UVA has had a study abroad program in Valencia, Spain, since 1993. Nearly 9,000 students have participated, perfecting their Spanish and earning UVA credit all the while. Check out this new video to see what all the excitement is about. more >
Four Decades In, Professor William Bennett Is Sculpting More Than Just Clay
Bennett uses sculpture to encourage students to think not just with their minds, but with their hands. And his students love it. more >
Student Spotlight: Questbridge Scholar is Giving as Good as He Got
Johntrell Bowles spent nearly half of his life either homeless or in foster care. Rather than flounder, the second-year student is using that experience to give back to the University and Charlottesville. more >
First-Generation College Student Never Thought He’d Wind Up at UVA
Now an admissions professional and soon to be a “triple ’Hoo,” Christian West says UVA challenged him to be confident in his abilities and to reflect on what he is passionate about. more >
Second-year student Nicole Leal is active in numerous student and community organizations and mentors students who, like her, could be the first in their families to attend college. more >
Inside Some of UVA’s Groundbreaking Research Projects
Embracing the unknown is at the center of the University of Virginia’s journey to discover. It’s a journey on display in this exciting new video featuring diabetes researchers, astronomers and the future of driverless cars. more >
UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan sent the University community a heartwarming – and inspiring – holiday video and message. more >
A person pulling a book off a shelf in a library
Copenhagen’s Human Library project has spread to Charlottesville, with hundreds of attendees checking out dozens of “books.” These are no ordinary books, however – they are people, each with stories as fascinating as any novel. more >