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Better, Stronger, Faster

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

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.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • New Cabell Is New Again

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.