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Bookmarked: Faulkner at Virginia

Bookmarked: Faulkner at Virginia

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in Requiem for a Nun. The author’s two terms as writer-in-residence in 1957 and 1958 have taken

Lane DeGregory (Col ’89) wins a Pulitzer Prize for her article about a feral child

Lane DeGregory (Col ’89) wins a Pulitzer Prize for her article about a feral child

On the first day of her first semester, Lane DeGregory walked into the the Cavalier Daily’s offices, intent on reporting for the newspaper, and spent the next four

Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary kicks off Center for Politics series about the ’60s

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Books to read at the beach by U.Va. faculty and alumni.

Ex Libris

Ex Libris

Intriguing bookplates from the libraries of the rich and famous debut at a U.Va. exhibit.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore: January through March 2010


1. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

2. Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger by Lee Smith

3. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

New & Notable

In the Land of Believers Gina Welch (Grad ’04) Metropolitan Books Gina Welch, a young secular Jew from Berkeley, joined Jerry Falwell’s Thomas Road Baptist Church. Undercover for nearly

The Art of Reflection

Edith Arbaugh (Educ ’55) taught art in Charlottesville for 29 years. A well-known figure in the local art scene, she is one of the founders of the Central Virginia Watercolor Guild

Literary Wahoo of the Jazz Age

Ever wonder what the University was like in the Roaring ’20s? The novel Boojum! is set in a whiskey-soaked Prohibition-era Charlottesville where waggish poets wend their way through University

Mother and Child

Mother and Child

Saving Shots Is a Snap

Letters to the Editor

Then Again

What a thrill to see the picture of Scott Stadium in 1964 (“Then and Now: An Illustrated Journey Through Time,” Spring 2010). After the Corps of Cadets and the

School of Rock

School of Rock

U.Va.'s Battle of the Bands face off. Hear music clips and watch a video.

A Portrait of the South in Black and White

A Portrait of the South in Black and White

Paul Gaston recounts his role in the civil rights movement in Charlottesville.

Saying It with Flowers, My Way

Saying It with Flowers, My Way

Why a novel about the language of flowers? That’s the question I get asked more than any other by fellow writers and fans of my young adult

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    Gerry Warburg shares lessons learned from Nixon's registration in 1974, including how voter participation can inspire bipartisan action.

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    Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.

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    The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

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    If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

  • Letters to the Editor

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    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

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    Lukas Tamm and his small team of researchers at U.Va. are making strides in figuring out how the Ebola virus works.

  • Puzzle Master

    New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."