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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Sounds of the City

    Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen launches a virtual library of New York City sounds.

  • More than a Museum

    Through its various university and community programs, the Fralin Museum of Art curates a spirit of collaboration.

  • 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.

  • Capital Replacement

    Here’s how 16 intricately carved blocks of marble—each weighing more than three tons—were swapped out.

  • 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.