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February Means More than Just Valentine's Day Hearts

Besides being the month of Valentine’s Day, February is also designated as American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but the University of Virginia is committed to changing this. Did you know that UVA boasts the most extensive public access defibrillation program of any college or university in the United States?


New Public Safety Substation Holds Open House, Feb 3, from 10-2 pm

The UVA Police Department invites the public to tour the new public safety substation on The Corner, on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The substation is located at 1413 University Ave,  (the former location of the Freeman-Victorius Framing Shop).


UVA Rolls Out New "Operations Status Board" to Display Weather-Related Schedule Changes

We are entering the season when the University may need to make schedule modifications because of inclement weather.  This year, we have improved our online features to provide clear and comprehensive timely information through the new Operations Status Board


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