Department: university digest

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

Honor Undergoes a Full-Scale Review

Honor Undergoes a Full-Scale Review

The single sanction’s razor-thin survival of a student vote has prompted the Honor Committee to appoint a study commission, the first such comprehensive review of the University of Virginia Honor System since 2000.

Fall 2016

Andy Warhol at the Fralin

Andy Warhol at the Fralin

Visitors to UVA’s Fralin Museum of Art can view Warhol’s “Saint Apollonia,” celebrity portraits such as the famous Marilyn Monroe, pieces from his “Cowboys and Indians” series and more in the museum’s current exhibit, “Andy Warhol: Icons.”

Fall 2016

New Role for a Familiar Corner Spot

New Role for a Familiar Corner Spot

The Corner’s Lloyd Building, most recently the home of the Student Book Store, will undergo renovations to become a multipurpose student space.

Summer 2016

News Briefs

News Briefs

A young engineer wins highest government honor, Larycia Hawkins joins the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, and the Library and the A-School appoint new deans.

Summer 2016

UVA Honors Madeleine Albright

UVA Honors Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Albright receives the inaugural Edward R. Stettinius Jr. Prize for Global Leadership and discusses FDR’s legacy at UVA’s Global Leadership Forum.

Summer 2016

Those Who Can, Teach

Those Who Can, Teach

Professor reflects on nearly five decades of teaching

Economics professor Ken Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students. But before he found his calling as a teacher, he considered another career path.

Spring 2016

Time May Change Me

Time May Change Me

Preservationists and construction crews are working to repair even the smallest details of the Rotunda.

Spring 2016

Saying Sorry Matters, Study Says

Saying Sorry Matters, Study Says

Psychology graduate student Marissa Drell wanted to know: Does an apology help a child feel better? She set up an experiment to find out.

Spring 2016

News from Around Grounds

News from Around Grounds

A digest of recent news and events at the University

An alumna appears on Shark Tank, an old Faulkner play hits newsstands, the Law School gets a new dean, UVA gets its 51st Rhodes Scholar, and more.

Spring 2016

Growing Grounds

Growing Grounds

As the University has grown, so has its buildings. Here's a look at how some of the buildings on Grounds — old and new — measure up to each other.

Winter 2015

Q & A with Provost Tom Katsouleas

Q & A with Provost Tom Katsouleas

Virginia Magazine sat down with UVA’s new executive vice president and provost to discuss his plans for the University (and learn a bit more about Katsouleas himself).

Winter 2015

Exploring Civil War History

Exploring Civil War History

UVA's new John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History will support various programs and activities to benefit both academic researchers and a public audience.

Winter 2015

News from Around Grounds

News from Around Grounds

The Rotunda gets new clocks, a longtime CBS correspondent returns to Grounds, UVA launches a new entrepreneurship, and more recent news from around Grounds.

Winter 2015

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler

Local race supports breast cancer patients, research and awareness

When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.

Winter 2015

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Highlights

Bud Life

Bud Life

Along winding walkways and serpentine walls, our photo essay leads you down the gardens’ paths.

Family Matters

Family Matters

Joanne Boyle, who served as the women's basketball head coach for seven years, retired after this season to finalize her daughter's adoption process, which could take years.