• The Sounds of the City

    Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.

  • More than a Museum

    Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.

  • Breaking the Bubble

    About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.

  • Stories Evil Tells

    Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.

Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Charlottesville A to Z; Secrets of the Stars; Grounds as Playground; How the Fralin Museum collaborates with the University to use art in inspiring ways

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Charlottesville A to Z

Charlottesville A to Z

A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.

Secrets of the Stars

Secrets of the Stars

As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.

“A Journalistic Failure”

“A Journalistic Failure”

An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

A Tale of Two “Rudys”

For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

All in the Family

All in the Family

Leah Smith is only the second woman in U.Va. history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.

On the Brink

On the Brink

The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

Alumni Spotlight

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Crisis in the Congo

James Bell's (Arch '80) new book, Crisis in the Congo, takes place in a 20-month period between November 1959 and September 1961, when the Republic of Congo gained its independence from Belgium, a time of great upheaval and uncertainty.

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.

The List

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Video

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Parkour 101

Parkour 101

Members of U.Va.'s student Parkour group use Grounds as a playground, using everyday...

Photo Gallery

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No matter where our money comes from, I don't see the University of Virginia ever failing to be public, in the sense of being dedicated to and interested in the welfare of the commonwealth and of the larger country. We'll always be public that way. It's in our DNA.

Teresa A. Sullivan, speaking at a press conference after becoming U.Va.'s eighth president