News

New UVA Children’s Hospital Ready To Open

New UVA Children’s Hospital Ready To Open

Photo: WINA

The UVA Children’s Hospital will soon have a new home. The Battle Building was unveiled to the news media Wednesday morning with an open house for the community on Saturday the 14th. Dr.Jim Nataro, the Director of Children’s Services, says current care is provided in a general setting at the main hospital. But Nataro says the Battle Building is totally dedicated to kids. Features include a storytelling theme with each floor having art displays from children’s classics such as Curious George and Harry Potter. Every floor also has a play center and an outdoor landscape area commemorating the Lewis and Clark expedition with sculptures of animals seen by the explorers. The new facility opens to patients June 23rd.

Latest Stories

in National, World

U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

afghanistan

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

AP970543650046_2

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

in Black Friday, National

Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

macys

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

in Entertainment

William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

shatner

The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, UVA

UVA Rector Apologizes To Alleged Rape Victim

End Rape Beta Bridge 112514

The Rector of the UVA Board of Visitors opened a special meeting Tuesday afternoon by apologizing to the woman who was the subject of a recent article in Rolling Stone magazine.