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The New College Curriculum: Notes from the Field

  Written by Sarah Betzer, Associate Professor of Art, College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences   The New College Curriculum is live! I have had the privilege of working together for the past 18 months with the group of faculty charged with launching the new curriculum, and we have long anticipated the moment […]

UVA’s Recommended Holiday Reads: Part 1

Written by Patsy Goolsby, General Book Department Supervisor at the UVA Bookstore The best part of my job at the University of Virginia Bookstore is serving as the Academical Village’s “caterer of food for thought.” Often I am the person called upon to sell pertinent books at UVA author appearances and lectures. In this way […]

When the Horses Whisper

  Written by Rosalyn W. Berne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Society, University of Virginia Somewhere along the path of my life I must have said, “Yes!” to the Universe, because I keep finding myself in places and circumstances that seem to be outside the realm of possibility. Hearing horses? That gift arose […]

Renovating the Rotunda

Written by Jody Lahendro, UVA Supervisory Historic Preservation Architect On this wintry afternoon in February, construction work at the Rotunda continues in the final push towards completion later this coming summer, 18 months after beginning. Whiting-Turner, the construction management firm, skillfully organized the project to have critical exterior work finished prior to this winter’s weather. […]

In Memory of Julian Bond

We at the University of Virginia’s Alumni & Parent Engagement grieve with you as we remember the Civil Rights Legend, Julian Bond, in light of his passing on August 15, 2015. We remember Julian Bond as a passionate teacher and leader here at the University of Virginia, always willing to give back by sharing his […]

A Thankful Thomas Jefferson

By John Ragosta Faculty Director, Summer Jefferson Symposium I just received a very nice electronic wish for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving season from UVA’s Lifetime Learning. I always appreciate such cards, electronic and otherwise, bringing my thoughts back, if only briefly, to people, places, and times that are very fond memories. I was also asked […]