Biologist George Bloom, cell biologist David Brautigan and physicist Brad Cox are 2016 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon association members by their peers.
Based at Regent’s University London in the heart of the United Kingdom's capital’s royal Regent’s Park, the new program will offer first-year undergraduates the opportunity to start their college education overseas as both UVA students and citizens of the world.
Three celebrated artists have accepted invitations from the University of Virginia to serve as artists in residence next semester in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ McIntire Department of Art.
Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor in the Department of English, and Robert Sweeney, retired senior vice president for university advancement – received Thomas Jefferson Awards for their scholarship and service, respectively. The awards are the highest honors the University accords to members of its community.
This year’s Festival will feature appearances from filmmaker Werner Herzog, actress-director Liv Ullmann and actress Shirley MacLaine. Many A&S faculty will play key supporting roles, introducing films and participating in panel discussions following screenings.