Topic: University News

Subtopics:   Bicentennial Budget Philanthropy Rankings
News Briefs

News Briefs

Ruffin Ready

Just a few days before the start of the fall semester, Ruffin Hall, the new home of the McIntire Department of Art’s studio art program,...

Winter 2008

Catching Up on Getting In

Catching Up on Getting In

UVA’s first year without early admission

In the first admission cycle since the University eliminated its binding early-decision program, the staff of the Office of Admission received a pleasant surprise.

Winter 2008

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

Bookmarked: A Sampler of UVA Blogs

UVA Today Blog http://uvatoday.org/blog A lively look at what’s going on around the University, drawn from UVA news sources and the mainstream...

Winter 2008

Deep Rooted

Deep Rooted

A look at the University’s shady side

What makes UVA such a special setting? The bricks and columns are nice, to be sure. But the trees around Grounds also deserve their due for the life, color and character they bring to the University.

Winter 2008

Green Thumbs Up

Green Thumbs Up

University making strides in sustainability

It’s not easy being green, but UVA is getting higher marks for its environmentally friendly programs.

Winter 2008

Holding Steady

Holding Steady

Still ranked second

In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, the University of Virginia’s standing remains the same as last year’s: second among national public universities and 23rd among all American colleges and universities.

Winter 2008

Troubling Signs

Troubling Signs

Protests lead to repeal of policy

A short-lived ban on signs at Scott Stadium this fall raised the hackles of fans—particularly among students—and drew darts from pundits across the nation.

Winter 2008

Something for Everyone

Something for Everyone

Navigating the carnival-like atmosphere of the Student Activities Fair is an annual rite of passage for newly arrived first years.

Winter 2008

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Kellogg House signals next wave of first-year residence halls

Residents call it "the O-Hilton." It’s still dormitory-style housing, but given its many amenities and commanding views of Grounds, the new $18.8 million Kellogg House feels more like a hotel, according to its denizens.

Winter 2008

Say Hello to the Future

Say Hello to the Future

New leaders begin work

A number of key leadership positions have been filled in recent months around Grounds. The following is a brief introduction to the people who will help guide the University in coming years.

Fall 2008

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Stories from Iraq

The article “Soldiers’ Stories” in the Summer 2008 issue is one of the finest anthologies I have read in a long time. These are...

Fall 2008

Surrounded by History

Surrounded by History

President Casteen discusses the past and future of some of the University's historic buildings.

Summer 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

High Honors

The University of Virginia bestowed its highest external honors—the annual Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals—during Founder’s Day celebrations in April. The medals...

Summer 2008

Cartoon Flaps

Cartoon Flaps

Muzzle award faults student editors

A cartoon that caused an uproar after its publication in the student newspaper last year was at the center of another wave of controversy this spring.

Summer 2008

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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.

Ready to Spin Off

Ready to Spin Off

Jason George (Com ’94) looks back on his time at UVA while looking forward to his role as a firefighter in a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off.

Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.

The Exit Interview

The Exit Interview

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