Department: University Digest

Remembering Hannah Graham

Remembering Hannah Graham

Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.

Winter 2014

Paying Up for Pancakes

Paying Up for Pancakes

Resulting from an admission-essay promise, Pancakes for Parkinson’s is now the largest student-run fundraiser on Grounds

Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

Winter 2014

Faculty Update

Faculty Update

Several key positions around the University have been filled in recent months, including new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and a new CEO for the Medical Center.

Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.

Fall 2014

God Is in the Details

God Is in the Details

UVA instructor uncovers an overlooked facet of Jefferson statue

A visiting professor points out a curious feature of the Jefferson statue, and lecturer W. Scott Harrop investigates its meaning.

Fall 2014

Southern Sensibility

Southern Sensibility

Charles Wright named U.S. Poet Laureate

Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the UVA English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

Fall 2014

Flower Power

Flower Power

How sunflowers can clean up the environment

Catie Kitrinos (Col '15) aims to map sunflowers' ability to absorb heavy metals across its genome.

Fall 2014

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

New Discovery Quenches Thirst for History

Found during the Rotunda’s renovation, a cistern helps answer how water got to Grounds

The discovery of a 6,500-gallon brick-and-cement cistern next to the Rotunda sheds new light on some of the history of the Grounds’ construction.

Fall 2014

On the Brink

On the Brink

Baseball’s journey from the verge of obsolescence to the College World Series finals

The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

Fall 2014

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

Darden Ideas to Action

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

Summer 2014

A Place for Kids

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Summer 2014

Darden Dean to Step Down

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

Summer 2014

Honor Update

Honor Update

Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

Summer 2014

Tales of Early America

Tales of Early America

History professors shed new light on country’s formative years

Two UVA history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

Summer 2014

Kings of Freedom

Kings of Freedom

Section of Berlin Wall comes to Grounds

A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.

Summer 2014

Transverse Section

Transverse Section

Look through the walls of the Rotunda with this architectural rendering.

Spring 2014

The Cornerstone Plan

The Cornerstone Plan

UVA charts its course for the next five years

An infographic explains the implementation of the five-year strategic plan for the academic division of the University.

Spring 2014

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

Help for AccessUVa

Help for AccessUVa

Challenge grant boosts financial aid program

Grant will launch new scholarships and fuel financial aid endowment.

Spring 2014

A Piece of History

A Piece of History

President Teresa Sullivan recently gave her late mother’s nursing cape to the School of Nursing’s Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry.

Spring 2014

A Real Lifesaver

A Real Lifesaver

UVA medical student identifies patient with a deadly condition in training session

Spring 2014

Seeing the Everyday in a Different Way

Seeing the Everyday in a Different Way

Jasper Johns exhibit at the Fralin

The exhibit includes a rare Johns monoprint from 1954 and many other lithographs, lead reliefs, screen prints and embossings.

Spring 2014

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Highlights

Thinking Big

Thinking Big

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

Match Madness

Match Madness

After years of hard work, medical students find their future in an envelope.