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When people think about arthritis, they often think of it as an old person’s disease—certainly not something that affects children. Unfortunately, that is a misconception;
Dave DeWitt (Col '66) has written nearly 40 books about chile peppers and spicy foods. What fuels his piquant obsession?
Tired of the same old brew, Charlie Papazian (Engr ’72) learned to brew his own beer, wrote a book about it and revolutionized American brewing.
A 12-pack of beers brewed especially for the season, all of which make for colorful additions to holiday gatherings.
Excerpts taken from C. Bruce Williams’ personal diary:
Tskaltubo City, Republic of Georgia September 2009
My host’s name is Zurab Janelidze. He is
The University of Virginia was never supposed to be where I attended college. For as long as I can remember, my mother had her heart set on my attending
Westin trades politics for puppets.
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?
Phil Plait (Grad ’90, ’94) has a simple lesson plan. Known Webwide as “The Bad Astronomer,” he wants to stop bad science, especially the spread of misinformation about all things celestial.
Beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the most recent shuttle flight, U.Va. alumni have journeyed beyond the earth's bounds to work--and walk--in space.
In March 1958, then-Senator John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jackie, and his brothers Robert and Ted attended Law Day at U.Va.
Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing Lydia Peelle (Grad ’06) Harper Collins This collection of short stories explores lives derailed by the loss of a vital connection to the land
Two alumnae, an urban planner and an artchitect, formed Chromat Garments. They make fashion that borrows heavily from architecture.
During the month of August, it cost $21,769.85 just to cool Newcomb Hall. The University is making eye-opening numbers like these available on its online “Building Dashboard,” which displays energy use in Newcomb Hall.
Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.
Alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz is at the forefront of diagnosing and understanding concussions.
John Leys reflects on football and war.
An interactive graphic shows the connection between undergraduate major and occupation
Sculptor Patrick Dougherty turns sticks into structure on U.Va.'s Arts Grounds.
U.Va.'s annual Reunions Weekend has a colorful origin.
Alumnus Adam Pesapane makes stop-motion magic and earns an Oscar nomination.
New alumni creations for mind and mirth.
Is it time to bid farewell to "The Good Old Song"?
A photo essay capture moments from the women's soccer team's fierce, double-overtime victory against Notre Dame at Klöckner Stadium in October.
Former Cavaliers Tony Covington and Ted Jeffries bring expertise to U.Va. broadcasts.
Dean of Students Allen Groves is beloved for his compassion and humor.