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UVA Creates Julian Bond Professorship for Civil Rights Education

The late Julian Bond was one of the most prominent social justice advocates to emerge from the Civil Rights Movement. To honor his legacy and his service to the University of Virginia, where he taught for two decades, a new professorship is being established in his name.

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.


A&S Faculty Play Role in Virginia Film Festival

Oct 21, 2016

This year’s Festival will feature appearances from filmmaker Werner Herzog, actress-director Liv Ullmann and actress Shirley MacLaine. Many A&S faculty will play key supporting roles, introducing films and participating in panel discussions following screenings.

Up, Up and Away, and Back to Earth

Oct 21, 2016

Three students launched a payload of instruments by weather balloon for an astronomy project. Thirty miles and three hours, 40 minutes later, they’re eager to do it all again.

Political Climate Change

Oct 18, 2016

The “2016 Survey of American Political Culture” by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture reveals the troubling pulse of the American electorate, from distrust of politicians to suspicions about Wall Street and a system “rigged” to benefit the wealthiest Americans.


Samson in Stone: New Discoveries in the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee

Dept. of Classics, Thursday, Nov. 3, 5 PM, 153 Campbell Hall 

A Conversation with Gold Star Father of A&S Graduate Humayun Khan

Hosted by the Miller Center, with Mr. Khizr Khan. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 6:30 PM, Old Cabell Hall

The Accelerating Universe with Nobel Laureate Adam Riess

Depts. of Physics and Astronomuy in partnership with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7 PM, Paramount Theater

Lydia Davis Reading

Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, Creative Writing Program, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5 PM, Small Special Collections Library Auditorium