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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

Book Maker

Book Maker

After folding folios into signatures, Kristin Adolfson (Col ’98) uses a needle and thread to sew the pages of her books together. She prints the text with a letterpress, and

The Song Collector

The Song Collector

A Curious Feline

A Curious Feline

I thought he was just a cat.

When Oscar came to live on the third floor of the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, R

Online, In Touch

Online, In Touch

Need career guidance?

Eager to stay in touch with your former roommate?

Want to peruse recent research on heart disease—or hedge funds?

Ultra Dedicated

Ultra Dedicated

Meet two women who run 100 mile races across treacherous terrain and through bad weather; they run ultramarathons with apt names such as Hellgate.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Maestro

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

  • 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.

  • Physical Science

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

  • 17 Things to Love About Charlottesville in the Summer

    From swimming holes to watering holes, alumni share their favorite activities and ways to keep cool.

  • What to Read This Summer

    Notable alumni and faculty recommend some of their favorite books for your summer reading.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sports Briefs

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