Caplin loved UVA, where many of his formative years were spent. As an undergraduate, he was an intercollegiate boxer and dabbled in acting. Later, he was editor-in-chief of the Virginia Law Review and graduated first in his law class.
The Topology and Geometry group in the Department of Mathematics is happy to announce that they are the recipient of a five year $2.5 million Research Training Group grant from the National Science Foundation.
College presidents have been described as the ‘narrators-in-chief’ of their institutions,” said Bilger, who this summer will become president of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and the first woman to serve in that role.
Three College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences students received $5,000 National Geographic On Campus Scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year as part of UVA's partnership with the National Geographic Society.
Dean Ian Baucom will be taking leave for the Fall 2019 semester. Brie Gertler, Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy and interim Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities, has accepted the role of acting dean until Baucom’s return.
Where do you fall statistically on a cross tabulation of “Friends” characters and Hogwarts houses? The annual Stats Live! Symposium drew hundreds of UVA students with a series of presentations by data journalists from FiveThirtyEight and Business Insider about the professional – and whimsical – applications of statistics in the professional world.
Waltman Wade Beorn is among a growing number of historians who have turned to Twitter as a tool for truth-telling at a time when history is being distorted, often for political purposes, at an alarming rate.