How does one go about duplicating the capitals that originally sat atop the Rotunda’s columns when most were lost to a fire in 1895? An inside look at the transatlantic effort to restore Thomas Jefferson’s original design.
McCharen talks about her journey from a seamstress in U.Va.’s drama department to an in-demand fashion designer with a client list that includes Beyoncé and Madonna.
The alumna and technology innovator founded the coding-for-social-good organization CodeMontage and has helped more than 35,000 women improve their computer programming skills with her group, Girl Develop It.
Bowles brings vast experience in legislative consulting, particularly on issues of health care, energy, technology, higher education and environmental law, and was previously a member of the Board of Visitors of James Madison University.
For the first time, U.Va. students have curated an exhibit at The Fralin Museum of Art, selecting photographs of the human body in motion from the museum’s permanent collection.
Zieman chaired the Department of Environmental Sciences and played a key role in establishing the Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center.
Writing “can be a powerful, creative and vulnerable exploration to better understand healing, grieving and the human experience,” one winner said.
On Sunday, engineering students Trisha Hajela and Grace Wusk will present “Ladies in the Lab: An Interactive Showcase of Women in STEM.” The event is designed to help foster an early interest in STEM topics for middle and high school girls.
In a nationally televised event, historians and history buffs will ponder how and why the War Between the States remains relevant a century and a half after Lee’s surrender in Appomattox.
The new approach serves students based on the career fields they express interest in, and not on their majors and schools.
Lisa Russ Spaar is a finalist for the Cherry Award for Great Teaching, which brings a cash prize, and the winner receives one of the most generous awards ever.
The Jefferson Trust is an unrestricted endowment that distributes grants on Grounds to support initiatives that enhance teaching, scholarship and research, and programs that allow faculty and students to work closely together while engaging in hands-on learning.
Defeating ISIS and other radical religion-based groups will require a coalition of both civil society and religious actors, said 1997 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jerry White.
With the selection process still to be worked out, the board will appoint someone by next semester to serve a one-year term, with a limit of two consecutive terms.
An engineering major and a politics student at the University of Virginia, both with an interest in policy questions, receive Truman scholarships.
The Earth Day Expo, a free lunch-and-learn community event promoting the theme of “Advancing a Sustainable Society,” is one of the centerpieces of Earth Week celebrations at the University of Virginia.
For her breadth of talent, involvement on Grounds and humility, University of Virginia third-year student Caroline Herre received a scholarship named in honor of a 1979 graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce.
Monday’s Founder’s Day celebrations featured several U.Va. public events, including talks by the three recipients of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals, the University’s highest external honors.
He was the first to describe the clinical efficacy of Viagra, publishing his findings in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1998.
Kathryn Marqueen, a University of Virginia chemistry major, and Catherine C. Henry, a biomedical engineering major, have received 2015-2016 Goldwater Scholarships.