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Q&S: UVA College Bee Expert Discusses Bumblebee, Now Officially Listed as Endangered

Published March 22, 2017 in News

The U.S. government just added a bumblebee species to the endangered species list. UVA environmental scientist T’ai Roulston, who nearly three years ago sighted one of the last specimens of the bee in the east, provides insight.

The ‘Wahoowa’ Heard ’Round the World: UVA Invites Next Generation of ’Hoos

Published March 22, 2017 in News

UVA’s regular admission decisions are out and social media is buzzing with the excitement of newly admitted Wahoos. Find out more about who will make up the Class of 2021. 

A&S Graduate Programs Honored in Rankings

Published March 22, 2017 in News

U.S. News & World Report recognized six Arts & Sciences graduate programs this month in its annual national rankings of the top social science and humanities doctoral programs.

Q&A: Technology Expert and College Grad Gary McGraw Talks Cybersecurity

Published March 21, 2017 in News

By: Fariss Samarrai | University Communications

Gary McGraw describes himself as an “alpha geek.”

This Student’s Superpower is Photography

Published March 20, 2017 in News

VIDEO | The Lawn and John Paul Jones Arena are two of Sarah Dodge’s favorite photo backdrops. “Being a UVA student is something I am extremely proud of, and to be able to combine that identity with my identity as a photographer is really satisfying,” she said.

Third-Year College Student Bryanna Miller Brings Vast Leadership Experience to BOV

Published March 15, 2017 in News

As president of the Black Student Alliance, Miller has worked quietly to provide stability within the organization and establish lasting structures. She plans to bring that pragmatic approach to her work on the Board of Visitors.

UVA Center Explores Why Poetry Endures

Published March 15, 2017 in News

“When someone dies, when we fall in love, when people get married – at moments of heightened feeling, we often turn to the compressed, memorable and vivid language of poetry,” says English professor Jahan Ramazani. 

College Faculty Featured in This Year's Virginia Festival of the Book

Published March 15, 2017 in News

The 23rd annual Virginia Festival of the Book opens next week on March 22 and will feature five days of readings and panel discussions featuring authors ranging from bestselling authors to debut writers as part of an event that has become the largest community-based book event in the mid-Atlantic region. Arts & Sciences faculty will be featured prominently in a series of Festival events this year, both as authors of featured works and as moderators of panel discussions.

UVA Researchers Focus on What Black Girls Experience

Published March 14, 2017 in News

UVA has taken on the subject of black girlhood in several ways – on the academic front, through an emerging interdisciplinary field of scholarship, and in positive community engagement to help girls of color thrive.

Researchers Discover How Neurons Tell Each Other to Die Under Trauma, Disease

Published March 10, 2017 in News

Neuroscientists have found that healthy neurons receive messages from injured neighbors that can lead to death. If they can block these messages from getting through, they may be able to slow 

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