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  • UVA Astronomers Find Oasis in Brown Dwarf Desert

    Apr 15, 2016

    The Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) led by UVA astronomers, has played a key role in shedding new light on brown dwarfs and exoplanets.

  • Science Goes Modern: Imagining the Past, Present and Future of Science, c. 1900.

    Apr 15, 2016

    Lorraine Daston, a director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and renowned authority on Early Modern European scientific and intellectual history, will be presenting three public lectures as part of the Page-Barbour Lectures Series.

  • "Flight and Refuge" Conference Exploring European Refugee Crisis

    Apr 11, 2016

    The Center for German Studies, the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation and 14 other University units, as well as the Heinrich Böll Foundation, and the German Embassy in Washington, DC, are presenting an interdisciplinary conference on the global root causes and implications of the current refugee crisis in Europe on April 12 and 13.

  • Faculty Research Database

    Apr 03, 2016

    The UVA Initiative on Religion, Politics and Conflict, an interdisciplinary initiative funded by the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation at the University of Virginia, seeks to address the causes of religion-related violence that are rapidly

  • A&S Faculty, Staff Fostering Creativity at Tom Tom Founders Festival

    Apr 01, 2016

    Arts & Sciences is a Signature Event Partner for the sixth annual festival, which begins Monday, April 11 and runs through April 17. The Festival draws hundreds of artists, musicians and business start-ups to Charlottesville for a week of free events celebrating and empowering the founders of creative, civic and entrepreneurial projects.

  • From UVA to Stanford and Back Again: Senior Associate Dean Adam Daniel Returns to Grounds

    Apr 01, 2016

    Adam Daniel didn’t need a walking tour to learn his way around Grounds when he reported for work at New Cabell Hall last month. Before leaving for Palo Alto, Calif. in 2008 or Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences, Daniel worked 10 years in a variety of strategic planning roles within Arts & Sciences.

  • Q&A: Standing for Solidarity, Larycia Hawkins Finds Fresh Opportunity at UVA

    Apr 01, 2016

    In her new position at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, award-winning political science professor Larycia Hawkins will continue the work that has defined her career: studying and building connections between political, racial and religious groups.

  • Chad Wellmon Receives Mellon New Directions Fellowship

    Apr 01, 2016

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Associate Prof. Chad Wellmon a New Directions Fellowship last month in support of his proposal for a new course of study in the cross-disciplinary field of digital textual analysis.

  • Schedule Set for Second Kapnick Writer-in-Residence

    Apr 01, 2016

    Caryl Phillips, a seminal figure in Transatlantic literature whose critically acclaimed work has explored the African diaspora in the Caribbean, England and the United States, is scheduled to arrive on Grounds next week for a two-week stay as the Creative Writing Program’s Kapnick Foundation Distinguished Writer-in-Residence.

  • Bennett Sculptures Find a Prominent, Temporary Home in New Cabell Hall 

    Mar 18, 2016

    Bill Bennett’s well-traveled sculptures have been shown in museums and galleries up and down the East Coast and beyond. Recently, two of his works found a prominent, temporary home in New Cabell Hall.