Academia has many perks, but few of them are as heavily romanticized as the sabbatical.
During high school, my friends and I misspent more than a few Saturday nights driving aimlessly around the suburbs searching for fast food and listening to chill-out mainstays like Funki Porcin
Some UVA faculty members are mad over the implementation of the Student Information System (SIS)
The facility will contain the first MRI fully dedicated to ultrasound therapy, not diagnostic imaging.
The six-page document omits reference to infrastructure issues, such as the Meadowcreek Parkway controversy, as well as social and national security questions.
U2’s Claw stage, here pictured in Berlin in July, is 164 feet tall, will make use of 72 separate subwoofers and costs between $25 and $35 million dollars. With much fanfare and controversy, U2’s 360º tour rolls into Charlottesville on October 1. It’s only the third-ever rock show to set up in Scott Stadium after […]
Since April, the pandemic colloquially known as swine flu has swept through the US, affecting an estimated 1 million people. UVA will make vaccine available to students, says Dr. James Turner
Ten years ago, when Petronella Oostingh and her husband moved into a house on Harvest Drive, the nearby railway bridge over Old Ivy Road didn’t concern them much at first. Back then, she says, the concrete abutments that supported the rail overpass seemed sturdy enough to accommodate the frequent passage of load-bearing freight trains. Then […]
Accessing the attic of the Massie-Wills residence means literally climbing the stairs, using both hands to scale the approximately seventy-degree incline. Reaching the top provides a fresh perspective on the historic designation of the house at 215 4th Street NE. The space contains a small library arrayed in bookshelves and boxes along the far wall, […]
It was a hub of renovation and development for a few months there, but now that the bricklayers have left, the Downtown Mall is conspicuously silent.
Trucks from Nielsen Builders clear the 90-acre site of the future Fluvanna High School. On April 14, Fluvanna County Public Schools performed a groundbreaking ceremony for the much heralded—but controversial—new facility at Pleasant Grove, along Route 53. BCWH Architects designed the 277,000-square-foot complex to accommodate between 1,500 and 1,750 students. Trucks clear the 90-acre site […]
Back on the campaign trail, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate will speak in Roanoke today about his proposed economic development and job creation program
For a band so bluntly named, The Extraordinaires’ third full-length release relies heavily on suggestion. It never tells you outright that the character from lead-off track “The Man in the Suit” is the notorious Nikola Tesla, or that you’re supposed to bear him in mind when singer Jay Purdy croons about Christopher Columbus’ egg-balancing theatrics. […]