Topic: Faculty

It’s Not Easy Being Dean

It’s Not Easy Being Dean

The role of dean of students has changed dramatically over the years. So have the personalities.

The role comes with a giant set of responsibilities. Here’s a look at some of UVA’s famous (and infamous) deans of the past.

Winter 2022

Hadley’s New Handle: Dean of Students

Hadley’s New Handle: Dean of Students

Student Affairs Vice President Robyn S. Hadley has merged the dean’s office with her own, giving her a new compound title and an expanded set of responsibilities.

Winter 2022

UVA welcomes two new deans to Grounds

UVA welcomes two new deans to Grounds

Christa Acampora will lead the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Melissa Lubin will helm the School of Continuing and Professional Studies

With plans to confront climate change and boost community engagement, two Virginia natives are leading UVA schools.

Winter 2022

Making the most of a COVID situation

Making the most of a COVID situation

How some UVA notables found comfort and escape in a hard year

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.

Spring 2021

The Class of the Classroom

The Class of the Classroom

From the beginning, teaching has been part of UVA’s DNA. Here are some of your favorite professors through the years.

At a University that raises teaching to an art form, we applaud some of the virtuosos.

Winter 2018

News Briefs

News Briefs

Spring 2018

Catch up on some of the news from around the University.

Spring 2018

When Speech Meets Hate

When Speech Meets Hate

A UVA legal expert offers a First Amendment analysis of the summer’s violent rallies. Along the way, he expresses some views of his own.

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.

Winter 2017

Negotiating for a Grade

Negotiating for a Grade

In McIntire class, students weigh both sides of outcome

Professor Lucien Bass (Engr ’63, Darden ’65) teaches students the art of negotiation.

Winter 2017

Practical Magic

Practical Magic

Popular How Things Work class gives away the secrets to the physical world

The physics class, created by professor Louis Bloomfield in 1991, is a big hit with nonscience majors.

Fall 2017

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.

Fall 2017

Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

Exhaustive exhibit at UVA shows the full life of the Southern author

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.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Summer 2017

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.

Summer 2017

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

A UVA petition against quoting Thomas Jefferson grabbed headlines. Here’s the story behind them.

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Spring 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Spring 2017

Julian Bond and Marcus Martin honored with named professorships; Tom Walls named director of the Sorensen Institute.

Spring 2017

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