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U. of Virginia Offers Guided Meditation for Election Stress Relief

The University of Virginia offered a guided meditation to students on Wednesday to help them “process the stress and turmoil of this election season.” UVA is just one of several institutions that have offered programming specifically for students that were struggling with anxiety as a result of the election.

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Feds: U. of Virginia Researcher Attempted to Flee to China with Stolen Research

Researcher Hu Haizhou of the University of Virginia was arrested on Friday as he attempted to fly to China, charged with theft over his possession of extensive research conducted by the university for the development of underwater robotics and submersible vehicles. Haizhou is just one of many foreign researchers that have been charged with crimes relating to the theft of research from American universities.

Top government leaders told NPR that federal agencies are years behind where they could have been if Chinese cybertheft had been openly addressed earlier. Bill Hinton Photography/Getty Images

UVA Changes Athletics Logo Design Linked with Slavery

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is changing the logos it uses for its athletics teams just two months after they were unveiled after criticism that a design element referred to the school’s history with slavery.

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University of Virginia Students: White People Should Not Use Multicultural Centers

A video published by Young America’s Foundation (YAF) on Tuesday shows several University of Virginia (UVA) students sharing the belief that “white people need to be aware of the fact” that certain “spaces” on campus are simply not for them, and that “they need to be cognizant of the space that they’re taking up.” The students’ views fall in line with the viral video of a black student announcing that there were “just too many white people” in the school’s Multicultural Student Center.

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Nolte: Days After Sale Announcement, Botched Gang-Rape Story Returns to Haunt Rolling Stone

Under the apparent belief that all of the legal problems stemming from a discredited 2014 story about an unproven gang rape at the University of Virginia (UVA) were now over, Jann Wenner, founder and majority-owner of Rolling Stone magazine, put his “Bible of the Counterculture” up for sale. But just days after announcing the sale, the leftwing publication has been hit with yet-another legal setback involving the UVA debacle.

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