When former U.VA. basketball player Jerome Meyinsse returns to Grounds, he always makes two stops: John Paul Jones Arena, home of the men’s basketball team, and Monroe Hall, home of the Economics Department.
Watching “The Forgetting River,” Marie Curie International Fellow and visiting scholar Loraine Bacchus realized that Marianne Kubik's play, "The Forgetting River," could help her achieve the kind of compelling realism she needed.
Modern navigators, mapmakers, surveyors and London tourists now find that zero longitude runs 334 feet east of the telescope, according to GPS receivers. Research Astronomer Ken Seidelmann has co-authored a new study that details the differences.
President Obama last week nominated Michael Suarez, director of the Rare Book School and University Professor of English, to serve on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Religious studies professor Kathleen Flake is building a digital database of early polygamous marriages among Mormons to understand the nature of these marriages, their internal logic and the resistance to conventional 19th-century norms.
Ian Baucom’s first year-end report as the new Dean of the College—focused on the topics of strategic planning, engaged learning, research and discovery, faculty hiring, finances, and capital projects. You will also find a listing of faculty awards and achievements.
New Horizons, the NASA spacecraft that on Tuesday flew within 8,000 miles of Pluto, has phoned home, and scientists are getting their first close-up views of the dwarf planet, nearly 10 years after the craft left Earth on a 3-billion-mile journey