University of Virginia

Person of the Year: UVA President Teresa Sullivan
Published on Dec 13th, 2012
66 comments Two years ago, after Teresa Sullivan was selected as the eighth president of UVA, and the first woman to fill the role, replacing John Casteen, III after 20 years at the helm, an associate dean in...
Iconic slices: Crozet Pizza comes to the Corner
Published on Sep 27th, 2012
22 comments Crozet Pizza is coming to the Corner on Elliewood Avenue sometime before Halloween. Now, that's pretty exciting news. The pizza is legendary, and students on the Corner are going to go nuts for it....
Tale of Woe II: Deceased VQR editor's family files $10 million lawsuit
Published on Jul 30th, 2012
49 comments The family of former Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor Kevin Morrissey, who took his own life two years ago following documented tensions at the magazine, including alleged psychological...
'Karmic fissure': Dragas, Sullivan enjoy healing ceremony
Published on Jul 18th, 2012
40 comments In a continuing effort to promote a spirit of unity and reconciliation, UVA rector Helen Dragas and UVA President Teresa Sullivan attended a cleansing ceremony at the nearby Yogaville ashram. The...
Watch the "Rally on the Lawn" at UVA live!
Published on Jun 24th, 2012
29 comments Broadcasting live with Ustream 'Hoos across town and across the country will be watching this afternoon's rally on the Lawn in front of the Rotunda, thanks to the folks who set up this live feed.
Decision time: Zeithaml steps back, Cohen suggests reinstatement likely
Published on Jun 22nd, 2012
16 comments Following a June 22 press conference called by Carl Zeithaml, the McIntire School of Commerce dean who was tapped by Rector Helen Dragas to be interim president after Teresa Sullivan's ouster, and...
Sullivan stepping down as UVA President
Published on Jun 10th, 2012
222 comments According to a Sunday email from UVA Rector Helen Dragas, University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan is stepping down August 15, citing a “philosophical difference of opinion” with the Board of...
UVA Library celebrates "Home Movie Day"
Published on Oct 7th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia Library celebrates "Home Movie Day" with a screening of Charlottesville home movies and other films from the Special Collections Library. The public is invited to drop off...
UVA offers seminar with artists Judy Watson and Megan Marlatt
Published on Sep 25th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia presents "On Observation: Artists in the Natural Laboratory," a seminar led by Australian indigenous artist Judy Watson and UVA studio art prof Megan Marlatt. Watson, whose...
Australian artist Judy Watson offers artist's talk at UVA
Published on Sep 25th, 2011
0 comments Australian indigenous artist Judy Watson, whose exhibition, "heron island suite," is currently on view at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, presents a slide lecture at the University of...
Artist Tom Burckhardt lectures at UVA
Published on Sep 2nd, 2011
0 comments Visiting New York-based artist Tom Burkhardt, who is collaborating with UVA studio art students on an artistic interpretation of the Brooks Natural History Museum, which occupied Brooks Hall (you...
The bully pulpit: Documentary explores VQR tragedy
Published on Aug 12th, 2011
15 comments Last summer, the tragic suicide of Virginia Quarterly Review managing editor Kevin Morrissey, who made a 911 call reporting his own shooting down by the Coal Tower on former UVA president John...
After three decades, Corner Market folds
Published on May 10th, 2011
41 comments Say it ain't so! After thirty years, a Corner landmark has quietly vanished: the Corner Market at 1411 University Avenue. The phone has been disconnected, the contents have been emptied, and we've...
Architecture Week tour of UVA's Milton Airport Hangar
Published on Apr 16th, 2011
0 comments As part of Architecture Week, tour the University of Virginia's Milton Airport Hangar, which now serves as the UVA School of Architecture's ecoMOD building shop. To participate, rsvp at http://aiacv-...
UVA Art Museum presents expanded "Flowers Interpret Art"
Published on Apr 9th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia Art Museum has expanded its popular "Flowers Interpret Art" annual exhibition, which features floral arrangements inspired by works of art,  to include a jewelry show...
UVA Architecture School hosts "Keeping Memory Green" symposium
Published on Mar 30th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia School of Architecture hosts a symposium entitled, "Keeping Memory Green: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Built Environment." The gathering kicks off on April 8, 5:30...
UVA hosts symposium examining Greco-Roman perspectives on gender
Published on Mar 27th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia hosts a one-day seminar, "Ancient Cultures, New Perspectives: Gendered Approaches to the Greek and Roman Worlds." Specialists in ancient epigraphy, archaeology, art, and...
UVA hosts talk by photographer Christopher Payne
Published on Mar 26th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia School of Architecture and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanites host a talk by photographer Christopher Payne, whose exhibition, "Asylum: Inside the Closed World...
Kiplinger kudos for UVA
Published on Jan 12th, 2011
5 comments Study here and save! FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER According to Kiplinger, the University of Virginia offers the third best bang for the buck in 2011 in a list of 100 colleges that "deliver a stellar...
Morrissey's plight: As Sullivan probes, new VQR details emerge
Published on Aug 21st, 2010
0 comments Following the suicide of Morrissey (inset), UVA president Teresa Sullivan has commissioned a "thorough review" of VQR management. HOOK COVER With the story behind the suicide of the Virginia...
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