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“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
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
Books to read at the beach by U.Va. faculty and alumni.
Intriguing bookplates from the libraries of the rich and famous debut at a U.Va. exhibit.
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
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
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
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
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
U.Va.'s Battle of the Bands face off. Hear music clips and watch a video.
Paul Gaston recounts his role in the civil rights movement in Charlottesville.
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
U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.
A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.
University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.
A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.
Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.
Survive in the wilderness (with kids), make ice cream with a law degree, train for a triathlon and more.
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.
Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.