To celebrate fall on Grounds, UVA challenged followers on social media to submit their best photo of the season for a fall photo contest. They responded.
Professor Steven Warner and his M.F.A. students built special Halloween costumes for children with special needs. The project, sponsored by Children’s Assistive Technology Service and Bennett’s Village, is called Hallowheels.
The 32nd annual Virginia Film Festival concluded Sunday after five days packed full of films and discussions, merging the best of Hollywood with many voices from around Grounds.
This year’s festival will run from Wednesday through Sunday, bringing more than 150 films, plus actors, filmmakers and special guests, to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia.
In this moving “On Words” piece, hear from nursing professor Kimberly Acquaviva, who, along with her wife Kathy Brandt, recently gained national attention for documenting Brandt’s last days on social media. Brandt died of ovarian cancer Aug. 4.
Photographer Acacia Johnson, fresh off of shooting breathtaking photos of the Arctic, has taken up writing fiction at UVA.
Assistant media studies professor Elizabeth Ellcessor says disability underrepresentation in mainstream media is still a problem, but there has been an uptick in addressing or challenging stereotypes.
Students curated an exhibit, “Extinction in the Archive,” to accompany the symposium, “Burning the Library of Life: Species Extinction and the Humanities,” held as part of UVA’s Environmental Humanities Week.