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New & Notable

Eight new books by U.Va. alumni

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore

Arts Briefs

Kevin Spacey visits U.Va.; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is U.Va.'s current writer in residence

The Facts of the Matter

More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.

Smart Money

Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

Book Traces

U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.

The Roar of the Lioness

Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

News Briefs

After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for U.Va.; U.Va. Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money

Notes on the State of Virginia

A new app allows readers to explore two editions of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and a modern annotated and searchable text.

Predicting Crime, 140 Characters at a Time

U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.

Making the Case for College

Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.

We Come from Old Virginia

Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.

Do the Robot

In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See what students, faculty and staff are reading around Grounds.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Remembering Hannah Graham

    Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.

  • Before Batman

    Ben McKenzie (Col '01) stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in FOX's new television series Gotham.

  • Smart Money

    Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

  • The Roar of the Lioness

    Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

  • We Come from Old Virginia

    Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

    U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

  • Paying Up for Pancakes

    Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

  • Admiral of the Antarctic

    Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.

  • Bee Hopeful

    U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.