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Recent news from around Grounds.

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.

Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm

Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of his second term as the school’s dean in 2015.

Your Soundtrack to Spring

Listen to spring playlists from Akil Mitchell, the Hullabahoos, Dean Groves and others—guaranteed to improve your mood.

The Cornerstone Plan

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Admissions »

Help for AccessUVa

Grant will launch new scholarships and fuel financial aid endowment.

Aristocracy of Talent

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

U.Va. Answers Frequently Asked Questions About AccessUVa

Answers to some of the more common questions about the changes made to AccessUVa, the University's financial aid program.

Advice From the Experts

Advice From the Experts

From getting in to getting a job, tips and services for life's big moments.

Admission Advice

The Alumni Association’s Admission Liaison Program provides a point of contact and a source of information for alumni families who have children applying to U.Va. Here are

Alumni »

Alumnae Alumni Association Regional Clubs

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

How to Use Your Law Degree to Make Ice Cream

Doug Bouton (Law '10) offers his advice.

How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

How to Start a Company Without Losing Your Shirt—or Your Sanity

Joyce Franklin (Com '87) CPA, CFA, shares her wisdom.

How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlete Alyssa Godesky (Col ’08) offers pro tips.

Architecture »

A Place for Kids

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

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.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

Arts & Entertainment »

Books Dance Film Music Television Theater Visual Arts

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

Unshackled

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was

Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

New & Notable

A short story collection, scholarship, memoirs and more.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

A list of the most popular fiction and nonfiction selections at the U.Va. Bookstore.

Career »

How to Start a Company Without Losing Your Shirt—or Your Sanity

Joyce Franklin (Com '87) CPA, CFA, shares her wisdom.

The Slick Bib

During my undergraduate studies at U.Va. I strengthened a habit and a mindset of constantly identifying inefficiencies in products, processes and systems and working to come up with unique

Peace, Love and Understanding

U.Va. is among the Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing colleges and universities.

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

Finding your passion can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even begin? Christie Mims offers five simple questions to jump start your search.

The Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

Actor and public speaking expert Rob Biesenbach (Col '85) shares a handful of the more common offenses.

Education and Learning »

How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

Unshackled

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.

New Graduate Programs to Launch This Fall

Graduate students will have two new degree programs to choose from this fall—an M.S. in Data Science and an M.A. in European Studies.

Faculty »

News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

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.

Withholding Judgment

Religious studies professor John Portmann ponders a difficult question.

Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

Grounds & Buildings »

A Place for Kids

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

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.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

The Cornerstone Plan

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Health »

How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlete Alyssa Godesky (Col ’08) offers pro tips.

A Place for Kids

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

A Real Lifesaver

During a training session at U.Va.’s School of Medicine last spring, medical student Ryan Jones (Col ’09, Med ’14) examined Jim Malloy, a “standardized

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

Finding your passion can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even begin? Christie Mims offers five simple questions to jump start your search.

Everyday Mindfulness

Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday routine to defuse stress and lead a healthier, happier life.

History »

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

Unshackled

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was

Object Lesson

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

Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

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.

International »

Home Cooking

In the kitchen at U.Va.’s Lorna Sundberg International Center, students and community members come together to share home-cooked meals.

Winning the Inside Game

Winning the Inside Game

He has been called a street fighter, a skilled advocate, and a shape-shifter who is as comfortable testifying before Congress as he is leading a chant through a bullhorn, but

Vanishing Cultures

Vanishing Cultures

Alumnus Taylor Weidman works to safeguard indigenous communities through photography.

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Cavaliers in the Olympics

Cavaliers in the Olympics

The first Cavalier to medal at the Olympics was James Rector, who won silver in the 100-meter dash at the 1908 Games in London.

Politics »

Getting Involved

Getting Involved

Ten years after graduation, I’m on the board of two major non-profit organizations. I was recently elected president of a national political organization, and I’m in

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

New & Notable

New & Notable

Five new books from U.Va. alumni.

“The Hand That Held the Dagger”

“The Hand That Held the Dagger”

FDR delivers his famous "hand that held the dagger" speech in Mem Gym.

War Stories

War Stories

Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.

Research »

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

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.

Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

U.Va. Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection

Schools & Departments »

Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy College of Arts & Sciences Curry School of Education Darden School of Business Law School Library McIntire School of Commerce Medical School School of Architecture School of Engineering School of Nursing U.Va. Health System

Unshackled

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At U.Va. he was

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

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.

News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.

New Graduate Programs to Launch This Fall

Graduate students will have two new degree programs to choose from this fall—an M.S. in Data Science and an M.A. in European Studies.

Science »

Biology Engineering Environment Physics Psychology

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

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.

U.Va. Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection

‘Professor Lou’ Explains Science Behind the Puck on Washington Capitals TV

If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.

R&D: The Brain

U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

Sports »

Alumni in Sports Baseball Club Sports Cross Country Field Hockey Football Golf Lacrosse Men's Basketball Men's Soccer Men's Tennis Swimming & Diving Track & Field Volleyball Women's Basketball Women's Rowing Women's Soccer Women's Softball Women's Tennis Wrestling

How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlete Alyssa Godesky (Col ’08) offers pro tips.

What Are the Chances?

Two U.Va. statisticians explain how close, and yet, how far, the Cavaliers were to winning the 2014 College World Series.

Greatest Moments in U.Va. Sports History (and some we’d like to forget)

Re-live some of the greatest moments in Virginia Sports history.

Sports Briefs

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

Staff »

Hoop Dreams

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

Masterstroke

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.

Trouble in Kindergarten?

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

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.

Snow Day

Mina Pirasteh (Col ’15) documented a snow day on Grounds.

Students »

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

Greatest Moments in U.Va. Sports History (and some we’d like to forget)

Re-live some of the greatest moments in Virginia Sports history.

Sports Briefs

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

Hoop Dreams

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

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

Technology »

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

U.Va. receives $10M gift for Data Science Institute

Investor Jaffray Woodriff pledged $10M toward the creation of an endowment for the University’s newly formed Data Science Institute.

U.Va. class building satellite for NASA flight

MOOCs going mainstream? This may be the year

Crowdsourcing Historical Collections

Crowdsourcing Historical Collections

Citizen scientists help the U.Va. library and Mountain Lake Biological Station transcribe 7,000 botany records.

Thomas Jefferson »

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.

A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

U.Va. Rotunda renovations: stewardship of World Heritage Site enters second phase

Renovations to the University of Virginia’s historic Rotunda are entering a critical new phase that will bring U.Va.’s iconic centerpiece into the 21st century while

U.Va. Tradition »

Honor Code Secret Society

James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

Object Lesson

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

Honor Update

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

Start Celebrating

You might think that U.Va. was founded in 1819, but that's not the whole story.

Capital Improvements

A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

University News »

Budget Philanthropy Rankings

Sports Briefs

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

News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.

New Graduate Programs to Launch This Fall

Graduate students will have two new degree programs to choose from this fall—an M.S. in Data Science and an M.A. in European Studies.

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

A Place for Kids

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

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kings of Freedom

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

  • How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

    Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

  • The Maestro

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

  • Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

    A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

  • James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

    Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

  • Physical Science

    John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

  • 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.

  • How to be a Mad Man

    Real-life Mad Man Scott Cooney (Com ’94) offers the inside scoop.