Teaching & Learning
Fourth-year students who graduate this month are taking their creative work with them in a new keepsake book, the fruit of collaboration among the Creative Writing Program, the University Bookstore and Printing and Copying Services.
The Access to Justice Partnership is a win-win for law students and low-income community members. The students get to represent real clients, while the residents receive skilled assistance.
Research & Scholarship
U.Va. Innovation’s latest initiative puts U.Va. among the very first institutions of higher education to use philanthropic crowdfunding to advance research.
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Among the many impressive images from Final Exercises this weekend were photographs of mortarboards decorated by members of the Class of 2013.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the earliest written record of the term “mortarboard” (as it applies to graduation hats, anyway) came in 1854 in “The Further Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, An Oxford Under-Graduate” by Cuthbert Bede.
In it, the author describes the mortarboard as an “academical cap,” a term we suspect Mr. Jefferson would have approved of. So without further ado, here’s a look at the academical caps worn at the Academical Village during Final Exercises 2013.... Read More