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Exercise shows value for addicted rodents and busy people
Researchers appear to be getting a workout assessing the value of exercise. One study, led by U.Va. psychiatry professor Wendy Lynch, used laboratory rats to examine the relationship
Tallest man treated at U.Va.
Dana Schneider (Col ’99) upgrades the Empire State Building—6,514 windows at a time
The Empire State Building, the iconic skyscraper featured in movies from King Kong to Sleepless in Seattle, is going green.
Bringing Bone Back to Life
Bone transplants often fail, but a new technique invented by Edward Botchwey, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and orthopaedic surgery, might make them more
Inventors of the year
The U.Va. Patent Foundation named professors Kevin R. Lynch and Timothy L. Macdonald the 2010 Edlich-Henderson Inventors of the Year. Their work happens at the
Geriatrician and cat attend to the dying
I thought he was just a cat.
When Oscar came to live on the third floor of the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Providence, R
A mother’s struggle with her son’s childhood arthritis
When people think about arthritis, they often think of it as an old person’s disease—certainly not something that affects children. Unfortunately, that is a misconception; in fact,
A quick guide to the health care debate
A “pocket guide” to why this debate is happening and what circumstances have propelled reform initiatives, as told by U.Va. faculty experts.
800 medical professionals. 1,800 volunteers. 2,700 patients. 1 weekend of free health care.
Inside beige tents, medical staff from the University of Virginia provide free health care to anyone who comes to the Wise County Fairgrounds. Meet a few of the people who depend on the Remote Area Medical clinic for medical treatment, as well as those who volunteer their services.
Professor interprets autism with music
Michael Rasbury is a sound designer, a composer and a professor of drama at U.Va., and he co-wrote a play inspired by his son, a musical about a boy with autism named Max.
Weak ankles benefit from training
Like a chain, the body is only as strong as its weakest link.
Lois Shepherd explains how you might have misunderstood Catcher in the Rye, the enduring resonance of Crime and Punishment and how books confront death and dying.
Seniors get wake-up call about too little sleep
Shakespeare described sleep as knitting up the “raveled sleeve of care.”
According to a U.Va. study, most elderly people aren’t getting enough knitting.
Generations of alumni reflect on military life over the past century, sharing stories of world wars and major American operations in Asia and the Middle East.
Professor Daniel Willingham knows why students don't like school— it's all in how the brain works.
Recent discoveries on Grounds raise questions about the history of slavery.
The agony and ecstasy of final exams (including excerpts from real blue book exams).
Want to know the top 5 hidden gems around Grounds? The all-time leading sports scorers? Top foods at the dining hall?
Logan Sachon (Col '05) writes openly and honestly about finances, a subject once considered taboo, on the website The Billfold.
Alumna Audrey Davidow Lapidus writes about how a rare genetic syndrome has shaped her son's life as well as her own.
One of Raphael's most famous frescoes has enjoyed its own renaissance at the University.
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Sean Doolittle's long, strange baseball journey