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An American Adventure

Published October 12, 2016 in News
UVA alumni Darius Nabors (Col '07) and Trevor Kemp (Engr '06, '14) recently completed a once-in-a-lifetime trip, visiting all 59 national parks in 59 weeks.

Graduate Art Student Calls Attention to Plight of Afghan Women

Published October 11, 2016 in News
Zuhal Feraidon, who was born in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, is using her art to change perceptions of Afghan women at home and abroad.

The Good Life: A&S Philosophy Professor Explores the Varied Human Condition

Published October 10, 2016 in News
There are many University of Virginia students who would tell you that their time on Grounds is preparing them to “live a good life.” But what does that mean? Is there any universal measurement of “good”?

A&S Graduate Student Helped Build Soundtrack for New African-American Museum

Published October 10, 2016 in News
Among the many historic artifacts and stories on display when the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opens this weekend, visitors will be treated to exhibits celebrating 400 years of African-American music, many of them carefully researched and curated by University of Virginia Ph.D. student Steven Lewis.

Algal Blooms

Published October 10, 2016 in News
Individual choices add up to major impacts on the Chesapeake Bay. A new tool developed by UVA researchers helps individuals identify their contributions to nitrogen overload and suggests ways to mitigate them.

Meet Assistant Professor Eric Chyn

Published September 26, 2016 in Faculty

An applied microeconomist who studies the effects of social programs, Eric Chyn has conducted research on housing assistance and has found there are substantial benefits to relocating children from low-income public housing using housing vouchers.

$40 Million Gift to A&S by Thompson Dean ('79) Will Strengthen and Support a Variety of Curricular Initiatives

Published September 16, 2016 in News
Arts & Sciences is celebrating a $40 million gift from alumnus Thompson Dean that will benefit today’s students as well as generations to come. His support will help launch and bring to fruition some of the College’s greatest ambitions—from fueling the A&S curriculum project to technology initiatives that will transform how courses are taught.

Celebration of 50th Anniversary of NEH’s Founding Begins Sept. 14

Published September 12, 2016 in News
The NEH was born September 29, 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Arts and Humanities Act into law. The legislation marked our nation’s first significant investment in the study of its culture.

First-Class Access

Published August 24, 2016 in News
After two years of renovations that included adding classroom space to UVA's iconic Rotunda, the building hosted classes for the first time Tuesday as the fall semester began.

At Opening Convocation, New Students Accept Responsibilities of Honor

Published August 22, 2016 in News
Seated on the Lawn facing the University of Virginia’s newly renovated Rotunda, the Class of 2020 gathered on the Lawn, marking the beginning of their University of Virginia careers. The next time the entire class assembles, it will be to graduate.


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