Summer 2014

Summer 2014

Special Feature: Object Lesson, Telling the University's Story One Piece at a Time

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The Honor Committee chair says that the Informed Retraction option, introduced in April 2013, has been a success. What’s your opinion on the addition of Informed Retraction?

  A needed change that has improved the Honor System
  A mistake that has harmed the Honor System
  Too soon to know what the effect will be

Highlights

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

A tennis championship, a baseball no-hitter, a track school record and news from the Cavalier Marching Band.

Psst…

Psst…

Four scholars from U.Va.'s Miller Center offer their advice to the president on how to finish strong and create an enduring legacy.

Masterstroke

Masterstroke

When Kevin Sauer arrived in Charlottesville in 1988, the men's and women's club rowing teams shared a boathouse with no electricity. They had no truck to tow the boats.

Stem Cell Breakthrough

Stem Cell Breakthrough

The research is the first to show that a group of embryonic cells can be directed to grow in a particular way by stimulating only two signals that govern cell development.

The Maestro 1

The Maestro

From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

Physical Science 1

Physical Science

John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

Alumni Spotlight

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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 Slick Bib

During my undergraduate studies at U.Va. I strengthened a habit and a mindset of...

The List

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Lou Bloomfield: The Invention of Vistik

The Invention of Vistik

UVa's Professor of Physics Lou Bloomfield takes us through the journey that led to his...

Photo Gallery

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Joey Baseball?

After the most successful basketball season in decades, fourth-year guard Joe Harris (aka Joey Hoops)...

Quotes

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For me, the privilege of American freedom and American education and the opportunities they offer are inexorably intertwined.

Joseph Neubauer, chairman and chief executive officer of ARAMARK, speaking after receiving the 2010 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal for citizen leadership

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