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A Deeper Bond

From the Politics of Food to answering the question Are We Alone in the Universe?, College first-years forge long-lasting, rewarding academic relationships with unique faculty-led College Advising Seminars (COLAs). These non-traditional advising seminars have grown in popularity since inception in 2005, with this fall’s incoming class participating in 60 different COLAs, the largest number offered yet.   >> READ MORE

Up Close & Personal: Meet Some of the College's Newest Professors

A Harvard-educated professor who once toured the world as a professional musician. A short-film writer and director with a passion for yoga. A theoretical astrophysicist who studies the stars but finds himself at home in the mountains. Three of the College’s professors answer our questions.


Shane Davis


Jack Hamilton


Aynne Kokas

Alumna Spotlight: Meet Kate Daughdrill CLAS ‘07

We recently asked to Kate share her story with us about her life as an artist, teacher, and urban farmer in Detroit, MI, and the impact U.Va. and on her life and career. If you have an interesting story of your life and career that you would like to share, please email Valerie at >> READ MORE

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Meet the Class of 2018

Remember your first year? Meet the first-year class through this series of articles that captures the next generation of College 'Hoos. >> READ MORE

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