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Democracy Initiative Embarks on ‘Moon Shot,’ Building Bridges Through Conversation

UVA kicked off a new partnership with StoryCorps on October 13, making it the first academic partner in the audio nonprofit’s efforts to bridge political and social divides through its “One Small Step” project.

A New Home for the Arts at UVA: $50 Million Gift Sets Stage for Performing Arts Center

Tessa Ader’s gift will transform the arts at UVA by providing a home for concerts, dance, theater and interdisciplinary art forms.


Performing Arts Mask Policies Update

Oct 22, 2021

As the weather turns colder, students who are participating in for-credit activities in drama, dance, and instrumental music will be permitted to rehearse and perform indoors, provided they are following certain public health requirements. As a result of these changes, the Cavalier Marching Band, which is a for-credit activity, will be able to play in the stands at Scott Stadium.

Virginia Film Festival Returns With In-Person Events

Oct 19, 2021

The 34th-annual Virginia Film Festival opens on October 28 with five days of in-theater screenings and drive-in movie presentations at Morven Farm, along with some virtual discussion events.

‘Coastal Futures Hub’ Aims to Protect Rural Communities Threatened by Climate Change

Oct 15, 2021

Building on 35 years of research on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and funded by a new $5 million NSF grant, a UVA-led team is partnering with local communities to develop options for managing the impacts of a changing climate.


In Defense of Mr. Jefferson

With Rich Lowry (editor-in-chief of the National Review) and Congressman Chip Roy (R-Texas). 7 PM, Thursday, Oct. 28, Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Double Take: Stories That Make You Think Twice

Community storytelling with students, faculty, and staff. 5:30 PM, Thursday, Oct. 28, Carr's Hill 

Rethinking Property as Social Relation in the Ancient Greek World

Dept. of Classics Annual Constantine Lecture, 5 PM, Wednesday, Oct. 27, Cocke Hall, Philosophy Library 

Global Week @ UVA

A variety of education abroad programs, research, collaboration, and service. October 23-30