Topic: Faculty

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

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Political science professor Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

Fall 2013

Required Listening

Required Listening

Judith Shatin, composer and UVA music prof., shares her must-hear tracks and compositions.

Fall 2013

And That’s the Way It Was

And That’s the Way It Was

Professor Bruce Williams examines the decline of broadcast news

Professor Bruce Williams examines the decline of broadcast news.

Fall 2013

Flight of the Cicadas

Flight of the Cicadas

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of bugs to gain insight on robotic flyers

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.

July 17, 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Rethinking the Way We Learn

UVA psychologist debunks myths about how the brain works

Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.

Spring 2013

Required Reading

Required Reading

Christopher Sprigman discusses "The Knockoff Economy" and what he reads for inspiration.

Spring 2013

Make It Stick

Make It Stick

Physics professor invents a new substance

Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.

Spring 2013

News Briefs

News Briefs

A roundup of some of the University's top news briefs.

Spring 2013

Links to Lincoln

Links to Lincoln

UVA's contributions to Spielberg's latest film

Three members of the UVA community contributed to Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film.

Spring 2013

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Highlights

Thinking Big

Thinking Big

The Class of 2020’s student leaders bring big ideas, diverse experiences.

Decoding Honor

Decoding Honor

What 99 years of never-before compiled data reveal about the UVA Honor System.