First-year student Emma Hitchcock and friend Zadie Lacy began offering art workshops for Charlottesville’s homeless last year and joined UVA’s iLab this summer. Suddenly, what started as a high school project became a long-term nonprofit. more >
The first weekend of November was a star-studded one at the University of Virginia, thanks to the 31st annual Virginia Film Festival. more
To help library employees increase their cultural fluency and improve the library’s services and resources, a new organization-wide goal asks them to “develop and implement a plan to better understand life experiences that are significantly different from your own.” more
Film-goers can rub shoulders with guests like Martin Luther King III and Christoph Waltz and screen features that will make headlines during awards season – among many activities. more >
The associate professor’s popular “Dracula” course has been packing classrooms for more than a decade. Check out a Facebook Live session with Stepanic and read his top 10 list of the most interesting things about Bram Stoker’s famous 1897 Gothic horror novel. more >
Based on his research, UVA assistant media studies professor André Cavalcante believes current movies and television shows, for the most part, are doing a better job of avoiding transgender stereotypes. more >
When O’Keeffe arrived at UVA, she was nearly ready to give up art. Her five summers here changed her life, as she found a new mentor, a new abstract style and lasting inspiration to fuel one of the art world’s most remarkable careers. more >
More than 150 musicians, dancers and vocalists from UVA, Charlottesville and beyond came together to perform Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” over the weekend. more >