Department: university digest

News Briefs

News Briefs

Summer 2017

Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.

Summer 2017

Jefferson Medalists Speak

Jefferson Medalists Speak

This year’s Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists include a former U.S. Attorney General and a world-renowned entrepreneur.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Spring 2017

Julian Bond and Marcus Martin honored with named professorships; Tom Walls named director of the Sorensen Institute.

Spring 2017

Student Awards Roundup

Student Awards Roundup

Two Rhodes scholars, three Marshall scholars and three recipients of the 2017 Hannah Graham Memorial Award share their exciting study abroad plans.

Spring 2017

Health System Pushes into Northern Virginia

Health System Pushes into Northern Virginia

The $112 million partnership with Inova health systems will introduce a medical school campus in Fairfax County that features a state-of-the-art human genomics program.

Spring 2017

Cutting Carbon

Cutting Carbon

A partnership with Dominion Virginia Power will provide electricity to the University from a new solar farm in King William County, cutting UVA’s carbon footprint by 11 percent.

Spring 2017

London Calling

London Calling

The pilot program will take 20 first-year students to Regent’s University London for their first semester, giving them a unique global experience before they move to Grounds.

Spring 2017

Sullivan Stepping Down

Sullivan Stepping Down

UVA’s first female president is ready to pass the torch and return to teaching. The search committee hopes to find her successor by August 2018.

Spring 2017

UVA in the Rankings

UVA in the Rankings

How the University of Virginia stacked up in annual rankings of top colleges and universities

See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Business Insider, Princeton Review and The Economist.

Winter 2016

Spirit of ’76 Back on Grounds

Spirit of ’76 Back on Grounds

In September, Virginia paid homage to the 1976 basketball team as part of an All-Sports Reunion weekend, drawing more than 500 alumni athletes.

Winter 2016

News Briefs

News Briefs

Winter 2016

New bicentennial celebration chairs announced; professor honored by Washington Monthly; head of VFH retires; Distinguished Teaching Award honoree

Winter 2016

At a Crossroads

At a Crossroads

The history and future of Ivy and Emmet

What had once been a cluster of small businesses on the outskirts of the University is set to become part of a corridor that beautifies and unifies Grounds.

Winter 2016

What Does It Mean to be a Global University?

What Does It Mean to be a Global University?

In May, President Teresa Sullivan, along with several UVA deans, took a 12-day trip throughout Asia to meet with university leaders, alumni, students and government officials.

Fall 2016

UVA Establishes Brain Institute

UVA Establishes Brain Institute

The University is taking another step toward a better understanding of the brain through its newest initiative: the UVA Brain Institute. Here’s what they hope to accomplish through cross-Grounds collaboration in the field of neuroscience.

Fall 2016

News Briefs

News Briefs

University Advancement and the Women’s Center gain new leadership; new leaders appointed to the Board of Visitors; two distinguished Writers-in-Residence come to Grounds.

Fall 2016

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Highlights

North of Eden

North of Eden

Old vs. new, UVA past vs. UVA future: North Grounds gives a nod to Jeffersonian design, but at a distance.

Politics, by Any Other Name

Politics, by Any Other Name

Coy Barefoot (Grad '97) recounts how the University had to overcome determined opposition to come into existence.

Lights Out

Lights Out

No UVA team before or since has had consecutive undefeated seasons. Boxing went four years without a loss. Then it went away.