Department: features

Beyond the Names

Beyond the Names

What are the stories behind the dorm names on Grounds?

The stories of the men and women behind the dorm names on Grounds.

Summer 2013

Medicine for the Soul

Medicine for the Soul

Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital

Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the UVA Hospital.

Summer 2013

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

UVA's Young Women Leaders Program goes global

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

Summer 2013

The Secret Life of Plants and Trees

The Secret Life of Plants and Trees

Blandy Farm director describes nature’s silent strategies for survival

Learn about the defense mechanisms of some of nature's most cunning survivors.

Summer 2013

What's the Big Idea?

What's the Big Idea?

UVA research that could change the world

From superfast rocket engines to a book on common sense, here's a look at some UVA research that could change the world.

Summer 2013

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

Alumna Logan Sachon writes about finances in a new way on The Billfold

Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.

Spring 2013

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Rethinking the Way We Learn

UVA psychologist debunks myths about how the brain works

Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.

Spring 2013

War Stories

War Stories

Generations of alumni reflect on military life

Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.

Spring 2013

Meet the Machines

Meet the Machines

Rare and astonishing equipment fuels science and medicine at UVA

Take a look at four cool machines that help UVA doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.

Winter 2012

The Way of the Future

The Way of the Future

Online education has been a part of UVA for years, but Coursera opens the University to the world

Coursera opens the University to the world. More than 60,000 students have signed up for UVA's five online courses.

Winter 2012

Time After Time

Time After Time

The evolution of the ever-changing Rotunda

A major Rotunda renovation is underway. Like the changing architecture of the Rotunda itself, the debris from previous renovations tells a story.

Winter 2012

Blood Bond

Blood Bond

How an unlikely pair came to share the same commitment

Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.

Winter 2012

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm

Challenges face public universities across the country

The events of June were specific to UVA, but the issues that set the state are shared by all public universities.

Fall 2012

Personal Perspectives

Personal Perspectives

A collection of op-eds from those involved in the leadership crisis and from those who closely observed it

A collection of op-eds from those involved in the leadership crisis and from those who closely observed it

Fall 2012

High Stakes in the Boardroom

High Stakes in the Boardroom

Crisis highlights governance in higher education

As the challenges facing UVA increase, the job of the BOV becomes increasingly complex.

Fall 2012

After the Storm

After the Storm

Prospects for a brighter future

Following a time of turbulence and change, what are UVA's new opportunities and challenges?

Fall 2012

The Marriage Crisis

The Marriage Crisis

How marriage has changed in the last 50 years and why it continues to decline

UVA researchers explore the ways that marriage has changed and look toward the future of the institution.

Summer 2012

The Evolution of Depression

The Evolution of Depression

How depression might—or might not—be a biological adaptation

A UVA psychiatrist believes that depression is a biological adaption and must have an upside.

Summer 2012

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Highlights

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

From the Publisher

From the Publisher

UVA Alumni Association President and Virginia Magazine Publisher Jenifer G. Andrasko shares the results of the all-alumni survey.