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  • Graduate Art Student Calls Attention to Plight of Afghan Women

    Zuhal Feraidon, who was born in Afghanistan, has earned international recognition for artwork bringing attention to the daily dangers facing women in modern Afghanistan.

  • Untangling the Legacy of Slavery

    Some of the best minds in the nation on the history of America’s founding, the roles of slavery and civil rights, and where the country stands today, gathered recently at Monticello to discuss scholarship, heartfelt thoughts and activism.

  • Celebration of 50th Anniversary of NEH’s Founding Begins Sept. 14

    The local festival, which runs through Saturday, Sept. 17, will offer discussions, performances, film screenings, interviews, and art exhibits featuring some of the world's leading scholars, writers, artists, and cultural experts.

  • Algal Blooms

    Working with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, A&S environmental scientists have created an online calculator for people to realize how their individual choices affect the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

  • Adding Color to the Corner

    Anchored by a single powerful verse from Rita Dove’s poem, “Testimonial,” the new mural is the latest addition to this lively stretch of University Avenue, offering a bright, colorful welcome to new and returning students.

  • UVA Biologist Developing 3-D Computer Model of a Full Animal, Cell by Cell

    Eyleen O’Rourke and colleagues are creating the first computer simulation of an entire living organism to better understand genetics, environment and disease.

  • College to Pilot Groundbreaking Curriculum Changes

    The new pilot program will emphasize open inquiry and reflection, shared intellectual experiences and synthesis and connection across disciplines and fields of knowledge.

  • UVA Students Find Wisdom, Motivation in Visit by Acclaimed Writer

    Caryl Phillips comes to UVA as the second Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writer-in-Residence

  • Discovering the Juxtaposition

    Studying the social context and legacies of urban landscape design

  • Saving Cemaun Arapesh

    Visiting Scholar Jacob Sonin traveled 9,000 miles to Charlottesville to help Associate Professor Lise Dobrin and her students preserve Cemaun Arapesh, an endangered language spoken by a shrinking number of villagers on the north coast of Papua New Guinea.