It’s Not Easy Being Dean
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.
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.
UVA welcomes two new deans to Grounds
With plans to confront climate change and boost community engagement, two Virginia natives are leading UVA schools.
After four decades of helping students achieve, Apprey to retire
Dean Maurice Apprey leaves a legacy at the Office of African American Affairs and the medical school.
When Student Activist Sabato Dug in for Clemons
The grassroots campaign that convinced the General Assembly to fund a badly-needed new library.
Making the most of a COVID situation
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.
Comm School welcomes new dean
Nicole Thorne Jenkins comes to UVA from the University of Kentucky.
Beloved professor Henry Abraham dies at 98
The Supreme Court scholar lived a full life with a “perpetual twinkle in his eye.”
One professor put UVA in the race for the A-bomb, or at least he tried
In the race for the A-bomb, Jesse Beams, UVA’s resident centrifuge expert, may have promised more than he could deliver.
Center for Politics appoints first resident scholars
A columnist and a former congresswoman will bring varying perspectives to the center.
Poets Dove, Dargan take home big honors
Rita Dove and one of her former students demonstrate the dominance of the Creative Writing program.
Longtime Comm School dean Zeithaml steps down
After 23 years at the helm, Carl P. Zeithaml will continue as a strategic management professor.
UVA announces new Batten School dean
Ian H. Solomon brings more than 20 years of experience at the local, national and international levels.
The Class of the Classroom
At a University that raises teaching to an art form, we applaud some of the virtuosos.
When Speech Meets Hate
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.
Negotiating for a Grade
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.