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You likely know about comedian Sasheer Zamata’s time on “Saturday Night Live.” But do you know about her time on Grounds? more >
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How did a forest bird, the scarlet macaw, come to live among desert people in the southwestern U.S.? Anthropologists are finding clues – and questions. more >
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The interdisciplinary journal, published three times a year by UVA’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, features eight thematic essays, plus a rich array of additional content. more >
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Collector Caroline Brandt donated her collection of miniature books – some 15,000 volumes – to the University of Virginia’s Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, and a selection is on exhibit through August. more >
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Alum Bill Hofheimer, who honed his PR skills under former UVA Sports Information Director Rich Murray, is now senior director of communications at ESPN, working on such entities as “Monday Night Football,” “Around the Horn” and “P.T.I.” more >
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Thefts and forgeries are only some of the intrigues that have fueled the career of William Charron, who most recently has helped launch the international Court of Arbitration for Art to settle disputes in the art world. more >
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Creative writing graduate student Anna Beecher was secretly writing a novel for several years while working as a performance artist. She has won this year’s $10,000 Henfield Prize for her short story, “Factory.” more >