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”?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James E. Ryan, the Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Harvard and president-elect of the University of Virginia, discussed his vision for the future of the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences with Dean Ian Baucom and members of the College Foundation Board of Trustees at the College Foundation’s spring 2018 board meeting.
The Arts & Sciences Democracy Initiative continues to gain momentum on Grounds, with the launch of two democracy labs this spring and a partnership with the UVA Miller Center, a nonpartisan affiliate of the University specializing in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history.
About 600 first-year students elected last summer to enroll in the New College Curriculum pilot, one of three curricular options available to incoming students. This fall, the College is increasing the number of first-year spots available in the new curriculum to 800 first years.