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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

Worth Thousands of Words

The U.Va. Art Museum introduced four new exhibitions on Jan. 20.

“Master Printmakers” is a collection of 16th-century Italian Renaissance prints, based on

Drawing From Nature

Drawing From Nature

Students carried five-gallon buckets that held their art supplies through the hardwood forest of the Appalachian Mountains. When they found something to draw, they turned the buckets over and

Take a Ride on the Wild Side

Take a Ride on the Wild Side

Art doesn’t just hang on a wall. Art professor Bill Bennett—with help from members of the local sculpture community, including Edward Miller and Joseph Schepps—transformed an

Painting Away the Blues

Painting Away the Blues

Gloomy weather spurred Rebecca Lewis to undertake a project that is now a bright spot among her artistic endeavors.

An acrylic painting of a path winding through

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Future is Now

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Faculty Update

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

  • The Tactile Library

  • 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.

  • Alumni Tell You How To:

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

  • 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.

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

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