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University of Virginia Begins Electric Cargo Bike Trial

The University of Virginia at Charlottesville started a pilot program in August to replace some of its maintenance vehicles with three-wheeled cargo e-bikes.


Students Uncover Slave Artifacts at Poplar Forest Plantation

Plates, smoking pipes and more that belonged to enslaved people have been unearthed at Thomas Jefferson’s Bedford County, Va., plantation.


Renovations Reveal Link to Thomas Jefferson

During recent renovations, a chemistry lab with links to Thomas Jefferson was discovered behind a wall in the University of Virginia’s Rotunda.


Students Lead Fight Against Fossil Fuels

Across Appalachia, students are stepping up to push their colleges and universities to a greener level. Creative competitions, thoughtful partnerships and energy-efficient construction are helping campuses advance environmental stewardship from the ground up.


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