Topic: Faculty

The Class of the Classroom

The Class of the Classroom

From the beginning, teaching has been part of UVA’s DNA. Here are some of your favorite professors through the years.

At a University that raises teaching to an art form, we applaud some of the virtuosos.

Winter 2018

News Briefs

News Briefs

Spring 2018

Catch up on some of the news from around the University.

Spring 2018

Negotiating for a Grade

Negotiating for a Grade

In McIntire class, students weigh both sides of outcome

Professor Lucien Bass (Engr ’63, Darden ’65) teaches students the art of negotiation.

Winter 2017

Practical Magic

Practical Magic

Popular How Things Work class gives away the secrets to the physical world

The physics class, created by professor Louis Bloomfield in 1991, is a big hit with nonscience majors.

Fall 2017

Media Player

Media Player

Why I happily traded 7 million viewers for 20 undergraduates in a classroom. A report from our correspondent on the frontlines.

Fall 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

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

Unquoting Jefferson

Unquoting Jefferson

A UVA petition against quoting Thomas Jefferson grabbed headlines. Here’s the story behind them.

At the University of Virginia, the postelection ignited a distinctly UVA form of protest: an outbreak of remarkably civil discourse about Thomas Jefferson.

Spring 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

National Treasure

National Treasure

At home with UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove

UVA poet and National Book Award finalist Rita Dove shares stories of her family, writing career and teaching at UVA.

Winter 2016

Person to Person

Person to Person

The Mead Money program helps students and faculty bond outside the classroom

The Mead Money program encourages faculty to form strong bonds with students outside the classroom by paying for their lunch.

Winter 2016

Hire Ed

Hire Ed

As hundreds of faculty near retirement, the University has a plan

As up to 30 percent of UVA faculty prepare for retirement, the University prepares new hiring methods to fill the vacancies.

Winter 2016

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Many readers sent in feedback to the summer cover story “Modern Honor.” A selection of letter excerpts appear, along with a letter from the Editor on the Honor System piece.

Fall 2016

Good Science

Good Science

Years ago, a UVA scientist made a discovery that led to a Nobel Prize

In a series of experiments in a lab on Grounds in 1977, pharmacology professor Alfred G. Gilman made a breakthrough that won him a Nobel Prize.

Summer 2016

Those Who Can, Teach

Those Who Can, Teach

Professor reflects on nearly five decades of teaching

Economics professor Ken Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students. But before he found his calling as a teacher, he considered another career path.

Spring 2016

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Highlights

200 and Growing

200 and Growing

Take an overhead look at UVA then and now, and explore the features of the Bicentennial issue.

A Hat Tip to UVA

A Hat Tip to UVA

Other schools’ alumni love their alma maters too. But it’s just not the same. Here’s why.

Serpentine Timeline

Serpentine Timeline

Study up on the twists and turns of UVA's history, from the laying of the cornerstone to the inauguration of the ninth president.