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Thousands of UVA students are about to head back to Charlottesville less than a week after a violent white-nationalist protest turned violent

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The University of Virginia (UVA) is set to welcome an incoming class of students Friday, less than a week after a violent white-nationalist rally rocked Charlottesville, Virginia, where the campus is located.

New students move onto campus beginning Friday, August 18, and classes begin for undergraduates on Tuesday, August 22. In all, about 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students will move back to the area in upcoming weeks.

Former President of UVA Robert O’Neil called the violence that Charlottesville and the UVA community experienced “profoundly different” than anything he has seen over the course of his nearly 50 years in academia.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com