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As veterans and world leaders, including President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron, looked on in Normandy, UVA alumna Kayla Winslow led the U.S. Army Europe Band & Chorus in a powerful rendition of the national anthem. more >
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Here’s a sample of recent books by UVA authors, from the late Sydney Blair’s last stories to Paul Cantor’s analysis of pop culture in literature and TV. more >
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We sat down with assistant professor Valerie Adams-Bass, who researches negative media stereotypes of African American youth, to discuss how “The Hate U Give” provides a unique teaching opportunity for students. more >
Adam Willis went to the Philippines to report on Catholic activists who are resisting President Duterte’s harsh policies and police violence in his “war on drugs.” Virginia Quarterly Review just published the UVA alumnus’s article in its new summer issue. more
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For one amazing night this May, Olivia Scheidt was asked to join the orchestra backing The Who, one of the most influential rock bands of the 20th century. A marathon practice session and playing just feet from the superstars made for an unforgettable experience. more >
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UVA’s M.F.A. program is one of five programs to offer the annual $10,000 Henfield Prize in fiction writing to one of its graduate students in creative writing, and this year the prize goes to Piers Gelly. more >
Joshua Crane uses his popular “Hoowithaview” Instagram account to connect those on and off Grounds to the beauty of the University of Virginia. more
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Rising second-year student Jack Anderson and former president of UVA’s Cycling Club Noah Flaxman rework the wheel of graduation photos with their short film. more >