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O Come All Ye Wahoos! Lighting of the Lawn Welcomes Community

Tue, 2015-11-24 16:00
The University of Virginia’s annual Lighting of the Lawn celebrates its 15th anniversary with music, dance, refreshments and the unveiling of the latest and greatest lighting scheme.

University Forum Aims to Build Community and Understanding

Tue, 2015-11-24 07:00
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences is hosting a Dec. 1 forum to discuss progress and invite feedback on a series of diversity and inclusion initiatives that faculty leaders began crafting this spring.

From Oxford, Rhodes Scholar Charlie Tyson Reflects on His UVA Education

Tue, 2015-11-24 07:00
Aesthetic contemplation is essential to a modern liberal arts education, Tyson writes in an essay celebrating his educational journey to Great Britain.

Cavalier Band Ready to March Into Macy’s National Spotlight

Tue, 2015-11-24 07:00
The Cavalier Marching Band is on the verge of its biggest performance yet: the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. More than 50 million viewers are expected to tune in Thursday for the annual Thanksgiving tradition.

UVA Selects Risa L. Goluboff as Dean of the School of Law

Tue, 2015-11-24 07:00
Goluboff is a renowned legal historian specializing in civil rights, with appointments in three other departments across the University.

Lunch Has a Footprint – and a Sustainability Label of One to Five Stars

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
The UVA Nitrogen Working Group labeled foods sold in the Clark Café with between one and five stars, based on the pollution-causing carbon and nitrogen and the precious resource of water used in their production.

UVA’s Russell Bogue Among 2015 Class of Rhodes Scholars

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
Bogue, a fourth-year student majoring in politics and Mandarin Chinese, has remarkably diverse interests ranging from playing club squash to preventing sexual assault to Bible study to founding a political journal.

New-But-Historic Marble Capitals at the Rotunda Are Finally Visible

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
Contactors have removed the covers from the capitals and are starting to dismantle some of the scaffolding around UVA’s Rotunda.

Too Hot For Humans? UVA Scientist Discusses Scary Persian Gulf Forecast

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
Warming will occur, said UVA’s Deborah Lawrence. It’s just a question of how much. “The scarier scenario is that we can never live outside in the Persian Gulf.”

Commerce Professor’s Seed Funding Spurs Social Enterprise Across Grounds

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
Jason Williamson has been giving commerce students the funding necessary to take their projects for charity out of the classroom and into the community. Now, he’s expanding the program across Grounds.

Via Dying Cells, UVA Finds Potential Way to Control Cholesterol Levels

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
The lab of UVA microbiologist Kodi S. Ravichandran has found a potentially more effective new method for regulating good and bad cholesterol levels, one with fewer side effects.

What is Lewy Body Dementia, Which Robbed Robin Williams of His Sanity?

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
The crippling neurological disease, the second-most common cause of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease, includes symptoms that are hallmarks of Parkinson’s, UVA neurologist Dr. Matthew Barrett said.

Hometown Holiday: Architecture Grad Students Host Local Food Thanksgiving

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
Continuing a UVA tradition, the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning prepares a locally sourced potluck dinner.

Former M.P. Leaves Estate to UVA Army ROTC for Scholarships

Mon, 2015-11-23 19:00
A positive training experience with the University of Virginia Army ROTC leads a Mississippian to fund scholarships.