Cy Twombly: The Ceiling, an exhibition documenting the creation and installation of Cy Twombly’s mural painting within the Louvre Museum, is open from September 6 through October 8.
When Southern Virginia University reopened its doors in 1996 with an LDS oriented mission, just 74 pioneering students enrolled. Last week Southern Virginia welcomed nearly 750 new and returning students to commence its fifteenth consecutive academic year serving the Latter-day Saint community.
Stephanie Danes Smith, a member of the Senior Intelligence Service of the Central Intelligence Agency, will give a devotional address entitled "On Becoming Truly Converted" at Southern Virginia University Friday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.
Interim Provost Madison Sowell will give an address entitled “The Last Lecture” at Southern Virginia University’s convocation on Friday, September 3, at 11 a.m. in the Stoddard Center.
Beginning September 3rd the Southern Virginia Theatre Department will present the gripping off-Broadway musical hit, “Songs for a New World” by composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown.
Yesterday Southern Virginia University Distinguished Professor of English Jeff Benedict joined Sports Illustrated as a columnist on SI.com. Benedict will write a regular column called "Sports and Society," which will cover the off-the-field aspects of professional and college sports. His debut column appeared yesterday and takes a hard look at the recent rash of pro athletes arrested for domestic violence.
Late last month, Southern Virginia University surpassed 2,500 applications for fall semester 2010, which represents a 65 percent increase over last year and a 20 percent increase over the all-time high in 2005.
In 2007, seven million visitors explored the exhibits at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, making it the most visited of the 19 Smithsonian museums.