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New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Winter 2017

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Winter 2017

Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock

Selling Pablo to Pay for Pollock

An art exhibit devoted to Samuel Kootz: agent to Picasso, friend to expressionism

The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA is paying homage to world-famous art dealer Samuel Kootz (Law 1921) in an exhibition called “Dealer’s Choice: The Samuel Kootz Gallery 1945–1966,” which examines the role he played in the establishment of modern American art.

Winter 2017

Period Pieces

Period Pieces

New book, exhibits showcase more of those things that tell UVA’s history

Encyclopedia Virginia managing editor Brendan Wolfe has turned a Virginia Magazine feature into a book.

Fall 2017

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Fall 2017

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Fall 2017

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Summer 2017

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Summer 2017

Faulkner, Revisited

Faulkner, Revisited

Exhaustive exhibit at UVA shows the full life of the Southern author

A new exhibit, located in the main gallery of UVA’s Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, marks the 60th anniversary of William Faulkner’s arrival on Grounds.

Summer 2017

Rising Star

Rising Star

Jia Tolentino has quickly made a name for herself as an essayist

Jia Tolentino (Col ’09), a writer for newyorker.com, was recently named to Forbes’ 30-under-30 list of up-and-coming media professionals.

Summer 2017

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Spring 2017

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

The alumnae who helped D.C.’s African-American museum ‘claim space’

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.

Spring 2017

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin’s new director is influenced by the muses

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Spring 2017

New & Noteworthy

New & Noteworthy

Six new books from alumni and faculty, plus a look at the bestsellers at the UVA bookstore.

Winter 2016

Breakout Artist

Breakout Artist

Lolita Foster turned her walk-on in prison dramedy Orange is the New Black into a two-year role

Lolita Foster, whose passion for theater began at the University, turns a walk-on role into a two-year gig with Netflix's popular show, "Orange is the New Black."

Winter 2016

’Hoo You Gonna Call

’Hoo You Gonna Call

Alumnus James Maxwell brought real science to Ghostbusters

Alumnus and nuclear physicist James Maxwell was doing research at MIT when Columbia Pictures approached him about props for a new movie.

Winter 2016

The Many Roles of Teddy Sears

The Many Roles of Teddy Sears

Alumnus actor goes where his characters take him

School of Commerce alum Teddy Sears turned from his family’s athletic dynasty to pursue a business career, but somehow found himself acting instead. Here’s why.

Fall 2016

New and Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy

Six new books from UVA alumni and faculty

A sampling of recently published books by UVA alumni and faculty, available for purchase at the UVA bookstore.

Fall 2016

Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Book conservator keeps UVA’s most rare resources intact

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

Fall 2016

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Excerpts of new work by graduates of UVA’s creative writing program

Excerpts from the first pages of eight new books by alumni of UVA’s Creative Writing program.

Summer 2016

Radio Music Society

Radio Music Society

Students in UVA’s Radio Music Society arrange pop songs for string quartets. From arrangement to final performance, see one group interpret Major Lazer’s “Be Together.”

Summer 2016

The Crazy Human Heart

The Crazy Human Heart

A critic’s thoughts on reviews and taste

Literature critics Daniel Mendelsohn (Col ’82) and Mythili Rao (Col ’05) discuss the critic’s role in society.

Summer 2016

New and Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy

Six new books from UVA alumni and faculty

Six new books from UVA alumni and faculty.

Summer 2016

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Highlights

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

Going Out on Top

Going Out on Top

Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.

The Founder’s Secular Vision

The Founder’s Secular Vision

Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.

Sports Chief

Sports Chief

Learn about Carla Williams, UVA's new athletics director.