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  • Seven Arts Fellows Selected

    Apr 21, 2017

    After reviewing a school-wide call for proposals, the Arts Fellows Program has selected its second cohort of Arts & Sciences faculty to pursue creative and scholarly work while developing arts courses that expand interdisciplinary initiatives

  • UVA Leads Institutions in Measuring Campus Nitrogen Footprints

    Apr 19, 2017

    In 2013, the pioneering research of Professor of Environmental Sciences James Galloway, and then-graduate student Allison Leach led UVA’s Board of Visitors to approve a plan to reduce the emissions of reactive nitrogen from campus activities 25 percent by 2025. 

  • Goldwater Scholarship Propels Astrophysics Student's Exploration of the Universe

    Apr 18, 2017

    Third-year Bridget Andersen, who has been analyzing X-ray emissions from galaxy clusters, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.

  • Class of 2017: Rhodes Scholar Looks to Future in Criminal Justice Reform

    Apr 18, 2017

    Fourth-year Aryn Frazier has a track record of throwing herself full force into the causes she’s passionate about. It’s a trait that’s helped propel her forward, first as a Jefferson Scholar and student leader at UVA, and now as a new Rhodes Scholar.

  • IHGC Welcomes Celebrated Novelist as Writer-in-Residence

    Apr 07, 2017

    Internationally acclaimed novelist Amitav Ghosh will deliver a series of public lectures and workshops as the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures’ Distinguished Writer-in-Residence on April 26, 27 and 28.

  • Tom Tom Founders Festival Featuring A&S Faculty

    Mar 24, 2017

    The College is a 'Signature Event Partner' for this year's festival, which begins April 10 and runs through April 16. More than 60 bands, 200 speakers and 400 community organizations in a variety of outdoor spaces, theaters, galleries and concert venues will be showcased.

  • A&S Graduate Programs Honored in Rankings

    Mar 22, 2017

    U.S. News & World Report recognized six Arts & Sciences graduate programs this month in its annual national rankings of the top social science and humanities doctoral programs.

  • UVA Innovator of the Year Teaches the Civic Duties of Science

    Mar 17, 2017

    Although he’s earned many titles and honors for his advancements in molecular research, Brooks Pate sees himself first as a citizen-scientist. The University of Virginia’s William R. Kenan Jr.

  • New UVA Center Explores Why Poetry Endures

    Mar 17, 2017

    Poetry was inscribed on clay tablets 5,000 years ago, has been a common element of cultures around the world and today is enjoying a resurgence on social media. It’s also getting an elevated focus at the University of Virginia through the new Center for Poetry and Poetics.

  • College Faculty Featured in This Year's Virginia Festival of the Book

    Mar 13, 2017

    Arts & Sciences faculty will be featured prominently in a series of Festival events this year, both as authors of featured works and as moderators of panel discussions.

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