The Nazis had to alter the history of Germany, even of Christianity, to justify its conquests and mass exterminations, according to Alon Confino's now book.
The beauty products company, L’Oréal, each year recognizes promising young women scientists. This year, U.Va. astronomer Sabrina Stierwalt is honored with a fellowship.
Along with the historian Gary Gallagher’s keynote speech, the ceremony included the bestowing of Intermediate Honors to top third-year students and the Thomas Jefferson Awards to two longtime faculty members.
Elizabeth Leet, who is pursuing a bi-national doctorate in French at both U.Va and a French university, has been awarded a fellowship to fund her research in feminist theory and interspecies communication as seen through the lens of medieval women in equestrianism.
Edgar Allan Poe’s poetry, like his stories, might not be uplifting, but English professor Jerome McGann makes a case for him being one of most important early American poets.
Taught by the associate producer of a public radio show, the new U.Va production course teaches students the basics of radio journalism. Their final projects will air on WTJU, the University’s own community station.
Infants at 7 months old are able to unconsciously pick up on eye cues, based on the size of the whites of a person’s eyes – a vital foundation for the development of social interactive skills, a new U.Va. psychology study shows.
Dove was awarded for her range of achievements related to poetry, and Varon won for her book on the end of the Civil War and debates about it that remain relevant today.
A U.Va. study used advanced DNA sequencing to produce new insights into the potentially nefarious origins of the cells’ “powerhouse” organelles.
Will Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate? And what happens if they do? U.Va.’s crack team of political pundits ponders those questions and a few more.
Hunt has published more than 350 articles and sent more than 100 former graduate and postdoctoral students leading positions in the field of mass spectrometry, and has taught organic chemistry to more than 14,000 premedical students.
The program, patterned after William Faulkner’s legendary residencies on Grounds in 1957 and ’58, aims to host writers of international stature for a semester to teach and engage with U.Va. students and the literary community.
The University of Virginia’s annual Fall Convocation, to be held Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. in the John Paul Jones Arena, will also include the bestowing of Intermediate Honors and presentation of the Thomas Jefferson Awards.
A U.Va. study that examined global food security finds that future trade may not be so secure for some countries.
The University Programs Council will present the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia and the Free Bridge Quintet Sept. 20 at 8 p.m.
Two federal research grants, worth $3.5 million, will help U.Va. researchers develop models to predict changes to coastal zones, home to nearly half of the world’s population.
First-year students have an opportunity to develop stronger connections with their advisers before selecting majors by taking a one-credit College Advising Seminar, or COLA.
In his “First Lecture” to first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Ian Baucom urged his audience to embrace U.Va.’s history and traditions while daring to break new paths for the University.
A “Star Party” featuring telescopes, food, apple cider and the night sky is set for Saturday at a cidery in Albemarle County.
A new online academic journal, founded by a University of Virginia history graduate student, examines the cultural legacy of Bruce Springsteen.