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A Real Lifesaver

During a training session at U.Va.’s School of Medicine last spring, medical student Ryan Jones (Col ’09, Med ’14) examined Jim Malloy, a “standardized patient.

Finding Your Passion in Five Questions

Finding your passion can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even begin? Christie Mims offers five simple questions to jump start your search.

Everyday Mindfulness

Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday routine to defuse stress and lead a healthier, happier life.

Mastering the Art of Mindful Eating

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

U.Va. brain ‘mosaic’ named a top discovery of 2013

Groundbreaking brain research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is part of a prestigious top 10 list from the National Institute of Mental Health.

The research

Your Office Chair is Killing You

Standing up at work could save your life and even boost your productivity.

Medicine for the Soul

Medicine for the Soul

Photo Essay: Chaplains provide another dimension of care at the U.Va. Hospital.

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Researchers at U.Va. test out a handheld ultrasound device, a scalpel-free brain surgery method and a cancer-fighting protein.

New & Notable

New & Notable

Two books from U.Va. alumnae.

Meet the Machines

Meet the Machines

Take a look at four cool machines that help U.Va. doctors, students and researchers expand the limits of their fields.

Can We Be Smarter About Our Feelings?

Can We Be Smarter About Our Feelings?

However you define emotional intelligence, researchers agree it can be a determining factor in building a fulfilling life.

Blood Bond

Blood Bond

Dr. Mary Laughlin and football coach Mike London try to improve the survival rate for those afflicted with cancer and blood disorders.

U.Va. Medical Center Receives National Honor for Women’s Care

The Evolution of Depression

The Evolution of Depression

A U.Va. psychiatrist believes that depression is a biological adaption and must have an upside.

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Can you heat a home with computers? Do social safety net programs work? How long does it take high-fat foods to clog your arteries?

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Wrestling Rising

    The University's wrestling team has had a number of firsts and bests since Steve Garland took over as head coach six years ago.

  • When They Knew

    We asked several Cavaliers to recall the moment in time when they knew they were good enough to play for U.Va.

  • Capital Improvements

    A close look at the preparations for phase two of the Rotunda renovation project.

  • R&D: The Brain

    U.Va. researchers look at genetic variation among brain cells; top-of-the-tongue phenomena; and a new method for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

  • New & Notable

    Poetry, scholarship, a young adult novel and a southwestern cookbook.

  • Labor of Love

    Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).

  • Seeing the Everyday in a Different Way

    The exhibit includes a rare Johns monoprint from 1954 and many other lithographs, lead reliefs, screen prints and embossings.

  • The Truth About Teenagers

    What teenagers are looking for, researchers say, is a chance to put their growing ideas and capacities to work.