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How to Train for a Triathlon

Triathlete Alyssa Godesky (Col ’08) offers pro tips.

A Place for Kids

The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital will open its doors in June 2014.

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,

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

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Work Out Like A Wahoo

    U.Va.'s strength and conditioning team shows you how to work out like a Wahoo.

  • The Voice of His Generation

    Since launching Reddit.com with his dorm mate Steve Huffman (Engr ’05), Alexis Ohanian (Com ’05) has emerged as the face and voice against government restrictions on the Internet.

  • Any Given Saturday

    Go behind the scenes at Scott Stadium for a look at the inner workings of a Cavaliers football game.

  • Is Winning Everything?

    Media studies professor Shilpa Davé looks at ideas of competition, from The Hunger Games and America's Got Talent to college admissions and spelling bees.

  • 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.

  • Better Living Through Architecture

    The School of Architecture's Center for Design and Health studies ways to improve the design and planning of buildings and environments for human health.

  • The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

    Big changes are coming with artificial intelligence. Darden School of Business professor Edward D. Hess tells us how to get ready.

  • Southern Sensibility

    Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the U.Va. English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

  • The Future is Now

    A look inside the new, eco-friendly, amenity-filled, dorms on Alderman Road.