The latest accolade for the city reinforces the portrait of an entrepreneurial scene on the rise, driven in part by the University’s investments – both academic and financial – in entrepreneurial students, faculty and staff. more >
Four students working this summer in South Africa on the construction of a water filter factory are sharing their experiences in a series of essays for UVA Today readers. Here is the first of their stories. more >
Styling himself as the jive-talking “Professor Bebop,” retired middle school principal and UVA alum Dave Rogers has been spinning records at UVA’s WTJU since 1973. more >
For the first time, students and teachers from around the country are using an online platform to meet virtually in a Mandarin language classroom, in a program fundedby the U.S. government and hosted by UVA. more >
Author of “Confronting Political Islam: Six Lessons from the West’s Past,” politics professor John M. Owen discusses the recent unrest in Turkey, where tensions between secularism and Islam are at play. more >
Informed by history, modern architects and builders are finding a new way to make the UVA founder’s preferred flat roofs as functional as they are historic – meaning they won’t leak this time. more >
A new company out of UVA’s i.Lab Incubator is bringing some much-needed chemistry to Charlottesville’s beer and wine industry. Imbibe Solutions offers faster, local testing for all the scientific elements that make up the perfect brew. more >
Media Studies Professor Siva Vaidhyanathan shares the strange and fascinating experience of watching himself portrayed on stage in a new play, “Privacy,” at New York’s Public Theater. more >