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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.

New & Notable

Eight new books by U.Va. alumni

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore

Arts Briefs

Kevin Spacey visits U.Va.; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is U.Va.'s current writer in residence

U.Va. Marginalia

Check out more Book Traces books with U.Va. ties.

Sports Briefs

The Commonwealth Clash; Quin Blanding's tackle record; Field Hockey beats a No. 1; "Why Football Matters"

On the Go

The new U.Va. Magazine app can now be downloaded through the iTunes Store, Amazon and Google Play.

The Facts of the Matter

More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.

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.

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.

The Roar of the Lioness

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

Examining Slavery at the University

In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.

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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.

  • Do the Robot

    In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.

  • Predicting Crime, 140 Characters at a Time

    U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

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

  • 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.