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Lighting of the Lawn 2016: An Evening of Lights, Music, Dance and Inclusivity

Published November 30, 2016 in News
Thursday night, UVA will hold its annual Lighting of the Lawn ceremony, where members of the University and Charlottesville communities can come together to enjoy a dazzling light show spectacle.

Professor Examines the Ideal of Peace and Its Use as a Political Tool

Published November 30, 2016 in News
Assistant Professor Murad Idris studies classic and modern understandings of peace and how they’ve been used throughout history to advance political projects, delegitimize enemies and order the world.

Studio Art Program to Host Three Artists-in-Residence in Spring Semester

Published November 29, 2016 in News
Ruffin Distinguished Artists-in-Residence Laura Doggett, Terri Weifenbach and J. Morgan Puett will bring to Grounds a variety of perspectives and backgrounds.

UVA Sociologist Explains How Germans’ Memories of War Changed Over Time

Published November 29, 2016 in News
In his new book, Jeffrey Olick analyzes how German leaders have addressed the country’s national memory of its Nazi past, and the changing approaches they have used.

A&S Trio Earn Marshall Scholarships

Published November 28, 2016 in News
This is the first time UVA has had three Marshall Scholars in one year; Sarah Koch, Abraham Axler and William Henagan will pursue graduate study in the United Kingdom. All students are from the College.

Two College Fourth Years Net Rhodes Scholarships

Published November 23, 2016 in News
Aryn Frazier and Lauren Jackson have been named 2017 Rhodes Scholars, to pursue their studies at the University of Oxford in England.

Survey Shows UVA Millennial Alumni a Cut Above in Job Prospects, Well-Being

Published November 21, 2016 in News
A new Gallup survey, polling more than 7,000 alumni from the classes of 2001 through 2015, indicates that UVA graduates are outpacing national averages in workplace engagement, well-being and attachment to the University.

Maurice Wallace Broadens Study of Black Identity In The Arts, On The Streets

Published November 20, 2016 in News
Having a range of academic interests, Wallace said he has found a ready-made community here. “It’s easy to be interdisciplinary at UVA,” he said.

That's A Wrap? Drama Professor Robert Chapel, Mentor To College Alum Tina Fey, Reviews Hit Career ... So Far

Published November 20, 2016 in News
Chapel’s storied career includes more than 130 directing credits, 60-plus acting gigs, one lifetime achievement award and at least one superstar student. He reflects on memories with Fey, bringing Broadway music to Russia and more.

APOGEE: A $6 Million Special Delivery From UVA to Chile

Published November 19, 2016 in News
The instrument – built at the University – will allow astronomers to peer through the stellar dust and observe stars at the farthest reaches of the Milky Way.


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