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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

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Connecting the Dots

    Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.

  • 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.

  • Changing the Greek System

    A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

  • 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 Many Faces of Cavman

    A look at how U.Va.’s mascot has changed over time

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

  • 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.

  • When Mem Rocked

    Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.

  • Ordinary Genius

    Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds