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College Faculty Lead Global Effort to Combat Religious Violence

The Global Covenant of Religions puts Charlottesville at the center of an international network of 400-plus diplomats, scholars, religious leaders and students dedicated to addressing one of today’s most urgent issues.

Discovering the Juxtaposition

Studying the social context and legacies of urban landscape design


Salman Rushdie, David Simon, Alice Waters Headline UVA-Hosted Humanities Celebration

May 05, 2016

Internationally acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, Emmy Award-winning writer and producer David Simon, and celebrated chef, author and National Humanities Medalist Alice Waters will be among more than 50 special guests participating in Human/Ties, a three-day celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities to be held Sept. 14-17 at UVA and venues throughout Charlottesville.

Lydia Davis, Junot Díaz Named UVA’s Next Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writers-in-Residence

May 02, 2016

A pair of MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship recipients will teach and mentor aspiring writers at UVA next academic year as the Creative Writing Program’s next two Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writers-in-Residence.

Three UVA Professors Named to America's top Academic Society

May 02, 2016

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently announced the election of 213 new members this year, including three faculty members from UVA: School of Law professor and psychologist John Monahan; Jahan Ramazani, Professor of English; and Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Alan Taylor.


A&S Department Ceremony Locations

Saturday, May 21, after the main Final Excercises. 

Summer Session I

May 16 - June 11

Valedictory Exercises

With film and TV actor Sarah Drew. Friday, May 20, 3 PM, The Lawn

Finals Weekend 2016

May 20-22.  Graduation ceremonies for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences are on Saturday, May 21, at 10 AM