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News from Around Grounds

A few of the latest University news stories.

“A Journalistic Failure”

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

Laying the Cornerstone

President Sullivan discusses how the Cornerstone Plan has begun to come alive at the University.

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.

Sexual Assault and U.Va.

An overview of how the University is responding to this issue.

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.

Changing the Greek System

A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

News Briefs

After 20 Years, a New General Counsel for U.Va.; U.Va. Provost to Lead Lehigh; Rankings Roundup; On the Money

Making the Case for College

Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.

We Come from Old Virginia

Eight longstanding faculty members look back on their years at the University.

Faculty Update

Meet the new deans at the School of Architecture and the Batten School, and the Medical Center's new CEO.

News Briefs

Recent news from around Grounds.

Darden Dean to Step Down

After nearly a decade as dean of the Darden School of Business, Robert F. Bruner will return to the faculty.

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.

Your Soundtrack to Spring

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Breaking the Bubble

    About 3,100 students volunteer through Madison House for at least one hour each week. See how they're making a difference in the Charlottesville community.

  • Sleuthing Sudden Death

    Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.

  • Make It Like Monticello

    Here's how to make a modern version of the vanilla ice cream Jefferson had served at Monticello

  • 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.

  • Brain Freeze

    What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A U.Va. neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.

  • 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.

  • 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.