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June 13, 2018
The Cavalier Inn and Villa Diner bid their Emmet Street locations farewell after graduation weekend last month, as the University of Virginia Foundation prepares to raze their buildings later in the summer to renovate the Ivy Corridor at the Emmet Street/Ivy Road intersection. The Cavalier Inn, built in 1965 ...
April 30, 2017
As new technology companies continue to percolate in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the University of Virginia wants to know if its graduates can help provide more of the talent. “Every May, we have over 3,500 students largely leaving this area and going elsewhere in the country,” said Pat Hogan ...
February 09, 2017
A city committee charged with reviewing designs for public spaces learned more Thursday about the University of Virginia’s plans to redevelop land in the Ivy Road corridor. “We’re talking about [an area] from the intersection of Ivy and Emmet to Copeley Road,” said Alice Raucher, who was named ...
January 29, 2017
A division of the University of Virginia recently recommended that Albemarle County and Charlottesville take a serious look at using private investment to fund preschool programs for economically disadvantaged 3-year-olds. The Pay for Success Lab, which operates out of the Social Entrepreneurship program at the University of Virginia’s Frank ...
October 01, 2016
One of the world’s most ennobled books is in repose in a hermetically sealed display case at the University of Virginia. Great care has been taken to safeguard and present a rare First Folio edition of William Shakespeare’s plays published in 1623. The cherished relic comes to the ...
September 26, 2016
More than 400 K-12 educators from across the state met at the University of Virginia on Monday for a daylong conference focusing on how to implement new and innovative learning assessments into the state's public schools. The Virginia Department of Education and Jobs for the Future, a national education ...
September 26, 2016
As school divisions across the country seek ways to adopt teaching methods that provoke critical thinking rather than fact memorization, educators must find new methods to measure students’ progress. Moving from student achievement assessments that measure knowledge to assessments that measure a students’ ability to learn and think is not ...
March 01, 2016
A ballot measure that could have changed the University of Virginia’s 174-year-old Honor System fell just short in this week’s student elections, but only a minority of students support the system’s current single-sanction policy. The Honor System at UVa always has mandated expulsion for those convicted of ...
January 19, 2015
Fourth annual event focused on Ivy Road area A design in which University Hall is converted into an academic center and connected to a redeveloped Ivy Road won the University of Virginia School of Architecture’s fourth annual Vortex Sunday. Hannah Barefoot, a graduate student in landscape architecture, said the ...
January 13, 2015
The president of the University of Virginia has told students at the School of Architecture that their work during the 4th annual Vortex will improve the institution. “One of the things that the Ivy Road and Emmet Street corridor could be for us is a new gateway for the ...
October 17, 2013
1. Approval of Minutes 2. Liveability Plan Final – Approval David Blount Wood Hudson 3. Development Update * City - Jim Tolbert * UVA - David Neuman * County - Wayne Cilimberg 4. Adjourn
October 25, 2012
Planning and Coordination Council Technical Committee Quarterly Meeting Thursday, October 25th - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Conference Room A, Albemarle County 5th Street Office Building Agenda 1. Area B Recommendations for City and County Comprehensive Plan Updates (except southern urban area); Overview of City/County Comp Plan Status ...