Spring 2007

Spring 2007
Spring 2007

Know Your Lines

Getting into character

Go behind the scenes of the drama department's production of George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, where students learn about collaboration and taking risks.

Spring 2007

Down on the Corner

A stroll through the University’s neighborhood

Always an integral part of life at the University, the Corner has been shaped by a colorful collection of characters and establishments.

Spring 2007

Running on Respect

UVA's Sorensen Institute wants to clean up politics

In an era in which mudslinging has become a science, UVA offers a voice in the wilderness, calling for civility.

Spring 2007

Putting Enemies on the Couch

Vamik Volkan’s unofficial diplomacy

A professor emeritus of psychiatry at UVA, Vamik Volkan occupies a rare niche in his profession, examining global politics and ethnic conflict through the prism of psychoanalysis.

University Digest

Spring 2007

Research Party

Perhaps it represents a revival of intellectual curiosity, or, more cynically, a fine way to...

Spring 2007

Trashing the Lawn

Students and staff members emptied two trash bins onto the Lawn on Nov. 15, but it...

Spring 2007

Verbatim

“Recently we filmed for two or three days in Charlottesville. It’s a...

Spring 2007

News Briefs

Rankings Roundup Watching rankings of all sorts has become a national pastime. Here are a...

Spring 2007

Going on Record

Phyllis Leffler’s cozy office is well off the beaten path, tucked under a...

Spring 2007

Qualified Support

When cheating is observed, what do teaching faculty at the University do about it? The...

Spring 2007

On the Brink

There are about 6,900 living languages in the world. By 2100, experts predict, 90 percent of them will...

Sports

Spring 2007

Who to Watch this Spring

Melanie Kok Rowing Fourth-year As a high-schooler, Melanie Kok found the water gorgeous and full...

Spring 2007

Foul Ball?

As major-leaguers convene in Florida and Arizona for their annual spring training rites, all appears...

Spring 2007

Happy Campers

The University hosts summer camps for kids who are into computers, aspiring writers, the academically...

Spring 2007

Reigning Monarch

Even while she played basketball, people predicted that Jenny Boucek (Educ ’97) would be a...

Arts

Spring 2007

What Happened in Bolechow

'The Lost' finds tragedy interwoven with history as Daniel Mendelsohn seeks out the experience of the Holocaust.

Spring 2007

New & Notable

The Girl’s Guide to Absolutely Everything Melissa Kirsch (Col ’96) Workman Publishing Co. ...

Spring 2007

We’re All Underdogs

If you live in Philadelphia, you get used to the spectacle. Legions of people, every...

Spring 2007

Points of Light

Some artists paint with a deliberate aim. Randall Stoltzfus (Col ’93) is not one of...

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Planning Your “Bonus Years”

Planning Your “Bonus Years”

Wherever you are on your career path, you have the opportunity to begin planning for a “retirement career” that will become the ultimate goal and capstone of your work life.