In a hard year, some UVA notables found comfort and escape in books, music, movies and the woods. Here are the good things that have helped them through.
Nicole Thorne Jenkins comes to UVA from the University of Kentucky.
The Supreme Court scholar lived a full life with a “perpetual twinkle in his eye.”
In the race for the A-bomb, Jesse Beams, UVA’s resident centrifuge expert, may have promised more than he could deliver.
A columnist and a former congresswoman will bring varying perspectives to the center.
Rita Dove and one of her former students demonstrate the dominance of the Creative Writing program.
After 23 years at the helm, Carl P. Zeithaml will continue as a strategic management professor.
Ian H. Solomon brings more than 20 years of experience at the local, national and international levels.
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.