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.
The UVA community gathered for a celebration like no other. A spectacular projection mapping show, celebrity special guests, and thousands of 'Hoos heralded the arrival of UVA's third century.
Fighting coastal erosion is one of many sustainability efforts conducted by College scientists and researchers on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Hundreds of Arts & Sciences faculty and students will perform and be featured prominently this Friday at a series of public events marking the opening of the University of Virginia’s Bicentennial celebration, including an evening gala expected to draw more than 20,000 people.
Yen House honors Yan Huiqing, who was also known as W.W. Yen, the first international student to graduate from UVA – in 1900. He went on to serve as China’s premier for five terms and was acting president during his last premiership in 1926.
As a part of the Student Council’s Cavalier Education program, third-year student Saskia Feldman designed and is currently teaching her own class, “The Beauty Behind the Beast.”
Meet UVA’s first Royster-Lawton Fellows in Social Entrepreneurship and learn how their fellowships connected them with unique hands-on opportunities in this growing, socially conscious industry.