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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 Brain Power

Neuroscience undergraduate programs prepare scholars for life in the lab.


Bodies in Motion: In a First, U.Va. Students Curate Fralin Exhibit

Apr 20, 2015

This academic year, 10 students worked as interns for about 100 hours each semester in the museum, and took part in three training sessions and three academic seminars.

U.Va.-Hosted Conference to Wrap Up Series Marking 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Apr 17, 2015

“Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War,” is bringing together leading historians to discuss the war’s closing, its aftermath and its legacy in American life.

Nobel Peace Laureate Outlines Strategy to Combat Religion-Based Violence

Apr 16, 2015

Jerry White’s lecture, “Religion, Violence and Strategy: How to Stop Killing in the Name of God?,” served as a preview of a new course that he will teach during May’s short academic session and in the fall.


Wonderful Town

Department of Drama. April 22-25, Culbreth Theater

"Tackling Climate Change the California Way: Building the Low Carbon Economy of the Future"

With Mary Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board. Tuesday, April 21, 4 PM. 108 Clark Hall.

Klezmer Ensemble with Daniel Kahn and Jake Shulman-Ment from Painted Bird

Music Department. Thursday, April 23, 8 PM. Old Cabell Hall.

21st Annual Physics Day Show

Family-Oriented and Open to the Public. Wednesday, April 22, 7 PM. Jesse Beams Lab in the Physics Building.