VIDEO: Third-year student Grayson Katzenbach is a reigning state champion and the first Virginia woman to compete in all three fencing categories at the Junior Olympics. She’s also brought the sport to more than 200 students.
This year’s festival, beginning Nov. 9 and running through Nov. 12, will feature appearances from acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee and actor/director William H. Macy.
Every Halloween, UVA students welcome thousands of local children for an evening filled with candy and fun events. But how did this tradition get its start?
Check out this video and check to see just a few things that make this city so special to the thousands who live here and the thousands more who have walked these Grounds.
NASA selected University of Virginia astronomer Anne Verbiscer as an assistant project scientist to help pick which chunks of rock and ice, among millions, to observe as the spacecraft rushes along at 30,800 mph on its 3-billion-mile journey into deep space.
The poet, a professor of English and creative writing who has won numerous teaching awards, will give the keynote address Nov. 3 at UVA’s Fall Convocation.
The John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History has uncovered recruitment and pension records revealing details of black soldiers from Albemarle County who fought in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Hundreds of Arts & Sciences faculty and students performed and were featured prominently this past Friday at UVA's Bicentennial Launch Celebration, including Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove. Dove was recently honored by TIME magazine.
Only at UVA’s bicentennial celebration would you find two of America’s best-known journalists – Arts & Sciences alumni Katie Couric and “Face the Nation” host John Dickerson – debating which character from UVA’s past they would most like to interview.
The University of Virginia opened its two-year bicentennial celebration by commemorating the original laying of the cornerstone on Oct. 6, 1817. Friday's ceremony opened with the UVA Chamber Singers from the McIntire Department of Music and an address from Peter Onuf, professor emeritus in the Corcoran Department of History.