Department: President’s Letter

Alumni Helping Us Build a Better UVA

Alumni Helping Us Build a Better UVA

In a national Gallup survey, UVA’s young alumni beat national averages in well-being, workplace engagement and emotional connection to their alma mater.

Spring 2017

Investing in UVA’s Third Century

Investing in UVA’s Third Century

President Teresa A. Sullivan articulates plans for the Universities third century, while preparing to celebrate the achievements of the past 200 years.

Winter 2016

Putting Heads Together

Putting Heads Together

The newly-formed UVA Brain Institute aims to develop more effective treatments for brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.

Fall 2016

Rotunda’s Rebirth

Rotunda’s Rebirth

President Sullivan discusses changes to the Rotunda, as well as the building’s evolving function in University life.

Summer 2016

History as Lesson

History as Lesson

President Sullivan discusses the University’s complicated racial history and the current conversation in higher education surrounding unpleasant historical realities.

Spring 2016

Building on a Foundation

Building on a Foundation

President Sullivan discusses how the Cornerstone Plan creates a solid foundation for UVA's future.

Winter 2015

Careers and More

Careers and More

President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.

Fall 2015

Laying the Cornerstone

Laying the Cornerstone

President Sullivan discusses how the Cornerstone Plan has begun to come alive at the University.

Summer 2015

Keeping UVA Safe

Keeping UVA Safe

Making UVA safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.

Winter 2014

UVA's Leadership DNA

UVA's Leadership DNA

In the spirit of springtime revival, says Teresa Sullivan, we are moving forward in the new semester with great optimism about what we can accomplish together.

Spring 2015

The Science of Data

The Science of Data

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

Fall 2014

Open for Business

Open for Business

President Sullivan discusses the value of corporate partnerships in higher education.

Summer 2014

Aristocracy of Talent

Aristocracy of Talent

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.

Spring 2014

Good Advice

Good Advice

A message from the president

Universities should focus on career development as they prepare students to become productive citizens.

Winter 2013

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Highlights

Streak Show

Streak Show

An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.