Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."
Forget everything you know about required classes. The College rethinks curriculum.
UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.
A January Term class teaches students to ask better questions and to be open to challenge in school and in life.
UVA professor's study suggests new benefits of the Montessori school model.
A pilot program for a dramatically different undergraduate curriculum gets favorable early reviews.
The quiet spaces inside UVA’s 14 libraries take on new relevance in the digital age.
Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.
As up to 30 percent of UVA faculty prepare for retirement, the University prepares new hiring methods to fill the vacancies.
Next year’s entering class will be piloting the new curriculum design, the first major change at UVA in over 40 years. Here’s the breakdown of what to expect.
Jasmine Drake (Col ’13) entered UVA expecting to apply to medical school. After an Alternative Spring Break trip, she decided to give back to her community in the South Bronx.
A group of alumni explores the rich history, architecture and scenery of Oxford University.
Nicole Hurd (Grad ’02) saw an opportunity to expand education to underserved populations. So she launched the College Advising Corps, now the nation’s largest college access program, here at UVA.
Eleanor Gould delights in sharing glimpses of Monticello's biodiversity and inspires her Instagram followers to see the flowers and insects, fruits and vegetables, sun-dappled trees and sweeping vistas with fresh eyes.
Alumnus and current graduate student Brendan Maupin Wynn discusses the importance of offering financial aid to students in need.