Department: university digest

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

Lessons in Democracy

Lessons in Democracy

Summit draws teens from around the world

The International Youth Democracy Summit gives students the opportunity to engage with the American tradition of democracy.

Winter 2006

Open to Anomalies

Open to Anomalies

UVA professor leads one of the oddest scientific societies around

The Society for Scientific Exploration provides a forum for discussion of theories that mainstream scientific journals refuse to touch—from dowsing to UFOs.

Winter 2006

Ready or Not

Ready or Not

Third-year student takes on homeland security

Emily Hesaltine addresses flaws in the Department of Homeland Security's emergency preparedness website with a site of her own.

Winter 2006

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Highlights

The Exit Interview

The Exit Interview

Teresa A. Sullivan talks with us about her presidency with characteristic grit and grace.

Measured in Degrees

Measured in Degrees

UVA will confer another several thousand diplomas this spring. We’ve broken down past years’ academic degrees by disciplines. Take a look, and maybe a few clicks, at our interactive charts to explore the two-decade trends in subject-matter popularity.

Celebrating University Hall

Celebrating University Hall

U-Hall was home to UVA basketball for 41 years. Celebrate some of the sports victories and other highlights in this retrospective.