The University of Virginia

“News Talk 1070”
Charlottesville, Virginia

Address: Charlottesville, Virginia
Founding Year: 1819
Acceptance rate: 30% (2015)

Mascot: Cavalier


The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named four University of Virginia professors among its 2020 class of fellows.

To learn more about the rarely seen green salamander, Wally Smith and his students have scaled cliff faces and explored tree canopies, discovering more than 90 previously unknown populations.

Third-year Sambriddi Pandey is working hard to help other first-generation students “see that UVA is attainable for them and that they have just as much potential as other students.”

Naomi Cahn, the new head of UVA’s Family Law Center, sifts through data from sources as diverse as a dating website and the New York Times to reveal social patterns.

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