Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Wrapped in Mystery

A guide to secret—and not-so-secret—student organizations at UVA

A guide to UVA's student societies.

Spring 2012

A New Kind of Leader

Batten School takes hands-on approach to develop ‘challengers of the status quo’

The Batten School was created to develop 'challengers of the status quo.'

Spring 2012

Jefferson’s Secret Bible

In the twilight of his life, Jefferson began exploring his faith and deepening his understanding of the Bible and Christianity.

Spring 2012

Over Seven Billion Served

UVA professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition

Last October, the 7 billionth person on the planet was born. Professors explain the dynamics of the population boom and demographic transition.

University Digest

Spring 2012

Upholding the Dream

From a rousing choir performance at the Mount Zion First African Baptist Church to a...

Spring 2012

News Briefs

Rita Dove receives National Medal of Arts; Students receiving free electrionc texts; Recycling at Scott Stadium; Darden Dean Bruner named Dean of the Year; VQR; Rankings

Spring 2012

Leaps and Bounds

In the very near future, the University will feel the impact of two forces&mdash...

Spring 2012

Speaking for the Trees

In November, the Board of Visitors voted to remove a number of prominent, mature magnolia...

Spring 2012

Record Breaking

Before setting foot inside a UVA classroom, the Class of 2016 posted impressive numbers as part...

Spring 2012

Out of the Fire

Foreign affairs graduate Kimberly Dozier (Grad ’93) will join the ranks of news anchor Katie...

Spring 2012

Women at War

When her husband was killed by British fire in a 1776 Revolutionary War battle, Margaret Corbin...

Spring 2012

Top of His Game

One week before his team’s trip to Georgia for the Chick-fil-A Bowl, head...

Spring 2012

Addressing Weapons

After Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Engr ’91) ruled that state college policies against weapons...

Spring 2012

Bridging the Gap

Long slated for repair, Charlottesville’s Belmont Bridge awaits its next incarnation. Eduardo Arroyo,...

Sports

Spring 2012

Athletes to Watch

UVA athletes pile up accomplishments throughout the academic year, but in spring things reach a...

Arts

Spring 2012

Literary Hoo-O-Meter

The University of Virginia has bit parts and sometimes starring roles in popular fiction. Here we rate novels with our trusty Hoo-O-Meter.

Spring 2012

Punks and Players

Writing a first novel is a gamble. Authors can spend years developing a story, typically...

Spring 2012

Required Reading

Edward G. Lengel, editor in chief of the Papers of George Washington at UVA, recently...

Spring 2012

New & Notable

Listen to six innovative albums by 15 must-hear alumni musicians.

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What’s Up, Doc?

What’s Up, Doc?

The human body is a complex machine of about 10 trillion interconnected cells. Researchers at the UVA Health System are working with new technology to keep everything from our brains to our blood sugar in good shape.

1976: A Royal Visit

1976: A Royal Visit

On July 10, Queen Elizabeth toured the Academical Village, where 18,000 people watched her stroll down the Lawn.

Where We Study

Where We Study

When finals are approaching at UVA, the air seems charged with anticipation as students take to the libraries and cafés en masse and energy drinks fly off the shelves.