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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.

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.

Better, Stronger, Faster

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

One Last Twirl

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

Book Traces

U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.

Before Batman

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

News Briefs

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

Paying Up for Pancakes

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

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.

Look Ma, No Batteries

By combining the capabilities of the Internet, an expanding wireless network and ever-shrinking electronic devices, the Internet of Things is connecting devices and people in ways that could change our lives.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See what students, faculty and staff are reading around Grounds.

New & Notable

The hidden life of flowers; the man who revolutionized the Internet; a young sea turtle's journey; and more.

The Science of Data

University President Teresa Sullivan discusses the new Master of Science in Data Science program, and explains the growing importance of Big Data.

Better Living Through Architecture

The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • A Tale of Two “Rudys”

    For the Virginia baseball team and its two newest members, the spring 2015 semester has held some major surprises.

  • “A Journalistic Failure”

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

  • Guilty Pleasure Reads

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

  • On the Brink

    The Cavalier baseball team during the last 12 years has gone from near extinction to one of the top programs in the nation.

  • Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

    Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.

  • 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.

  • Secrets of the Stars

    As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.

  • All in the Family

    Leah Smith is only the second woman in U.Va. history to win two national titles and the first to win them during the same meet. Competition, it turns out, is her family's tradition.