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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.

The Rhodes Journey

As difficult as it may be to win a Rhodes scholarship ­– only 32 Rhodes Scholars are chosen nationwide each year – a remarkable number of U.Va. graduates have accomplished the feat.


U.Va. Chosen to Host ‘Priceless’ Shakespeare Folio 400 Years After Bard’s Death

Feb 26, 2015

A committee of U.Va. English professors submitted the successful proposal to host the exhibition for the commonwealth of Virginia.

Astronomer Shane Davis Wins Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Feb 25, 2015

Prof. Davis is a major user of U.Va.’s new Rivanna supercomputer cluster and has given momentum to computational sciences research at the University.

Lost and Found: Music Ph.D. Candidate Discovers Ghosts in the MP3

Feb 24, 2015

Ryan Maguire has made it his mission to expose and explain just what’s being taken away from the listening experience when audio is compressed into the MP3 format.


Celebrating Bach's 330th Birthday

Charlottesville Symphony. Saturday, March 21, 8 PM. Old Cabell Hall.

McCormick Observatory Public Night

Astronomy Department. Friday, March 6, 9-11 PM.

Spring Recess

Saturday, March 7 - Sunday, March 15


Advanced Computing Services and Engagement

Tips on supercomputing and free tacos. Thursday, March 5, 2-5 PM. 112 Albert H. Small Building.