Topic: Faculty

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Darden Ideas to Action

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

Summer 2014

Darden Dean to Step Down

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

Summer 2014

Withholding Judgment

Withholding Judgment

Ethical questions about sex and Alzheimer's disease

Religious studies professor John Portmann ponders a difficult question.

Summer 2014

Tales of Early America

Tales of Early America

History professors shed new light on country’s formative years

Two UVA history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

Summer 2014

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

Professor has written four murder mysteries under a pseudonym

Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students since 1967, all the while penning murder mysteries on the side.

Summer 2014

What Your Smart Phone Photos Can't Do

What Your Smart Phone Photos Can’t Do

Photography art students learn that film and prints still matter

Art professor William Wylie talks about the work of his advanced photography students.

May 16, 2014

UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

UVA Conference Tackled Ethics of Big Data

The University recently started a Data Science Institute, and one area the institute hopes to tackle is the ethical and legal implications of mass data collection.

April 15, 2014

Your Soundtrack to Spring

Your Soundtrack to Spring

Playlists from Akil Mitchell, the Hullabahoos, Dean Groves and others

Listen to spring playlists from Akil Mitchell, the Hullabahoos, Dean Groves and others—guaranteed to improve your mood.

April 14, 2014

R&D: The Brain

R&D: The Brain

Three different research teams at UVA turn their attention to the brain

UVA researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

Spring 2014

The Truth About Teenagers

The Truth About Teenagers

UVA researchers finding teen years actually rich with energy, imagination

What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

Spring 2014

From the Heart

From the Heart

Faculty and staff talk about going the extra mile

Faculty and staff talk about what motivates them to help.

Spring 2014

World Changers

World Changers

Faculty members receive Commonwealth’s highest honor

Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.

Spring 2014

Verbatim

Verbatim

"All good things must eventually come to an end."

Spring 2014

Aristocracy of Talent

Aristocracy of Talent

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.

Spring 2014

If God Is Good, Why Do We Suffer?

If God Is Good, Why Do We Suffer?

Examining ways we make sense of evil

Professor Margaret Mohrmann considers a question that lies at the root of human existence.

Spring 2014

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Ernest Mead, renowned music professor and University alumnus, passed away Thursday evening from congestive heart failure. Mead, a graduate of the class of 1940, was 95.

February 18, 2014

High Honors

High Honors

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Winter 2013

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The Mystery of Brooks Hall

The hidden stories behind one of UVA’s most unusual places

Learn the hidden stories behind one of UVA's most unusual places.

October 18, 2013

Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

Astronomy professor Ed Murphy considers the chances

How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says UVA astronomy professor Ed Murphy.

Fall 2013

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Highlights

Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Recent political scandals prompted Corks & Curls to look for a new name. They also had us looking through our own back issues.