Teaching & Learning
In its continuing efforts to bring celebrated artists to U.Va., the University will host world-famous Navajo weaver D.Y. Begay, who will demonstrate her art at key locations across Grounds.
Three dozen winners of the University of Virginia’s undergraduate research grants will explore science, engineering, humanities and medicine this summer, seeking answers to complex questions.
Catherine Henry didn’t just find a hobby when she walked into the Peirce-Cottler lab at the University of Virginia. She found her calling – and as a Rodman Scholar, Harrison Research Award recipient and Beckman Scholar, she’s had a ton of success.
The University of Virginia hosted Virginia’s first Lessons From Abroad conference, aiming to help students who have studied abroad process their experiences and incorporate them into their educational and career plans.
Rebecca Walker used her Harrison Undergraduate Research award to spend seven weeks in Israel in the summer of 2014 to research the cultural and environmental significance of the Aleppo pine tree.
Last summer, third-year Harrison Undergraduate Research Award recipient Wade Oakley traveled to Mysore, India to immerse himself in an academic study of Ashtanga yoga.
Ashley O’Keefe, a fourth-year Harrison Undergraduate Research Award recipient, introduced the importance of a dismissed cell to the scientific community.
With help from the Teaching Resource Center, professors are jettisoning old approaches to delivering the necessary course content – usually through lectures – and embracing courses that cater to how students learn best.
Award-winning African filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako will be in residency at the University of Virginia from April 9-12. His current film, the Oscar-nominated “Timbuktu,” will make its Charlottesville debut.
In the spirit of the liberal arts education that Thomas Jefferson envisioned, faculty members presented some of their favorite ideas to students during “Look Hoos Talking.”