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Value Statement

U.Va. has again been named one of the nation's top values among public universities.

Value Propositions

Value Propositions

The University's reputation as one of the best values among public institutions has received a slight uptick with the recent release of two lists measuring value.

Rankings Roundup

Rankings Roundup

Where does U.Va. sit on recent lists?

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Rita Dove receives National Medal of Arts; Students receiving free electrionc texts; Recycling at Scott Stadium; Darden Dean Bruner named Dean of the Year; VQR; Rankings

U.Va. retains No. 3 “best value” ranking

How We Rank

No. 2 Public University

U.S. News & World Report

Top 10 Best College Campus Architecture

Architectural Digest

Best College Towns

Southern Living

Darden

No. 3

Head of the Class: Sullivan calls first years “strongest” ever

U.Va. holds firm as no. 2 public university

The State of the University

The State of the University

What's going on with the budget? What about tuition increases? Read a Q&A with President Sullivan.

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IN THE RANKINGS

Peace Corps

U.Va. ranks second in the number of alumni entering the Peace Corps among medium-size colleges and universities. Currently, 71 graduates are volunteers

Sharing the Price Tag of Excellence

Sharing the Price Tag of Excellence

McIntire School of Commerce class

Since rankings for undergraduate business programs began six years ago, the McIntire School of Commerce has been ensconced in first or second place. Until

Medicine, Law and Other U.Va. Schools Improve in Rankings

U.Va. Best Value Among Public Universities

Balancing Priorities

Balancing Priorities

Photo by Luca DiCecco

Although we are still feeling winter’s effects in Charlottesville, the spring semester is well under way. Students and teachers have returned to their classrooms

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • Room of Errors

    The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

    An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.

  • What Lies Beneath

    Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

  • Did You Know?

    Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.