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Cool Stuff for Summer

Cool Stuff for Summer

Looking for some ways to get more out of your summer? We’ve got some ideas, tips and stories that can help.

UVA faculty and alumni explore a few ways to get the best out of your summer.

Summer 2012

Life During Wartime

Life During Wartime

Letters in Special Collections document the Civil War day by day

New blog documents the Civil War in letters, day by day, exactly 150 years later.

Summer 2012

Over Seven Billion Served

Over Seven Billion Served

UVA professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition

Last October, the 7 billionth person on the planet was born. Professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition.

Spring 2012

A New Kind of Leader

A New Kind of Leader

Batten School takes hands-on approach to develop ‘challengers of the status quo’

The Batten School was created to develop 'challengers of the status quo.'

Spring 2012

Wrapped in Mystery

Wrapped in Mystery

A guide to secret—and not-so-secret—student organizations at UVA

A guide to UVA's student societies.

Spring 2012

Jefferson's Secret Bible

Jefferson's Secret Bible

In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.

Spring 2012

Standing Guard

Standing Guard

How UVA helps protect America

How UVA helps protect America by shaping the soldiers, law enforcement officers, policymakers and scientists of tomorrow.

Winter 2011

Voices of a Class

Voices of a Class

Admission essays from the Class of 2015

Admission essays from the Class of 2015

Winter 2011

At Home in History

At Home in History

Pavilion residents bring personal touches to revered buildings

What's it like to live in one of America's most historic places?

Fall 2011

Our National Time Bomb

Our National Time Bomb

A guide to the U.S. fiscal outlook

UVA experts explain the debt and deficit and their possible consequences for America.

Fall 2011

Raising Children

Raising Children

UVA professors share advice about the hardest job in the world

UVA professors share parenting advice backed up by research.

Fall 2011

Football’s Founding Fathers

Football’s Founding Fathers

Today’s college game shaped by UVA

At the dawn of the early 20th century, UVA championed fairness in football, changing the game forever

Fall 2011

Rockin' the Grounds

Rockin' the Grounds

From boogie-woogie to pure pop, bands have built on the University's musical legacy

A visual stroll through some magical moments provided by bands that made their mark on the music scene at UVA.

Summer 2011

The State of the University

The State of the University

Q&A with President Teresa Sullivan

What's going on with the budget? What about tuition increases? Read a Q&A with President Sullivan.

Summer 2011

The Consequences of Dinner

The Consequences of Dinner

How food shapes the U.S. economy and environment

Ever wonder how the food we eat gets to the supermarket?

Summer 2011

Rise of the Machines

Rise of the Machines

As computers get smarter, experts examine the potential implications

Are humans on the cusp of building computers that are smarter than we are?

Summer 2011

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Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater