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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.

Developing More Brain Power

The flourishing of the undergraduate neuroscience program comes at a time when UVA continues to expand its emphasis on brain research across Grounds. 

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U.S. Presidential Scholars Foundation Honors Poet and UVA Professor Rita Dove

Jun 28, 2017

Dove was honored with the inaugural U.S. Presidential Scholars Award, along with one-time Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, for their accomplishments and contributions to a civil society.

Biologist Probes How Stubborn Malaria Bug Adapts to Evade Drug Treatments

Jun 28, 2017

Malaria remains a deadly problem in equatorial regions of the world as the chameleon-like parasite that causes the disease develops resistance to multiple drugs.

Prominent Environmental Scientists Join UVA's Resilience Initiative

Jun 28, 2017

The hirings of Scott Doney and Lawrence Band will boost the new UVA Environmental Resilience Institute, a cross-disciplinary initiative to study the scientific and policy implications of various environmental issues.

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Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Heritage Theater Festival, July 22 through July 29, Ruth Caplin Theatre

Fall Semester Classes Begin on Tuesday, August 22

Move-in weekend is Friday, Aug. 18 through Sunday, Aug. 20  

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Dept. of Astronomy, Friday, July 21, 9 PM, McCormick Road

Summer Sessions

Session III: July 10 - August 4