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Rita Dove’s Poem About UVA Bell Ringer Henry Martin Featured in The New Yorker

Henry Martin, one of UVA’s best-known employees, began his life enslaved and died after working on Grounds as a free man for more than 50 years. English professor and former U.S. poet laureate Rita Dove's poem about him was published in The New Yorker this week.

Brandon Ave. Housing Named for UVA Professor and Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond

The name of the late Julian Bond, one of the most prominent leaders of the civil rights movement and a beloved University of Virginia history professor, will grace a new upper-class student residence building on Brandon Avenue.


Play On! UVA's Music Department Gears Up for 52 Shows in 45 Days

Apr 04, 2019

From St. Patrick’s Day until the end of the spring semester, the department’s calendar features 52 concerts, colloquia, symposia and master classes, featuring students, faculty members and guest musicians.

Highly Accomplished Doctor/Lawyer and Retiring Nursing Dean to Speak at Finals

Apr 04, 2019

Dr. B. Cameron Webb, a physician and lawyer who was selected for the prestigious White House Fellowship Program, and beloved School of Nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine are this year’s speakers for the University of Virginia’s 190th Finals Exercises.

Q&A: Jia Tolentino on Journalism, Career Tips and the Worst of the Internet

Apr 04, 2019

Tolentino, who graduated in 2009 with degrees in English and political and social thought, served in the Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan after graduation, earned an M.F.A. in fiction at the University of Michigan, and became the deputy editor at Jezebel before joining The New Yorker.


Climate Change Art Opening

Write Climate, Right Climate Project, Earth Day, 5-7 PM, Monday, April 22, Peabody Hall 

Fan Mountain Observatory Public Night

Dept. of Astronomy, 6-11:30 PM, Friday, April 26

World of Atoms: National Physics Day Show

Dept. of Physics, Family Friendly, 7 PM, Wednesday, April 24, 203 Physics Building


Marathon Reading of Russia's Favorite Easter Novel throughout April

Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita. Every weekday during April, 1-2 PM, on The Lawn between Pavilions IX and X