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The Sounds of the City

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

Secrets of the Stars

As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.

New & Notable

Six recent book releases from U.Va. alumni and faculty.

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.

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.

Raising Readers

Three things you can do to raise kids who read.

Secrets of the Spring Skies

In many cultures, from the Navajo to the Australian aborigines to the Aztec, stars not only represented glittering mythological stories, they also signaled the appropriate time to sow and to harvest, to celebrate or hunt.

Keeping U.Va. Safe

Making U.Va. safe will require partnership among faculty and staff, students, parents, police and community business leaders—as well as alumni.

Room of Errors

The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

New & Notable

Six recent book releases from U.Va. alumni and faculty.

A World of Change

To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

U.Va.‘s Leadership DNA

In the spirit of springtime revival, says Teresa Sullivan, we are moving forward in the new semester with great optimism about what we can accomplish together.

Arts Briefs

News from the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra and Charlottesville's newest comics and art shop.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore

Sadness Like Moonshine

Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

    Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.

  • On the Brink

    The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

  • Secrets of the Stars

    As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.

  • All in the Family

    Leah Smith is only the second woman in U.Va. history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.

  • “A Journalistic Failure”

    An outline of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism report on the Rolling Stone article “A Rape on Campus.”

  • Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

    Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.

  • 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.

  • A Tale of Two “Rudys”

    For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.