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  • Alumna's Novel to be Adapted for TV with Elisabeth Moss as 'Typhoid Mary'

    Jun 05, 2017

    Mary Beth Keane, a 2005 alumna of UVA’s Creative Writing Program, appreciates that Moss is producing the novelist’s second book, “Fever."

  • UVA Statistics Chair Elected President of American Statistical Association

    May 25, 2017

    Karen Kafadar has been elected president of the ASA, the world’s largest community of statisticians and the oldest continuously operating professional science society in the U.S.

  • Echols Scholars Program Introducing New Director

    May 08, 2017

    Associate Professor Kelsey Johnson, an award-winning teacher and advocate for public astronomy education will be the next director of the Echols Scholars Program.

  • Deborah McDowell to Address Graduating Students at Final Exercises 

    May 04, 2017

    Deborah McDowell, the Alice Griffin Professor of Literary Studies and Director of the of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies, will be the keynote speaker at the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Final Exercises on Saturday, May 20. 

  • Ten From the College Earn University Teaching Awards

    May 04, 2017

    "Transformative” is one of the descriptions repeated again and again in the enthusiastic letters University of Virginia students, faculty members and deans submitted for this year’s teaching award winners.

  • Class of 2017: Chemistry Major Seized Opportunity From Hardship

    May 04, 2017

    The first time David Dent flew on a plane was when he came to the University of Virginia from his hometown of Las Vegas for “Days on the Lawn,” an introduction to the University for newly accepted students.

  • Class of 2017: Economics Scholar Has a 'Nobel Legacy' in Physics

    May 01, 2017

    For a while, it seemed like fourth-year Clement Bohr was headed for the family business. The descendant of Nobel Prize winners and noted physicists Niels and Aage Bohr, the young Bohr found a new passion at UVA. At the beginning of his third-year, Bohr decided to change his major from physics to economics.

  • Celebrated Poet To Spend Fall Semester at UVA as Kapnick Writer

    Apr 21, 2017

    Mark Doty, an award-winning writer who has been hailed for crafting some of the most original and arresting work in contemporary poetry while drawing equal praise for his artistry as a memoirist, will spend the Fall 2017 semester at UVA as the Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence.

  • 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.