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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

First Look at the First-Years

First Look at the First-Years

More than 3,800 first-years will join the Wahoo family this fall. Dig into some of the numbers that shape the Class of 2022.

Family Matters

Family Matters

Joanne Boyle, who served as the women's basketball head coach for seven years, retired after this season to finalize her daughter's adoption process, which could take years.

Ready to Spin Off

Ready to Spin Off

Jason George (Com ’94) looks back on his time at UVA while looking forward to his role as a firefighter in a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off.

More than Money

More than Money

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group Seed Fund helps University-affiliated ideas grow until they are successful enough to attract other funding.