Topic: Arts & Entertainment

Subtopics:   Books Dance Film Music Radio/Podcasts Television Theater Visual Arts
Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

Exhaustive exhibit at UVA shows the full life of the Southern author

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.

Summer 2017

Rising Star

Rising Star

Jia Tolentino has quickly made a name for herself as an essayist

Jia Tolentino (Col ’09), a writer for newyorker.com, was recently named to Forbes’ 30-under-30 list of up-and-coming media professionals.

Summer 2017

Big Bands

Big Bands

A look at concerts on Grounds through the decades

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

April 14, 2017

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Spring 2017

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Spring 2017

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

The alumnae who helped D.C.’s African-American museum ‘claim space’

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Spring 2017

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin’s new director is influenced by the muses

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Spring 2017

Shoot to Thrill

Shoot to Thrill

The highlight reel of UVA sports photographer Matt Riley

UVA sports photographer Matt Riley shares some of his favorite photographed moments from the past decade.

Winter 2016

National Treasure

National Treasure

At home with UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove

UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

Winter 2016

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

NASA’s Unseen Heroes

Alumna discovers a bestseller and major motion picture in her own backyard

Margot Lee Shetterly discovered an important part of American space race history in her own childhood neighborhood.

Winter 2016

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Winter 2016

Breakout Artist

Breakout Artist

Lolita Foster turned her walk-on in prison dramedy Orange is the New Black into a two-year role

Lolita Foster, whose passion for theater began at the University, turns a walk-on role into a two-year gig with Netflix's popular show, "Orange is the New Black."

Winter 2016

’Hoo You Gonna Call

’Hoo You Gonna Call

Alumnus James Maxwell brought real science to Ghostbusters

Alumnus and nuclear physicist James Maxwell was doing research at MIT when Columbia Pictures approached him about props for a new movie.

Winter 2016

Teaching TV

Teaching TV

What Breaking Bad tells us about modern America

Media Studies Professor William Little teaches political theory, history, sociology and psychology, all through the lens of AMC drama “Breaking Bad.”

Fall 2016

The Many Roles of Teddy Sears

The Many Roles of Teddy Sears

Alumnus actor goes where his characters take him

School of Commerce alum Teddy Sears turned from his family’s athletic dynasty to pursue a business career, but somehow found himself acting instead. Here’s why.

Fall 2016

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Highlights

More than Money

More than Money

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Seed Fund helps University-affiliated ideas grow until they are successful enough to attract other funding.

Bud Life

Bud Life

Along winding walkways and serpentine walls, our photo essay leads you down the gardens’ paths.

The Exit Interview

The Exit Interview

Teresa A. Sullivan talks with us about her presidency with characteristic grit and grace.