Topic: University News

Subtopics:   Bicentennial Budget Philanthropy Rankings
The Second Half

The Second Half

One day in November 2007, total pledges and gifts to the Knowledge is Power capital campaign passed $1.6 billion. Owing to the customary flow of business and the pressures of fall...

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

Two for One

Two for One

Grant has unexpected payoff in African project

A grant from the Jefferson Trust yielded unexpected dividends for a project that’s addressing community health issues in Africa.

The trust, which is administered by...

Spring 2008

News Briefs

News Briefs

Holding Steady

UVA remains the No. 2 public university in the 2008 edition of the U.S. News & World Report rankings and is tied for No. 23 among all 262 institutions in...

Winter 2007

Bookmarked

Bookmarked

UVA for Kids and Families

www.virginia.edu/uvakids

For little ’Hoos looking to learn more about the University, there’s a Web...

Winter 2007

Building the Sciences

Building the Sciences

At its October meeting, the Board of Visitors endorsed a comprehensive approach to enhancing the sciences when it approved three major research buildings—one for Medicine, one for...

Winter 2007

Q&A with Michael Gibson

Q&A with Michael Gibson

Michael A. Gibson, a 25-year veteran of the UVA Police Department, was recently appointed chief of police.

What have you learned from the shootings at Virginia Tech? <...

Fall 2007

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

Key University positions filled

Executive Vice President and Provost

Arthur “Tim” Garson Jr., a pediatric cardiologist who had served as vice president and dean of the University of Virginia...

Fall 2007

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Virginia Tech

It warms my heart to see the kind of support that UVA has truly led on behalf of many universities across the nation. The magazine cover is...

Fall 2007

Responding to Tragedy

Responding to Tragedy

As students, faculty, and other members of our University family prepare for the beginning of the fall semester, our memories of the mass murder at Virginia Tech last spring...

Fall 2007

Verbatim

Verbatim

“Streakers are ubiquitous. There was a period last spring when I would snap awake every night at 2:20 a.m. The bars would close at 2,...

Fall 2007

Missed Fortune

Missed Fortune

An experiment in risk and randomness ended badly for first-year Darden student Hideki Inoue. Identified as Darden’s “luckiest student” through a series of random drawings,...

Summer 2007

Verbatim

Verbatim

“Here at UVA it makes us forget our rivalry with Virginia Tech and instead we join with them in tears and prayer.”

...

Summer 2007

History of Giving

History of Giving

The Next Five Largest Single Gifts to the University

$100 million from Frank Batten Sr. Read article here »

$64 million from David A. Harrison III (2002) The late David A. Harrison III (College ’39, Law ...

Summer 2007

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Highlights

Media Player

Media Player

Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.

The First President

The First President

UVA’s first president introduced the modern era, but some of Edwin Alderman’s progressive notions were anything but.

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.