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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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Jefferson 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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Professor funded by the Foundation discusses online privacy with UVA President Jim Ryan

Danielle Citron makes the case that intimate privacy is a human right.

December 18, 2023

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Foundation Professor's unique approach to autism research continues to put UVA on the map

Dr. Kevin Pelphrey has been awarded several prestigious grants to continue his efforts to better understand autism

December 4, 2023

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The Revival of Political History

In 2016, the Foundation assumed full responsibility for funding, nurturing, and sustaining the National Fellowship Program

November 30, 2023

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Jefferson Scholar selected to receive a Rhodes Scholarship

Grant GianGrasso will study clinical medicine at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

November 14, 2023

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Fourth-year Jefferson Scholar delivers personal address as part of UVA's "Double Take" speaker series

Charles Ellison shares his experience being diagnosed with cancer as a child.

October 26, 2023

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