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Meet A.D. Carson, UVA’s Professor of Hip-Hop

Carson, who produced a 34-song rap album for his Ph.D. dissertation, hopes his work will inspire conversation not just about hip-hop, but also the racial tension and violence America continues to grapple with.



Algal Blooms

Working with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, A&S environmental scientists have created an online calculator for people to realize how their individual choices affect the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.


Ed Murphy, Chasing His Third Solar Eclipse, Offers Viewing Tips

Jul 26, 2017

UVA astronomer Ed Murphy was preparing to witness his first total eclipse of the sun, and he had a timeline.

A Flushing Bride? College Alumna in Top 10 of Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest

Jul 26, 2017

Lindsay Hinz’s costume design career is on a roll. She has already designed Broadway costumes for three years, and she’s a top 10 finalist in one of America’s quirkiest contests – the 2017 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest. 

U.S. Presidential Scholars Foundation Honors Poet and UVA Professor Rita Dove

Jun 28, 2017

Dove was honored with the inaugural U.S. Presidential Scholars Award, along with one-time Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, for their accomplishments and contributions to a civil society.


Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Heritage Theater Festival, July 22 through July 29, Ruth Caplin Theatre

Fall Semester Classes Begin on Tuesday, August 22

Move-in weekend is Friday, Aug. 18 through Sunday, Aug. 20  

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Dept. of Astronomy, Friday, August 4, 9 PM, McCormick Road

Summer Sessions

Session III: July 10 - August 4