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Required Reading: Thomas Bateman

Required Reading: Thomas Bateman

When the Image Is the Word

See how Corwin Levi (Law ‘05) transformed his law school notes into art

A sign on the window outside Corwin Levi’s summer studio reads “Please don’t tap the

Arbiter of Style

Ivy Style “In its current incarnation, Ivy Style involves outdoorswear, ruggedwear, authentic American brands and labels that are 100 years old,” says Bryan. “As the current approach to traditional preppie, Ivy

View From a Garden

View From a Garden

A lover of outdoor spaces and peaceful places, Olivia Kiers (Col ’12) often retreats to the garden behind Pavilion I to study, write poetry, let her thoughts wander and let

Bookmarked: Showtime

Bookmarked: Showtime

Students Matt Savarese (Col ’12) and Jeffrey Luppino-Esposito (Col ’11) have created an interactive, online musical that’s posted every week on YouTube. With the help of a nearly 50-member cast

Changes at VQR

Changes at VQR

A University audit of the Virginia Quarterly Review has recommended several changes to address employees’ concerns and improve the magazine’s financial and managerial accountability.

President Teresa

Insider’s View: Rare Items

Insider’s View: Rare Items

Explore some of the most valuable treasures in Special Collections.

Five Alumni with Films at the 2010 Virginia Film Festival

Five Alumni with Films at the 2010 Virginia Film Festival

The Virginia Film Festival will run from Thursday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010. Five alumni will bring their films to Charlottesville to screen at this year’s festival. 

Singing Sailor

Singing Sailor

Michael Belinkie (Col ’98) finds his voice in the Navy Sea Chanters

U.Va. to scrutinize Virginia Quarterly Review after editor’s suicide

For Virginia Film Festival, a new direction

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore: April through June 2010

Fiction/Poetry

1. The Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson

2. Anthill by Edward O. Wilson

3. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

New & Notable

The Cheater’s Diet: The Sneaky Secrets to Losing Up to 20 Pounds in 8 Weeks, Eating (and Drinking) Everything You Love Marissa Lippert (Col ’00) Dutton Books Marissa Lippert knows that

A Bold Look at the Familiar

A Bold Look at the Familiar

Required Reading: Karenne Wood

Required Reading: Karenne Wood

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

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

  • 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.