Department: university digest

‘Turning Point’

‘Turning Point’

Board of Visitors takes action after Aug. 11-12 rallies

The Board of Visitors passed a resolution to take down the Confederate tablets, calling for them to be “preserved as artifacts of the era in which they were erected.”

Winter 2017

Sports Chief

Sports Chief

UGA’s Carla Williams named athletics director

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

Winter 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Winter 2017

News from around the University, including the Bicentennial Launch celebration; a new name for the IRC dorm; faculty updates; and the clear bag policy

November 20, 2017

UVA in the Rankings

UVA in the Rankings

Here’s how Virginia stacked up in annual rankings of top colleges and universities compared with last year.

See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Money Magazine, Princeton Review and The Economist.

Winter 2017

Welcome, Class of 2021

Welcome, Class of 2021

Here’s a look at the incoming class by the numbers

Nearly 90 percent of incoming first-years were in the top tenth of their graduating high school class. Check out the class by the numbers.

Fall 2017

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA to Award Warmbier Posthumous Degree

UVA student Otto Warmbier (Com ’17), who died after spending 17 months in North Korean captivity, will receive a bachelor of arts degree in economics.

Fall 2017

Party of the Centuries

Party of the Centuries

Bicentennial launch to draw thousands

October’s Bicentennial Launch Celebration figures to be one heck of a party.

Fall 2017

More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues

More New Institutes Tackle Global Issues

Training the next generation to think outside of their disciplines is a goal of the UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute and the Environmental Resilience Institute.

Fall 2017

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

Enslaved Laborers Memorial Approved

The Freedom Ring memorial, a representation of the University’s relationship with slavery, is expected to be completed by the Bicentennial in 2019.

Fall 2017

BOV Changes

BOV Changes

New rector Rusty Conner (Col ’78, Law ’81) is one of several people in a new role on the University’s Board of Visitors.

Fall 2017

When Hate Came to Town

When Hate Came to Town

University community comes together after supremacists march on Rotunda, wreak havoc downtown

Officials, alumni condemn violence in the name of hate on Grounds and in town.

Fall 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Summer 2017

Virginia’s Curry School of Education climbs in the rankings; a new student center opens on the Corner; and a Grammy Award-winning producer visits Grounds.

Summer 2017

Jefferson Medalists Speak

Jefferson Medalists Speak

This year’s Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalists include a former U.S. Attorney General and a world-renowned entrepreneur.

Summer 2017

News Briefs

News Briefs

Spring 2017

Julian Bond and Marcus Martin honored with named professorships; Tom Walls named director of the Sorensen Institute.

Spring 2017

Student Awards Roundup

Student Awards Roundup

Two Rhodes scholars, three Marshall scholars and three recipients of the 2017 Hannah Graham Memorial Award share their exciting study abroad plans.

Spring 2017

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Highlights

Getting a Read on Ryan

Getting a Read on Ryan

UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

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.