Dean Dorrie Fontaine prepares to retire in July.
At a University that raises teaching to an art form, we applaud some of the virtuosos.
Catch up on some of the news from around the University.
The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.
Professor Lucien Bass (Engr ’63, Darden ’65) teaches students the art of negotiation.
The physics class, created by professor Louis Bloomfield in 1991, is a big hit with nonscience majors.
Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.
A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.
Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.
At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.
Julian Bond and Marcus Martin honored with named professorships; Tom Walls named director of the Sorensen Institute.
UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.
The Mead Money program encourages faculty to form strong bonds with students outside the classroom by paying for their lunch.
As up to 30 percent of UVA faculty prepare for retirement, the University prepares new hiring methods to fill the vacancies.
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.
In a series of experiments in a lab on Grounds in 1977, pharmacology professor Alfred G. Gilman made a breakthrough that won him a Nobel Prize.
Economics professor Ken Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students. But before he found his calling as a teacher, he considered another career path.
Busy-ness seems to be an epidemic. We asked several UVA students, professionals and alumni how they manage their time. Here are their answers.
Six new books from UVA alumni and faculty.
Jerry White and Peter Ochs see a world aflame with killing in the name of God, and they want to fight fire with fire—and with data.
The Rotunda gets new clocks, a longtime CBS correspondent returns to Grounds, UVA launches a new entrepreneurship, and more recent news from around Grounds.
How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.
Six recent book releases from UVA alumni and faculty.
Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to UVA But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.