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Business Insider: The world's 16 best cities for design

Jasmine Jackson – September 11th, 2015

Eleven years ago UNESCO launched the Creative Cities Network to recognize cities around the world whose creativity has an impact on their social, economic, and political development.

Of the seven creative fields that name over 69 cities in the network, we've decided to take a look at the cities where design takes center stage. 

From incredible architecture in Bilbao, Spain, to international art and culture festivals in Kobe, Japan, these 16 cities are dedicated to the advancement of creativity through design.

U.Va. Datapalooza on Sept 18th

Jasmine Jackson – September 11th, 2015

UVA Datapalooza coming Friday, September 18!

Datapalooza is a showcase of the data-driven research, resources, services, and outreach here at the University of Virginia. This University-wide event is an opportunity for all members of our community to understand and experience the various units, departments, centers, and other organizations that utilize data and/or can provide resources for faculty, students and researchers.

Creative Opportunities with The Bridge PAI and Community Culture Engine

Jasmine Jackson – September 11th, 2015

Client Project: The Bridge PAI – Community Culture Engine

Charlottesville is a city undergoing significant change as it responds to future development with a desire to retain the historical, cultural, and social characteristics that have long made it unique. At the center of this dilemma is a desire to make sure that the City of Charlottesville becomes the city that residents all know it can become, a beautifully designed city responding to resident needs. 

UVA Today: Cavalier Connoisseurs: The Fralin Showcases Treasures of Alumni Art Collections

Jasmine Jackson – September 11th, 2015

The latest exhibition at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia includes a lithograph by Pablo Picasso, a drawing by the legendary Bob Dylan and a striking canvas by contemporary great Gerhard Richter – all hailing from the living rooms, dining rooms and galleries of ’Hoos around the country.

Upcoming Opportunities to Learn About National Scholarships and Fellowships

Jasmine Jackson – September 11th, 2015

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence will be hosting a weekly series of information sessions, workshops, and guest speakers/panels throughout the semester on Mondays at 4pm at OpenGrounds 

Upcoming Opportunities:

September 14th – Luce Scholarship Information Session

The Luce Scholarship provides a year of language training and individualized professional placement in Asia – for students and young professionals who have had limited exposure to Asia! 

Collecting Art: A Panel Discussion with UVA Alumni and Friends 9/11 at 4 PM

Jasmine Jackson – September 8th, 2015

This coming Friday afternoon, Sept. 11 at 4:00 p.m., there will be an unprecedented panel of distinguished alumni and friends of UVA, who are involved in art collecting and curating. All students interested in art are cordially invited to what should be an illuminating discussion with panelists:

Heywood Fralin, former Rector and BOV member, for whom the UVA's Art Museum is named  

Bill Eiland, Collector and Director of the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia  

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