Topic: Courses & Curricula

The semester resumes on Zoom

The semester resumes on Zoom

Students and faculty adjust to distance learning

Students and faculty adjust to distance learning as Coronavirus forces them off Grounds.

Summer 2020

Learning  From Monsters

Learning From Monsters

Engineering students study Frankenstein to learn responsible design

Engineering students study Frankenstein to learn responsible design.

Fall 2018

Staking a Position

Staking a Position

In argument lab, students challenge themselves, each other

Professor Willis Jenkins (Grad ’06) takes a somewhat unorthodox approach in his "argument lab."

Summer 2018

Learning to Grow

Learning to Grow

J-Term class sows skills for school and life

A January Term class teaches students to ask better questions and to be open to challenge in school and in life.

Spring 2018

Negotiating for a Grade

Negotiating for a Grade

In McIntire class, students weigh both sides of outcome

Professor Lucien Bass (Engr ’63, Darden ’65) teaches students the art of negotiation.

Winter 2017

Highlights

Spring semester rolls on

Spring semester rolls on

Students return for another unusual semester on Grounds, marked by limited group sizes and regular testing, even as in-person classes continue.

Pep Banned

Pep Banned

For 30 years, UVA’s scrambling Pep Band managed to stay one punchline ahead of the authorities.

Groovin’ on Grounds

Groovin’ on Grounds

When we asked alumni about their favorite college-year bands, the answers ran the gamut. Here’s a selection.