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The new Environmental Institute will have offices on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville and hold student events on-Grounds. 

U.Va.’s Environmental Institute expands their mission

In the coming years, the Institute will be expanded to include climate change and environment-related research and engagement on Grounds through the new $10 million Climate Collaborative, a program to fund four to six interdisciplinary research teams to lead climate-related projects at the University. 

Eric Swensen, public information officer for U.Va. Health Newsroom, said that this announcement stems from a steady decline in the number of COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 test positivity rate in recent months.

U.Va. Health announces new masking and visitation policies

U.Va. Health announced today that there will be new masking and visitation policies beginning April 18. The areas in which face masks are optional will be expanded to include administrative and outpatient centers. The University Medical Center visitation policies will return to those in place before the pandemic. 

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