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Bright Lights, Big City

The Department of Media Studies celebrated its 10th anniversary with a well-attended alumni media panel, titled “A Crisis in Credibility,” in New York City.

At UVA’s Keck Center, Researchers Peer Deep Into Inner Workings of Cells

Researchers at UVA, and at institutions across the state, can turn to UVA’s Keck Center for Cellular Imaging, which offers sophisticated expertise in 14 state-of-the-art imaging techniques, using 10 microscope systems, valued at more than $5 million.



Bootlickers Beware: UVA Professor's Book Takes Aim at Sycophants

Mar 12, 2018

Since their most recent book’s publication in October by University of Virginia Press, the Parkers have been popular interview subjects across North America for media outlets seeking their humorous, and scholarly, insight on the time-honored practice of insincere flattery that “bootlickers,” “brownnosers” and, well, “suck ups,” employ.

BOV Approves Transforming Doctoral Education Initiative

Mar 12, 2018

The UVA Board of Visitors has approved $15.8 million of funding from the Strategic Investment Fund to support doctoral education in Arts & Sciences.  The funding will be awarded over five years and support two major initiatives in the Graduate School; $13.5 million was allotted for Grand Challenge Fellowships for 2019-22, and $2.3 million to pilot a PhD Plus career development program for 2018-20.

Virginia Festival of the Book Opens on March 21

Mar 07, 2018

The 24th annual Virginia Festival of the Book opens on March 21 and will feature five days of readings and panel discussions featuring authors ranging from bestselling authors to debut writers. Arts & Sciences faculty will participate in a series of Festival readings and discussions this year, both as featured authors and as panel moderators.



Musical, Dept. of Drama, March 29 - April 7, Culbreth Theatre

Civil War Lives - 2018 Signature Conference

John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History, Friday, March 30, Small Special Collections Library Auditorium.

The Physics of Life

46th-Annual  Hoxton Lecture, Dept. of Physics. 7 PM, Thursday, March 22, 402 Chemistry Building 

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Dept. of Astronomy, 9 PM, Friday, April 6, McCormick Road