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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Better, Stronger, Faster

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.