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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.

A Piece of History

President Teresa Sullivan recently gave her late mother’s nursing cape to the School of Nursing’s Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry.

Aristocracy of Talent

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

Straight talk on sexual violence at U.Va.’s conference on campus sexual misconduct

At a much-anticipated panel, university and college presidents, students and even the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights' head honcho spoke about the problem of sexual assault and the colleges' response.

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.

High Honors

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Good Advice

Universities should focus on career development as they prepare students to become productive citizens.

Man About Grounds

Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor.

Board of Visitors approves U.Va.’s strategic direction

University of Virginia to launch search for next Arts & Sciences dean

Give Me Five

Give Me Five

Allen Groves, U.Va.'s Dean of Students, breaks a high-five world record.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sports Briefs

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

  • Physical Science

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.

  • Psst…

    Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.

  • The Maestro

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

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.