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Physical Science

John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.

Professor’s music nominated for Grammy

Poet Debra Nystrom receives Library of Virginia award

New & Notable

Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica Fen Montaigne (Col ’74) Henry Holt and Company For the last 30 years, Bill Fraser has studied the Adélie penguins

The Voice of Reason

The Voice of Reason

In October 1982, a man held his sister and her children at gunpoint in a train. Just another day at the office for hostage negotiator Gary Noesner.

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore: July through September 2010


1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

2. The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson

3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

In the Company of Women

In the Company of Women

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. 

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  • When Mem Rocked

    Built in 1924 as a World War I memorial, Memorial Gym served as a multipurpose arena, hosting everything from wrestling matches to social dances.

  • 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.

  • Ordinary Genius

    Twelve-year-old engineering student Henry Muhlbauer discusses his life on Grounds

  • Connecting the Dots

    Nelson Saiers wants to use his art—and math— to build awareness around issues he observed firsthand growing up in war-torn regions of the world.

  • 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.

  • Changing the Greek System

    A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

  • 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?

  • The Many Faces of Cavman

    A look at how U.Va.’s mascot has changed over time