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Discovering the Juxtaposition

Studying the social context and legacies of urban landscape design

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.

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Salman Rushdie, David Simon, Alice Waters Headline UVA-Hosted Humanities Celebration

May 05, 2016

Internationally acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, Emmy Award-winning writer and producer David Simon, and celebrated chef, author and National Humanities Medalist Alice Waters will be among more than 50 special guests participating in Human/Ties, a three-day celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities to be held Sept. 14-17 at UVA and venues throughout Charlottesville.

Lydia Davis, Junot Díaz Named UVA’s Next Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writers-in-Residence

May 02, 2016

A pair of MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship recipients will teach and mentor aspiring writers at UVA next academic year as the Creative Writing Program’s next two Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writers-in-Residence.

German Faculty Host Open House for Students From Elite Magnet High School

Apr 29, 2016

The Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures hosted a visit last month by students from one of the top high schools in the U.S. The April 11 tour aimed to provide the 47 students from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology a deeper appreciation for the continued study of German at the undergraduate level.

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Climate Cultures Presents "Ice Cycle"

New York-based dance troupe Time Lapse. Environmental Humanities Colloquium, Wednesday, May 4, 8 PM, Old Cabell Hall. Free

Finals Weekend 2016

May 20-22.  Graduation ceremonies for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences are on Saturday, May 21, at 10 AM

Semester Exams

Thursday, May 5 through Friday, May 13. (no exams on May 8 and May 11)