“Every Father’s Daughter,” a new collection of essays about father-daughter relationships, has been published just in time for Father’s Day. Jane Friedman, a lecturer in the Department of Media Studies, contributes her own heartfelt story about her father.
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June 11, 2015
When then-Architecture School Dean Kim Tanzer found a sculpture in a school storage unit, she had no idea it was worth more than $1 million. The discovery sparked decisions that would lead to financing the school’s first doctoral program.
June 08, 2015
Google has been collaborating with Encyclopedia Virginia, an online project of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, to provide online tours of Virginia historical sites – much to the delight of Virginia’s teachers.
May 27, 2015
U.Va.’s Special Collections Library holds rare artifacts and documents dating as far back as Babylonian times. This month, the library acquired its first original manuscript from classical antiquity, and research has already begun on the text.
May 20, 2015
Nearly 500 early portraits of African-Americans from the Charlottesville area can be found in the Holsinger Collection, housed in U.Va.’s Special Collections Library. This week, the collection is the subject of a conference to plan for a future exhibition.
May 08, 2015
According to Lisa Russ Spaar, director of U.Va.’s undergraduate poetry writing program, Nora Toh has been “a transformative and gracious force in our Academical Village.” Find out why in this Q&A with the 2015 grad.
May 05, 2015
Aaron Ojalvo has been leading tours at Monticello and U.Va. for the past four years, which helped shape his interest in fundraising as a career. Oddly enough, it all began with “Frankenstein.”
April 29, 2015
On July 1, the longstanding Washington Papers project at U.Va. will begin editing, annotating and publishing the letters of America’s original first lady, along with correspondence of the greater Washington family.
April 22, 2015
Last fall, The Fralin Museum invited the public to vote online for artworks from its permanent collection for the museum’s next exhibit. The results are currently on view in “What is a Line?,” running through Aug. 2.
April 17, 2015
For the first time, U.Va. students have curated an exhibit at The Fralin Museum of Art, selecting photographs of the human body in motion from the museum’s permanent collection.