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Vanishing Cultures

Vanishing Cultures

Alumnus Taylor Weidman works to safeguard indigenous communities through photography.

The School of Athens

The School of Athens

One of Raphael's most famous frescoes has enjoyed its own renaissance at the University.

Perry’s Progress

Perry’s Progress

Artist Lincoln Perry returns to Old Cabell Hall to complete a mural he began over a decade ago.

Wet Paint

Wet Paint

Students have painted public spaces around Grounds for more than a century. From Beta Bridge to stairwells, U.Va.'s graffiti tradition is very much alive.

Experimental Beds

Experimental Beds

Australian artist Judy Watson examines Thomas Jefferson's relationships through a series of etchings.

Art Up Close

The U.Va. Art Museum gets a new name, a new curator and some new art.

Monster Mash

Monster Mash

U.Va. students construct life-sized moving monsters with the help of Hollywood special-effects artists.

Winning Watercolor

Required Reading

Required Reading

Maurie McInnis, art history professor and associate dean for academic programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, recently published Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American

Bookmarked: The Art of the Matter

Bookmarked: The Art of the Matter

A new U.Va. archive digitizes manuscripts related to da Vinci's Treatise on Painting.

Theater as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Theater as You’ve Never Seen It Before

Set designer Lisi Stoessel (Col '06, Grad '08) creates fantastical places.

Kudzu and Heavy Metal

Kudzu and Heavy Metal

Driving down I-81 with heavy metal on the stereo, Pamela Pecchio envisioned a new series of photographs

Rebuilding History … With Cardboard and Paint

Rebuilding History … With Cardboard and Paint

Mammoth Undertaking: Students reimagine Brooks Hall menagerie.

Unleashing Their Inner Warriors

Studio art professor William Bennett’s January Term course hosted nearly a dozen U.Va. students who brought their own ideas of adversity into the classroom

Bookmarked: Please Touch the Artwork

iPad users can turn, magnify and further explore 19 objects from the U.Va. Art Museum’s collection as if the artifacts were in their hands. At

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A Tale of Two “Rudys”

    For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

    Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.

  • Charlottesville A to Z

    A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.

  • Secrets of the Stars

    As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.

  • On the Brink

    The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

  • All in the Family

    Leah Smith is only the second woman in U.Va. history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.

  • Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

    Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.

  • “A Journalistic Failure”

    An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”