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Fourth Year Jefferson Scholar shares her passion for research and public health

Ava Hollis, JS '24, reflects on her experience studying neuroscience at UVA.

April 5, 2024

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Jefferson Scholar selected as new chair of the University Judiciary Committee will prioritize transparency and creation of endowment

Harper Jones, JS '25, shares her goals for next year as the newly selected chair

April 5, 2024

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Jefferson Scholar selected to serve as student member of UVA's Board of Visitors

Lisa Kopelnik, JS '25, will represent the student body and advise Board members on their decisions

March 18, 2024

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Scholar alumna confirmed as Virginia's first Asian American federal judge

Jasmine Yoon (JS '03) will serve the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

March 14, 2024

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Empowering first-generation college students

How the Walentas Scholars Program is supporting outstanding students at UVA

February 14, 2024

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Walentas Scholar uses fashion to bring together UVA students and support the broader Charlottesville community

Justin Gregory is the co-president of UVA's student-led fashion organization CRAVE

February 12, 2024

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Jefferson Scholar publishes article on deepfakes and online abuse in Ms. magazine

Kristin O'Donoghue, the John Paul Jones Jefferson Scholar, explores the impact of a "lawless internet" on women and minorities

February 2, 2024

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Jefferson Scholar enters the energy drink business with a grant from the Foundation's Exploratory Fund

Evan Nied, the Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar, has launched a new energy drink called OK Energy

January 29, 2024

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Scholar alumna continues to drive growth and change at Stony Brook University

Maurie McInnis, JS '88, has enjoyed a string of successes since being appointed president of Stony Brook in 2020

January 3, 2024

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Jefferson Scholar alumnus wins prestigious award from the Association of American Law Schools

Xiao Wang will be recognized at the AALS annual meeting on January 4, 2024

December 28, 2023

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