Topic: University News

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UVA 200: Bicentennial Launch Celebrations

UVA 200: Bicentennial Launch Celebrations

Highlights from the launch events

On Friday, October 6, 2017, tens of thousands of students and alumni joined on the Lawn to join in the launch of the University’s Bicentennial celebration.

October 16, 2017

Predictions for the Future of Higher Education

Predictions for the Future of Higher Education

As UVA celebrates its first 200 years, administrators weigh in on what’s next

In honor of UVA’s bicentennial, we asked some administrators what they think UVA—and higher education—will look like in 25–50 years.

October 16, 2017

A Classroom as Big as the Lawn

A Classroom as Big as the Lawn

Jefferson wanted students to learn all the angles

Through architecture, Jefferson hoped students would gain a sense of design, order and beauty.

Fall 2017

200 and Counting

200 and Counting

Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says the bicentennial will be much more than a birthday celebration.

Fall 2017

Visitor in Chief

Visitor in Chief

New rector Rusty Conner discusses core values, the search for the next president, and the future

The Board of Visitors’ new rector talks about where we’re going, how he likes to manage and what he’s looking for in the next president.

Fall 2017

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA student Otto Warmbier (Com ’17), who died after spending 17 months in North Korean captivity, will receive a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

Fall 2017

Party of the Centuries

Party of the Centuries

Bicentennial launch to draw thousands

October’s Bicentennial Launch Celebration figures to be one heck of a party.

Fall 2017

More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues

More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues

Training the next generation to think outside of their disciplines is a goal of the UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute and the Environmental Resilience Institute.

Fall 2017

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.

Fall 2017

BOV Changes

BOV Changes

New rector Rusty Conner (Col ’78, Law ’81) is one of several people in a new role on the University’s Board of Visitors.

Fall 2017

Fighting Fire with Fellowship

Fighting Fire with Fellowship

The UVA community reclaims a higher Grounds, seeking to supplant images of angry torch-bearers with scenes of peace.

August 17, 2017

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Highlights

Period Pieces

Period Pieces

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.

Summer on Grounds

Summer on Grounds

When all goes well, life at UVA in the summer is quiet. But that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening. Here’s a snapshot of some of what happened on Grounds this summer.

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.