Spring 2008

Spring 2008
Spring 2008

The Fast Track to…Where?

Professor raises questions as technology hurtles us forward

Rosalyn Berne (Col ’79, Grad ’99) looks at the rapid pace of change and asks researchers and students alike about the shape of the future.

Spring 2008

Set in Stone

The serenity of UVA's cemetery belies a colorful past

Among the headstones can be found stories of grave robbers, misadventure and celebrated University mascots.

Spring 2008

The Evolution of Honor

Enduring Principle, Changing Times

The 'community of trust' traces its origins to the first students, but the Honor System has taken some twists and turns over the years.

Spring 2008

The Reporter

Brit Hume reflects on his life in the media

This veteran reporter weighs in on how American culture has changed, his days at the University and suggestions that FOX News has a right-wing agenda.

Spring 2008

Sleepy, Dopey, Grumpy

The problems of a culture short on shuteye

At UVA's Sleep Disorders Center, researchers chart the widely misunderstood territory where we spend a third of our lives.

University Digest

Spring 2008

Under Construction

Some notes on construction around Grounds, from the South Lawn Project to the Emily Couric Cancer Center.

Spring 2008

Fortune Smiles on Alumna

In its Jan. 21 philanthropy-focused issue, Fortune magazine listed Jacqueline Novogratz (Col ’83) among those who ...

Spring 2008

Verbatim

“You can only get so fat.” —Professor of exercise physiology Glen Gaesser,...

Spring 2008

Read All About It

The Special Collections Library acquires articles of American history.

Spring 2008

Look Homeward, Goddesses

After a Homeric journey, two ancient sculptures, believed to have been looted, are set to be repatriated.

Spring 2008

News Briefs

The Medical Center receives accolades for cardiovascular care, admissions has another record-breaking year and more.

Spring 2008

Swelling Ranks

UVA supplies more Peace Corps volunteers than any other university in its class.

Sports

Spring 2008

A Slice of Life

Kim Lewellen brings a wealth of experience to the UVA women’s golf program...

Spring 2008

Long on Talent

On the field, he was a battering ram, a tackling machine. Off the field, he...

Spring 2008

Raising the Bar

With a team of fast, skilled, tenacious and hungry players, Julie Myers and her staff...

Spring 2008

Hard Times, Hard Play

Will Barrow laughs when he tells his favorite story about Ben Rubeor, fellow fourth-year co-captain...

Spring 2008

Looking Ahead

It’s still early—the Cavaliers’ first game was Feb. 17—but...

Spring 2008

Big Shot

Adam Nelson has stood on the pinnacle of his profession and claimed the ultimate title:...

Spring 2008

It Floats Their Boat

Jen Reck and Margaret Matia all but stumbled into the sport of rowing. Reck (Com ...

Spring 2008

Sports Shorts

Among the Best Dawn Staley (Col ’92) will be inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall...

Arts

Spring 2008

New & Notable

Madame Chiang Kai-shek and Miss Emma Mills: China’s First Lady and Her American...

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Fight Clubs

Fight Clubs

The University is home to a number of martial arts clubs that range from the traditional to UVA's own Mushin Jitsu.

Two for One

Two for One

Grant has unexpected payoff in African project