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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.

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U.Va. Chosen to Host ‘Priceless’ Shakespeare Folio 400 Years After Bard’s Death

Feb 26, 2015

A committee of U.Va. English professors submitted the successful proposal to host the exhibition for the commonwealth of Virginia.

Astronomer Shane Davis Wins Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb 25, 2015

Prof. Davis is a major user of U.Va.’s new Rivanna supercomputer cluster and has given momentum to computational sciences research at the University.

Lost and Found: Music Ph.D. Candidate Discovers Ghosts in the MP3

Feb 24, 2015

Ryan Maguire has made it his mission to expose and explain just what’s being taken away from the listening experience when audio is compressed into the MP3 format.

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Will the Internet Survive?

With Media Studies Professors Siva Vaidhyanathan and Christopher Ali. Applied Research Institute. Wednesday, March 4, 12 noon.

13th Annual Jefferson Fellows Symposium

Presentations on a wide range of research. Friday, Feb. 27, 1-3 PM. Jefferson Scholars Foundation, 112 Clarke Court.

Race Declassified: Post-Racial Diversions

Women, Gender & Sexuality. Friday, Feb. 27, 1 PM, with reception following. 125 Minor Hall.

Vodka Variations: An Evening of Chekhov Shorts

Dept. of Drama, Through Feb. 28, Ruth Caplin Theatre.