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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.

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.


Top Cadet Adria Penatzer Is Prepared for Multiple Careers

May 06, 2015

Adria will be graduating with a degree in the politics department’s honors program and East Asian studies and step into a military career as a highly decorated second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Ph.D. Student Sets Physics Record, Adopts a Grandparent

May 06, 2015

During Moran Chen’s time as a physics doctoral student, she helped set a world record in an area of physics that could play a crucial role in giving rise to a prototype quantum computer.

Fourth-year Aron Ojalvo Relishes Grand Tour of Monticello, U.Va. and the Humanities

May 06, 2015

“If not for scholarship support and AccessUVA, I simply wouldn’t be here.”


Garden Fair at the State Arboretum of Virginia

Blandy Experimental Farm, Boyce Va. May  9 & 10,  9AM-4:30 PM, both days, rain or shine.

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Friday, May 15, 9-11 PM, 600 McCormick Road.


Thursday, April 30 through Friday, May 8