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  • Nau Gift Creates New Center for Civil War History

    $13 Million gift will solidify U.Va.'s preeminence in 19th-century history

  • From the Concert Hall to the Computer Lab

    Well known for its rich collection of traditional music programs, the McIntire Department of Music now includes unique and innovative curriculum that explores electronic, popular and non-Western music.

  • Sky is the Limit

    Between U.Va.'s Department of Astronomy and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville is a hub of astronomical discovery and world-class research.

  • Liberal Arts and the World of Work

    As a debate over the vocational value of a liberal arts education focuses on the employment opportunities it can provide, more students are eager to start chiseling away to specialize their studies toward a potential career as quickly as possible.

  • The Rhodes Journey

    As difficult as it may be to win a Rhodes scholarship ­– only 32 Rhodes Scholars are chosen nationwide each year – a remarkable number of U.Va. graduates have accomplished the feat.

  • Developing Brain Power

    Neuroscience undergraduate programs prepare scholars for life in the lab.

  • A Deeper Bond

    College first years forge long-lasting, rewarding academic relationships with unique faculty-led College Advising Seminars.

  • The Intertwining Paths of Two Rhodes Scholars

    The two met as first-years in a Tibetan Buddhism course.