University of Virginia

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The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia.wikipedia
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Secret societies at the University of Virginia

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UVA is known for its historic foundations, student-run honor code and secret societies.
Secret societies have been a part of University of Virginia student life since the first class of students in 1825.

Thomas Jefferson

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It was founded in 1819 by Declaration of Independence author Thomas Jefferson.
After retiring from public office, Jefferson founded the University of Virginia.

George Mason University

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Moreover, it manages the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia and until 1972 managed George Mason University and the University of Mary Washington in Northern Virginia.
It was officially established in 1956 as a Northern Virginia branch of the University of Virginia and later became an independent institution in 1972.

Charlottesville, Virginia

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The University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The University of Virginia, founded by Jefferson and one of the original Public Ivies, straddles the city's southwestern border.

Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball

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Virginia men's basketball and Virginia men's lacrosse won NCAA Championships in 2019 to join several Cavalier teams in winning recent national championship events including the College Cup, College World Series, and NCAA Tennis Championships.
The Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team is the intercollegiate men's basketball program representing the University of Virginia.

Reddit

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Its alumni have founded many companies, such as Reddit and CNET, which together produce more than $1.6 trillion in annual revenue and have created 2.3 million jobs.
Reddit was founded by University of Virginia roommates Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005.

Virginia Cavaliers men's lacrosse

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Virginia men's basketball and Virginia men's lacrosse won NCAA Championships in 2019 to join several Cavalier teams in winning recent national championship events including the College Cup, College World Series, and NCAA Tennis Championships.
The Virginia Cavaliers men's lacrosse team represents the University of Virginia in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I men's lacrosse.

Atlantic Coast Conference

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Virginia student athletes are called Cavaliers and lead the Atlantic Coast Conference in men's team NCAA Championships with 20, ranking third in women's and second in overall NCAA titles.
Current members of the conference are Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, the University of Louisville, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Wake Forest University.

University of Mary Washington

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Moreover, it manages the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia and until 1972 managed George Mason University and the University of Mary Washington in Northern Virginia.
In 1944 the college became associated with the University of Virginia as its women's college.

University of Virginia's College at Wise

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Moreover, it manages the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia and until 1972 managed George Mason University and the University of Mary Washington in Northern Virginia.
It is part of the University of Virginia and was established in 1954 as Clinch Valley College of the University of Virginia.

Edgar Allan Poe

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In the year of Jefferson's death, poet Edgar Allan Poe enrolled at the university, where he excelled in Latin. After a gift by Andrew Carnegie in 1909 the University of Virginia was organized into twenty-six departments across six schools including the Andrew Carnegie School of Engineering, the James Madison School of Law, the James Monroe School of International Law, the James Wilson School of Political Economy, the Edgar Allan Poe School of English and the Walter Reed School of Pathology.
He attended the University of Virginia but left after a year due to lack of money.

Monticello

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Jefferson was intimately involved in the university to the end, hosting Sunday dinners at his Monticello home for faculty and students until his death.
In 1987, Monticello and the nearby University of Virginia, also designed by Jefferson, were together designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Rotunda (University of Virginia)

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UVA had no divinity school, was established independently of any religious sect, and the Grounds were planned and centered upon a library, the Rotunda, rather than a church, distinguishing it from peer universities still primarily functioning as seminaries for one particular strain of Protestantism or another.
The Rotunda is a building located on The Lawn on the original grounds of the University of Virginia.

McIntire School of Commerce

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He added significantly to the University Hospital to support new sickbeds and public health research, and helped create departments of geology and forestry, the Curry School of Education, the McIntire School of Commerce, and the summer school programs in which young Georgia O'Keeffe soon took part.
The McIntire School of Commerce is the University of Virginia's undergraduate business school and graduate business school for Commerce, Global Commerce, Accounting, Management of Information Technology, and Business Analytics.

University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science

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The School of Engineering and Applied Science opened in 1836, making UVA the first comprehensive university to open an engineering school. After a gift by Andrew Carnegie in 1909 the University of Virginia was organized into twenty-six departments across six schools including the Andrew Carnegie School of Engineering, the James Madison School of Law, the James Monroe School of International Law, the James Wilson School of Political Economy, the Edgar Allan Poe School of English and the Walter Reed School of Pathology.
SEAS is one of 12 schools and colleges at the University of Virginia.

John Hartwell Cocke

John Hartwell Cocke collaborated with James Madison, Monroe, and Joseph Carrington Cabell to fulfill Jefferson's dream to establish the university.
After his military service, he invested in the James River and Kanawha Company and helped Thomas Jefferson establish the University of Virginia.

Raven Society

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The Raven Society, an organization named after Poe's most famous poem, continues to maintain 13 West Range, the room Poe inhabited during the single semester he attended the university.
The Raven Society is an honor society at the University of Virginia.

University of Virginia School of Law

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After a gift by Andrew Carnegie in 1909 the University of Virginia was organized into twenty-six departments across six schools including the Andrew Carnegie School of Engineering, the James Madison School of Law, the James Monroe School of International Law, the James Wilson School of Political Economy, the Edgar Allan Poe School of English and the Walter Reed School of Pathology.
The University of Virginia School of Law (Virginia Law or UVA Law) was founded in Charlottesville in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson as part of his "academical village," the University of Virginia, where law was one of the original disciplines taught.

John S. Mosby

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John S. Mosby, the infamous "Gray Ghost" and commander of the lightning-fast 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry ranger unit, had also been a UVA student.
On October 3, 1850, he entered the University of Virginia, taking Classical Studies and joining the Washington Literary Society and Debating Union.

Curry School of Education

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He added significantly to the University Hospital to support new sickbeds and public health research, and helped create departments of geology and forestry, the Curry School of Education, the McIntire School of Commerce, and the summer school programs in which young Georgia O'Keeffe soon took part.
Located on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, the Curry School offers professional programs designed to prepare individuals for a variety of careers related to the practice of education.

James Southall Wilson

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After a gift by Andrew Carnegie in 1909 the University of Virginia was organized into twenty-six departments across six schools including the Andrew Carnegie School of Engineering, the James Madison School of Law, the James Monroe School of International Law, the James Wilson School of Political Economy, the Edgar Allan Poe School of English and the Walter Reed School of Pathology.
James Southall Wilson (1880–1963) was an author, University of Virginia professor, and founder of the Virginia Quarterly Review.

A Rape on Campus

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In November 2014, the university suspended fraternity and sorority functions pending investigation of an article by Rolling Stone concerning an alleged rape story, later determined to be a "hoax" after the story was confirmed to be false through investigation by The Washington Post.
"A Rape on Campus" is a retracted Rolling Stone magazine article, written by Sabrina Erdely and originally published on November 19, 2014, that describes a purported group sexual assault at the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Lawn

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In August 2017, the night before the infamous Unite the Right rally, a group of white nationalists marched on the university's Lawn bearing torches and chanting Antisemitic and Nazi slogans.
The Lawn, a part of Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village, is a large, terraced grassy court at the historic center of Jefferson's academic community at the University of Virginia.

Colgate Darden

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However, the administration of Colgate Darden de-emphasized athletics, barely allowing the school to join the nascent ACC.
Colgate Whitehead Darden Jr. (February 11, 1897 – June 9, 1981) was a Democratic U.S. Representative from Virginia (1933–37, 1939–41), the 54th Governor of Virginia (1942–46), Chancellor of the College of William and Mary (1946–47) and the third President of the University of Virginia (1947–59).

Teresa A. Sullivan

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The university welcomed Teresa A. Sullivan as its first female president in 2010.
She is a retired American sociologist and university administrator and previously served as the President of the University of Virginia from August 1, 2010 until July 31, 2018.