• Getting a Read on Ryan

    UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.

  • Residents take shelter from Hurricane Harvey in the George R. Brown Convention Center.

    Emergency Medicine

    A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.

  • Banding Together

    Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.

Winter 2017

Winter 2017

Getting a read on President-Elect Ryan; emergency medicine in the wake of Hurricane Harvey; the First Amendment in the context of Aug. 11-12; UVA hospital’s preparations for August’s violence—and much more!

Table of Contents

More from Virginia Magazine

November Edition:

  • Banding Together: Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.

October Edition:

Highlights

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

UVA in the Rankings

UVA in the Rankings

See where UVA ranks among the top colleges and universities in the country, according to US News & World Report, Money Magazine, Princeton Review and The Economist.

Robot, take the wheel

Robot, take the wheel

Assistant Professor Nicola Bezzo's research focuses on creating systems to allow self-driving cars to deal with surprise events, such as a blown tire or sudden traffic.

Getting a Read on Ryan

Getting a Read on Ryan

UVA's incoming president checked all the boxes the search committee was looking for. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to the student experience.

When Speech Meets Hate

When Speech Meets Hate

The First Amendment was a major player in the events of August 11/12. A UVA legal expert shows how, and also asks some whys.

The Founder’s Secular Vision

The Founder’s Secular Vision

Jefferson’s University of Virginia was to be a modern, secular, science-centered university taught by scholars of distinction, with the students expected largely to govern themselves.

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Banding Together

Banding Together

Follow the Cavalier Marching Band through a UVA football game week.
Fixer of Books

Fixer of Books

Eliza Gilligan’s job is to keep the University’s vast treasure trove of scholarly materials “usable, movable, durable [and] functional” for future students and researchers.

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Quotes

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What I tell them from the get-go is that what I do is the opposite of magic, because the point of every demonstration is to convey understanding—to give away all the secrets.

Professor Louis Bloomfield on his popular physics class for non-science majors, How Things Work

Bookstore - March 2017