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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.

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.

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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.

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

  • The Case for Compassionate Policing

    U.Va. law professor Josh Bowers advocates for a shift in the ways police officers see people and people see police officers. We are all human, he says, and entitled to dignified treatment.

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.

  • 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?

  • Room of Errors

    The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

    Recommended beach reads from U.Va.'s literati.

  • A Civil Occupation

    One hundred and fifty years ago this spring, the Union army marched into Charlottesville. Somehow, U.Va. was spared from its torches.

  • 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.

  • Follow That Book!

    How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.