Coming from a low-income background, graduating student Walter Floyd found a variety of opportunities in the McIntire Department of Music. As a result, he hopes to use music to create opportunities for other low-income students after graduation.
An ecologist who studies how climate change influences forests, Xi Yang uses satellite remote sensing and other spectroscopic methods to research the climatic controls on vegetation photosynthesis and related plant functioning, the feedbacks of vegetation to the climate, and the impact of climate
UVA’s fourth-year studio art students worked on their final projects for months on end, putting together an elaborate, four-week show that featured the best of their photography, paintings, sculptures, prints and films.
After competing at the Olympic Games in Rio, fourth-year Leah Smith came back with two medals and new perspective on her media studies major. After competing at the Olympic Games in Rio, fourth-year Leah Smith came back with two medals and new perspective on her media studies major.
Third-year studio art students Brenna Monk and Kaia Dunne spent all semester learning one of printmaking’s trickier techniques, and they let UVA Today follow along.
Jacob Uskavitch “has been a leader within and beyond the classroom in terms of his scholarship and his engagement with critical issues at the University,” his thesis adviser said.
This summer, five UVA College students and recent graduates will use Critical Language Scholarships to intensify their acquisition of languages the U.S. State Department has deemed to be crucial.
This year’s award-winning teachers act as intellectual travel guides, enabling students to take important steps on their individual journeys of self-discovery and academic success.
The scholarship is awarded annually to an accomplished student who demonstrates leadership, sportsmanship, character and integrity.
Two projects funded by the William R. Kenan Jr. Endowment Fund of the Academical Village will explore the soundscape of the original University and the Rotunda as a library.