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The Force Is with Her

New York Times best-selling author Christie Golden has written dozens of novels, many based on licensed properties, including Star Wars and Star Trek, and created fantasy fiction's first elven vampire.

The Faces of Ebola

Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.

Difference Maker: Lauranett Lee

Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.

The Remedy

H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. She talked to U.Va. Magazine about The Remedy and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.

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.

The People’s Historian

As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.

One Last Twirl

Victoria (Col '13) and Brittany Maiden (Col '13), the so-called Sabre Twins, prepare for the twirling world championships.

Everyone’s A Critic

Book critic Mythili Rao spoke to U.Va. Magazine about the process of book reviewing, and the books she's looking forward to in 2014.

No Pressure

The New Yorker said in its "Culture Desk" column that "her debut went without a hitch."

Q&A with Tina Fey

Tina Fey answers questions from alumni.

Girl Most Likely

The making of Tina Fey, as told by Fey's friends, professors and Fey herself.

Looking Back to Look Ahead

Looking Back to Look Ahead

The Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry provides insight into the future of health care.

Making ‘Goodnight’

Making ‘Goodnight’

As it turns out, writing the book was the easy part.  After we both gave birth to our little ones - Catherine's son, Jennings, came just a

A Graduation Story

A Graduation Story

Maggie Voth (Col '13) walked the Lawn for Final Exercises with her close friends, as many other graduates did. However, she may be the only student in her class whose

News Briefs

News Briefs

A roundup of some of the University's top news briefs.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.