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Smart Mouth

Smart Mouth

Professor David Hill explains the sense of taste

Professor David Hill explains the sense of taste

Summer 2011

We Are Stardust

We Are Stardust

Edward M. Murphy explains the ever-expanding field of astronomy

Astronomy professor Edward M. Murphy (Grad '93, '96) knows how the universe began. He also has a pretty good idea of how it will end.

Spring 2011

Saving Green

Saving Green

Rethinking energy use

During the month of August, it cost $21,769.85 just to cool Newcomb Hall. The University is making eye-opening numbers like these available on its online “Building Dashboard,” which displays energy use in Newcomb Hall.

Winter 2009

Music for the Silver Screen

Music for the Silver Screen

How a film score tells the emotional story of a movie

How a film score tells the emotional story of a movie. Plus playlists for your next event.

Fall 2009

Speak Up

Speak Up

Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Public speaking doesn't have to be scary. Judith Reagan's class helps you overcome your fears.

Summer 2009

Here and Now

Here and Now

The many benefits of mindfulness

Susan Stone believes that the quality of your life depends on where you focus your attention.

Spring 2009

Look, Listen and Speak Up

Look, Listen and Speak Up

Keys to getting good health care

While health policy is a matter of national debate, making sure you get good health care sometimes requires little more than common sense—and speaking up.

Winter 2008

Teen Angst and Parental Stress

Teen Angst and Parental Stress

Adolescence can be a trying time for teens—but more so for their parents

For those of us who fear that all our efforts to raise our children to be bright, polite and responsible have failed miserably, Peter Sheras has a message: Don’t give up.

Fall 2008

Body of Work

Body of Work

Ethan Saliba (Grad ’86, ’92) knows pain

Athletic trainer Ethan Saliba (Grad '86, '97) discusses advances in sports medicine and how to put together an effective (and safe) exercise program.

Summer 2008

Grounded in the Stars

Grounded in the Stars

Kelsey Johnson discusses her research in the astrophysics surrounding star clusters.

Winter 2007

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Highlights

Business, Anyone?

Business, Anyone?

“Maximizing Leadership Potential in Sports and Business,” a unique seminar for second-year M.B.A. students, is co-taught by a Darden dean and a men’s tennis coach.

Museum Man

Museum Man

The Fralin has a new director and chief curator. Michael McLendon will look to expand the museum’s influence with his strong background in both classical and contemporary art.

Sensors & Sensibility

Sensors & Sensibility

At what point do wearable health sensors dehumanize patients? Learn about the abilities and limitations of these advanced detection methods through the eyes of science and sociology.