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Inventors of the year

The U.Va. Patent Foundation named professors Kevin R. Lynch and Timothy L. Macdonald the 2010 Edlich-Henderson Inventors of the Year. Their work happens at the

Zimmerman Makes Play at the Plate

Zimmerman Makes Play at the Plate

First on the Lawn

First on the Lawn

Letters to the Editor

Then Again

What a thrill to see the picture of Scott Stadium in 1964 (“Then and Now: An Illustrated Journey Through Time,” Spring 2010). After the Corps of Cadets and the

Saying It with Flowers, My Way

Saying It with Flowers, My Way

Why a novel about the language of flowers? That’s the question I get asked more than any other by fellow writers and fans of my young adult

Director Gregg Helvey goes to the Oscars

Director Gregg Helvey goes to the Oscars

When Gregg Helvey (Col ’01) traveled to India three and a half years ago to make the film Kavi, he never thought he would end up at the Academy Awards

The Emperor’s New Shoes

The Emperor’s New Shoes

The University of Virginia’s men’s wrestling program, behind the conference titles of Chris Henrich and Mike Salopek, won the ACC wrestling tournament last month in

Making a new family home

Making a new family home

When I first moved to Charlottesville in 1988, it was not to go to U.Va. I was escaping my life in New York City, where I had been working

The terrible and exultant 26.2

The terrible and exultant 26.2

Ten years after my first marathon, I decided to run a second one. I ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., in 2000 and, last fall, I starting

Are you as smart as U.Va.’s Jeopardy contestants?

This is Jeopardy! It’s the TV quiz show that brings us together. Who among us hasn’t sat around a living room or a college dorm room and

University Honors Roy Willis, First African-American Lawn Resident, Arts & Sciences Graduate

Making Sense of Business

Making Sense of Business

Margaret Brennan (Col ’02) combines a passion for international affairs with a journalist’s insight at Bloomberg Television.

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

Admire rare and beautiful items of clothing from the 1790s to the 1950s that are held in the Collection of Historic Dress.

1977: Ms. Rhodes Scholar

1977: Ms. Rhodes Scholar

Catherine Burke Sweet (Col ’77), one of the first female Rhodes Scholars, went to England to study in the late '70s and she never moved back.

New & Notable

The Birth of Virginia’s Aristocracy James C. Thompson II (Col ’71, Grad ’74) Commonwealth Books Virginia’s aristocracy was born when Col. Richard Lee II transferred his allegiance from the

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Wrestling Rising

    The University's wrestling team has had a number of firsts and bests since Steve Garland took over as head coach six years ago.

  • Labor of Love

    Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).

  • When They Knew

    We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for U.Va.

  • New & Notable

    Poetry, scholarship, a young adult novel and a southwestern cookbook.

  • Seeing the Everyday in a Different Way

    The exhibit includes a rare Johns monoprint from 1954 and many other lithographs, lead reliefs, screen prints and embossings.

  • The Truth About Teenagers

    What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.

  • R&D: The Brain

    U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

  • Capital Improvements

    A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.