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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.

How to Use Your Law Degree to Make Ice Cream

Doug Bouton (Law '10) offers his advice.

Home Cooking

In the kitchen at U.Va.’s Lorna Sundberg International Center, students and community members come together to share home-cooked meals.

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

Nutrition experts at U.Va. explain how to eat mindfully and enjoy some of the potential benefits.

The Monticello Mash

Mark Thompson of Starr Hill Brewery explains how Jefferson crafted his own beer.

Thinking and Drinking

Thinking and Drinking

New alumni creations for mind and mirth.

The Ice Cream Lady

Everyone knows that certain jingle you sometimes hear out in the front yard during the summer, the unmistakable sound of an ice cream truck rolling by. Soon, there&rsquo

Top 5 Dining Hall Foods

Top 5 Dining Hall Foods

According to focus groups conducted by U.Va. Dining Services and ARAMARK, the most popular foods at Newcomb, O’Hill and Runk dining rooms are as follows (accompanied

What is your favorite food for Thanksgiving?

The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

The Jefferson Thanksgiving Challenge

Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.

Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

Students and faculty plan a Thanksgiving dinner using only ingredients from within 100 miles of Charlottesville.

The Farm-to-Table Butcher

The Farm-to-Table Butcher

Swiss-trained butcher and alumna Tanya Cauthen shares recipes and tips for picking the best cuts of meat.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Capital Replacement

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

  • 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?

  • Room of Errors

    The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sexual Assault and U.Va.

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

  • A World of Change

    To find out exactly how a changing climate affects us, U.Va. professors have undertaken studies that span the globe—from Virginia to the Arctic and beyond.

  • Love Among the Equations

    Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.