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  • Four Decades In, Professor William Bennett is Sculpting More Than Just Clay

    His sculptures have been installed and exhibited all over the country, and his work – and that of his students – is scattered all over Charlottesville.

  • Expanding the Circle

    UVA Mathematics professor, graduate students introduce new program to inspire talented, young mathematicians

  • Bright Lights, Big City

    The Department of Media Studies celebrated its 10th anniversary with a well-attended alumni media panel, titled “A Crisis in Credibility,” in New York City.

  • UVA Astronomers Play A Starring Role at National Astronomical Meeting

    From extrasolar planets to colossal stars to an infrared light mystery, University of Virginia astronomers presented their research at this month’s annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in National Harbor, Maryland, and recently in leading journals. 

  • At UVA’s Keck Center, Researchers Peer Deep Into Inner Workings of Cells

    Researchers at UVA, and at institutions across the state, can turn to UVA’s Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, which offers sophisticated expertise in 14 state-of-the-art imaging techniques, using 10 microscope systems, valued at more than $5 million.


  • The Circle of Liberators

    At least 240 black men from Albemarle County fought with the Union Army during the Civil War. UVA’s John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History is helping uncover their stories.

  • Student Trio Creates Film in 72 Hours for Adrenaline Film Project

    The challenge: write, cast, shoot, edit and screen a film in just 72 hours, in a team of three.

  • Preserving Life on a Sandbar

    Fighting coastal erosion is one of many sustainability efforts conducted by UVA researchers with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research program on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

  • The College is Changing How Students Engage in Learning

    Margot Lee Shetterly, author of of the acclaimed book and film, "Hidden Figures," talked about her experiences and education at the first event of the Engagements Lecture Series, one component of the new curriculum.


  • Faculty Discuss Talking About Hate Events With Students on First Day of Classes

    Nearly 100 UVA professors and graduate teaching instructors met Aug. 14 near the statue of Homer to share ideas about how to discuss with their students the divisive issues of white supremacy and racism brought to the fore during violent demonstrations on Grounds and in Charlottesville a few days earlier.