When O’Keeffe arrived at UVA, she was nearly ready to give up art. Her five summers here changed her life, as she found a new mentor, a new abstract style and lasting inspiration to fuel one of the art world’s most remarkable careers.
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October 12, 2018
Consider this your primer to UVA President Jim Ryan’s inauguration and the community events in store for Oct. 19 and 20.
October 08, 2018
It’s a historic event in the life of the University, and there are plenty of ways to participate, from attending the ceremony itself to checking out UVA’s latest research to running or walking in a 5K. Don’t miss out!
October 08, 2018
Kate McEnroe, Lesley Cannady and Sydney Collins all worked at UVA’s Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection as students. Now, they are making their mark in top museums in the commonwealth and around the country.
October 04, 2018
Uzo Njoku was looking for a coloring book featuring women who inspire her. When she couldn’t find one, the studio art major made one herself – and struck a nerve. She has sold more than 1,400 copies to date.
October 03, 2018
Martin Luther King III will screen a “Charlottesville” documentary, Peter Bogdanovich will discuss a long-awaited Orson Welles film and well-known Hollywood stars will grace the silver screen as actors or directors.
October 02, 2018
Those who knew him describe O’Neil, who died Sunday, as a dedicated administrator and brilliant First Amendment scholar committed to opening Grounds to underrepresented groups and protecting free speech nationwide.
September 27, 2018
Each percentage point increase in female police officers resulted in an equal increase in crime reporting by female assault victims in that district, according to UVA economist Amalia Miller. Domestic violence in those areas also dropped significantly.
September 24, 2018
Melody Barnes – White House veteran, co-director of UVA’s Democracy Initiative and the first African-American to lead Monticello’s board – discusses her White House tenure, Aug. 11 and 12 and Jefferson’s legacy at his home and university.
September 21, 2018
President Jim Ryan is collecting stories for a live storytelling event during his inauguration weekend featuring 10 selected ’Hoos from across the University. Any member of the UVA community can submit a story for consideration; here’s how.