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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.

The Black Alumni Brood

The Black Alumni Brood

The following was originally published on the McSweeney's website as part of the author's yearlong column, Big Mom on Campus: Raising Two Kids in a Dorm.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

What We Talk About When We Talk About Money

Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.

Queen of Tech

Queen of Tech

Jenna Wortham, alumna and NYT technology writer, discusses social media and how it affects the way we live

Cavs in London: U.Va. Among top Olympic “Countries”

What’s the Rush?

What’s the Rush?

Pressure for success raises questions about the pace of life

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • We Come from Old Virginia

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

  • The Roar of the Lioness

    Professor Farzaneh Milani shares her thoughts on the work of Iranian poet Simin Behbahani and the power of poetry.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

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

  • Bee Hopeful

    U.Va. prof. T'ai Roulston and his research team recently spotted a bumblebee that hadn't been seen in the Eastern U.S. for five years.

  • Paying Up for Pancakes

    Students cooked up 10,000 pancakes at this year's annual Pancakes for Parkinson's breakfast.

  • Remembering Hannah Graham

    Students all over the state of Virginia gathered to show their support for Graham and her family.

  • Before Batman

    Ben McKenzie (Col '01) stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in FOX's new television series Gotham.

  • 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.