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College to Pilot Groundbreaking Curriculum Changes

The new pilot program will emphasize open inquiry and reflection, shared intellectual experiences and synthesis and connection across disciplines and fields of knowledge.

Discovering the Juxtaposition

Studying the social context and legacies of urban landscape design

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A Real Character: Media Studies Professor Portrayed on the New York Stage

Jul 25, 2016

Media Studies Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan shares the strange and fascinating experience of watching himself portrayed on stage in a new play, “Privacy,” at New York’s Public Theater.

Making Econ Memorable

Jul 15, 2016

The University of Virginia’s official Facebook account recently asked alumni if they had taken a course taught by Ken Elzinga. The response was staggering, spanning members of the beloved economics professor’s first class in 1967 to the present day.

Monticello Summit on Race, Legacy of Slavery to Conclude UVA-Led Celebration of NEH

Jul 14, 2016

The University is hosting Human/Ties, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities that is expected to draw some of the world’s leading artists, authors and filmmakers to Charlottesville in September.

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Arts Grounds Day

Open House, Picnic and Outdoor Screening of Moonrise Kingdom, 4-10:30 PM, Saturday, Aug. 27, Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Featuring Sir Salman Rushdie, Alice Watters, Henry Louis Gates and many more. September 14-17

Andy Warhol: Icons

Fralin Museum of Art, through Sept. 18

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Dept. of Astronomy, Friday, Sept. 2, 9 - 11 PM, 600 McCormick Road