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When the Image Is the Word

See how Corwin Levi (Law ‘05) transformed his law school notes into art

A sign on the window outside Corwin Levi’s summer studio reads “Please don’t tap the

Arbiter of Style

Ivy Style “In its current incarnation, Ivy Style involves outdoorswear, ruggedwear, authentic American brands and labels that are 100 years old,” says Bryan. “As the current approach to traditional preppie, Ivy

View From a Garden

View From a Garden

A lover of outdoor spaces and peaceful places, Olivia Kiers (Col ’12) often retreats to the garden behind Pavilion I to study, write poetry, let her thoughts wander and let

Bookmarked: Showtime

Bookmarked: Showtime

Students Matt Savarese (Col ’12) and Jeffrey Luppino-Esposito (Col ’11) have created an interactive, online musical that’s posted every week on YouTube. With the help of a nearly 50-member cast

Changes at VQR

Changes at VQR

A University audit of the Virginia Quarterly Review has recommended several changes to address employees’ concerns and improve the magazine’s financial and managerial accountability.

President Teresa

Insider’s View: Rare Items

Insider’s View: Rare Items

Explore some of the most valuable treasures in Special Collections.

Five Alumni with Films at the 2010 Virginia Film Festival

Five Alumni with Films at the 2010 Virginia Film Festival

The Virginia Film Festival will run from Thursday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. Five alumni will bring their films to Charlottesville to screen at this year’s festival. 

Singing Sailor

Singing Sailor

Michael Belinkie (Col ’98) finds his voice in the Navy Sea Chanters

U.Va. to scrutinize Virginia Quarterly Review after editor’s suicide

For Virginia Film Festival, a new direction

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore: April through June 2010

Fiction/Poetry

1. The Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson

2. Anthill by Edward O. Wilson

3. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

New & Notable

The Cheater’s Diet: The Sneaky Secrets to Losing Up to 20 Pounds in 8 Weeks, Eating (and Drinking) Everything You Love Marissa Lippert (Col ’00) Dutton Books Marissa Lippert knows that

A Bold Look at the Familiar

A Bold Look at the Familiar

Required Reading: Karenne Wood

Required Reading: Karenne Wood

He’ll Thrill You

He’ll Thrill You

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Cabell Is New Again

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Examining Slavery at the University

    In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.

  • Computer cluster opens new research possibilities

    Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.

  • The People’s Historian

    As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.