Department: University Digest
Exploring Civil War History
UVA's new John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History will support various programs and activities to benefit both academic researchers and a public audience.
News from Around Grounds
The Rotunda gets new clocks, a longtime CBS correspondent returns to Grounds, UVA launches a new entrepreneurship, and more recent news from around Grounds.
Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler
When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.
Potential Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s and Autism
Neuroscientists at the University of Virginia have made one of the biggest scientific discoveries of 2015: The brain is connected to the immune system.
Gibbons House Honors Once-Enslaved Couple
On June 10, the University dedicated its newest residence hall named for William and Isabella Gibbons, a married couple enslaved by two University of Virginia professors until their emancipation in 1865.
Up on the Roof
The Rotunda renovation moved one step closer to completion as workers spent part of the summer tackling the next challenge: painting the roof.
UVA’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic Wins Big
Each year, as part of the Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, some of the best third-year students prepare and submit requests to the court to review lower-court rulings.
Black Alumni Weekend
Over the second weekend in april, more than 1,800 people—including nearly 1,200 alumni—attended Black Alumni Weekend on Grounds.
“A Journalistic Failure”
An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”
Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.
Two Thumbs Up
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the UVA Hand Center changed his life.
Safety at UVA
A brief overview of some of the security measures and resources the University has in place and what’s being done to improve safety at UVA and in the surrounding community.
After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for UVA; UVA Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money
Examining Slavery at the University
In October, UVA hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.
UVA prof. T’ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn’t been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.
Notes on the State of Virginia
A new app allows readers to explore two editions of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia and a modern annotated and searchable text.
Computer cluster opens new research possibilities
Nearly 55 years later after UVA got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.
Easy Does It
How do you excavate underneath a 200-year-old building that’s the centerpiece of a World Heritage site? Very, very carefully. And with lasers.
Remembering Hannah Graham
Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.
Paying Up for Pancakes
Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.
Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.