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Pluto Up Close

Two UVA planetary scientists weigh in on some of the dramatic images of Pluto and its moons sent from the New Horizons spacecraft.

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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A Real Character: Media Studies Professor Portrayed on the New York Stage

Jul 25, 2016

Media Studies Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan shares the strange and fascinating experience of watching himself portrayed on stage in a new play, “Privacy,” at New York’s Public Theater.

Making Econ Memorable

Jul 15, 2016

The University of Virginia’s official Facebook account recently asked alumni if they had taken a course taught by Ken Elzinga. The response was staggering, spanning members of the beloved economics professor’s first class in 1967 to the present day.

Monticello Summit on Race, Legacy of Slavery to Conclude UVA-Led Celebration of NEH

Jul 14, 2016

The University is hosting Human/Ties, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities that is expected to draw some of the world’s leading artists, authors and filmmakers to Charlottesville in September.

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Andy Warhol: Icons

Fralin Museum of Art, through Sept. 18

The Odd Couple

Heritage Theatre Festival, July 28 through August 6, Culbreth Theatre 

Yimardoowarra: Artist of the River

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum,  through August 21

Summer Session III

July 11 - August 5