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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Computer cluster opens new research possibilities

    Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Cabell Is New Again