Seth McDowell’s design studio, mcdowellespinosa, won an Architectural League Prize this summer for its futuristic visions for New York and Hong Kong that use today’s waste to create new structures for tomorrow’s cities.
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August 13, 2015
Rebecca Schoenthal’s first semester as curator will include the “Cavaliers Collect” exhibition – featuring works by Pablo Picasso, Jeremy Mann, Gerhard Richter and Roy Lichtenstein – plus exhibitions of works by Sol LeWitt and Jacob Lawrence.
August 12, 2015
Now a crowd favorite in South America’s pro leagues, Meyinsse returns to Charlottesville each summer to help current players and connect with favorite professors, who remember him as one of the most outstanding student-athletes they have known.
August 06, 2015
Partnering with the School of Nursing, associate drama professor Marianne Kubik recruited a pro bono cast of U.Va. faculty for a film that is being used to train perinatal home visitors to recognize and respond to domestic violence.
August 04, 2015
Graduate students Asa Eslocker and Harriett Jameson studied the physical and cultural landscapes of “Blue Zone” communities where citizens live extraordinarily long lives. Could design, they wondered, be one secret to longer, happier lives?
August 03, 2015
Meredith McCool and Tessa McCoy-Hall hope their oral histories will move beyond unhelpful stereotypes to generate meaningful discussion about one small town’s past and the creation of its future.
July 31, 2015
Andrew Mondschein is using data from wearable sensors, cameras and smartphone apps to monitor temperature, air quality and other metrics as developers revitalize the D.C. suburb and track how ambitious plans turn into real results.
July 29, 2015
Factors such as student and alumni success, and return-on-investment, helped propel U.Va. in the magazine’s annual rankings.
July 28, 2015
U.Va. religious studies professor Kathleen Flake’s digital database of polygamous marriages in the 19th century could provide important context as a new debate arises after June’s same-sex marriage ruling.
July 21, 2015
The current generation of students is on the threshold of a job market unlike any the world has seen before, according to Edward Hess, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.