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# University of Virginia

Last year
# US
Virginia suspect now in custody as two university shootings leave seven dead in the US
The suspect is believed to be one of the college’s students.
All time
# Upset
Epic US hoops shocker: University of Maryland stun top seed Virginia in modern-day thriller
It was one of the biggest upsets in modern American sport.
# University of Virginia
TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name
The decision came following the recent violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville.
# Defamation
University dean awarded €2.7m over false Rolling Stone rape story
Nicole Eramo had sought $7.5 million (€6.6 million) in damages after an article claimed she had discouraged reporting of an alleged gang rape.
# false claims
Rolling Stone has been forced into a massive back-down over this frathouse rape story
The magazine has issued an apology after the article was widely discredited.
# Tallest Man
Academics stop world's tallest man - 8'3" - from growing
Researchers at the University of Virginia medical centre have stopped hormones in Sultan Kosen’s pituitary gland.