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Charles Wright has been extolled as one of the best poets of his generation, a quintessential Southerner and a philosopher-poet.
Empowering art, past and present
Calla Lily Turned Away, 1923, Georgia O’Keeffe. Pastel on paper-faced cardboard, 14 x 10 7/8 inches. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa fe. Gift of The Burnett Foundation. (c) Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Poe Room Photo by Matt Riley
When you feature upcoming events on Grounds, please be sure to include the U.Va. men’s tennis matches. The team entered the
Who Killed the Constitution? The Fate of American Liberty from World War I to George W. Bush Thomas E. Woods Jr. and Kevin R.C. Gutzman (Grad ’94, ’99) The Crown
Vanessa L. Ochs is a U.Va. associate professor of religious studies and author most recently of Sarah Laughed and Inventing Jewish Ritual, which won the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of contemporary Jewish life and practice.
Dance students take the stage
Aerial balletics were on display in one of the many arrestingly choreographed pieces in "Strands in Motion," a fall dance concert that showcased original work by both faculty and students.
The Small Library's big collection of little books
The Miniature Book Society defines a miniature book as any book less than three inches on each side. Historically, such tiny books served a purpose.
Just a few days before the start of the fall semester, Ruffin Hall, the new home of the McIntire Department of Art’s studio art program, opened
The Virginia Magazine Photo Contest
The contest sought photographs that captured the spirit of the University. Pictures from alumni, faculty and students rolled in, and the judges have picked the best of the bunch.
Student's eye for color earns prize
Literary Tribute: Rita Dove
In September, the Library of Virginia honored Dove—whose distinctions range from receiving a Pulitzer Prize to being the former Poet Laureate of Virginia and the United States—with a lifetime achievement award.
Breathing the Fire Kimberly Dozier (Grad ’93) Meredith Books In this memoir, CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier describes her battle back from critical injuries sustained in a 2006 Baghdad bombing that
Adam Beranek's breakout graphic novel
He points out the stigma attached to comic books—that it’s for geeky kids with Coke-bottle glasses and pocket protectors—is out the window.
Recent discoveries on Grounds raise questions about the history of slavery.
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Want to know the top 5 hidden gems around Grounds? The all-time leading sports scorers? Top foods at the dining hall?
Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.
The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
One of Raphael's most famous frescoes has enjoyed its own renaissance at the University.
Sean Doolittle's long, strange baseball journey
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.