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Adjusting the Prescription

Adjusting the Prescription

The School of Medicine overhauls its century-old educational approach

Physical Science

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

New & Notable

Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica Fen Montaigne (Col ’74) Henry Holt and Company For the last 30 years, Bill Fraser has studied the Adélie penguins

The Voice of Reason

The Voice of Reason

In October 1982, a man held his sister and her children at gunpoint in a train. Just another day at the office for hostage negotiator Gary Noesner.

When the Image Is the Word

See how Corwin Levi (Law ‘05) transformed his law school notes into art

A sign on the window outside Corwin Levi’s summer studio reads “Please don’t tap the

Arbiter of Style

Ivy Style “In its current incarnation, Ivy Style involves outdoorswear, ruggedwear, authentic American brands and labels that are 100 years old,” says Bryan. “As the current approach to traditional preppie, Ivy

The Ghosts of Wounded Knee

View From a Garden

View From a Garden

A lover of outdoor spaces and peaceful places, Olivia Kiers (Col ’12) often retreats to the garden behind Pavilion I to study, write poetry, let her thoughts wander and let

On the Go, In the Know

News Briefs

Helen E. DragasHistoric Appointment

For the first time, the Board of Visitors has elected a female vice rector. Helen E. Dragas (Col ’84, GSBA ’88) will succeed current rector John O.

The One and Only

The One and Only

As the country's only female head coach of a high school football team, Natalie Randolph (Col '02, Educ '03) has drawn a flurry of media attention.

Sorting Through Garbage

Sorting Through Garbage

As a country, the U.S. produces the most trash on earth. Where does your garbage go?

Go West, U.Va. Fan

More than 1,000 alumni, parents and friends gathered in Los Angeles for the first Western U.S. Alumni Weekend in September. In addition to faculty lectures and a beach barbecue,

Talking with Tom

Talking with Tom

For nearly a month, Thomas Jefferson was my only friend. I stumbled upon him on my very first day as a graduate student at the University of Missouri.

Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits

It was at the University of Virginia that I learned that Chinese American families like mine could be happy.

My dad and four older brothers emigrated from

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  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • The Sounds of the City

    Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.

  • Stories Evil Tells

    Professor Alon Confino offers his thoughts on how humans use stories to explain our history and justify our motivations for doing things—the good things and especially the bad ones.

  • The Pioneer

    Bernard Mayes had a long list of achievements before he even came to U.Va. But on Grounds, he is perhaps best remembered as a Cambridge gentleman in a tweed jacket who broke down barriers for gay students and colleagues alike.

  • Charlottesville A to Z

    A look beyond well-known favorites like Monticello and the Rotunda reveals some of the smaller, more unexpected things that make Charlottesville and the University so special.

  • Difference Maker: Rob Marsh

    Since leaving a career in the U.S. Army, Rob Marsh (Col '78) has devoted his life to serving as a country doctor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

  • More than a Museum

    Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.

  • Pass It On

    The Virginia Alumni Mentoring program matches students who are interested in a certain profession with graduates who are established in that field.