Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s anatomical building advanced UVA medical education—at a price

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

Spring 2017

Streak Show

A tradition that’s still cool but often chilly

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

Spring 2017

Unquoting Jefferson

A UVA petition against quoting Thomas Jefferson grabbed headlines. Here’s the story behind them.

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

Spring 2017

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

University Digest

Spring 2017

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

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

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

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

News Briefs

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

Sports

Spring 2017

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Spring 2017

Another Shot

After falling to last place in World Cup qualifying, the U.S. national soccer team reached out to former coach Bruce Arena for help. Arena was originally let go in 2006 after many successes.

Arts

Spring 2017

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Spring 2017 2

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Spring 2017

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

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Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

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.

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Sensors & Sensibility

Sensors & Sensibility

At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.

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.