Department: University Digest
The pilot program will take 20 first-year students to Regent’s University London for their first semester, giving them a unique global experience before they move to Grounds.
Sullivan Stepping Down
UVA’s first female president is ready to pass the torch and return to teaching. The search committee hopes to find her successor by August 2018.
UVA in the Rankings
See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Business Insider, Princeton Review and The Economist.
Spirit of ’76 Back on Grounds
In September, Virginia paid homage to the 1976 basketball team as part of an All-Sports Reunion weekend, drawing more than 500 alumni athletes.
New bicentennial celebration chairs announced; professor honored by Washington Monthly; head of VFH retires; Distinguished Teaching Award honoree
New Housing, Health Center Set for Brandon Avenue
One of the most centrally located streets around Grounds is getting a makeover that aims to benefit students for years to come.
Jury Awards $3M in Rolling Stone Suit
A federal jury in Charlottesville awarded Associate Dean Nicole Eramo $3 million against Rolling Stone magazine for defamation.
Jordan Hall Renamed for Alumna Pinn
Dr. Vivian Pinn was the only female and minority member in the UVA School of Medicine’s Class of 1967.
At a Crossroads
What had once been a cluster of small businesses on the outskirts of the University is set to become part of a corridor that beautifies and unifies Grounds.
What Does It Mean to be a Global University?
In May, President Teresa Sullivan, along with several UVA deans, took a 12-day trip throughout Asia to meet with university leaders, alumni, students and government officials.
UVA Establishes Brain Institute
The University is taking another step toward a better understanding of the brain through its newest initiative: the UVA Brain Institute. Here’s what they hope to accomplish through cross-Grounds collaboration in the field of neuroscience.
University Advancement and the Women’s Center gain new leadership; new leaders appointed to the Board of Visitors; two distinguished Writers-in-Residence come to Grounds.
Honor Undergoes a Full-Scale Review
The single sanction’s razor-thin survival of a student vote has prompted the Honor Committee to appoint a study commission, the first such comprehensive review of the University of Virginia Honor System since 2000.
Andy Warhol at the Fralin
Visitors to UVA’s Fralin Museum of Art can view Warhol’s “Saint Apollonia,” celebrity portraits such as the famous Marilyn Monroe, pieces from his “Cowboys and Indians” series and more in the museum’s current exhibit, “Andy Warhol: Icons.”
New Role for a Familiar Corner Spot
The Corner’s Lloyd Building, most recently the home of the Student Book Store, will undergo renovations to become a multipurpose student space.
New center examines connections between media and citizenship
Students take a closer look at the national and local news cycles in UVA’s new Center for Media and Citizenship, and the Virginia Quarterly Review moves to a new home.
A young engineer wins highest government honor, Larycia Hawkins joins the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, and the Library and the A-School appoint new deans.
UVA Honors Madeleine Albright
Madeleine Albright receives the inaugural Edward R. Stettinius Jr. Prize for Global Leadership and discusses FDR’s legacy at UVA’s Global Leadership Forum.
Those Who Can, Teach
Economics professor Ken Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students. But before he found his calling as a teacher, he considered another career path.
Time May Change Me
Preservationists and construction crews are working to repair even the smallest details of the Rotunda.
Saying Sorry Matters, Study Says
Psychology graduate student Marissa Drell wanted to know: Does an apology help a child feel better? She set up an experiment to find out.
News from Around Grounds
An alumna appears on Shark Tank, an old Faulkner play hits newsstands, the Law School gets a new dean, UVA gets its 51st Rhodes Scholar, and more.
As the University has grown, so has its buildings. Here's a look at how some of the buildings on Grounds — old and new — measure up to each other.
Q & A with Provost Tom Katsouleas
Virginia Magazine sat down with UVA’s new executive vice president and provost to discuss his plans for the University (and learn a bit more about Katsouleas himself).