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Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

How exactly can you evaluate whether there really might be life on other planets? The answer is a paradox, says U.Va. astronomy professor Ed Murphy.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

A list of top-selling books at the U.Va. Bookstore.

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

Required Listening

Judith Shatin, composer and U.Va. music prof., shares her must-hear tracks and compositions.

What Does $3 Billion Look Like?

What Does $3 Billion Look Like?

See how the recently completed campaign has changed U.Va.

Dewey Cornell leads threat assessment training for Virginia Public Schools

And That’s the Way It Was

And That’s the Way It Was

Professor Bruce Williams examines the decline of broadcast news.

Flight of the Cicadas

Flight of the Cicadas

Professor Haibo Dong studies the flight dynamics of an ancient bug to gain insight on robotic flyers.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

A list of top-selling books at the U.Va. Bookstore.

Lean on Me

Lean on Me

The Young Women Leaders Program, which pairs middle school girls with college women mentors, goes global.

U.Va. MOOC finds high attrition, high satisfaction

Remaking the University

Remaking the University

In the last issue of Virginia Magazine, I described the strategic planning process that was just beginning in Charlottesville. A few months later, we are seeing the first fruition

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Rethinking the Way We Learn

Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.

Required Reading

Required Reading

Christopher Sprigman discusses "The Knockoff Economy" and what he reads for inspiration.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

Top-sellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Back to the Future

    Only some of Manning's ideas came to be, but he defined a way of thinking about growth at the University and raised important questions about building values.

  • James Hay Jr.‘s Pocket Knife

    Take a look at the pocket knife of James Hay Jr., author of "The Honor Men."

  • Physical Science

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

  • Kings of Freedom

    A section of the Berlin Wall, with a spray-painted mural titled "Kings of Freedom," has been installed on Central Grounds.

  • How to Take Your Kids Into the Wild and Live to Tell About It

    Patrick Sweeney (Darden '10), dad and expert outdoorsman, shares his knowledge.

  • How to be a Mad Man

    Real-life Mad Man Scott Cooney (Com ’94) offers the inside scoop.

  • Bookmarked: Getting Down to Business

    A new site from the Darden School of Business offers practical articles by faculty that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

  • The Maestro

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