Welcome to the inaugural issue of U.Va. International, the University of Virginia's newsletter dedicated to bringing you information about international-related news, announcements, and events at the University.

U.Va. is committed to providing a global education by increasing opportunities for students to pursue their studies and conduct research abroad and by bringing preeminent scholars and researchers from around the world to the Grounds.

Visit the new U.Va. International Website.

New Website for International Programs
The Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs has launched a new website, U.Va. International. Here students, prospective students, faculty, and staff can find the latest information about admissions, activities, academics, research, and more. VISIT OUR NEW WEBSITE >>

August 22 - December 20
Exhibit: What Will Last Beyond Today: John W. Kluge's Collection of Australian Aboriginal Art. Event Details >>

November 16th - 20th
International Education Week
A photo exhibit featuring the winners of U.Va's Study Abroad photo contest will be displayed in the Kaleidoscope space in Newcomb Hall.

November 19, 2009
Access to Safe Drinking Water in the Context of Water Scarcity (Speakers, Public)
Garrick E. Louis, Associate Professor of Systems & Information Engineering
Event Details >>

November 19, 2009
Global Health: Nursing Initiatives to Change the World (Health, Public)
Joyce J. Fitzpatrick PhD MBA RN FAAN FNAP
Event Details >>

November 22, 2009
U.Va. Wind Ensemble with the Charlottesville Municipal Band
Performance includes an original march written to commemorate this fall's 100th voyage of Semester at Sea.
Old Cabal Hall
Event Details >> 

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U.Va. Delegation Cuts Ribbon on New Office at Peking University
University of Virginia officials, including President John T. Casteen III, recently gathered in Beijing to open a new office for the College of Arts & Sciences at Peking University. READ MORE >>

Danish Ambassador Brings Climate Change Debate to Grounds
Denmark's Ambassador to the United States Friis Arne Petersen recently brought his call for the United States Senate to pass a climate change bill to the University of Virginia. READ MORE >>

U.Va. Chinese Magazine Debuts This Fall
A new online magazine, produced entirely by University of Virginia Chinese students and scholars, has the potential to reach a large audience....A very large audience. READ MORE >>

U.Va's Global Student's Council has a Busy Fall
The student group, which promotes the interests of international students and helps raise the profile of U.Va. abroad, is working to secure financial aid for international students and engage international alumni. They recently produced a video featuring students from 15 different countries. Students discuss a range of topics, including why they chose to come to U.Va.
GSC on the Web >>

New International Appointments Announced
Vice Provost for International Programs Gowher Rizvi has appointed Dudley Doane Director of International, Summer and Special Academic Programs and Majida Bargach Associate Director of the Center for International Studies.