Between U.Va.'s Department of Astronomy and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Charlottesville is a hub of astronomical discovery and world-class research.
As a debate over the vocational value of a liberal arts education focuses on the employment opportunities it can provide, more students are eager to start chiseling away to specialize their studies toward a potential career as quickly as possible.
As difficult as it may be to win a Rhodes scholarship – only 32 Rhodes Scholars are chosen nationwide each year – a remarkable number of U.Va. graduates have accomplished the feat.
Neuroscience undergraduate programs prepare scholars for life in the lab.
College first years forge long-lasting, rewarding academic relationships with unique faculty-led College Advising Seminars.
The two met as first-years in a Tibetan Buddhism course.