With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting some students’ access to standardized testing, the University will pilot a new test-optional admissions process.
The Board of Visitors’ unanimous vote came after a University committee recommended renaming Ruffner Hall, the longtime home of UVA’s education school.
UVA President Jim Ryan addresses the death of George Floyd and the commitment to advocate for and be part of positive change, and announces creation of a racial equity task force.
Ian Solomon, dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, on Tuesday shared his searing, personal thoughts on the future of racial justice in a national publication.
The eight-part c3Design program aims to “help instructors design courses they love to teach and students love to take.”
Cuttings taken from the University’s Pratt ginkgo are being rooted to produce genetic clones to plant along McCormick Road to replace trees lost to Alderman Library’s renovation.
As currently planned, the fall semester will begin Aug. 25. What happens thereafter will be quite different, as UVA seeks to balance its world-class residential experience with safety and health concerns.
Also in this roundup: A design group lauds the Ivy Corridor plan, a Civil War historian’s new book earns a major prize, the University of Georgia honors UVA’s athletics director, and much more.