Teaching & Learning
U.Va. alumni and graduate students will be using Fulbright grants to teach English or continue their research in foreign countries next year.
At the Darden School of Business and the McIntire School of Commerce, students make the investing decisions normally delegated to the University’s endowment manager.
Engineering and architecture students are working on the University of Virginia’s Rotunda renovation as interns, supplementing their classroom education with practical experience.
University Awards for Projects in the Arts will fund filmmaking, poetry, photography and performance art as five undergraduates express their creative sides.
Learning a foreign language in its homeland is one of the best ways for University of Virginia scholars to gain their fluency, and this summer five are being assisted by Critical Language Scholarships from the State Department.
The University has funded six pairs of graduate and undergraduate students as they pursue summer research in a variety of fields.
The foundation has selected two dozen new Jefferson Fellows, exceptionally talented graduate students who demonstrate outstanding achievement and the highest promise as scholars, teachers, public servants and business leaders.
Students in the Tri-Sector Leadership Fellows program bring perspectives from their law, business and public policy backgrounds to bear as they learn from faculty members, experts and one another.
Philosophy professor James Cargile is among the most popular at the University, revered for his devotion to teaching students in and outside the classroom and for his building of collegiality among his peers.
The program includes mindfulness for stress management and self-control; contemplative movements for physical awareness and agility; nutrition knowledge for healthy eating; and social and emotional skills for effective interpersonal relationships.