After walking the Lawn last May, art historian Emily Cox began her post-graduate life in England, the first step in a career that she hopes will take her to the pinnacle of some of the world’s best art museums. more >
This week’s annual Virginia Festival of the Book will again have a decidedly orange-and-blue tint, with dozens of events featuring UVA faculty, staff and alumni. more >
How does one deal with pain, loneliness, love, happiness, quirky occurrences, mysteries, nature’s fragile beauty or remorseless violence – all the myriad experiences of daily life? Some write poetry, like assistant professor Paul Guest. more >
National Geographic magazine editors asked history professor John Edwin Mason to examine 130 years of coverage for racist writing and images. See how he did it and what he found. more >
Bennett uses sculpture to encourage students to think not just with their minds, but with their hands. And his students love it. more >
During February’s Black History Month, UVA’s Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies is offering workshops focused on the arts in response to the events of last summer, culminating with a March 2 celebration. more >
You know about the Academical Village and Monticello, but do you know about the numerous other buildings Jefferson designed? A new exhibition at UVA’s Fralin Museum of Art sheds light on his extensive influence on American architecture. more >