Three UVA film and drama faculty members analyze the Oscar frontrunners, look back at this year’s best films and make their predictions. more >
Ten years ago, students fought hard to revive a dance program begun shortly after women were admitted to UVA. Today, the dance minor is thriving, attracting students from all corners of the University. more >
New mitochondrial and nuclear DNA testing of prehistoric skeletal remains provides “the best evidence of a social hierarchy in the ancient Southwest,” according to UVA archaeologist Stephen Plog. more >
During a congressional recess marked by division and protests, the congressman focused on bipartisan approaches to criminal justice reform, a cause he has championed during his more than three decades of public service. more >
The data comparing dozens of indigenous languages supports multiple, overlapping phases of migration during and following the last ice age, with early peoples speaking a variety of languages, including some now extinct. more >
China’s current import quota of 34 films per year is posing industry challenges for Hollywood. University of Virginia media studies assistant professor Aynne Kokas has a new book that demystifies the business dealings. more >
The fourth Kapnick Distinguished Writer-in-Residence earned glowing reviews for his three weeks on Grounds, which included well-attended events and intimate, one-to-one talks with aspiring writers. more >
In honor of Valentine’s Day, UVA’s “Book Traces” project reveals the touching and playful love notes hidden in the margins of Alderman Library’s vast collection. more >