From high schoolers to local residents to UVA employees, almost 100 people spent time on Aug. 15 helping make the words of the late civil rights activist Julian Bond, who taught history at UVA for 20 years, more accessible to the public.
The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon asked viewers to vote for one of five recent novels as the summer read for his book club, and the latest offering from Creative Writing alumna Mary Beth Keane, “Ask Again, Yes,” won.
Caplin loved UVA, where many of his formative years were spent. As an undergraduate, he was an intercollegiate boxer and dabbled in acting. Later, he was editor-in-chief of the Virginia Law Review and graduated first in his law class.
The Topology and Geometry group in the Department of Mathematics is happy to announce that they are the recipient of a five year $2.5 million Research Training Group grant from the National Science Foundation.
College presidents have been described as the ‘narrators-in-chief’ of their institutions,” said Bilger, who this summer will become president of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and the first woman to serve in that role.
Three College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences students received $5,000 National Geographic On Campus Scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year as part of UVA's partnership with the National Geographic Society.