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Va. Film Festival Invites Filmmakers to Submit Features, Documentaries and Shorts
June 21, 2011 — The Virginia Film Festival is inviting filmmakers from the state, region, nation and the world to submit feature films, documentaries, shorts, animation and experimental works.

Classic 'My Fair Lady' to Open 2011 Heritage Theatre Festival
June 21, 2011 — One of the most popular musicals of all time, "My Fair Lady," kicks off the Heritage Theatre Festival season. The story of Eliza Doolittle's transformation from Cockney lass to grace and class under the tutelage of linguistic taskmaster Henry Higgins opens June 30 at Culbreth Theatre.

Miller Center's Presidential Recordings Program Awarded Grant for Digital LBJ Volumes
June 17, 2011 — The Presidential Recordings Program at the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs has been awarded $130,000 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant will allow researchers to conclude their study of the secret presidential recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson and begin work on those of the Richard M. Nixon administration.

Center for Politics Provides Snapshot of American Democracy for Afghan Women
June 20, 2011 — Wazhma Abdul Rahimzai serves as an advocate for women's and children's rights in Afghanistan, a mission that last week brought her thousands of miles from her home in Kabul to the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

Vintage Photo Sheds New Light on Some of U.Va. Art Museum's Oldest Pieces
June 15, 2011 — A recent acquisition of a vintage photograph to the University of Virginia Art Museum has added surprising significance to one of the museum's longtime pieces.

U.Va. Demographers Find Many Va. Households Rely on Expensive Short-Term Loans
June 14, 2011 — Many economically at-risk Virginia families rely on high-cost, short-term loans to get by, according to a new study by demographers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

Tickets for 2011 Heritage Theatre Festival Season Available Beginning June 3
June 2, 2011 — Online sales of season subscriptions for the 2011 Heritage Theatre Festival will begin Friday at 10 a.m., and are available here.

U.Va. Art Museum Features 'New Images, New Techniques: Abstraction in British Screenprints circa 1970'
June 4, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum exhibition, "New Images, New Techniques: Abstraction in British Screenprints circa 1970," which opens June 17 and runs through Aug. 14, focuses on an important moment in the history of prints in the 20th century: The rise of the screenprint as a major creative medium.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Saturday Tour by Matthew Affron on June 4
May 26, 2011 — Curator Matthew Affron will give a Saturday Special Tour of the U.Va. Art Museum's exhibition "Society Portraits: Andy Warhol's Photographic Legacy" on June 4, from 2 to 3 p.m.

U.Va. Symposium Will Examine Haiti Since 2010 Earthquake
April 22, 2011 — The University of Virginia will hold a symposium April 29 and 30 to examine the situation in Haiti more than a year after it was struck by a deadly earthquake.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Saturday Tour with Pam Pecchio on April 30
April 20, 2011 — Pam Pecchio, assistant professor of art in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, will give a Saturday Special Tour on the U.Va. Art Museum's exhibition, "Southern Views/Southern Photographers" on April 30 from 2 to 3 p.m.

Service Is Part of Inauguration Celebration, as Well as University's Mission
April 18, 2011 — Despite Saturday's severe weather, 600 University of Virginia students, faculty and community members came out to volunteer as part of "Cavaliers Care: A Day of Service." Though "Cavaliers Care" was founded in 2000, this year President Teresa A. Sullivan chose to incorporate the service event into her inaugural celebrations.

U.Va. Department of Drama Brings Down Season Curtain With 'Evita'
April 12, 2011 — The University of Virginia Drama Department is ending its 2010-11 season with the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical, "Evita."

U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Alexander Calder
April 13, 2011 — Due to high demand, the University of Virginia Art Museum will offer a second session of its popular monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM, in April.

U.Va. Demographers Define Virginia Regions to Give a Clearer Picture of Change
April 14, 2011 — To provide a more accurate picture of how Virginia is changing, demographers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service have defined eight regional profiles based on the 2010 Census and American Community Survey data.

Symposium on the 'Turkic World Today' Friday at U.Va.
April 13, 2011 — The University of Virginia's semester-long program on Turkey continues Friday and Saturday with a symposium in Minor Hall's auditorium.

U.Va. Miller Center Announces 2011-12 National Fellows
April 13, 2011 — The University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs has named nine promising young scholars as its 2011-12 Miller Center National Fellows. Each will receive a one-year, $20,000 grant to support research and writing on U.S. politics, foreign policy or global politics.

University of Virginia Sets Earth Week Observances
April 13, 2011 — Earth Week 2011 will be the liveliest observance yet at the University of Virginia, with presentations, exhibits, classes, food and music from April 18 to 22.

U.Va. Art Museum's 'Early Visions' Program Links Seeing and Community
April 13, 2011 — Concepts like "sense of place" and photography as an art form were the focus of this spring's "Early Visions" program, a University of Virginia Art Museum program that pairs U.Va. student mentors with Boys & Girls Club members.

U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Alexander Calder
April 13, 2011 — Due to high demand, the University of Virginia Art Museum will offer a second session of its popular monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM, in April.

April Safety Tip: Sexual Assault Prevention
April 11, 2011 — April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Following the national campaign theme, we want to say "it's time…to get involved."

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Final Friday Reception April 29
April 15, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will host the last Final Friday reception of the spring on April 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and a chance to see the special exhibition "Excavating New Ground: American Art in the 1970s," on view through Aug. 14.

Symposium Traces History of African-American Studies at the University
April 11, 2011 — It took the efforts of several generations of students and faculty members to establish African-American and African studies at the University of Virginia. Members and guests of the University and local community came to the Grounds April 7-9 to recognize, review and reflect on the fruits of their labors in a symposium marking the 30th anniversary of the Carter Woodson Institute of African-American and African Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Gallagher to Discuss New Civil War Book April 20
April 7, 2011 — This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. University of Virginia history professor Gary Gallagher will read from and discuss his new book, "The Union War," on April 20 at 5 p.m. in the U.Va. Bookstore mezzanine. His talk, free and open to the public, will be followed by a book signing.

Lecture at U.Va. School of Architecture to Focus on Architectural Projects in Lebanon
April 6, 2011 — Harvard University architecture professor Hashim Sarkis will lecture at the University of Virginia School of Architecture on April 27 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 158.

Performance Artist Lois Weaver at U.Va. April 14
April 5, 2011 — Performance artist Lois Weaver will present "Faith and Dancing: A Performance Lecture on Mapping Femininity, Missing America and Other Natural Disasters" on April 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the University of Virginia School of Nursing's McLeod Hall auditorium.

University of Virginia Students Contribute 10,944 Bowls of Cereal to Food Bank
April 6, 2011 — Thanks to University of Virginia students, 10,944 bowls of cereal were donated to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank as part of Kellogg's Food Away From Home Program.

U.Va. Musicians and Scientists Collaborate in a Concert April 21 at The Haven
April 5, 2011 — University of Virginia musicians and scientists will give a collaborative concert, "indiscipline," on April 21 at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary at The Haven at 112 Market Street in Charlottesville. Admission is free.

Thomas Jefferson Foundation Visiting Professor Lecture To Be Held at U.Va. School of Architecture
April 5, 2011 — Marlon Blackwell, distinguished professor and department head in the School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, will give the University of Virginia School of Architecture's Thomas Jefferson Foundation Visiting Professor Lecture on April 18, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in Campbell Hall, room 153.

Day in the Life Program a Win-Win for U.Va. and Area Students
April 4, 2011 — More than 1,200 local youths are finding academic help and building relationships with more than 450 University of Virginia tutors this year through U.Va.'s Day in the Life Program.

U.Va. Kluge-Ruhe Collection of Aboriginal Art Hosts Lecture and Exhibit by Australian Photographer Ricky Maynard
April 1, 2011 — Australian photographer Ricky Maynard will give the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection's John W. and Maria T. Kluge Distinguished Lecture in Arts and Humanities at the University of Virginia, sharing his work and discussing the photographic representation of indigenous people throughout Australia's history.

Handler, Fatton To Headline U.Va.'s 19th Annual 'Last Lectures'
April 1, 2011 — The University of Virginia's Last Lecture series, which allows some of the University's most distinguished and lauded professors to speak to students as though it were their last opportunity to do so, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Tuesday.

Virginia Film Festival to Present Free Screening of 'Living for 32' on April 19
March 31, 2011 — The Virginia Film Festival and the University Programs Council will present a free screening of "Living for 32," a documentary about Virginia Tech shootings survivor Colin Goddard and his efforts to bring awareness to the issue of gun violence in America, on April 19 at 7 p.m. at the University of Virginia's Newcomb Hall Theater.

U.Va. Art Museum to Host Expanded 'Flowers Interpret Art' Exhibition in May
March 31, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will hold an expanded Flowers Interpret Art event on new dates this year.

30th Anniversary Symposium Will Explore 'African-American and African Studies: At Work in the World'
March 30, 2011 — The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a symposium April 7-9 which will explore a range of topics, including education, labor and economics, migration, bio-genetics, sexuality, the African diaspora and ideas of kinship.

U.Va. Duo Receives Davis Projects for Peace Grant
March 29, 2011 — Two University of Virginia students have been awarded a 2011 Davis Projects for Peace award for their program to create a business training curriculum in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

U.Va. Art Museum to Host Henry Moore Foundation Director for Blizzard Lecture on March 31
March 29, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will host Richard Calvocoressi, director of the Henry Moore Foundation, for its annual Gladys S. Blizzard Lecture on March 31.

U.Va. Patent Foundation Names Boris Kovatchev 2011 Inventor of the Year News Source: U.Va. Patent Foundation
March 29, 2011 — The University of Virginia Patent Foundation has selected internationally renowned diabetes technology scientist Boris P. Kovatchev for its top honor: the Edlich-Henderson Inventor of the Year award.

Virginia Women's Chorus Spring Concert Will Be April 9
March 25, 2011 — The Virginia Women's Chorus will perform an eclectic mix of Broadway, spirituals, classical and new age music in its 37th annual spring concert, "Over the Rainbow," to be held April 9 at 3:30 p.m. in the University of Virginia's Old Cabell Hall auditorium.

U.Va. To Host Special Viewing of Award-Winning Film on Nobel Laureate's American Microcredit Bank
March 28, 2011 — The University of Virginia is joining forces with Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Gayle Ferraro to show her movie, "To Catch a Dollar," which documents the birth of Grameen America, the Bangladesh-based microlender's New York City branch.

National Geographic Brings Explorers to Grounds Saturday for Workshop, Public Event
March 23, 2011 — A free public presentation on field research and exploration featuring John Francis, vice president of research, conservation and exploration for the National Geographic Society; National Geographic photographer and explorer Carsten Peter; and renowned alpinist and The North Face athlete Conrad Anker, will be held Saturday at the University of Virginia. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Newcomb Hall Theater.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Saturday Tour With Mary Jo Ayers on March 26
March 18, 2011— Mary Jo Ayers, adjunct curator of Native American art at the University of Virginia Art Museum, will give a talk on March 26 from 2 to 3 p.m. on Native American art on view in the museum's new Object Study Gallery.

U.Va. Visiting Artist's Exhibit, 'The Miraculous Mandarin,' Opens April 1 at Morven
March 18, 2011 — The McIntire Department of Art in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences will present a special exhibit of the work of artist Yi Sheng in the Morven Dairy Barn. Sheng is a visiting faculty member in the Studio Art Program, where she is helping to initiate a program in performance and installation art.

VQR Interactive Website Wins 'Digital Ellie'
March 17, 2011 — The Virginia Quarterly Review topped National Geographic and three other publications to win a 2011 National Magazine Award for Digital Media in the multimedia package category for its interactive project, "Assignment Afghanistan."

Save the Date: 2011 Virginia Film Festival to Run Nov. 3-6
March 15, 2011 — The Virginia Film Festival, coming off a record-setting year in sales and attendance, has announced its dates for 2011. The festival, presented by the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, will return to Charlottesville for its 24th year Nov. 3-6.

U.Va. Drama Department Presents 'dark play or stories for boys,' an Exploration of Identity in the Virtual World March 23-26; Symposium and Post-Show Talk March 24
March 15, 2011 — The RecentWorks series continues at the University of Virginia's Drama Department with the timely and provocative "dark play or stories for boys," directed by Marianne Kubik and playing March 23-26 in Helms Theatre. Playwright Carlos Murillo will be in residence during the run of the play, and will participate in a symposium and a post-show discussion on March 24.

U.Va. Architecture School Announces Clark-Howe Colloquium Series Speakers March 7, 2011 — The University of Virginia School of Architecture has announced the speakers for the inaugural Clark-Howe Colloquium Series lectures, to be held this spring.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Lunchtime Talk by Photographer William Wylie on March 15
March 3, 2011 — Adjunct curator William Wylie will give a Lunchtime Talk on the University of Virginia Art Museum's exhibition, "Southern Views/Southern Photographers" on March 15, from noon to 1 p.m.

U.Va. Engineering School to Host Annual Open House on March 19
February 28, 2011 — Prospective students and the public are invited to learn about the wonders of engineering at the University of Virginia Engineering Open House, to be held March 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Thornton Hall. Each spring, more than 1,000 prospective students and their families attend the event.

Browse U.Va. Authors at Virginia Festival of the Book
February 24, 2011 — The creativity and expertise of University of Virginia professors and alumni will be part of the story during the Virginia Festival of the Book, to be held March 16 through 20.

Feb. 24 Medical Center Hour Addresses End of Life Issues Through Drama
February 23, 2011 — "End of Life," an interactive exploration of suffering and compassion, is the focus of a special Medical Center Hour on Feb. 24 at the University of Virginia.

U.Va. Art Museum Launches Two New Projects to Expand Access to its Collection
February 22, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will expand access to its collection on Feb. 25 with the launch of an Online Collection catalog and innovative Object Study Gallery.

WTJU Observes Black History Month With a Week of Special Programs
February 18, 2011 — Black History Month on WTJU-FM sounds like soul, jazz, blues, gospel – and a bit of world-beat.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Final Friday Reception
February 15, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a Final Friday reception Feb. 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and the newly opened exhibition, "Excavating New Ground, American Art in the 1970s."

U.Va. Assesses 2010 Census Data on Virginia's Hispanic Population
February 16, 2011 — Continuing efforts to make 2010 U.S. Census data more accessible and user-friendly, demographers at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service have assessed the data on recently released local-level 2010 population counts, including data on people of Hispanic origin living in Virginia.

U.Va. Art Museum Lecture to Spotlight Ming Dynasty Porcelain
February 15, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will host Julia Curtis for an Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia on March 3. Her lecture, "A New Aesthetic for a Manchu Emperor: Kangxi Porcelain from Jingdezhen, 1661-1722," will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 153.

Exhibit of Edward Ford's Drawings on Display in Architecture School Dean's Gallery
February 15, 2011 — "Drawings: Analytical and Otherwise," an exhibit by Edward Ford, Vincent and Eleanor Shea Professor of Architecture, will be on display in the Dean's Gallery of Campbell Hall from Feb. 25 through May 27, weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

WTJU's Rock Marathon Fund Drive Starts Feb. 14
February 9, 2011 — Rock music at 6 a.m. on a Monday? Why not? WTJU (91.1 FM), the University of Virginia's radio station, will kick off a weeklong rock marathon fund drive on Feb. 14 at 6 a.m., featuring musical styles from doo-wop to punk and a lot in between.

U.Va. Art Museum to Host Weedon Asian Arts Lecture on Feb. 24
February 8, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will host Alicia Volk for an Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia on Feb. 24. Her lecture, "Japanese Modern Art in the World: Global Modernism from a Local Perspective," will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 153.

U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Abstract Art
February 11, 2011 — Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On Feb. 27, the museum will offer "Playing with Paint: Exploring Abstract Painting" for children ages 5 to 12.

U.Va. Engineering School to Host High School Robotics Competition
February 8, 2011 — High school students from across Virginia will converge on Charlottesville on Feb. 12 for the FIRST Tech Challenge, a robotics competition that allows them to apply skills in engineering, math and science to build robots that face off in a series of technical challenges.

U.Va. Department of Drama to Present Comedic 'The Beaux' Strategem'
February 8, 2010 — A pair of down-on-their luck cads who set out to marry their money woes away discover that life and love have other plans in the comedy "The Beaux' Strategem," the latest in the University of Virginia Drama Department's 2010-11 season. The comedy opens Feb. 17 in Culbreth Theatre.

Exhibit Will Explore U.Va. Presidents as Students and Scholars
February 4, 2011 — Researching all eight of the University of Virginia's presidents, Edward Gaynor and Petrina Jackson were struck by how many of the issues they wrestled with haven't much changed since Edwin Alderman became the first president in 1904.

Feb. 10 Talk on African-American Women and the Criminal Justice System
February 4, 2011 — The University of Virginia series, "Class Matters: Race, Labor and Public Policy in Contemporary America," will feature Cheryl D. Hicks from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, speaking on "Engendering Justice: African-American Women, State Punishment and the Criminal Justice System." The forum, free and open to the public, will be held on Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Minor Hall Room 125.

Author Jim Shepard to Read at U.Va. Feb. 22
February 4, 2011 — Jim Shepard, who writes short stories and novels for adults and young adults, will read from his work on Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. in the University of Virginia Bookstore.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Lunchtime Talk by Margo Smith on Feb. 15
January 31, 2011 — Margo Smith, director and curator of the University of Virginia's Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, will give a Lunchtime Talk at the U.Va. Art Museum on Feb. 15, from noon to 1 p.m.

VQR Launches 87th Year With Special Issue of Emerging Photographers and Multimedia Website
January 28, 2011 — To mark the start of its 87th year of continuous publication, the Virginia Quarterly Review entered into a collaboration with LOOK3, Charlottesville's nationally acclaimed festival of the photograph.

U.Va. Art Museum Program Reaches Out to Alzheimer's Patients
January 28, 2011 — A pilot program at the University of Virginia Art Museum uses art to engage those with Alzheimer's disease in stimulating conversation.

Local 'Oscar Night America' Party to Benefit Film Festival, Paramount Theater
January 26, 2011 — The excitement and glamour of Hollywood are coming to Charlottesville on Oscar Night, Feb. 27. Movie fans are invited to wear Hollywood-inspired attire and experience the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 at the city's own "Oscar Night America" party.

'History Behind the Headlines' Course Features Miller Center Colloquium Series
January 25, 2011 — This semester, the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs has joined forces with the College of Arts & Sciences' Corcoran Department of History and Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics to launch a new undergraduate course that explores the historical context behind today's most pressing issues.

U.Va. Students Reach Out to Community Members with Alzheimer's Disease
January 25, 2011 — Helping some local residents with Alzheimer's disease hang on to their memories for a little longer is the goal of a group of University of Virginia students who are volunteering at a Charlottesville assisted living facility.

January Term Class Tackles Local Food Hub Challenges
January 21, 2011 — Over 10 long days this January term, 24 University of Virginia students tackled real-world challenges facing the Local Food Hub, a local non profit that aggregates crops produced by small, local farmers to make it feasible and convenient for customers like restaurants and institutional cafeterias to serve locally produced food.

University of Virginia Inventors Awarded Record Number of Patents in 2010
January 20, 2011 — Thirty-two U.S. patents were awarded to the University of Virginia Patent Foundation in 2010, marking a new record for University inventors.

U.Va. Institute on Aging to Offer Free Public Forum on 'Aging in Place'
January 20, 2011 — The University of Virginia Institute on Aging, along with its partners in Livable for a Lifetime, will host a community forum on Jan. 24 related to their exhibition "Housing the Future: Reinventing Where We Age." The event is free and open to the public. It takes place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Charlottesville Community Design Center, 100 5th St. NE, on the Downtown Mall.

University of Virginia, Kellogg Team to Donate to Food Bank
January 20, 2011 — University of Virginia Dining Services is teaming with Kellogg's Food Away From Home program to fight hunger.

Australian Artist Reko Rennie Paints 'Patternation' Exhibition During Visit to Kluge-Ruhe Collection
January 19, 2011 — Artist Reko Rennie, a Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay/Gummaroi man from Melbourne, Australia, is spending two weeks at the University of Virginia, where he is painting the interior walls of U.Va.'s Kluge-Ruhe Collection's rotating gallery through Jan. 21.

Architectural Reformer to Lecture Jan. 31 at U.Va. School of Architecture January 13, 2011 — Eva Franch will give the Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecture at the University of Virginia School of Architecture on Jan. 31 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 153. Her lecture, "How to become a UTOPIANIZER," will explore methods and strategies architects might develop to reconstitute the architectural practice and its relation to the society in which we live.

U.Va. Art Museum 'Battle of Wonders' Literary Contest Culminates with Special Program Jan. 27
January 13, 2011 — The "Battle of Wonders" literary contest, which accepted submissions inspired by the University of Virginia Art Museum exhibit "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition," will conclude with readings from winner's works, a sculpture parade and exhibitions on Jan. 27, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.

U.Va.'s Expanded Observance Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. to Feature Donna Brazile, Clayborne Carson, Julian Bond, Amiri Baraka and Others January 12, 2011 — The University of Virginia has planned almost two weeks of events in honor of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including reminiscences about his 1963 visit to U.Va. and talks by well-known activists and scholars.

U.Va. Engineering Students Bring Materials Science Lessons to Kids at Virginia Discovery Museum
January 12, 2011 — The University of Virginia's Department of Materials Science and Engineering Student Chapter of the Materials Research Society was one of 15 university chapters nationwide awarded $6,000 grants in association with Public Broadcasting Service's "NOVA" program to raise public awareness about the field.

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Offers Concert of Sephardic Music January 11, 2011 — The Virginia Folklife Program at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities will present Sephardic ballad singer and composer Flory Jagoda, known as the "keeper of the flame" of Sephardic music in the United States, in concert on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Israel at 301 E. Jefferson St.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Final Friday Reception Jan. 28
January 7, 2011 — The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a Final Friday reception Jan. 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and a last chance to see the special exhibition "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition," which closes Jan. 30.

U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Classic and Romantic Animals January 7, 2011 — Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On Jan. 23, the museum will offer "Quiet Tiger, Ferocious Lion: Animals from Classic to Romantic" for children ages 5 to 12.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Lunchtime Talk by Jerome McGann Jan. 26
January 7, 2011 — Jerome McGann, an English professor in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences, will give a tour of the U.Va. Art Museum's exhibition "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition" on Jan. 26 from 12 to 1 p.m.

Director Bruce Boucher to Lead U.Va. Art Museum Saturday Tour on Jan. 22 January 6, 2011 — Bruce Boucher, director of the University of Virginia Art Museum, will give a tour of the museum's exhibition, "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition," on Jan. 22, from 2 to 3 p.m.

U.Va. Department of Drama to Present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
November 15, 2010 | UVAToday
The foibles of the heart and the infinite possibilities of the imagination will be on full display when the University of Virginia Department of Drama presents William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" at Culbreth Theatre, beginning Dec. 1.

U.Va. Engineering Design Course Challenges Students With Real-Life Projects
November 11, 2010 | UVAToday
The logical point of engineering, says University of Virginia engineering professor Brad Bennett, is to develop products and systems that benefit humans.

Director Bruce Boucher to Lead U.Va. Art Museum Saturday Tour on Nov. 27
November 10, 2010 — University of Virginia Art Museum director Bruce Boucher will give a tour of the museum's exhibition, "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition," on Nov. 27, from 2 to 3 p.m.

U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Romantic Landscapes
November 9, 2010 | UVAToday
Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On Nov. 21, the museum will offer "Painting the Romantic Landscape" for children ages 5 to 12.

U.Va. Health System Honors Community Service Award Winners
November 8, 2010 | U.Va. Health System
The University of Virginia Health System Community Service Award recognizes and honors exceptional individuals who make volunteerism and community service a way of life. This year, U.Va. honored two winners at a Nov. 1 ceremony: David Simmons and Dr. Scott Syverud, for their extraordinary dedication to volunteerism, community service and outreach initiative.

Students' Madison House Volunteerism Reaches Record Levels
November 4, 2010 | UVAToday
Madison House is getting big – very big. With more than 3,000 student volunteers every year, the organization is sprouting new branches and offering students unique volunteer opportunities.

Films With U.Va. Connections Featured in Virginia Film Festival
November 4, 2010 | UVAToday
The 23rd annual Virginia Film Festival, presented by the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, kicked off Thursday and runs through Sunday. Included in the more than 100 films and events in this year's lineup are a number with U.Va. ties – from events featuring faculty to alumni to a film about the history of Cavalier football and one about the murals in Old Cabell Hall.

U.Va. Art Museum to Host Weedon Asian Arts Lecture on Nov. 18
November 1, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host Michael Meister for an Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia on Nov. 18. His lecture, "Decoding Origins for India's Temples," will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 153.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Lunchtime Talk by Stephen Margulies on Nov. 9
November 1, 2010 | UVAToday
Stephen Margulies, co-curator of the University of Virginia Art Museum, will give a Lunchtime Talk on the museum's exhibition, "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition," on Nov. 9 from noon to 1 p.m.

U.Va. Dance Program to Present Annual Fall Experimental Dance Concert Nov. 11-13
November 1, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia's Dance Program and the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences' Department of Drama will once again extend the boundaries of how audiences think about dance with the Fall Experimental Dance Concert.

Virginia Film Festival, U.Va.'s Harrison Institute to Screen 'The Good Earth'
October 29, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia's Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture and the Virginia Film Festival will offer a special screening of "The Good Earth," a 1937 film based on Pearl S. Buck's classic novel about China.

U.Va. Drama Dept. Show Will Go On After Minor Fire
October 27, 2010 | UVAToday
Tonight's 8 p.m. staging of "The Bog of Cats" in the University of Virginia's Helms Theatre will go on as scheduled, despite a minor fire this morning that damaged many of the show's props.

U.Va. Project Helps Teachers Get Kids Excited about Writing
October 26, 2010 | UVAToday
Instead of the typical groans and grimaces she has received in past years, Lisa Harman is now seeing smiles on the faces of her second-graders when she announces a writing assignment.

University of Virginia Law School to Host Free Speech Symposium Oct. 23
October 19, 2010 | UVAToday
In the wake of one of the U.S. Supreme Court's most significant free speech decisions in years, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, eight of the nation's pre-eminent First Amendment scholars will gather on Oct. 23 at the University of Virginia School of Law to re-examine the theoretical foundations of the country's constitutional commitment to free speech.

U.Va. To Hold Groundbreaking Oct. 21 for Drama Addition Featuring the Ruth Caplin Theatre
October 19, 2010 | UVAToday
Performers, crews and patrons alike will be the beneficiaries of the new $13.5 million addition to the Drama Building, which will house the Ruth Caplin Theatre. Before the doors open and curtains rise, the University of Virginia will hold a ceremonial, invitation-only groundbreaking on Oct. 21.

U.Va. Art Museum Announces Saturday Tour by Douglas Fordham on Oct. 30
October 15, 2010 | UVAToday
University of Virginia art professor Douglas Fordham will give a tour of the U.Va. Art Museum's exhibition "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition" on Oct. 30 from 2 to 3 p.m.

University of Virginia Slavic Film Series Continues Oct. 27
October 14, 2010 | UVAToday
The Fall Slavic Film Series offered by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences continues with "Pociag" ("Night Train"), by Polish director Jerzy Kawalerowicz, "Stesti" ("Something Like Happiness") by Czech director Bohdan Slama and "Mongol" by Russian director Sergej Bodrov. The films have English subtitles.

U.Va. Art Museum Announces Saturday Tour by Douglas Fordham on Oct. 30
October 15, 2010 | UVAToday
University of Virginia art professor Douglas Fordham will give a tour of the U.Va. Art Museum's exhibition "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition" on Oct. 30 from 2 to 3 p.m.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Final Friday Reception Oct. 29
October 14, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a Final Friday reception Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and the newly opened exhibition, "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition."

U.Va. Law School to Host Human Rights and Education Symposium Oct. 15
October 12, 2010 | UVAToday
Human rights and education lawyers and advocates will share their research, work and personal experiences on education rights and local education advocacy at a symposium to be held Friday, in room 102 of Withers-Brown Hall at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Trick-or-Treating on U.Va.'s Lawn Set for Oct. 31
October 12, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia will host its annual "Trick-or-Treating on the Lawn" on Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m.

U.Va. Art Museum Features 'From Classic to Romantic: British Art in the Age of Transition'
October 11, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum exhibit "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in the Age of Transition," which opens Oct. 29 and runs through Jan. 30, chronicles changes in British art during some of its most intensively productive periods.

U.Va. Drama Launches 'RecentWorks' Series with 'By the Bog of Cats,' Symposium
October 8, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Department of Drama kicks off its new "RecentWorks" Series with Marina Carr’s "By the Bog of Cats" and a guest artist residency with Irish actress Olwen Fouéré.

U.Va. Art Museum to Host Weedon Asian Arts Lecture on Oct. 21
October 8, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host Kathleen Ryor for an Ellen Bayard Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia on Oct. 21. Her lecture, "The Painter as Knight-Errant: Xu Wei (1521-1593) and Alternative Artistic Persona in Late Ming China," will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 153.

University of Virginia Slavic Film Series Continues Oct. 27
October 15, 2010 | UVAToday
The Fall Slavic Film Series offered by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences continues with "Pociag" ("Night Train"), by Polish director Jerzy Kawalerowicz, "Stesti" ("Something Like Happiness") by Czech director Bohdan Slama and Монгол ("Mongol") by Russian director Sergej Bodrov. The films have English subtitles.

U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Final Friday Reception Oct. 29
October 14, 2010 |UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a Final Friday reception Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and the newly opened exhibition, "From Classic to Romantic: British Art in an Age of Transition.

October Safety Tip of the Month: Cybersecurity
October 12, 2010 | UVAToday
Every Internet user has a role to play in securing cyberspace and ensuring the safety of ourselves, our families, and our communities online. Here are a few steps that you can take to stay safe online.

U.Va. Drama Launches 'RecentWorks' Series with 'By the Bog of Cats,' Symposium
October 08, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Department of Drama kicks off its new "RecentWorks" Series with Marina Carr’s "By the Bog of Cats" and a guest artist residency with Irish actress Olwen Fouéré.

College Guides Redirect Lives of Thousands of High Schoolers
October 06, 2010 | UVAToday
This year, 21 University of Virginia graduates will influence the lives of thousands of potential college students.
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U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores African Masks
October 06, 2010 | UVAToday
Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On Oct. 17, the museum will offer "Exploring African Masks, Part II" for children ages 5 to 12.
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Virginia Film Festival Announces Schedule; Tickets Go on Sale Friday
October 05, 2010 | UVAToday
The Virginia Film Festival, coming off record-breaking attendance in 2009, will once again share the magic of the movies with audiences from Charlottesville and beyond when it returns for its 23rd year Nov. 4 through 7.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Lunchtime Talk by Michelle Kisliuk on Oct. 12
October 04, 2010 | UVAToday
Michelle Kisliuk, an associate professor of music in the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and a performance theorist, will give a Lunchtime Talk on the U.Va. Art Museum's exhibition "African Art: Beyond the Modernist Lens" on Oct. 12 from noon to 1 p.m.
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Origins of Human Cooperation Topic of Page-Barbour Lectures
September 29, 2010 | UVAToday
Michael Tomasello, a developmental psychologist, will present the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences' annual Page-Barbour Lectures Oct. 13 through 15 on "The Origins of Human Cooperation."
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U.Va. Patent Foundation Launches On-Grounds 'Express' Office
September 30, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Patent Foundation is making it easier for U.Va. researchers to engage in the commercialization of their discoveries. On Oct. 6, the Patent Foundation will open the doors of its new satellite office, located on Grounds in Thornton Hall at the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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U.Va. Drama Department Launches 2010-11 Season with "The Glass Menagerie"
September 24, 2010 — The University of Virginia Drama Department's 2010-11 season will begin on a classic note when "The Glass Menagerie," one of the most celebrated American plays, opens Oct. 7 in Culbreth Theatre.
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U.Va. Center for Politics Announces Plans for 'Kennedy Half-Century' September 21, 2010 | UVAToday
On the eve of 50th anniversary of the election of President John F. Kennedy, the University of Virginia's Center for Politics announced details for a major new book on JFK by center director Larry J. Sabato and the production of a national television documentary focused on the legacies of Kennedy and his administration.
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U.Va. Center for Politics, 'Meet the Press' Team to Mark 50th Anniversary of Great Debates
September 17, 2010 | UVAToday
Fifty years ago, television changed the landscape of political campaigns and elections.
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Annual U.Va. Architecture Lecture and Symposium to Feature Landscape Design from Down Under
September 15, 2010 | UVAToday
The Myles H. Thaler Memorial Lecture + Symposium at the University of Virginia's School of Architecture will feature three distinguished landscape architects from Australia: Anton James, principal of JMD Design in Sydney; Perry Lethlean, principal of Tayor Cullity Lethlean in Melbourne and Adelaide; and Julian Raxworthy, senior lecturer at Queensland University of Technology.
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U.Va. Lecture Series Focuses on Love and Justice
September 14, 2010 | UVAToday
The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia will host leading scholars to speak this fall about issues related to love and justice.
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University of Virginia to Honor Life of Morgan Harrington
September 14, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia will install a plaque on the Copeley Road bridge in memory of Morgan Dana Harrington. The plaque will be dedicated Oct. 17, the one-year anniversary of her disappearance.
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U.Va. Lecture Series Focuses on Love and Justice
September 14, 2010 | UVAToday
The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia will host leading scholars to speak this fall about issues related to love and justice.
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Education Fourth-Graders Focus on World Peace in Film to Be Screened Sept. 24
September 13, 2010 | UVAToday
Local fourth-grade teacher John Hunter has found a way to get students to role-play how to solve international issues, like achieving peace, saving the environment and creating health and prosperity.
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U.Va. Cooper Center Talk Discusses Difficulty of Counting Race in the Census
September 13, 2010 | UVAToday
On Thursday, Howard Hogan, associate director of the Census Bureau, spoke at the University of Virginia on issues related to counting race and ethnicity. His talk, "Race: Changing Composition, Changing Definition," was sponsored by the Demographics and Workforce Group, part of U.Va.'s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
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U.Va. Center for Politics and Batten School Present Constitution Day on Thursday
September 13, 2010 | Batten School
The University of Virginia's Center for Politics and its Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will present a Constitution Day event on Thursday.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts September's Final Friday Reception
September 10, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a "Final Friday" reception Sept. 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and the special exhibitions "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens" and "African Art: Beyond the Modernist Lens." "Man Ray" closes Oct. 10 and "African Art" is on view through Dec. 23.
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'Painting Paper' Exhibition Opens Sept. 24 in Ruffin Gallery
September 10, 2010 | Arts & Sciences
The McIntire Department of Art, part of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia, will present a group exhibition, "Painting Paper," in Ruffin Hall Gallery from Sept. 24 to Oct. 22.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts September's Final Friday Reception
September 10, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a "Final Friday" reception Sept. 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and the special exhibitions "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens" and "African Art: Beyond the Modernist Lens."
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U.Va. Art Museum Announces Saturday Tour by Matthew Affron on Sept. 25
September 10, 2010 | UVAToday
Matthew Affron will give a tour of the University of Virginia Art Museum's exhibition, "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens," on Sept. 25 from 2 to 3 p.m.
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U.Va. Art Museum to Host Photo Historian Deborah Willis Lecture on Sept. 30 September 1, 2010 — Deborah Willis of New York University, renowned as both a photographer and historian of photography, will give a lecture on Sept. 30 to accompany "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens," an exhibit at the University of Virginia Art Museum.
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U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Man Ray Exhibition September 1, 2010 — Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On Sept. 19, the museum will offer "Masking with Man Ray" for children ages 5 to 12.
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U.Va.'s Cooper Center Sponsors Free Public Address on Race and Race Statistics Sept. 9
September 1, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia's Demographics and Workforce group, part of the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, presents Howard Hogan, associate director of the U.S. Census Bureau, discussing "Race: Changing Composition, Changing Definition" on Sept. 9 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the forum room at the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
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U.Va. Art Museum Announces Tyler Stovall Lecture on Sept. 16
August 31, 2010 | UVAToday
Tyler Stovall, undergraduate dean and professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a lecture accompanying the museum's exhibition "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens" on Sept. 16 at the University of Virginia Art Museum. The lecture starts at 5:30 p.m.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Saturday Tour by Matthew Affron on Sept. 25 September 10, 2010 | UVAToday
Matthew Affron will give a tour of the University of Virginia Art Museum's exhibition, "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens," on Sept. 25 from 2 to 3 p.m.
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U.Va. Art Museum's 'Writer's Eye 2010' Competition Begins Sept. 13
August 30, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum announces Writer's Eye 2010, its 24th annual literary competition based on artworks selected from the museum's permanent collection and visiting exhibitions.
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U.Va. Art Museum's Man Ray Film Series Starts Sept. 13
August 30, 2010 | UVAToday
On Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m., the University of Virginia Art Museum will present the first in a four-part film series to accompany the museum's exhibition "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens."
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University of Virginia Department of Drama Announces 2010-11 Season August 26, 2010 | UVAToday
Love, family, power, deception and danger will take their places on the stages of the Culbreth and Helms theatres this year when the University of Virginia Drama Department presents its 2010-11 season.
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'Class Matters' Lecture Series to Focus on Common Ground of Economic Issues
August 24, 2010 | UVAToday
A public forum, "Five Years after the Storm: The Politics of 'Rebuilding' in a Post-Katrina World," to be held Wednesday at the University of Virginia, kicks off a new series intended to encourage greater dialogue and collaborative action around issues of race, class, poverty and public policy within and beyond the city of Charlottesville.
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Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection Reopens Aug. 31 With New Exhibit
August 23, 2010 | UVAToday
The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection reopens Aug. 31 with the exhibit "Sally Gabori: Danda dulk ngijinda dulk (This Land is My Land)." The exhibit is on view through Dec. 19.
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Teachers Invited to U.Va. Art Museum Sept. 7 to Learn About Its Programs August 17, 2010 | UVAToday
Teachers from local and regional public and independent schools are invited to a reception at the University of Virginia Art Museum on Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts 'Final Friday' Reception
August 12, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host a "Final Friday" reception Aug. 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and the exhibitions "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens" and "African Art: Beyond the Modernist Lens." The former exhibition is on view through Oct. 10 and the latter until Dec. 23.
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U.Va.'s Ruffin Gallery Opens with 'Katie Baines: Recent Paintings'
August 12, 2010 | UVAToday
The Ruffin Gallery at the University of Virginia will open for the fall semester with an exhibition, "Katie Baines: Recent Paintings."
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In the August Night Sky, Meteors Shower and Planets Group
August 11, 2010 | UVAToday
The night sky will put on a show in the coming days – and you don't need a telescope to appreciate it, according to University of Virginia astronomer Ed Murphy.
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Lineup Announced for 2010 "More Than the Score" Pre-Game Lecture Series August 6, 2010 | UVAToday
Before the University of Virginia's football team takes the field for games at Scott Stadium this fall, some of U.Va.'s top minds will take the stage at Alumni Hall for "More Than the Score" pre-game talks.
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U.Va. Art Museum Exhibit 'Beyond the Modernist Lens,' Focusing on African Art, Opens Aug. 14
August 4, 2010 | UVAToday
Once considered fetishes, African traditional sculptures were displayed in 20th-century galleries, arranged alongside European and American products in a manner that emphasized their artistic qualities rather than their local meaning and use.
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Community Health Fair Features Free Screenings
July 27, 2010 | UVAToday
Free health screenings and other offerings are planned for the Charlottesville Community Health Fair on July 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Booker T. Washington Park on Preston Avenue in Charlottesville. The event is presented in conjunction with the 21st Annual African-American Arts Festival.
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Hundreds Receive Health Care at 2010 Remote Access Medical Clinic
July 26, 2010 | UVAToday
They came by the hundreds last week to sleep in their cars, vans and tents. Whole families, elderly people and young adults endured heat hovering around 100 degrees, a little rain and long lines to get free health care – the only health care many will receive all year.
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James Madison's Papers Go Digital
July 23, 2010 | UVAToday
With the addition of the Papers of James Madison to "Rotunda," the electronic imprint of the University of Virginia Press, scholars and others now have online access to the writings of "the Father of the United States Constitution."
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Faulkner Speaks: U.Va. Launches Audio Archive of Author's Time at University William Faulkner Deliberating on His Impressions of Virginians:
July 22, 2010 | UVAToday
By the time he became the first Writer-in-Residence at the University of Virginia in 1957, William Faulkner was not a stranger to Charlottesville. His daughter, Jill, was married to a U.Va. law student, and Faulkner and his wife, Estelle, would come to visit her and their grandchild.
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U.Va. Is Again Among Top Contributors to Teach For America
July 15, 2010 | UVAToday
Teach For America's 2010 teaching corps includes 48 graduates from the University of Virginia, ranking U.Va. as the 13th-leading contributor among universities with more than 10,000 undergraduates.
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U.Va. Engineering School Hosts Interactive Science and Math Camp for Middle School Students
July 6, 2010 — While many middle school-aged students are spending their summer days at the local pool, those participating in the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at U.Va.'s School of Engineering and Applied Science are escaping the heat by diving into a fun, two-week adventure in math and science.
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University-wide Effort Works to Provide South African Community with Clean Water
June 29, 2010 | UVAToday
University of Virginia students and faculty members are taking significant steps toward improving water and sanitation facilities in developing nations. This summer, U.Va. students from various academic disciplines are traveling to South Africa's Limpopo province to address the region's issues of water quality and availability. The students are part of the Jefferson Public Citizens program, which supports them in experiences that integrate service and research.
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'From a Distance': U.Va. Program Helps Sign Language Interpreters Hone Classroom Communication Skills
June 30, 2010 | UVAToday
Interpreting for deaf or hard of hearing students so they can then understand a math problem, a biology lecture or even the discussion of a novel in English class can be a challenge for educational interpreters. It's not simply about signing the words; it entails comprehension and synthesis.
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U.Va. Researchers Predict 50,000-Student Growth in Virginia Public Schools June 28, 2010 | UVAToday
A record number of students attended Virginia's public schools this year – and that number will continue growing over the next five years, according to the latest forecast issued by the Demographics and Workforce Group at the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
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Math and Mentoring Mingled in 'M3' Program for Boys
June 28, 2010 | UVAToday
Algebra readiness is the focus of a program for African-American boys in Central Virginia. Called Math, Men, Mission (or "M3"), the program was developed by Robert Berry, assistant professor of mathematics education in the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education, along with Stan Trent, assistant dean of diversity and equity, and Kateri Thunder and Oren McClain, doctoral students in mathematics education.
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Darden Advances Diversity With LEAD Program
June 17, 2010 | UVAToday
What happens when 30 academically gifted, diverse high school students from around the country attend a top-tier business school for three weeks? And what happens when these talented students then go out into the community to mentor local high school students, many of whom aspire to be the first in their families to attend a college or university?
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Heritage Theatre Festival Launches Online Season Ticket Sales, Sets Kick-Off Party
May 24, 2010 | UVAToday
Heritage Theatre Festival launched sales on Monday for its 2010 season ticket sales and its season kick-off party.
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U.Va. Art Museum Presents 'Man Ray, African Art, And The Modernist Lens,' Featuring Recently Discovered Photographs and Reuniting Images With Original Objects
May 26, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will present "Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens," a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the pivotal role of photography in changing the perception of African objects from artifacts to fine art, from Aug. 7 through Oct. 10.
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Miller Center National Debate on Whether the Internet Threatens Democracy May 14, 2010 | UVAToday
The founder of Wikipedia will be among the participants in a Miller Center National Debate on whether the Internet is threatening democracy.
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U.Va. One of 10 Winners in National Digital Media and Learning Competition
May 13, 2010 — The digital fabricator, a key feature of the Children's Engineering Initiative at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education, is at the center of its winning entry in the 2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition.
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Kluge-Ruhe Collection Undertaking New Conservation Initiatives
May 12, 2010 |UVAToday
May is National Museum Month and Virginia museums are focusing on the conservation of collections, a critical function of the museum.
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Tip of the Month: Dating and Domestic Violence
May 11, 2010 | UVAToday
In his remarks at the candlelight vigil for University of Virginia student Yeardley Love , U.Va. President John T. Casteen III charged members of the U.Va. community to recognize abuse and act on it, whether experiencing it firsthand or observing it in others.
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Free Skin Cancer Screenings Set for May 15 at U.Va. Medical Center
The University of Virginia Medical Center's Dermatology Clinic will hold free skin cancer screenings on May 15 from 8 a.m. to noon.
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Dawn Culpepper: Devoted to Mentoring Girls in Leadership
May 10, 2010 | UVAToday
"Sometimes we are so very fortunate to 'discover' individuals who exemplify the academic and personal characteristics that portend a meaningful commitment to public service," said Jennifer Merritt, director of mentoring and diversity at the University of Virginia Women's Center.
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'Mount Liebig Photography Project 2004' Opens at Kluge-Ruhe
May 6, 2010 | UVAToday
"Mount Liebig Photography Project 2004" will be on display at Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection from May 11 through Aug. 15. An opening reception will be held May 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; no reservations are required.
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U.Va. Students to Help Local Charities Through Sofa Shuffle
May 05, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia's annual Sofa Shuffle helps off-Grounds students support area charities by encouraging them to donate and recycle unwanted furniture and household items at the end of the academic year. To participate, students should bring their items to one of seven collection points on May 24 and May 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, where collection trucks from the Salvation Army and The Habitat Store will receive them.
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U.Va. Art Museum's Saturday Tour to Focus on Highlights from the Collection
May 05, 2010 | UVAToday
University of Virginia Art Museum director Bruce Boucher will give a Saturday Special Tour on May 15 at 2 p.m. to discuss pieces in the museum's exhibition, "Highlights from the Collection: From Rodin to Warhol."
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U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores African Masks
May 05, 2010 | UVAToday
Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On May 16, the museum will offer "Exploring African Masks" for children ages 5 to 12.
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Visiting Woodson Professors Bring Diverse Perspectives
May 04, 2010 | Arts & Sciences
The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American & African Studies at the University of Virginia hosted two visiting professors this semester who are well-known in the study of African-American literature and related topics.
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New Book by Scott DeVeaux is All About Jazz
May 03, 2010 | UVAToday
Scott DeVeaux teaches a class on jazz in the University of Virginia's College of Arts & Sciences to hundreds of students each year. His new book, "Jazz," co-authored with jazz critic and former Village Voice contributor Gary Giddins, grew out of his need for a well-written, up-to-date textbook that told the story of jazz in context.
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Don't Want to Take It Home? Chuck It for Charity and Help the Community April 30, 2010 | UVAToday
University of Virginia students living on Grounds will again have an opportunity to donate their unneeded furniture, clothing and household appliances to local charities.
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Miller Center Debate: Is the Business Model of Higher Education Broken?
April 29, 2010 — According to the College Board, median family income in the United States increased by 147 percent from 1982 to 2006. However, tuition and fees at American colleges during that time skyrocketed by 439 percent.
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Cavaliers Care: Service Projects Help Local Communities from C-ville to London
April 13, 2010 | UVAToday
This Saturday, University of Virginia students, alumni and faculty will volunteer in more than 25 sites in the area, from the Discovery Museum to Riverview Park.
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U.Va.'s Sorensen Institute and PVCC to Host Public Discussion on Virginia Politics and Policy
April 28, 2010 — The University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership and Piedmont Virginia Community College will host a public discussion about politics and policy in Virginia. The event will be held May 3 at 7 p.m., in the Main Stage Theater at Piedmont's V. Earl Dickinson Building.
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Va. Foundation for Humanities, U.Va. to Host South Atlantic Studies Forum
April 23, 2010 | UVAToday
The first South Atlantic Studies Forum – featuring panel presentations by 10 Ph.D. candidates at the University of Virginia, all of them writing dissertations within the broad area of South Atlantic studies – will take place April 28 in U.Va.'s Newcomb Hall Art Gallery, from 12:30 to 5 p.m.
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Home Energy Education Project Wins Student Sustainability Competition
April 22, 2010 — Top honors in the second annual University of Virginia Student Sustainability Project Competition went to a proposal to better educate local homeowners on saving energy.
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McCormick Observatory Today Marks 125th Anniversary
April 13, 2010 | UVAToday
Today, the birthday of University of Virginia founder Thomas Jefferson, marks the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the University's Leander McCormick Observatory – one of the oldest operating observatories in the world.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts Annual 'Flowers Interpret Art' Exhibition
April 14, 2010 — The University of Virginia Art Museum invites the public to its annual "Flowers Interpret Art" event, held in conjunction with Garden Week. On April 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the museum will be open without charge for visitors to enjoy an array of flower arrangements inspired by works of art on view – and to vote for their favorites.
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U.Va. to Honor Earth Week April 15-23
April 12, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia is expanding Earth Day, celebrated nationally April 22, into a weeklong series of events, activities and contests.
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Fluvanna County's First Annual PRIDE Community Health Fair April 10 to be Interactive and Feature Family Fun
April 09, 2010 | UVAToday
A local nonprofit organization, headed by a University of Virginia doctoral nursing student, is holding its first annual community health fair in Fluvanna County April 10.
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U.Va. Spring Dance Concerts Feature Music and Choreography Collaboration
April 08, 2010 | UVAToday
Students in the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences' Drama Department program in dance and in the McIntire Department of Music are collaborating on two dance concerts in mid-April and May 3.
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The 15th Annual Virginia Student Film Festival Will be Held April 9-10 at U.Va.
April 07, 2010 | UVAToday
The 15th annual Virginia Student Film Festival, presented by the Filmmakers Society at the University of Virginia, will be held April 9-10 in Newcomb Theater. Tickets will be available online through the Arts Box Office and at the door.
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U.Va. Launches Second Annual Public Service Conference April 16
April 07, 2010 | UVAToday
Members of the Charlottesville community are invited to join students and faculty at the University of Virginia's second annual Public Service Conference on Friday, April 16.
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U.Va. Art Museum Family Program Explores Floral Interpretations of Art
April 06, 2010 |UVAToday
The U.Va Art Museum celebrates spring with the Fourth Annual Flower Creations Family Art JAM: Flower Sculpture Inspired by Art on April 18. In this popular children's program, youngsters ages 5 to 12 and their adult companions visit the museum for an afternoon of fun, hands-on creativity and make-and-take art.
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Art Museum Saturday Tour Will Focus on 20th-Century Pieces in New Exhibit
April 06, 2010 | UVAToday
Matthew Affron will give a Saturday Special Tour at the University of Virginia Art Museum on April 17 at 2 p.m. Affron, curator of modern art, will discuss 20th-century pieces in the museum's new exhibition, "Highlights from the Collection: From Rodin to Warhol."
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts 'Highlights of the Collection: From Rodin to Warhol'
March 31, 2010 | UVAToday
The desire to have an art museum at the University of Virginia was fulfilled by the gift of the Thomas H. Bayly Building by Evelyn May Bayly Tiffany in honor of her father, an alumnus.
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Miller Center Debate: Does the U.S. Need to Ration Costly End-of-Life Care?
March 26, 2010 | UVAToday
A man has an 86-year-old grandmother, who is dying from cancer and has less than a year to live. When she falls and breaks her hip, the man decides that the hip should be replaced at the cost of $45,000. However, the grandmother dies a couple of weeks after the operation.
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Virginia Film Festival Announces Dates, New Format for 2010
March 25, 2010 | UVAToday
The 23rd Annual Virginia Film Festival will return to Charlottesville from Nov. 4-7, a celebration of cinema and its unique power to inspire, enlighten and entertain.
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Virginia Quarterly Review Wins 'Digital Ellie' in First Year It's Presented
March 24, 2010 | UVAToday
The inaugural National Magazine Awards for Digital Media were announced March 18 in New York City, and Virginia Quarterly Review picked up the award in the News Reporting category for Jason Motlagh's "Sixty Hours of Terror," a blow-by-blow account of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
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U.Va. Art Museum Hosts 'Janine Antoni: At Home in the Body'
March 19, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum hosts a new exhibition, "Janine Antoni: At Home in the Body," on view through June 13.
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McIntire Department of Art Continues Spring Lecture Series
March 18, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia's Carl H. and Martha S. Lindner Center for Art History spring lecture series continues April 1 with "Architecture and Good Government in Baroque Madrid," a lecture by Jesús Escobar of Northwestern University.
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U.Va. Drama Department Continues Season with Sarah Ruhl's 'Dead Man's Cell Phone'
March 15, 2010 | UVAToday
Are we dead when our hearts stop, or when our cell phones stop ringing? This is just one of the questions posed in Sarah Ruhl's smart and quirky comedy, "Dead Man's Cell Phone," which continues the 2009-10 University of Virginia Drama Department season.
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Virginia Book Festival Shows What Words Are Worth
March 10, 2010 | UVAToday
Hundreds of writers and millions of words will flow through Charlottesville during the 16th annual Virginia Festival of the Book, which runs from March 17 to 21.
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"Race and Repair" Brings together UVA Students and Charlottesville Community
March 09, 2010 | C-Ville Weekly
On most days, the Quality Community Council (QCC), a grassroots coalition located in a small space on West Main Street, attacks tangible problems facing Charlottesville’s most troubled neighborhoods—voter education, affordable housing and crime prevention, to name a few.
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Spring Breakers Choose Volunteer Work Over Beach
March 08, 2010 | WWSB ABC 7
Instead of hitting the beaches this spring break, several college students are volunteering their time to help clean up the Suncoast.
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U.Va. Medical Center Personnel Assist in Haiti Relief Efforts
March 3, 2010 | UVAToday
When the devastating earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, University of Virginia nursing professor Audrey Snyder was in St. Kitts and Nevis teaching a January term class on disaster preparedness.
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McCormick Observatory Astronomer Collects Climate Data for Weather Service
March 3, 2010 | UVAToday
When Charlottesville broke a 116-year-old record Feb. 10 with the winter's 55th inch of snow, Ricky Patterson was there to record it.
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Miller Center Debate: To Compete Globally, Do Americans Really Need College?
March 1, 2010 | UVAToday
The United States ranks 10th among industrialized nations in the number of 25- to 34-year olds with college degrees, behind Canada, Japan, Korea and several European countries. China and Japan are quickly catching up and potentially changing the global economic arena.
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University of Virginia Listed on Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll February 25, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia has been named to the fourth annual 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
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JPC Students Combine Public Service, Research Efforts in Nicaragua
February 25, 2010 | UVAToday
Robin Kendall first felt a strong connection to Bluefields, Nicaragua, after a January Term trip during her first year at the University of Virginia. Struck by the warm, welcoming community and numerous opportunities for economic development, she knew she wanted to help the economically depressed area.
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U.Va. Art Museum Announces Weedon Asian Arts Lecture by Lewis Lancaster March 11
February 25, 2009 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum will host Lewis Lancaster for the semi-annual Weedon Lecture in the Arts of Asia on March 11.
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The Virginia Film Society Continues with a Focus on Indies, Sports Movies February 24, 2010 | UVAToday
The Virginia Film Society, in collaboration with The Paramount Theater, continues its offerings with screenings featuring independent movies in March and sports films in April.
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Dolley Madison PBS Documentary Taps U.Va. Scholars
February 23, 2010 | UVAToday
A historical documentary on Dolley Madison will air Monday on public television stations and include expert commentary from two University of Virginia faculty members, John C.A. Stagg and Holly Shulman.
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U.Va.'s Nosek to Discuss Bias at Annual Ridley Distinguished Lecture March 23
February 23, 2010 | UVAToday
Brian Nosek, whose research interests include implicit cognition, stereotyping and prejudice, will deliver the University of Virginia's fifth annual Walter N. Ridley Distinguished Lecture on March 23. His talk on "Mind Bugs: The Ordinary Origins of Bias" will begin at 4 p.m. in the Dome Room of the Rotunda, with a reception to follow in Pavilion I.
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U.Va.'s Miller Center Kicks off National Debate Series with Education Debate February 22, 2010 | UVAToday
Does the United States need more college graduates to remain an economic power, or is college just too expensive to benefit many Americans?
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U.Va. Institute on Aging Offers Talk March 19 on Caring for Aging Parents
February 17, 2010 — Virginia Morris, a nationally recognized authority on elder care and author of "How to Care for Aging Parents," will lead a discussion titled "Our Parents, Our Selves: The Later Years" on March 19 at 2 p.m. in the University of Virginia's Culbreth Theatre.
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U.Va. Bookstore to Host Reading by U.Va. Historian and Civil Rights Activist Paul Gaston Feb. 23
February 16, 2010 | Arts & Sciences
The University of Virginia Bookstore will host a reading by U.Va. professor emeritus Paul Gaston, author of a new memoir, "Coming Of Age In Utopia," at 5 p.m. on Feb. 23. The event will take place in the bookstore's mezzanine and is free and open to the public.
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U.Va. Conference Explores 'Cultural Crossings: China and Beyond in the Medieval Period'
February 15, 2010
The University of Virginia will host a three-day conference, "Cultural Crossings: China and Beyond in the Medieval Period," that will investigate exchanges between China and neighboring cultures during third through 10th centuries from cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives.
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Annual Myles H. Thaler Lecture to be Given at the U.Va. School of Architecture
February 15, 2010 | Architecture
Dirk Sijmons, former Dutch national landscape architect and co-founder of H+N+S LandscapeArchitects, will give the Myles H. Thaler Lecture, "The City and the World," at the University of Virginia's School of Architecture on Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m., in Campbell Hall, room 153.
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U.Va. Art Museum's Family Program to Focus on Chinese Sculpture
February 11, 2010 | UVAToday
Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM. On Feb. 21, the museum will offer "Ritual and Tradition: Understanding Chinese Sculpture" for children ages 5 to 12.
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U.Va. Art Museum to Offer Saturday Special Tour Feb. 20
February 11, 2010 | UVA Today
Clarke Hudson, assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Virginia, will lead a tour of "Treasures Rediscovered: Chinese Stone Sculpture from the Sackler Collections at Columbia University" on Feb. 20 from 2 to 3 p.m.
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Award-Winning NBC Correspondent to Address U.Va. Women in Leadership Conference Feb. 18
February 11, 2010 | Arts & Sciences
Sara A. James, an award-winning correspondent for "Dateline NBC" who has covered some of the most compelling stories of the past two decades, will speak at the University of Virginia on Feb. 18. Her talk, "Live from Down Under: Lessons from Network News, Motherhood, and Oz," will begin at 2 p.m. in Newcomb Hall's South Meeting Room. The talk is free and open to the public.
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U.Va. Department of Drama Continues Season with Chekhov Classic, 'The Seagull'
February 10, 2010 | UVAToday
What do you get when you put a fascinating and disparate group of characters in a single house and watch as they wrestle unrequited love, lust, ambition, jealousy and the intoxicating allure of celebrity? When you put it all in the hands of one of the most gifted minds in theater history, you get Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," which continues the 2009-10 University of Virginia Drama Department season.
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U.Va.'s Lindner Center for Art History Continues Spring Lecture Series Feb. 25
February 09, 2010 |UVAToday
The University of Virginia's Carl H. and Martha S. Lindner Center for Art History continues its spring lecture series with "The Dream of the Moving Moses: Michelangelo and the Jewish Imagination."
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U.Va. Nursing Students Conduct Teddy Bear Clinic at Clark Elementary
February 08, 2010 | Nursing
Most children hate going for a health checkup because they are scared of being in an unfamiliar setting with foreign medical instruments. But introduce a teddy bear to the process, and suddenly a visit to the doctor's office is fun. On Jan. 29, University of Virginia nursing students and assistant professor Carol Lynn Maxwell-Thompson conducted a Teddy Bear Clinic at Clark Elementary School in Charlottesville.
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Prospective Students and Public Invited to Annual Engineering Open House at U.Va.
February 08, 2010 | Engineering
Prospective students and the public can learn about the wonders of engineering when the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science holds its annual Engineering Open House on Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Thornton Hall.
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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear U.Va. Law School Clinic Case
February 06, 2010 | Law
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a man represented by the University of Virginia Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. It will be the fifth of the clinic's cases heard by the Supreme Court in the past four years.
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U.Va. Demographers Improve State's 2010 Census List
February 04, 2010 | UVAToday
Under a grant awarded by the governor's office, demographers at the University of Virginia Cooper Center represented Virginia in the "Local Update of Census Addresses," or LUCA, program, sponsored by the U.S. Census Bureau to develop the most complete and current address list for use in this year's decennial census.
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U.Va.'s Annual Tournées Francophone Film Festival To Be Held Feb. 18-21
February 02, 2010 | Arts & Sciences
The Department of French Language and Literature at the University of Virginia will present its annual Tournées Francophone Film Festival Feb. 18-21.
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U.Va. Professor Helps Students Examine Poetry 'For Better for Verse'
February 02, 2010 | Arts & Sciences
Herbert "Chip" Tucker, John C. Coleman Professor of English at the University of Virginia, has put together a Web site, "For Better for Verse," which he describes as an interactive learning tool that can help students understand what makes metered poetry in English tick.
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Patent Foundation Seeks Nominations for Inventor of the Year
February 02, 2010 | UVAToday
U.Va. The University of Virginia Patent Foundation is now seeking nominations for the 2010 Edlich-Henderson Inventor of the Year.
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Jones Lecture Brings Groundbreaking Young Designer to the U.Va. School of Architecture
February 02, 2010 | Architecture
Tom Wiscombe will give the Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecture at the University of Virginia's School of Architecture on Feb. 5 from 5-7 p.m. in Campbell Hall, room 153.
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The Virginia Film Festival, Paramount Theater Host 'Oscar Night America' Celebration March 7
February 02, 2010 | UVAToday
The excitement and glamour of Hollywood are coming to Charlottesville on Oscar Night. Movie fans are invited to wear their best Hollywood-inspired attire and experience the 82nd Academy Awards on March 7 at Charlottesville's own "Oscar Night America" party to be held at the Paramount.
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U.Va. Art Museum's Final Friday Celebrates Chinese New Year
January 8, 2010 | UVAToday
On Jan. 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the University of Virginia Art Museum hosts its Final Friday Chinese New Year Celebration in conjunction with the special exhibition "Treasures Rediscovered: Chinese Stone Sculpture from the Sackler Collections at Columbia University."
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University of Virginia Art Museum Installs New Acquisitions
January 4, 2009 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum is featuring new acquisitions from its Print and African American collections.
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U.Va. Art Museum's Family Program to Focus on Animal Statuary
January 5, 2010 | UVAToday
Families are invited to an afternoon of fun and hands-on creativity as the University of Virginia Art Museum continues its popular monthly children's program, the Family Art JAM.
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Winners Announced for U.Va. Art Museum's 2009 Writer's Eye Contest
January 5, 2010 | UVAToday
The University of Virginia Art Museum has selected the winners of Writer's Eye 2009.
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U.Va. Art Museum to Offer Saturday Special Tours
January 4, 2010 | UVAToday
Guest curator Dorothy Wong will provide an overview of the University of Virginia Art Museum's exhibition "Treasures Rediscovered: Chinese Stone Sculpture from the Sackler Collections at Columbia University" on Jan. 16 from 2 to 3 p.m.
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Orchestra Bringing Classical Music to New Audiences
January 4, 2010 | UVAToday
Speaking to an audience of musical novices at one of his famous Young People's Concerts, Leonard Bernstein once vividly described composer Johann Sebastian Bach's construction of a fugue as "Bach's Erector Set."
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New Course Offers 'Local Food For Thought'
January 4, 2010 — Do you like local vegetables, but wish you could find them more easily? Are you stumped about how to cook them when you do find them? Is buying local produce more expensive or more hassle than shopping in a conventional supermarket?
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