Ten years ago, students fought hard to revive a dance program begun shortly after women were admitted to UVA. Today, the dance minor is thriving, attracting students from all corners of the University.
An exhibition at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, NM featuring several watercolors of the Grounds reveals how three pivotal summers at UVA set her on the path to becoming one of the greatest American artists of her time.
The late Julian Bond was one of the most prominent social justice advocates to emerge from the Civil Rights Movement. To honor his legacy and his service to the University of Virginia, where he taught for two decades, a new professorship is being established in his name.
Some of the best minds in the nation on the history of America’s founding, the roles of slavery and civil rights, and where the country stands today, gathered recently at Monticello to discuss scholarship, heartfelt thoughts and activism.
The local festival, which runs through Saturday, Sept. 17, will offer discussions, performances, film screenings, interviews, and art exhibits featuring some of the world's leading scholars, writers, artists, and cultural experts.