Department: university digest

Saving the Life of a Dummy

Saving the Life of a Dummy

How medical students learn to deal with trauma

The UVA School of Medicine employs sophisticated simulations to train third-year medical students for trauma scenarios.

Summer 2007

Wind Chill?

Wind Chill?

UVA environmental scientist swept up in wind power controversy

Rick Webb finds himself in the paradoxical position of opposing both fossil fuels and wind as energy sources for electricity production.

Summer 2007

Research Party

Research Party

More students are pursuing knowledge outside the lecture hall

Spring 2007

Shadows of the Past

Shadows of the Past

South Lawn to include memorial to African-American community

See how the South Lawn Project memorializes an African-American community.

Spring 2007

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Highlights

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

When Speech Meets Hate

When Speech Meets Hate

The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.

The Founder’s Secular Vision

The Founder’s Secular Vision

Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.

UVA in the Rankings

UVA in the Rankings

See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Money Magazine, Princeton Review and The Economist.