Whitaker, Georgia Bankard Professor of Economics Emeritus, taught at UVA for more than 30 years and was a world-renowned expert on the work of famed 19th-century economist Alfred Marshall.
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February 01, 2016
January 29, 2016
The school’s annual Vortex design workshop brought 300 students and 30 faculty members together to develop design strategies for the transforming industrial corridor. Not even Winter Storm Jonas could halt the progress.
January 29, 2016
Richard Danziger, who has served as chief of mission for the International Organization for Migration in Afghanistan, shares what he loves about the country, how it has changed and how he uses his arts-focused education every day.
January 28, 2016
Music lecturer John D’earth began writing music for this opera in his mid-20s. Forty years later, fellow faculty member John Edwin Mason was on hand to capture how that vision finally came to life.
January 26, 2016
Surveys indicate that the Class of 2015 is enjoying some of the most impressive employment statistics since the recession, shared across schools and majors.
January 22, 2016
Hear from Everette Fortner, the man tasked with helping UVA students seize opportunities upon graduation.
January 19, 2016
UVA researchers Benjamin Ray and Chris Gist used digital mapping techniques to recreate the topography of 1692 Salem and help determine exactly where 19 accused witches were hanged, so that the grim site could be memorialized.
January 13, 2016
One faculty member will use a 4-VA grant – awarded to research collaborations across Virginia – to apply high-tech fabric to low-cost emergency shelters. Others will study high-power batteries, better cancer therapies and more.
January 11, 2016
Darden School graduate Raymond Lambert left Wall Street 25 years ago to found All Jokes Aside, the Chicago comedy club that helped launch the careers of Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, Steve Harvey and Dave Chappelle.
December 18, 2015
Several UVA faculty members also serve as religious leaders in the local community. Their experiences enrich the array of religious perspectives students can experience on Grounds.