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Required Reading: Michael J. Klarman

Required Reading: Michael J. Klarman

A leading authority on the history of civil rights law, UVA law professor Michael J. Klarman won the 2005 Bancroft Prize for his book From Jim Crow to Civil Rights.

Summer 2008

Heating Up

Heating Up

Sparky's Flaw on the rise, on the road

Sparky’s Flaw is a classic story of a high school garage band made good, and is as homegrown as they come.

Summer 2008

Carnival Atmosphere

Carnival Atmosphere

A photographer's inside look at Cape Town minstrels

Since 2006, John Mason has been using his skills with a camera to capture the spirit and color of Carnival in Cape Town.

Summer 2008

A Sound for All Seasons

A Sound for All Seasons

Cavalier Band builds tradition from ground up

Student leadership, always at the heart of UVA's band, is helping guide the group to a new level.

Summer 2008

Look Homeward, Goddesses

Look Homeward, Goddesses

UVA returns sculptures to ancient home

After a Homeric journey, two ancient sculptures, believed to have been looted, are set to be repatriated.

Spring 2008

1868: First Photograph of the Rotunda

1868: First Photograph of the Rotunda

Taken shortly after the Civil War, this is the earliest known photograph of the Lawn and Rotunda. The gate in the foreground is described on a Special Collections Web...

Spring 2008

New & Notable

New & Notable

Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Miss Emma Mills: China’s First Lady and Her American Friend Thomas A. DeLong (Law ’60) McFarland & Co.

From...

Spring 2008

Dracula’s Diaspora

Dracula’s Diaspora

Book traces our fascination with the undead

Show us a black cape, a brooding castle and a dust-covered coffin, and we all know what it means—Count Dracula can’t be far away. The...

Spring 2008

Ridley airs on PBS

Ridley airs on PBS

Several public broadcasting stations in Virginia aired the documentary Ridley in February as part of Black History Month.

The film, also distributed for broadcast in Chicago, Denver,...

Spring 2008

Work in Progress

Work in Progress

Painting wins contest, in the nick of time

Rubaina Zaman (Col ’09) believes that a painting is never really finished, but she had to put that concept aside while rushing to complete an art assignment last spring.<...

Winter 2007

A Musical First

A Musical First

An original path to a Ph.D.

Mary Simonson spent her childhood years in New Jersey doing normal kids’ stuff—taking piano lessons, competing in gymnastics and studying dance. Injuries and other interests led...

Winter 2007

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Tina Fey takes 30 Rock from underdog status to Emmy-winning series

When Tina Fey’s (Col ’92) maiden effort at a comedy series, 30 Rock, debuted last fall, people were soon talking about its demise. Sure, it attracted 5.4 million viewers...

Winter 2007

New & Notable

New & Notable

Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge: The Book of Mnemonic Devices Rod L. Evans (Grad ’81, ’87) The Penguin Group

For those in search of memory...

Winter 2007

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Highlights

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.