How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
Take a look into the past, with commentary on select ads provided by UVA history professor and BackStory co-host Brian Balogh.
What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A UVA neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.
Here's how to make a modern version of the vanilla ice cream Jefferson had served at Monticello
Thomas Jefferson didn’t bring ice cream to the United States, but he was the first American known to write down the recipe.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.
Recommended beach reads from UVA's literati.
Three things you can do to raise kids who read.
UVA astronomy professor Ed Murphy gives a tour of McCormick Observatory, its history and its current purpose.
In many cultures, from the Navajo to the Australian aborigines to the Aztec, stars not only represented glittering mythological stories, they also signaled the appropriate time to sow and to harvest, to celebrate or hunt.
Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”
UVA psychology professor Timothy D. Wilson conducted a study that found that people would rather be shocked than be alone with their thoughts.
Two UVA economics professors find proof of love (or, quantifiable evidence of caring) in their research.
A centenarian in Somers, Connecticut, has built a replica of Monticello next to his own estate.
Kenneth Warren (Educ ’04, ’11) teaches digital storytelling to doctors who wish to become more reflective and think more creatively.
Bethany Nowviskie, director of digital research & scholarship at the UVA library and director of the Scholars' Lab, discusses digital storytelling and what the online age has meant for the humanities.
Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.
Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.
Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.
By combining the capabilities of the Internet, an expanding wireless network and ever-shrinking electronic devices, the Internet of Things is connecting devices and people in ways that could change our lives.