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Darden Dean to Return to Faculty After Two Successful Terms at Helm

Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty of the Darden School of Business upon the completion of his second term as the school’s dean in 2015.

‘Professor Lou’ Explains Science Behind the Puck on Washington Capitals TV

If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.

Your Soundtrack to Spring

Listen to spring playlists from Akil Mitchell, the Hullabahoos, Dean Groves and others—guaranteed to improve your mood.

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.

The Truth About Teenagers

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

From the Heart

Faculty and staff talk about what motivates them to help.

World Changers

Professors Linda Columbus and Dr. William Petri receive the Outstanding Faculty Award.

Verbatim

"All good things must eventually come to an end."

Aristocracy of Talent

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses plans for recruiting and supporting a more economically diverse student body.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

A list of the most popular fiction and nonfiction selections at the U.Va. Bookstore.

If God Is Good, Why Do We Suffer?

Professor Margaret Mohrmann considers a question that lies at the root of human existence.

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Ernest Mead, renowned music professor and University alumnus, passed away Thursday evening from congestive heart failure. Mead, a graduate of the class of 1940, was 95.

High Honors

Law professor and association dean receive Jefferson Awards

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

U.Va. study measures effects of head trauma in sports

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  • What Lies Beneath

    Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

    U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.

  • Did You Know?

    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?

  • Smart Money

    Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.

  • Do the Robot

    In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.

  • Predicting Crime, 140 Characters at a Time

    U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.

  • Admiral of the Antarctic

    Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.

  • Podcast People

    Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.