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January 2016: The Best of 2015
Virginia Magazine’s team of editors explores hundreds of story ideas each year. Only a small portion makes it into the magazine; even fewer made this list. From UVA's youngest student to vintage advertising and 3-D bioprinters, here's a collection of our favorite stories from 2015.
November 2015: Taking a Ride with UTS
—Hoos on the Bus: We hopped on a bus and asked passengers to share their stories
—Smooth Operation: A by-the-numbers look at what it takes to keep the fleet running
—Beyond the Bus: The past, present and future of on-Grounds transportation
October 2015: The Supernatural Edition
Ghost World, a look at the supernatural through the lens of six academic disciplines
August 2015: Old School Advertising
Explore more than 80 vintage ads, with historical commmentary from BackStory's Brian Balogh
July 2015: The Ice Cream Edition
—The Straight Scoop
—Make It Like Monticello
May 2015: The Books Edition
—Follow that Book!
—Guilty Pleasure Reads
April 2015: The Cosmic Issue
—Secrets of the Spring Skies
—Love Among the Equations
—The Shocking Truth
January 2015: The Storytellers Edition
—The Doctor Will Hear You Now
—Telling Stories, Digitally
November 2014: The Faculty Issue
—We Come from Old Virginia
October 2014: The Technology Issue
—They Are Coming for Your Job
—Look Ma, No Batteries!
—Do the Robot
August 2014: The Alumni Experts Edition
Alumni tell you how to:
—Survive in the Wilderness (with kids)
—Train for a Triathlon
—Be a Mad Man
—Start a Company Without Losing Your Shirt
—Make Ice Cream with a Law Degree + Start Your Own Little Homestead
July 2014: The UVA Fan Issue
—Greatest Moments in UVA Sports History (and some we'd like to forget)
—What Are the Chances?
May 2014: The Photography Issue
—Snap, Post, Repeat
—What Your Smart Phone Photos Can't Do
—Top Picks by the University's Top Photographer
April 2014: The Spring Edition
—Want to Make Flowers Bloom?
—Your Soundtrack to Spring
February 2014: The Self-Improvement Issue
—Deal with Stress
—Find Your Passion
January 2014: 2013: Year in Review
—Year in Photos
—Top Tweets from @UVa_Alumni
—Most Liked on Facebook
—Top 5 Videos
—Top Stories on uvamagazine.com
—Top Instagram Photos
—Most Repinned Pins
—Year in Sports Photos
—Top Books Sold at UVA Bookstore
November 2013: The Work Edition
—What Are You Going to Do with that Major?
—Your Office Chair Is Killing You
—Averting Public Speaking Disasters
October 2013: The Halloween Issue
—Are We Alone?
—The Mystery of Brooks Hall
—There's Something Strange in Your Neighborhood
August 2013: The Summer Fun Edition
—17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer
July 2013: The Summer School Edition
—What to Read This Summer
—Flight of the Cicadas
May 2013: Greetings from Charlottesville
—Charlottesville Then & Now
April 2013: The Top 5 Edition
—Sports: Men's Leading Scorers, Women's Leading Scorers, Influential Alumni
—Grounds: Quirks, Vanished Traditions, Overlooked Gems
—Students: Dining Hall Foods, Bookstore Purchases, Majors
February 2013: The Apps Edition
—Friday Night Apps
—The Perils of a Plugged-In Life
—There's an App for That
January 2013: Honor at a Crossroads
—Why Does the Honor Committee Believe Its Proposal Is Needed?
—How Would It Change the Honor System?
November 2012: The Food Edition
—The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge
—The Farm-to-Table Butcher
October 2012: The Scary Edition
—Battling the Black Widow
August 2012: The Extreme Edition
—Extreme Makeover: The Academical Village
July 2012: From Resignation to Reinstatement
A special edition on President Sullivan's resignation and subsequent reinstatement
—What You Said
—How You Said It
—Lady Gaga & Professor Dewey Cornell Battle Bullies
—Can Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment Prevent Crime?
—Theater as You've Never Seen It Before
—Keeping Up With the Jeffersons
—The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Club
—Barbie Breaks Bad
—Six Student Leaders
—14 Things to Love about C'ville in Winter
—In the Age of Slavery
—Science You Can Use
—Our Holiday Gift Guide
—10 Reasons to Love 2011
—From Center Court to Cover
—Witness to Disaster
—How to Keep New Hires
—Virginia Trading Cards
—Bringing Home the Bacon
—Putting a Roof over the Band
—World's HIghest Clinic
July 2011: The Love Edition
—Falling in Love on Grounds
—UVA Professors Define Our Grandest Emotion
—How to Write a Love Poem
June 2011: The Summer Music Issue
—Rockin' the Grounds
—On the air with WTJU
—Music and dance from Africa come to UVA
—Rockumentary Live from the Hook
—The Most Amazing Instrument You've Never Heard Of
—Think You Know UVA? Prove It
—At the Ends of the Earth
—Who Are We Becoming?
—The Coolest Websites
—Did Social Networking Spur a Revolution?
—Meet the Presidents
—The Most Important Man in the NFL?
—Year in Review
—Health Myths Dispelled
—All the Hoos in Hooville
—What Do the Midterm Election Results Mean?
—Nine Strategies to Manage Holiday Spending
—U-V-A! Cheerleaders build school spirit, one pyramid at a time
—Four Ways to Protect Your Money
—More “How To”: Helpful Advice from Alumni and Faculty Experts
—Window treatments: 6,500 at a time
—The band Birdlips records an album on the road
—The Girl in the Window
—The Mayor of Summertime
—Outdoor Entertaining Made Simple
—Bookplates of the Rich and Famous
—The State of Our Unions: Five Tips for Marital Bliss
—Stroll the Mall? Streak the Lawn?
—Director Gregg Helvey (Col '01) goes to the Oscars
—15 Reasons to Love C'ville in Spring
—Queen for a Day
—Are you as smart as UVA's Jeopardy contestants?
—Top 10 Stories of 2009
—Rotunda: The Movie
—Ye Olde Civility Project
—Pioneer of Beer
—Mike London takes charge of Virginia football
—What was it like to be one of the University's first black students?
—Inside the Scrum
—Who makes the TV shows you love?
—16 Things to Love about C'ville in Fall
—Artists use bio-fuel bus to deliver message about food and sustainability
—Why Do Couples Break Up?
—Summer like you've never seen it before
—The World's Hottest Nerd?
—Speed-dating sparks creative collaboration
—"Love is a Mix Tape"
—What does Veronica Nolan have in common with 1,000 high school students?
—Our Miss America
—She flies fast
—Top Stories of 2008
—Who is Kitty Landers?
—The Twelve Days of Winter Break
—Hoos In Office
—Are Our Children Spoiled?
—What To Do?
Feature: McCain or Obama?
Feature: What’s Happening at my University?
Feature: Where in the World is Thomas Jefferson?
Feature: The “Bad Boys” of Collegiate A Capella
Feature: What we learned on Rugby Road
Feature: When a robot makes music, what does it sound like?
Feature: The top ten UVA stories of 2007. Also, where are your New Year’s resolutions?
Special Issue: ‘Tis the season for movies
Feature: Can civil discourse be saved?
Special Issue: Saying goodbye to summer
Feature: Summer in C’ville Slideshow
Feature: A quick guide to the best of graduation
Feature: Can Wikipedia Be Trusted?