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Alumnus Makes Poetry Eye-Opening and Urgent

Published September 19, 2018 in News

Kyle Dargan has found much success and satisfaction as a poet and teacher, which he began to develop during his time on Grounds. He’ll return Friday to read from his new book. 

6 Questions About UVA's Timely New Democracy Initiative

Published September 17, 2018 in News

Co-director and White House veteran Melody Barnes, Miller Center director William Antholis and College of Arts & Sciences Dean Ian Baucom discuss UVA’s ambitious goal to answer the most essential questions facing democracy today.

Curiosity Fuels UVA Student's Journey from Madison County to Gwangju

Published September 13, 2018 in News

A long way from her rural Virginia roots, Olivia Grotenhuis found a new voice this summer while studying language in South Korea. She can’t wait to go back.

5 Ways to Use Your Cell Phone to Your Advantage During a Weather Disaster

Published September 13, 2018 in News

UVA assistant professor of media studies Elizabeth Ellcessor, who is working on a book about emergency media in the digital age, has advice on utilizing your cell phone during weather and other natural disasters.

President Ryan Details Key Priorities in First Board of Visitors Meeting

Published September 12, 2018 in News

Ryan’s goals include growing financial aid, particularly low-income and first-generation students, strengthening the relationship between the University and the community and encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Bigger Picture: 9/11 Anniversary on Grounds

Published September 11, 2018 in News

In the second installment of UVA Today’s new photo feature, a look at Tuesday’s 9/11 remembrance on the Lawn.

$12.9 Million in Gifts, Appointment of Melody C. Barnes to Fuel Democracy Initiative

Published September 10, 2018 in News

With Hurricane Florence expected to hit the southeastern United States hard, the University of Virginia is taking steps to prepare for possible flooding and strong winds in the area. Check back here for all the latest updates

In 'Charlottesville 2017,' UVA Faculty Explore Issues That Erupted Last Summer

Published September 7, 2018 in News

Historian Claudrena N. Harold and architectural historian Louis P. Nelson edited the book, “Charlottesville 2017: The Legacy of Race and Inequity.

Cold and Remote: UVA Physicist Takes Cool Quantum Research into Space

Published September 6, 2018 in News

What happens when atoms are removed from gravity and chilled to a crawl? Physicists are finding out – and seeking new technologies from their experimental results. 

'Trailblazer' Deborah McDowell Chosen for Zintl Leadership Award

Published August 29, 2018 in News

McDowell has worked to elevate and expand African-American and African studies on Grounds as director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies for the past 10 years.


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