New Books for the New Year, Written by UVA Faculty, Staff and Alumni

Ready to read more in 2023? Here’s a selection of new books by faculty and alumni, published since September.

Faculty Spotlight: A.D. Carson Builds Community Around Rap

Assistant professor of hip-hop and the Global South A.D. Carson’s courses provide students a musical and cultural experience enriched by creativity, connections and curiosity.

UVA Catalyst

Catalyst is an undergraduate program offering a high-impact portfolio of courses, skills, and experiences designed to help you flourish in the world of work after graduation. The spring application cycle will begin February 1st, 2023.

You’ve Been Studying All Wrong. This Professor Can Help You ‘Outsmart Your Brain’

Daniel Willingham’s new book, “Outsmart Your Brain: Why Learning Is Hard and How You Can Make It Easy,” offers practical tips to turn a student’s study game on its head.

Photo Essay: Printmaking, Storytelling, Art (and Lego Bricks!) Highlight J-Term Slate

At the beginning of each January – and before the start of the spring semester – UVA provides students unique opportunities to earn credits by immersing themselves in a variety of captivating topics.

Walk-In (Zoom in) Advising with the
“Dean of the Day” 

Walk-in Advising hours are held from 2:30-4:00 when classes are in session via Zoom only. Click here for information on how to join a meeting.

Dates & Deadlines

Tuesday, January 18

Last Day to Apply for a Leave of Absence for Spring 2023 (Use eForm in SIS; late forms not accepted)

Wednesday, February 1

Last Day to Add a Class; Select the AU (Audit) Option; Change to or from "Credit/No Credit" Option for Spring 2023

Thutsday, February 2

Last Day to Drop a Class; Last Day to Request Part-Time Status or a Reduced Course Load for Spring 2023


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