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Calm Amid the Chaos
From meditation to monitoring social media: How the UVA E.R. team prepared for the worst of a tragic weekend’s violence.
When Speech Meets Hate
The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.
A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.
Getting a Read on Ryan
UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.
The Board of Visitors passed a resolution to take down the Confederate tablets, calling for them to be “preserved as artifacts of the era in which they were erected.”
News from around the University, including the Bicentennial Launch celebration; a new name for the IRC dorm; faculty updates; and the clear bag policy
Engineering Scholarship Expected to Expand Diversity
A new scholarship program hopes to attract more underrepresented groups to the E-school.
College Curriculum Pilot Underway
A pilot program for a dramatically different undergraduate curriculum gets favorable early reviews.
UVA in the Rankings
See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Money Magazine, Princeton Review and The Economist.
End of an Era
The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.
Davenport Field is undergoing a major renovation, which includes 1,000 more seats; a 5,000-square-foot development center with batting cages and pitching mounds; a field-level club area; and more.
New & Noteworthy
Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.
Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock
The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA is paying homage to world-famous art dealer Samuel Kootz (Law 1921) in an exhibition called “Dealer’s Choice: The Samuel Kootz Gallery 1945–1966,” which examines the role he played in the establishment of modern American art.
Going Out on Top
Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.
The Founder’s Secular Vision
Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.
Negotiating for a Grade
Professor Lucien Bass (Engr ’63, Darden ’65) teaches students the art of negotiation.
Robot, take the wheel
Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.
President Teresa A. Sullivan reflects on UVA's student-athletes and discusses the future of UVA sports.