Topic: College of Arts & Sciences

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Ernest Mead, renowned music professor and University alumnus, passed away Thursday evening from congestive heart failure. Mead, a graduate of the class of 1940, was 95.

February 18, 2014

High Honors

High Honors

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Winter 2013

Serious Cinema

Serious Cinema

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself

At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself.

Fall 2013

Better Than Space Camp

Better Than Space Camp

Graduate student spends summer at NASA

Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.

Fall 2013

Top 5 Majors

Top 5 Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates, according to UVA’s Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies (numbers in parentheses are the number of bachelor degrees conferred):

Politics (425...

April 12, 2013

The Quality of Souls

The Quality of Souls

A mother works to find a cure for her son’s syndrome

Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.

Spring 2013

Head of the Class

Head of the Class

Students earn prestigious scholarships

Hilary Hurd (Col '13) and Joseph Riley (Col '13) have received two of the nation's highest academic honors.

Spring 2013

Dark Skies, Bright Kids

Dark Skies, Bright Kids

Helping young students reach for the stars

Professor Kelsey Johnson helps kids reach for the stars, and find their own inner scientist.

Winter 2012

Monster Mash

Monster Mash

Modern-day Dr. Frankensteins bring creatures to life

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

October 16, 2012

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Forgotten Treasures

["Borges in Charlottesville," Summer 2012] was a most enjoyable and informative article. It lacks only fuller references to the invaluable contributions of Jared Loewenstein to the...

Fall 2012

Fresh Ideas

Fresh Ideas

A sampling of research by graduate students

Graduate students teach, assist faculty and conduct research, but often their achievements go unsung. Meet three UVA grad students and learn about their discoveries.

Fall 2012

Lady Gaga Recruits UVA Bullying Expert

Lady Gaga Recruits UVA Bullying Expert

Professor Dewey Cornell brings 30 years of experience to new foundation

Lady Gaga's lofty goal and a Foundation stacked with experts well-suited to help achieve it.

May 15, 2012

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Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.