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  1. University of Virginia to Hold Conference on Combatting Opioid Epidemic

    Nbc29.com-VA 09.21 / 21:44 www.nbc29.com
    Health care professionals and community members will soon join forces at the University of Virginia to tackle the growing opioid…
  2. University of Virginia reschedules event delayed by protests

    SFgate.com-Education 09.21 / 21:40 sfgate.com
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia says it has rescheduled a series of free discussions about intolerance and inequity that were canceled last month because of safety concerns about a white nationalist rally and protests in Charlottesville. The Daily Progress reported Wednesday that the talks will be held Saturday. Demonstrations over officials' decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee had raised safety concerns that prompted the rescheduling. The u…
  3. Dr. Vivian Penn Honored by University of Virginia Medical Center with Hall Dedicated in her Name

    Goodblacknews.org - Lifestyle 09.14 / 18:14 goodblacknews.org
    via nbc29.com CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -As part of University of Virginia’s efforts to reconcile its controversial past, Wednesday, it formally dedicated Pinn Hall in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn. Pinn is one of the earliest African-American women to graduate from the UVA School of Medicine. She went on to found the Office of Research on […
  4. University of Virginia to use 1921 KKK pledge to pay medical bills of people hurt by supremacists

    The University of Virginia will give money to help pay the medical expenses of people injured during clashes with white supremacists in Charlottesville last month, in an amount equivalent to money that was pledged to the university by the Ku Klux Klan in 1921. University President Teresa…
  5. University of Virginia Officials Say EXISTING RULES Could Have Foiled Racist Tiki Torch Parade

    Thedailysheeple.com - Lifestyle 09.14 / 15:26 thedailysheeple.com
    A working group composed of officials at the University of Virginia has concluded that campus police and Charlottesville police could have prevented white nationalist protesters from fomenting unrest and violence on campus by bothering to enforce existing…