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  • The Circle of Liberators

    At least 240 black men from Albemarle County fought with the Union Army during the Civil War. UVA’s John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History is helping uncover their stories.

  • Student Trio Creates Film in 72 Hours for Adrenaline Film Project

    The challenge: write, cast, shoot, edit and screen a film in just 72 hours, in a team of three.

  • Preserving Life on a Sandbar

    Fighting coastal erosion is one of many sustainability efforts conducted by UVA researchers with the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research program on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

  • The College is Changing How Students Engage in Learning

    Margot Lee Shetterly, author of of the acclaimed book and film, "Hidden Figures," talked about her experiences and education at the first event of the Engagements Lecture Series, one component of the new curriculum.


  • Faculty Discuss Talking About Hate Events With Students on First Day of Classes

    Nearly 100 UVA professors and graduate teaching instructors met Aug. 14 near the statue of Homer to share ideas about how to discuss with their students the divisive issues of white supremacy and racism brought to the fore during violent demonstrations on Grounds and in Charlottesville a few days earlier.

  • The World Needs Our Commitment to Truth

    A message from Dean Ian Baucom about recent events in Charlottesville.

  • Doing Science, Down on the Farm

    UVA’s Blandy Experimental Farm, a research and learning facility in the northern Shenandoah Valley, serves dozens of scholars and tens of thousands of visitors each year. 

  • Anthology Celebrates 15 Years of the Area Program in Poetry Writing

    To mark its 15th anniversary, UVA’s Area Program in Poetry Writing has published an anthology of alumni poetry, with authors spanning from the program’s first graduates to the most recent.

  • Meet A.D. Carson, UVA’s Professor of Hip-Hop

    Carson, who produced a 34-song rap album for his Ph.D. dissertation, hopes his work will inspire conversation not just about hip-hop, but also the racial tension and violence America continues to grapple with.



  • Developing More Brain Power

    The flourishing of the undergraduate neuroscience program comes at a time when UVA continues to expand its emphasis on brain research across Grounds.