Topic: University News

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Change of Course

Change of Course

College experiments with major curriculum reform

Next year’s entering class will be piloting the new curriculum design, the first major change at UVA in over 40 years. Here’s the breakdown of what to expect.

Fall 2016

What Does It Mean to be a Global University?

What Does It Mean to be a Global University?

In May, President Teresa Sullivan, along with several UVA deans, took a 12-day trip throughout Asia to meet with university leaders, alumni, students and government officials.

Fall 2016

UVA Establishes Brain Institute

UVA Establishes Brain Institute

The University is taking another step toward a better understanding of the brain through its newest initiative: the UVA Brain Institute. Here’s what they hope to accomplish through cross-Grounds collaboration in the field of neuroscience.

Fall 2016

News Briefs

News Briefs

University Advancement and the Women’s Center gain new leadership; new leaders appointed to the Board of Visitors; two distinguished Writers-in-Residence come to Grounds.

Fall 2016

Andy Warhol at the Fralin

Andy Warhol at the Fralin

Visitors to UVA’s Fralin Museum of Art can view Warhol’s “Saint Apollonia,” celebrity portraits such as the famous Marilyn Monroe, pieces from his “Cowboys and Indians” series and more in the museum’s current exhibit, “Andy Warhol: Icons.”

Fall 2016

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Many readers sent in feedback to the summer cover story “Modern Honor.” A selection of letter excerpts appear, along with a letter from the Editor on the Honor System piece.

Fall 2016

Putting Heads Together

Putting Heads Together

The newly-formed UVA Brain Institute aims to develop more effective treatments for brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.

Fall 2016

News Briefs

News Briefs

A young engineer wins highest government honor, Larycia Hawkins joins the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, and the Library and the A-School appoint new deans.

Summer 2016

Four Garner Thomas Jefferson Medals

Four Garner Thomas Jefferson Medals

The University awards no honorary degrees; instead, in partnership with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, it awards Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals each spring. Medalists are chosen for their contributions to...

Summer 2016

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers offer their thoughts on the Spring 2016 issue of Virginia Magazine.

Summer 2016

Time May Change Me

Time May Change Me

Preservationists and construction crews are working to repair even the smallest details of the Rotunda.

Spring 2016

News from Around Grounds

News from Around Grounds

A digest of recent news and events at the University

An alumna appears on Shark Tank, an old Faulkner play hits newsstands, the Law School gets a new dean, UVA gets its 51st Rhodes Scholar, and more.

Spring 2016

History as Lesson

History as Lesson

President Sullivan discusses the University’s complicated racial history and the current conversation in higher education surrounding unpleasant historical realities.

Spring 2016

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Readers share their thoughts about recent articles and events

Readers offer their thoughts on topics from the Winter 2015 issue of Virginia Magazine.

Spring 2016

Funding Academic Excellence

Funding Academic Excellence

Budgeting for a complex organization like the University of Virginia is no simple task. Here’s a look at some of the numbers, and the priorities behind them.

Winter 2015

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Highlights

’Hoos in the NBA

’Hoos in the NBA

Get to know some of the UVA athletes who trained with Coach Tony Bennett and went on to play professional basketball.

Streak Show

Streak Show

An update on a running University tradition, stripped to its bare essentials.

Brady’s Go-To Man

Brady’s Go-To Man

An exclusive interview with Don Yee, the sports agent who helped sort out the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal in 2015.

’Hoo Are You?

’Hoo Are You?

The University of Virginia has more than 230,000 living alumni. Take a look at how alumni demographics have changed over the past six decades, as well as where alumni live and what they do professionally.