Required Reading: Deborah Johnson
Deborah Johnson teaches applied ethics in the Department of Science, Technology and Society in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVA. She co-edited Technology and Society: Building Our Sociotechnical Future.
The Shape of Art to Come
Bruce Boucher on Thomas Jefferson and the future of the University's art museum.
Inside the Word
Audio excerpts from the Virginia Festival of the Book, including novelists John Grisham, Mary Doria Russell and poet Debra Nystrom.
Giving Us The Good Stuff
Singer-songwriter Schuyler Fisk's (Col '06) debut album climbed to No. 1 on the iTunes folk charts.
Poet Laureate of the Twilight
Charles Wright has been extolled as one of the best poets of his generation, a quintessential Southerner and a philosopher-poet.
Required Reading: Vanessa L. Ochs
Vanessa L. Ochs is a UVA associate professor of religious studies and author most recently of Sarah Laughed and Inventing Jewish Ritual, which won the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of contemporary Jewish life and practice.
Aerial balletics were on display in one of the many arrestingly choreographed pieces in "Strands in Motion," a fall dance concert that showcased original work by both faculty and students.
The Miniature Book Society defines a miniature book as any book less than three inches on each side. Historically, such tiny books served a purpose.
He points out the stigma attached to comic books—that it’s for geeky kids with Coke-bottle glasses and pocket protectors—is out the window.
Mom’s the Word
They just felt compelled to create a magazine that, as thinking mothers, they would want to read.
A Long Paper Trail
A 40-year effort by UVA to acquire the papers of Harlem Renaissance poet Anne Spencer finally met with success in June.
Required Reading: Michael J. Klarman
A leading authority on the history of civil rights law, UVA law professor Michael J. Klarman won the 2005 Bancroft Prize for his book From Jim Crow to Civil Rights.
Sparky’s Flaw is a classic story of a high school garage band made good, and is as homegrown as they come.
Since 2006, John Mason has been using his skills with a camera to capture the spirit and color of Carnival in Cape Town.