Winter 2011

Winter 2011

Voices of a Class

Admission essays from the Class of 2015

Admission essays from the Class of 2015

Winter 2011

Standing Guard

How UVA helps protect America

How UVA helps protect America by shaping the soldiers, law enforcement officers, policymakers and scientists of tomorrow.

Winter 2011

Following the Flow

UVA scientists and educators assess and improve water quality

Suzanne Maben, gray-green waders hugging her legs, forges into the middle of Paine Run and, like a nurse monitoring a...

University Digest

Winter 2011

Meals on Wheels

Food trucks offering organic donuts, fresh dumplings, cheese steak sandwiches and more are providing students...

Winter 2011

Costly Cartoons?

The cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants rules the roost as the most popular television show for children...

Winter 2011

Taking the Reins

With the appointment of John D. Simon as UVA’s new executive vice president...

Winter 2011

Built to Last

Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for...

Winter 2011

The Game Plan

President Teresa Sullivan recently outlined a number of goals for the University, one of which...

Winter 2011

News Briefs

Practice Facility Planned A new indoor practice field, designed to accommodate the football program and...

Winter 2011

Keep the Lid On

The roof of the University’s beloved but leaky Rotunda will need only repairs,...

Winter 2011

Stacked Up

A recent $5 million retrofit of Ivy Stacks has doubled the capacity of this 10,000-square-foot warehouse,...

Winter 2011

Verbatim

“At first, I thought it was a train—then I realized there was...

Winter 2011

Flue Flaws

Students have always had to sacrifice some creature comforts for the honor of living on...

Winter 2011

Map of Happiness

Are Americans living the Jeffersonian ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? It...

Winter 2011

How We Rank

No. 2 Public University U.S. News & World Report Top 10 Best College Campus Architecture Architectural...

Winter 2011

Two Degrees in Four Years

First-year students who arrive at UVA with 15 advanced placement or International Baccalaureate credits and clear...

Winter 2011

Bookmarked

Birthday wishes, event announcements, calls to action and marriage proposals. Beta Bridge displays them all....

Sports

Winter 2011

Body Builder

Mike Curtis helps athletes recover from injuries and maintain peak form

Winter 2011

A Day in the Life

What is a “day in the life” like for two student-athletes while their sports are in season?

Arts

Winter 2011

Drawing From Nature

Students carried five-gallon buckets that held their art supplies through the hardwood forest of the...

Winter 2011

New & Notable

“How do you keep going when you want to curl up into a ball...

Winter 2011

For a Song

Two former UVA a cappella singers hit the big time

Winter 2011

Required Reading

Creative writing professor Ann Beattie recently published Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life, an...

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