The new College Scorecard site unveiled by President Obama during his State of the Union shows that U.Va. is well-positioned with regard to its peers when it comes to value.
David Sheffler, a mechanical and aerospace engineer, predicts that one day people may be able to “print” their own shoes.
Hours after President Obama survived a bitter re-election battle, UVA Today asked several U.Va. faculty experts for their reactions.
U.Va. landscape architecture professor Elizabeth Meyer will help shape the design and aesthetic future of the National Mall in Washington as the newest member appointed to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.
February 16, 2012 — University of Virginia English professor and poet Rita Dove – whom President Obama honored this week with the National Medal of Arts – sits with PBS journalist Bill Moyers for this weekend's "Moyers & Company" to discuss poetry's power to move people. Dove also will read from her own works. The episode will air locally on Feb. 19 at noon on WHTJ, channel 41.
"The glow in their faces. The cameras, the smiles, the applause – all for the arts and humanities!"
That's one of the thoughts University of Virginia English professor and poet Rita Dove said ran through her mind as she sat in the White House East Room on Monday, waiting to receive the 2011 National Medal of Arts.
October 24, 2011 — The former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy will speak at the University of Virginia School of Law about what she views as political obstacles to achieving progress on public health safeguards that protect the environment, spur growth and save lives.
October 3, 2011 — Robert Bauer, founder and partner in the Perkins Coie Political Law Group and general counsel for both President Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee, will speak at the University of Virginia School of Law on Oct. 10 at 5:15 p.m. in Caplin Pavilion.
Bauer, a 1976 U.Va. law graduate, will speak about the changing role of law in the political process in his talk, "The Law of Politics: Under Siege and In Transition."
October 11, 2010 — Former federal transportation secretaries Norman Mineta and Samuel Skinner briefed President Obama Monday on a report done by the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs. The report, "Well Within Reach: America's New Transportation Agenda," outlines 10 recommendations to fix the nation's overburdened transportation system, central to U.S. economic prosperity.