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Developing Brain Power

Neuroscience undergraduate programs prepare scholars for life in the lab.

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.


A&S Faculty Play Role in Virginia Film Festival

Oct 21, 2016

This year’s Festival will feature appearances from filmmaker Werner Herzog, actress-director Liv Ullmann and actress Shirley MacLaine. Many A&S faculty will play key supporting roles, introducing films and participating in panel discussions following screenings.

Up, Up and Away, and Back to Earth

Oct 21, 2016

Three students launched a payload of instruments by weather balloon for an astronomy project. Thirty miles and three hours, 40 minutes later, they’re eager to do it all again.

Political Climate Change

Oct 18, 2016

The “2016 Survey of American Political Culture” by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture reveals the troubling pulse of the American electorate, from distrust of politicians to suspicions about Wall Street and a system “rigged” to benefit the wealthiest Americans.


The Accelerating Universe with Nobel Laureate Adam Riess

Depts. of Physics and Astronomuy in partnership with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7 PM, Paramount Theater

Lydia Davis Reading

Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence, Creative Writing Program, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5 PM, Small Special Collections Library Auditorium

Disability Acceptance Week

Multiple events throughout the week, Oct. 24-27. Sponsored by the Student Disability Access Center, the Student Council, and the Office for Equal Opportunities and Civil Rights 

Gas and Galaxy Evolution

51st Annual Karl G. Jansky Lectureship, with Prof. Jacqueline H. van Gorkom of Columbia University. Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 PM, Nau Hall Auditorium