Any Given Saturday

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

The Shocking Truth

U.Va. psychology professor Timothy D. Wilson conducted a study that found that people would rather be shocked than be alone with their thoughts.

Love Among the Equations

Two U.Va. economics professors find proof of love in their research.

Monticello Redux

A centenarian in Somers, Connecticut, has built a replica of Monticello next to his own estate.

The Remedy

H. Marie Williams (Educ '06) recently published a memoir about overcoming the trauma of sexual assault. She talked to U.Va. Magazine about The Remedy and her hopes for improving awareness about sexual assault survivors on Grounds.

The Doctor Will Hear You Now

Kenneth Warren (Educ ’04, ’11) teaches digital storytelling to doctors who wish to become more reflective and think more creatively.

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.

Safety at U.Va.

A brief overview of some of the security measures and resources the University has in place and what’s being done to improve safety at U.Va. and in the surrounding community.

New & Notable

Eight new books by U.Va. alumni

Bestsellers at the U.Va. Bookstore

See which titles are flying off the shelves at the U.Va. Bookstore

Arts Briefs

Kevin Spacey visits U.Va.; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is U.Va.'s current writer in residence

U.Va. Marginalia

Check out more Book Traces books with U.Va. ties.

Sports Briefs

The Commonwealth Clash; Quin Blanding's tackle record; Field Hockey beats a No. 1; "Why Football Matters"

Did You YAR?

More than 3,300 people attended Young Alumni Reunions on the Saturday evening of Homecomings Weekend in October.

On the Go

The new U.Va. Magazine app can now be downloaded through the iTunes Store, Amazon and Google Play.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?