Summer 2010

Summer 2010

Memory

Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget

Researchers explore how we remember, what we remember and why we forget.

Summer 2010

Famous

A brief history of celebrity

How celebrity and the media have changed over the past 300 years as told by the American History Guys from the radio show Backstory.

Summer 2010

The Strength of One

Cheryl Mills helps Haiti's recovery working under the U.S. secretary of state

How can the U.S. help in Haiti's recovery? Cheryl Mills, the 2010 Alumna of the Year, knows the situation on the ground, she has Washington on her side and she has a plan.

Summer 2010

The Builder

John Casteen retires after two decades as UVA President

After a stint as dean of admission and a lengthy run as president, John Casteen has helped create a University that's much different than the one he first came to as a student.

University Digest

Summer 2010

Artistic Touch

Danna Thomas is a wiz on the saxophone, but it was her skill in orchestration...

Summer 2010

Verbatim

“Given the current state of the newspaper business, I share the concerns of many...

Summer 2010

First on the Lawn

When Amos Leroy “Roy” Willis petitioned the College of Arts & Sciences to...

Summer 2010

News Briefs

Inventors of the year The UVA Patent Foundation named professors Kevin R. Lynch and Timothy...

Summer 2010

Class Act

One inventor. Two published authors. A world chess champion and an award-winning actress. Those are...

Summer 2010

Serious Fun

The deplorable state of the Chesapeake Bay watershed is an unlikely subject for a multi-player...

Sports

Summer 2010

Raised to Shine

Riley Blanks had little cause to ponder the fact that professional athletes were a huge...

Summer 2010

Sports Shorts

Mat Firsts Steve Garland (Col ’00) became the first Cavalier wrestling coach to be voted...

Summer 2010

High Honors

Monica Wright has made her last basket in a UVA uniform, but her name will...

Summer 2010

Teams at the Top

After a historic run to the College World Series in 2009, the UVA baseball team wasted...

Arts

Summer 2010

Required Reading

E.D. Hirsch Jr. is an academic literary critic and a professor emeritus of education...

Summer 2010

The Art of Reflection

Edith Arbaugh (Educ ’55) taught art in Charlottesville for 29 years. A well-known figure in the...

Summer 2010

New & Notable

In the Land of Believers Gina Welch (Grad ’04) Metropolitan Books Gina Welch, a young...

Summer 2010

Mother and Child

Feature film director Rodrigo Garcia has a soft spot for women, and one of those...

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Survey Says

Survey Says

New alumni survey results suggests recommendations for alumni offerings.

School of Rock

School of Rock

UVA's Battle of the Bands face off. Hear music clips and watch a video.