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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.

Science vs. Reality

Students taking Psychology Professor Vikram Jaswal’s course are learning alongside a group of autistic adults in Northern Virginia – and are surprised by what they are finding.


Study: Undergrad Research Opportunities Often Lead to STEM Doctorates

Jul 13, 2018

Research experiences for undergrads lead to lasting benefits for society, a major new study shows.

UVA Admission Essays Are Posted. Learn How to Write Your Best One

Jul 13, 2018

The admission essay questions for the Class of 2023 are out. Learn what makes a good essay and why they’re still important in the admission process.

New 'Hoos in Queen Elizabeth's Court: 'London First' Makes Smashing Debut

Jul 13, 2018

UVA’s very first semester-long program for new students is hitting its stride in its second year. We talked with an enthusiastic member of the inaugural ‘London First’ class, who convinced her younger sister to enroll this fall.


Summer Wellness Wednesdays

Center for Contemplative Sciences and Common Ground Healing Arts. Garden 1 and the McIntire Amphitheater.

The Cocoanuts

Heritage Theater Festival, July 19-29, Culbreth Theatre

UVA Summer Session III

July 16 - August 10

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Dept. of Astronomy, 9 PM, Friday, July 20, McCormick Road