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  • Three UVA Professors Named to America's top Academic Society

    May 02, 2016

    The American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently announced the election of 213 new members this year, including three faculty members from UVA: School of Law professor and psychologist John Monahan; Jahan Ramazani, Professor of English; and Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Alan Taylor.

  • German Faculty Host Open House for Students From Elite Magnet High School

    Apr 29, 2016

    The Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures hosted a visit last month by students from one of the top high schools in the U.S. The April 11 tour aimed to provide the 47 students from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology a deeper appreciation for the continued study of German at the undergraduate level.

  • Economics Conference at UVA Promotes Opportunities for Women in the Field

    Apr 19, 2016

    Sponsored by the University of Virginia and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation through the National Bureau of Economic Research, the conference drew faculty and students from 15 universities and colleges, including keynote speaker Sandra Black, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

  • Politics’ Todd Sechser Receives Two-Year Carnegie Grant

    Apr 18, 2016

    The two-year grant for the “Emerging Technologies and Strategic Stability” project will support meetings drawing together an international group of academics with technical experts from Silicon Valley, defense industry representatives, and government and military officials.

  • Raise Your Voice

    Apr 15, 2016

    The 95 members of the University Singers have come together to create extraordinary performances at home and abroad.

  • 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.