Teaching & Learning
The new program gives students insights into their intended career paths, while offering alumni a fulfilling new way to give back to the University.
Among those who will offer their expertise: U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, former Congressman Tom Davis, Congressman Gerry Connolly and former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers.
Now in his 47th academic year as a faculty member at the University of Virginia, Ken Elzinga is showing no signs of slowing down.
U.Va. students in the School of Architecture kicked off their semester with a weeklong design competition. The winning design incorporated safety elements, connectivity to grounds and sustainability on the Ivy-Emmet corridor.
Understanding how things work at the smallest scales, where the normal rules don’t always apply, gives U.Va. undergraduate engineering students a leg up on their peers.
In March, Bond will lead participants in the Civil Rights South Seminar on a tour of Atlanta; Montgomery, Ala.; and other historic sites from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.
Thomas R. Pickering, who once held the third-highest post in the State Department and is a career ambassador, will take part in several Miller Center initiatives, speaking, writing and advising on foreign policy and national security matters.
A class assignment to use engineering concepts to craft musical instruments from cigar boxes culminated in an impromptu concert at the University of Virginia’s Madison Hall.
With a grant from the Boston-based Lown Institute, third-year nursing student Jane Muir will implement a resilience program for nursing and medical students with the goal of enhancing compassion, clinical abilities and efficiency.
U.Va. law students have taken on the real-life case of Adnan Syed, a Baltimore man convicted of murdering his girlfriend in 1999. The weekly Internet-distributed production tracks his story, as the students probe the strength of the case against him.