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What a Virginia Wildflower Can Tell Us About Climate Change

The American bellflower, native to Virginia, is providing clues to what happens when a plant species adapts to a changing climate.

Does E.T. Exist? Possibly. A UVA Astronomer Weighs In.

Astronomy professor Kelsey Johnson recently wrote a commentary on aliens for Scientific American.


UVA and American Association of Universities Partner to Expand Ph.D. Students' Career Prospects

Sep 18, 2019

UVA has been selected to participate in the pilot cohort of the AAU Ph.D. Education Initiative. The initiative aims “to promote more student-centered doctoral education at AAU universities by making diverse Ph.D. career pathways visible, valued and viable.”

'Shout-Out' From UVA Quarterback Shocked UVA Professor

Sep 17, 2019

As part of the College Football Playoff Foundation’s “Extra Yard for Teacher’s Week” – an annual celebration honoring great teachers across the country – UVA quarterback Bryce Perkins had a special message.

Religion, Race & Democracy Lab Launches New Website and Podcast, “Sacred & Profane"

Aug 27, 2019

The podcast is hosted by Religious Studies professors Martien Halvorson-Taylor and Kurtis Schaeffer.


Mental Wellness Screening Day

Free, quick, anonymous mental health screening by UVA Student Health. 10 AM - 3 PM, Thursday, Sept. 26, Newcomb Hall Ballroom

“Manners and Civility in Practice”

Corcoran Department of Philosophy and The Project on Religion and Its Publics. 4 PM, Monday, Sept. 23, The Gibson Room, Cocke Hall 


Book Launch Panel with Njelle Hamilton

'Phonographic Memories' - Popular Music and the Contemporary Caribbean Novel. 4:30 PM, Friday, Sept. 20, 110 Minor Hall 

Novelist Álvaro Enrigue Reading

Creative Writing Program, 5 PM, Thursday, Sept. 19, UVA Bookstore