Summer 2014

Summer 2014 Object Lesson

Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time

Telling the history of U.Va. one piece at a time.

Summer 2014


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Summer 2014 Tales of Early America

Two U.Va. history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

Summer 2014 Kings of Freedom

A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.

Summer 2014 Honor Update

Honor Committee chair says that Informed Retraction, introduced in April 2013, has been a success.

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A Different Kind of Red Brick

An engineering student creates a Lego masterpiece using Jefferson's original plans.

Summer 2014 Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

Summer 2014 A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

Summer 2014 Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

Summer 2014 New Graduate Programs to Launch This Fall

Graduate students will have two new degree programs to choose from this fall—an M.S. in Data Science and an M.A. in European Studies.

Summer 2014 News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.


Summer 2014 Masterstroke

When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

Summer 2014 Hoop Dreams

Photos from the history-making men's basketball season.

Summer 2014 Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.


Summer 2014 New & Notable

A short story collection, scholarship, memoirs and more.

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The Maestro

From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

Summer 2014   1

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 U.Va. students since 1967, all the while penning murder mysteries on the side.

Summer 2014 Alumni Filmmakers Dive Deep

"Waking Marshall Walker" made its world premiere at the Sonoma International Film Festival, where the short film's popularity earned it a third screening.

Summer 2014 Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

A list of the most popular fiction and nonfiction selections at the U.Va. Bookstore.

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Trouble in Kindergarten?

Kindergarten today isn't what it used to be, according to a study by two U.Va. researchers.

Tracking Racial Bias in Children

A graduate student's research potentially identifies the nexus point for future biases seen in adults.

Stem Cell Breakthrough

The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

Withholding Judgment

Religious studies professor John Portmann ponders a difficult question.

Back to the Future

Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

Letters to the Editor

Readers share their thoughts about recent articles and events.

University President Teresa Sullivan Open for Business

President Sullivan discusses the value of corporate partnerships in higher education.

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Songs In the Key of Life

The group bills itself as “the premier, the first, the only a cappella group for the musically challenged."

In Memoriam: Summer 2014

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