Summer 2014

Summer 2014

Object Lesson

Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time

Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time.

Summer 2014


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Summer 2014

Kings of Freedom

A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.

Summer 2014

Honor Update

Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

Summer 2014

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

Summer 2014

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.


Summer 2014


When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

Summer 2014

Hoop Dreams

Photos from the history-making men's basketball season.

Summer 2014

Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.


Summer 2014

New & Notable

A short story collection, scholarship, memoirs and more.

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The Maestro

From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

Summer 2014

Alumni Filmmakers Dive Deep

"Waking Marshall Walker" made its world premiere at the Sonoma International Film Festival, where the short film's popularity earned it a third screening.

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Stem Cell Breakthrough

The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

Back to the Future

Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

University President Teresa Sullivan

Open for Business

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

The No Tones 1

Songs In the Key of Life

The group bills itself as “the premier, the first, the only a cappella group for the musically challenged."