Department: University Digest

Bygone Yearbook

Bygone Yearbook

Corks and Curls suspends publication

Long one of the best resources for glimpsing the history of student life at UVA, Corks and Curls now appears to belong to history.

Spring 2010

A New Era

A New Era

University of Michigan provost to succeed Casteen as president

Spring 2010

Small Town, Big Acts

Small Town, Big Acts

University hosts top musicians

Renovated venues have helped bring an impressive assortment of musical headliners to Grounds.

Winter 2009

Bookmarked: UVA on iTunesU

Bookmarked: UVA on iTunesU

http://www.virginia.edu/itunesu

The University of Virginia channel is now up and running on iTunes U—the higher education portion of Apple’s iTunes store.

Winter 2009

Celebrating Service

Celebrating Service

Madison House marks 40 years of student outreach

Madison House grew from the efforts of UVA volunteers to help storm victims.

Winter 2009

Space-Age Eraser

Space-Age Eraser

Laser used to clean capitals

Conservators used a laser to clean 180 years of grime from the column capitals of Pavilion II.

Winter 2009

Floating Ideas

Floating Ideas

Learning Barge takes to the water

The Learning Barge has gone from concept to classroom.

Winter 2009

Breaking Through, Looking Back

Breaking Through, Looking Back

Alumni celebrate historic achievements

More than two dozen alumni recently returned to Grounds to commemorate their role in desegregating the University of Virginia during the 1950s and ’60s.

Winter 2009

Fresh Art

Fresh Art

Renovated museum opens its doors

The University of Virginia Art Museum reopened after a $2 million summer renovation.

Winter 2009

Story Genius

Story Genius

Creative writing professor wins prestigious grant

Short story writer Deborah Eisenberg was awarded a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant in September.

Winter 2009

Minding Manners

Minding Manners

Civility Project compiles rules using Washington’s model

Lack of respect and courtesy constitute a serious national problem, according to a study conducted in 2002, and most people interviewed saw the problem as getting worse.

Winter 2009

Verbatim

Verbatim

For 20 years, our state has put essentially every other priority ahead of education. It has done this for so long that most people simply take it for granted now that the state can dodge this most basic of its obligations.

Winter 2009

Holding Steady

Holding Steady

Still No. 2 among publics

This year’s U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of America’s best colleges yielded a familiar outcome for the University.

Winter 2009

Campaign Hits $2 Billion

Campaign Hits $2 Billion

Milestone reached despite economic challenges

Against the backdrop of the deepest recession since the 1930s, the University announced on Sept. 14 that it had reached the $2 billion mark in its $3 billion fundraising campaign.

Winter 2009

Carrying on the Legacy

Carrying on the Legacy

Greg Roberts discusses his new role as admission dean

A Q & A with Greg Roberts explores admissions.

Fall 2009

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