. No. 15 Virginia Hosts Louisville in ACC Play

Apr 14 11:56am Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 15 Virginia women's lacrosse team returns to ACC play Saturday (April 15) when it hosts Louisville at 1 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.
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Football. Tight Ends Looking to Boost Productivity

Apr 14 6:32am Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
During the 2016 season, Virginia's tight ends combined for only eight receptions (for 49 yards and two touchdowns).
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Baseball. No. 12 Virginia Holds Off Virginia Tech, 10-9

Apr 13 11:05pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Cavaliers won their seventh straight game as Tommy Doyle struck out Ryan Tufts to end the game and strand runners at second and third.
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Jack's Visit to Brown College at Monroe Hill

Apr 13 10:46pm Notes from Peabody: The UVA Application Process
The Dorm Tours are some of the most popular parts of Days on the Lawn. The University doesn't allow tour groups into the residence halls on a daily basis for privacy and security reasons. Can you imagine how disruptive it would be to have three groups like this parade through your home each day?The dorm tours include the McCormick Road halls ( old dorms), Alderman Road halls ( new dorms), and a couple residential colleges. Residential Colleges are special-interest housing options. You can read about all of the options on the housing website, but I thought I'd give you a glimpse into one of them, Brown College at Monroe Hill, on the blog.Brown is centrally located and just a few steps away from many academic buildings and Newcomb Hall (where they have a private dining room inside the dining hall!).While traditional halls at UVA house first years, the residential colleges aren't specific to one class. First, second, third, and fourth years live in Brown. Brown is known for being an inclusive where everyone is welcome. I think that's why there are students who move in as first-years and stay in the Brown community for the rest of their college career.  Each portal (four-room suites) in Brown feels homey, in part due to the mantles in many of the rooms. You can tell a lot about the residents by how they decorate their mantles. The building is low and rambling, with lots of nooks and crannies. While I was walking around with Jack, we stopped in this sitting area for a moment to admire a letter the Seven Society sent to Brown residents several years ago. The common areas in Brown include lounges and kitchen spaces. The one below known as Smith Cafe, which turns one of the study lounges into a little coffeehouse on certain evenings. The different parts of the building are connected by tunnels in the basement. I think running through the tunnels was Jack's favorite part of our tour. Brown has a bunch of beautiful courtyards. It's hard to believe we were so close to the hustle and bustle of Newcomb Hall and McCormick Road when we took these pictures.The building isn't really the main attraction. The students are the best part of a visit to Brown. If you have a chance, make sure to stop by during your Days on the Lawn.Be sure to keep an eye out for the Brown application. The questions tend to be interesting and lots of students say they had fun filling it out.
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UVA Founders Day Celebrations Honor Achievement in Fields Jefferson Admired

Apr 13 10:35pm
Winners of the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals – the highest external honors bestowed by the University – shared remarks Thursday as part of Founder’s Day festivities, celebrating Jefferson’s birthday at UVA and Monticello.
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M. Tennis. 2017 Virginia Men's Tennis Senior Bios

Apr 13 8:30pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
To date, this class has amassed a 106-11 record, have been a part of two NCAA team championships, an ITA National Team Indoors title, three regular-season ACC championships and two ACC Tournament crowns and have been ranked as the No. 1 team in the country for at least part of each of their four seasons. Individually, they have earned four All-America honors as well as winning the ITA All-American singles and doubles championships and ITA regional singles and doubles titles.
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M. Tennis. No. 3 Virginia Defeats No. 18 Georgia Tech, 6-1

Apr 13 8:14pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Virginia men's tennis team defeated Georgia Tech 6-1 in Thursday's Senior Day match.
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W. Golf. Hoos Open Play at ACC Championships

Apr 13 5:17pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Virginia women’s golf team is tied for 10th place after the first round of play at the ACC Championships in Pawleys Island, S.C.
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Softball. Davis Thriving Under New Staff

Apr 13 4:44pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The leading hitter for Virginia, which hosts ACC rival Georgia Tech this weekend, is junior Allison Davis (.336), who plays left field and pitches.
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Softball. Softball Wraps Up ACC Home Schedule with Georgia Tech

Apr 13 3:36pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Virginia will play its final home series of the season beginning Friday when they host ACC foe Georgia Tech at The Park.
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No Substitute for Marriage: Co-Habiting Parents More Likely to Break Up, Hurt Kids

Apr 13 2:37pm
Children's well-being depends on family stability, researchers agree. But some say marriage is not a critical factor in that stability – that cohabiting parents are just as likely to stay together long-term and provide the love and support children need. According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, that just isn't the case: There's no substitute for marriage. It is easy to see why some conclude marriage per se does not matter.
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UVA to Announce Greenhouse Gas Action Plan During Upcoming Earth Week

Apr 13 2:36pm
The plan will seek to reduce the University’s carbon dioxide generation by between 126,000 and 216,000 metric tons annually.
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W. Tennis. No. 40 Virginia Plays At Duquesne, Pitt On Friday

Apr 13 11:45am Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 40 Virginia women's tennis team opens a weekend of competition on the road at Duquesne and Pitt on Friday.
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Jordan Mack Ready To Eat At Inside Linebacker

Apr 13 10:50am TheSabre.com
Jordan Mack played outside linebacker as a true freshman. The post Jordan Mack Ready To Eat At Inside Linebacker appeared first on TheSabre.com.
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W. Volleyball. Virginia Volleyball Adds Transfer Jelena Novakovic

Apr 13 10:42am Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Head Virginia volleyball coach Aaron Smith announced the addition of transfer Jelena Novakovic (Belgrade, Serbia) for the 2017 season.
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Special Circumstances

Apr 13 12:35am Larry J. Sabato's Crystal Ball
Whatever happens in the first round of voting in the special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday, it seems like a safe bet that the result will get a fair amount of national attention because of what it may tell us about the 2018 midterm. But before getting into what those lessons may […]...
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W. Lacrosse. Jackson and Shoemaker Lead No. 15 Virginia Past Navy

Apr 12 10:06pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 15 Virginia women’s lacrosse team (8-7) picked up a 16-13 win over Navy (9-5) on Wednesday night at Klöckner Stadium.
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Softball. Flames Complete Midweek Sweep of Softball

Apr 12 8:52pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Liberty continued its dominance on the mound with a 3-0 shutout of Virginia in the second game of a home-and-home midweek series...
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Baseball. No. 12 UVA Travels to Virginia Tech for Three-Game Series

Apr 12 7:16pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The teams play at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday before the series concludes at 1 p.m. Saturday.
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UVA Football Recruiting Notes: Recent Visitor News, New Offer

Apr 12 6:03pm TheSabre.com
UVA football hosted a top junior target and a top sophomore target this week. The post UVA Football Recruiting Notes: Recent Visitor News, New Offer appeared first on TheSabre.com.
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After Blockbuster, Alumna, Hidden Figures Author Signs for Two More Books

Apr 12 4:35pm
Margot Lee Shetterly’s book inspired a blockbuster film with the untold stories of three African-American women who played a critical role in John Glenn’s successful space launch. Now, she’s turning her attention to two more “hidden figures.”...
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M. Tennis. No. 3 Virginia Hosts No. 18 Georgia Tech on Senior Day

Apr 12 3:04pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Virginia takes on Georgia Tech on Thursday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the Snyder Tennis Center. Senior Day ceremony is after doubles.
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Are You Our New Senior Developer?

Apr 12 2:55pm Scholars— Lab
We’re very excited that Managing Director Amanda Visconti and Head of Graduate Programs Brandon Walsh will be on board by April 24. And we are rebuilding our research team at a time when DH@UVA and a new Certificate in DH will be coming into clearer focus. Please spread the word of this newest job posting…. Continue reading “Are You Our New Senior Developer?”.
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How a Mormon Church-Owned Site Defeated Craigslist in Utah

Apr 12 2:36pm
If you want to buy or sell a car or a cow or a hot tub in Salt Lake City or in one of the nearby towns in Utah, Wyoming or Idaho, you go to a local website called KSL Classifieds, which takes its name from local television and radio stations owned by an arm of the Mormon Church. “It doesn’t surprise me that a tight-knit community would prefer to use an online marketplace that maps to their existing networks of trust,” says Lana Swartz, a media studies scholar at the University of Virginia.
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UVAs Latest Truman Scholar, Attiya Latif, is a Clear, Strong Voice for Muslim Women

Apr 12 2:35pm
Attiya Latif, who chairs UVA’s Minority Rights Coalition, will receive $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to prepare for a career in public service leadership.
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W. Golf. Cavaliers Set to Compete at ACC Championships

Apr 12 2:09pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Commonwealth Clash Point at Stake Between Hoos and Hokies...
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Raspberry Pi on UVa WiFi Network

Apr 12 12:59pm Scholars— Lab
The easiest way to get your Raspberry Pi connected to the Internet at the University of Virginia is to use an Ethernet cable. If you want to use wireless, pretty much the only option is to use the hidden “wahoo” network. This is a quick tutorial for getting your Raspberry Pi to connect to the…. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi on UVa WiFi Network”.
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Softball. Softball Announces Addition to Signing Class

Apr 12 12:50pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Virginia softball program announced Madi Traver (Coppell, Texas) as the newest signee for the 2017-18 academic year...
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M. Tennis. Thursday Virginia Mens Tennis Match Moved to 4:30 p.m.

Apr 12 10:28am Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The start time for Thursday's Virginia men's tennis match against Georgia Tech will now begin at 4:30 p.m. at the Snyder Tennis Center.
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Baseball. No. 12 Virginia Knocks Off VCU, 9-4

Apr 11 10:27pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Cameron Simmons hit the tie-breaking, two-run double in the seventh inning and also cranked a two-run homer.
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FAQ from Dean Leonard on the Difficult College Acceptance Decision

Apr 11 9:32pm Pre-Comm Blog
Email from a Parent to Dean Leonard Hello, I saw your email and blog post and am taking the liberty of emailing you. We live in Virginia, and our son has been admitted to both UVA and a private university. He has not gotten into McIntire but would like to do so if he attends UVA. We are struggling with … Continue reading FAQ from Dean Leonard on the Difficult College Acceptance Decision →...
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Softball. Fifth Inning Liberty Rally Dooms Softball

Apr 11 9:16pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Liberty starting pitcher Julia DiMartino scattered eight Virginia hits in a 4-0 shutout in the opening game of a home-and-home series.
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M. Tennis. Wiersholm Sees Patience Rewarded at UVA

Apr 11 5:55pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Henrik Wiersholm, a junior from Kirkland, Wash., is 14-0 in singles this year for two-time defending NCAA champion Virginia.
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Swimming & Diving. Gould and Denning Named 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

Apr 11 4:53pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Audrey Gould and John Denning have been named 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars.
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M. Tennis. Thai-Son Kwiatkowski Named a 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar

Apr 11 4:36pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Senior Thai-Son Kwiatkowski was named a 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar for achievements in athletics and academics.
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Track & Field, Cross Country. Efekoro Named ACC Field Athlete of the Week

Apr 11 4:36pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Virginia redshirt sophomore Oghenakpobo Efekoro (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week...
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M. Golf. UVA Finishes Sixth at Gary Koch Invitational

Apr 11 4:30pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 13 Virginia men’s golf team wrapped up its regular-season schedule with a sixth-place finish at the Gary Koch Invitational.
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W. Lacrosse. No. 15 Virginia Begins Home Stand with Navy Wednesday

Apr 11 2:58pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 15 Virginia women's lacrosse team begins a three-game home stand on Wednesday when it hosts Navy Wednesday.
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Z Society Leaves Touching Letter for Virginia Tennis Coach Brian Boland

Apr 11 2:36pm
With Brian Boland’s impending departure from Virginia men’s tennis at the end of this season, every match seems to mean just a little more for the No. 4 tennis team in the country, a team that’s enjoyed unimaginable success under Boland’s leadership. This past weekend, as Virginia defeated No. 11 North Carolina, 4-3, the Z Society put together a heartwarming letter and ceremony in honor of Boland.
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One of UVAs Hidden Figures Honored for Breaking Color Barrier

Apr 11 2:35pm
Mavis Claytor, the first African-American student to enter and graduate from UVA’s School of Nursing, returned to the school last week to share her life’s story.
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M. Golf. Hoos in Fifth at Koch Invitational After 36 Holes

Apr 10 8:45pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 13 Virginia men’s golf team is tied for fifth after the first two rounds of play at the Gary Koch Invitational in Gastonia, N.C.
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Recapping The Latest With UVA Mens Basketball Recruiting

Apr 10 8:32pm TheSabre.com
Bennett reeled in graduate transfer Nigel Johnson over the weekend. The post Recapping The Latest With UVA Men’s Basketball Recruiting appeared first on TheSabre.com.
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Baseball. No. 14 Virginia Ends Homestand Tuesday vs. VCU

Apr 10 4:53pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
GameTracker | Live Audio | Virginia has won five straight games and six of its last seven.
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Baseball. Pavin Smith Earns ACC, National Player of Week Honors

Apr 10 3:35pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Smith hit two home runs and drove in 14 runs while racking up five extra-base hits (two homers, three doubles).
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Patrick Henry WR/DB Kaleb Smith Returning To UVA Tomorrow

Apr 10 2:58pm TheSabre.com
This trip will be the standout prospect's third to UVA in the past two weeks. The post Patrick Henry WR/DB Kaleb Smith Returning To UVA Tomorrow appeared first on TheSabre.com.
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Softball. Softball Preps for Midweek Home-and-Home

Apr 10 2:43pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Virginia and Liberty begin a home-and-home midweek series on Tuesday in Lynchburg. The Flames will be at the Park Wednesday to begin a five game home stand for the Cavaliers.
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State Native American Tribes Gather at UVA for 'Pow Wow' Event

Apr 10 2:36pm
Native American tribes from across the commonwealth came to UVA Saturday to celebrate heritage. The Native American Student Union hosted the third annual “UVA Pow Wow,” featuring traditional dancing, drums and regalia from the different tribes.
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SabreTV: Virginia Baseballs Caleb Knight

Apr 10 2:03pm TheSabre.com
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M. Tennis. No. 4 Virginia Tops No. 11 North Carolina 4-3

Apr 9 5:26pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Henrik Wiersholm broke a 3-3 tie and clinched the match for the Cavaliers with a victory at No. 5 singles.
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Track & Field, Cross Country. Efekoro Posts Nation's Top Shot Put Throw to Lead Hoos

Apr 8 10:36pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
Efekoro's effort was a personal best distance of 20.39 meters (66-10.75).
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Track & Field, Cross Country. UVA Claims First in Five Events at Home

Apr 8 10:21pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Virginia women's track and field team posted five first-place finishes during the team's home meet...
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W. Tennis. No. 33 Virginia Continues Road Trip At No. 6 Georgia Tech

Apr 8 9:09pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 33 Virginia women's tennis team continues ACC play at No. 6 Georgia Tech on Sunday morning at 11 a.m.
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Baseball. No. 18 Virginia Downs Pitt, 5-2, to Clinch Series

Apr 8 8:02pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The Cavaliers (25-8, 7-7 ACC) won their fourth straight game and go for the series sweep of the Panthers at 1 p.m. Sunday.
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W. Lacrosse. No. 15 Virginia Falls 12-8 at No. 5 Penn State

Apr 8 4:10pm Virginia Cavaliers News -- www.virginiasports.com
The No. 15 Virginia women's lacrosse team (7-7) fell 12-8 at No. 5 Penn State (13-1) on Saturday.
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UVA Lands Graduate Transfer Guard Nigel Johnson

Apr 8 4:05pm TheSabre.com
Coach Tony Bennett has landed his first graduate transfer in Rutgers combo guard Nigel Johnson. The post UVA Lands Graduate Transfer Guard Nigel Johnson appeared first on TheSabre.com.
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Jamaican Triple-Jumper Off to Flying Start at UVA

Apr 8 2:35pm
Jordan Scott is making a surprisingly successful transition to the world of collegiate track and field – with the possible exception of the weather.
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