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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

Fiction/Poetry

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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  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

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

  • The Future is Now

    A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.

  • The Science of Data

    University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

  • God Is in the Details

    A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

  • Faculty Update

    Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

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

  • Is Winning Everything?

    Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.

  • Southern Sensibility

    Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.