• Sexual Assault and U.Va.

    An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • The Spirit of ’81

    Many have called the 1980-81 Cavaliers basketball team the finest in program history. Until now. See how the 2014-15 team measures up.

Spring 2015

Spring 2015

How U.Va. Avoided Destruction During the Civil War; Sexual Assault and U.Va.; The Rotunda's New Look; Basketball Returns to Glory; The University's Youngest Student

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February E-newsletter: Love Among the Equations; Monticello Redux; The Shocking Truth

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Room of Errors

Room of Errors

The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

Weird Is Wonderful

Weird Is Wonderful

Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.

Almost Perfect

Almost Perfect

Although the Cavaliers fell just short of a championship, Virginia women’s soccer enjoyed its first appearance in the NCAA title game.

The Faces of Ebola

The Faces of Ebola

Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.

Sadness Like Moonshine

Sadness Like Moonshine

Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”

Two Thumbs Up

Two Thumbs Up

Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.

Changing the Greek System

Changing the Greek System

A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee

Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee

Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.

Alumni Spotlight

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H. Marie Williams

The Remedy

H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. She talked to U.Va. Magazine about The Remedy and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.

Nathan Johnson (l) and James Bash,  founders of the Curry School Desegregation Center, in 1967. Photo courtesy U.Va. Special Collections Library

Unshackled

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout...

The List

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Video

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One Last Twirl

One Last Twirl

The “Sabre Twins” have graduated and are moving on in separate directions. Almost. Victoria and...

Photo Gallery

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Up, Up, and Away

High-flying Justin Anderson has helped lead the Cavaliers to one of their best seasons in...

Who Am I? (Feb 2015)

Hint: I was shot and killed on the roof of the original Madison Square Garden. ...

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Life is much more fun if you're always learning.

Professor emerita Anita Jones, who helped raise U.Va.'s computer science program to national prominence

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