Margot Lee Shetterly unearthed the true story of the African-American women who helped launch John Glenn into space. The star-studded film adaptation of her book, hitting theaters this weekend, is earning Oscar buzz.
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December 16, 2016
Shakespeare and Andy Warhol both paid a visit to UVA this year, the Corner got a colorful facelift and the creativity and energy of thousands of student artists spilled over across Grounds.
December 16, 2016
Darden alumnus Neal Hoffman, whose family celebrates Hanukkah, created the toy after seeing his son left out of the “Elf on the Shelf” fad. A few years and one “Shark Tank” appearance later, his “Mensch on a Bench” is a craze in its own right.
December 15, 2016
Students in a design technology class studied virtual reality technology and created their own worlds.
December 14, 2016
With some help from the University Singers, President Teresa A. Sullivan sends her best wishes to the University of Virginia community as students, faculty and staff wrap up the semester and look forward to a new year.
December 07, 2016
Eric Chyn’s public housing research earned national attention and revealed new ways to maximize the impact of one of the government’s largest programs. He starts at UVA next month, ready to continue his research and help others get started.
December 06, 2016
A UVA effort learned of local men killed in the attacks, heard stories from survivors and recorded the oral histories of veterans like Gen. Edward Rowny, one of 12 senior advisers who helped Gen. George Marshall conclude the war in Japan.
December 05, 2016
Charles Marsh founded the Project on Lived Theology, inspired by his own childhood in the Civil Rights era and by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Day and others whose faith led them to work for justice in their communities.
November 30, 2016
As self-driving vehicles begin appearing on the streets, UVA professors are already researching how they could impact everything from urban design to social justice and equality. They share their visions of a driverless future.
November 29, 2016
Teammates Timmy Hayes and Scot Robison have co-founded Nica Nadadores, a Managua-based swim team and youth development nonprofit that provides some of the area’s poorest children with scholarships, dedicated mentors and plenty of fun.